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Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • May 5

    1 in 4 Seniors Bring Superbugs Home from Hospitals… On Their Hands!

    1 in 4 Seniors Bring Superbugs Home from Hospitals… On Their Hands!
    Superbugs are one of the biggest threats to modern medicine, and we’re all at risk. They’re “bugs” because they’re infectious. They’re “super” because they’re largely resistant to most (if…
  • Apr 20

    Should Miami Uber Drivers Submit to Fingerprinting?

    Should Miami Uber Drivers Submit to Fingerprinting?
    The rap on Uber is that it’s “just like a taxi, but better!” That’s probably true in some respects, but is safety one of them? That question came to the forefront last month, when several Uber passengers in Michigan…
  • Apr 14

    Motorcyclist Dies In Yet Another Accident On The I-95 Express Lane

    Motorcyclist Dies In Yet Another Accident On The I-95 Express Lane
    Dear D.O.T., and County Commissioners, How many more accidents need to happen in the express lanes before you acknowledge that this is really dangerous? How many more people need to suffer serious injuries in the express lanes before you…
Rank this Week: 206

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Today Is National Day of Reason

    Today Is National Day of Reason
    Today is National Day of Reason promoted by the American Humanist Association, and, as explained by them, designed to "affirm our commitment to the Constitutional separation of religion and government, and to celebrate Reason as the guiding…
  • May 5

    Yom Hashoah Marked By Obama, Canadian Prime Minister

    Yom Hashoah Marked By Obama, Canadian Prime Minister
    Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) on the Jewish calendar began last night at sundown.  President Obama issued a Statement (full text) marking the day.  In addition to paying tribute to those who perished in the Holocaust, and…
  • May 5

    Transgender Bathroom Bills Trigger Strong Response

    Transgender Bathroom Bills Trigger Strong Response
    Two developments yesterday highlight the reactions to legislative initiatives to ban transgender individuals from using restrooms that match their gender identity.  As reported by the New York Times, the Justice Department yesterday sent…
Rank this Week: 245

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 259

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 5

    Steps To Prevent Workplace Injurie

    Steps To Prevent Workplace Injurie
    A lot of attention is paid to handling workers compensation injuries. However, the least expensive workers’ comp claim is the workers’ comp claim that ever happens. It is important for organizations to make injury prevention equal…
  • May 5

    British Columbia Hearing About Worker Concerns in Oil and Gas Industry

    British Columbia Hearing About Worker Concerns in Oil and Gas Industry
    Workers in British Columbia’s (Canada) upstream oil and gas, drilling, and pipeline construction industries are more likely to suffer hearing loss than other industries according to 2014 hearing tests results.   More than one-third…
  • May 4

    Use Daily Ladder Inspection Tags For Work Site Safety

    Use Daily Ladder Inspection Tags For Work Site Safety
    In the safety world, you commonly hear the phrase, “if it’s not documented, it never happened,” and holding true to form, it is becoming more prevalent for companies to take these words to heart.   The OSHA regulation…
Rank this Week: 228

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • May 5

    Prevent Construction Falls: Celebrate National Safety Stand-Down This Week

    Prevent Construction Falls: Celebrate National Safety Stand-Down This Week
    Many have heard the cliché that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and that is especially true when it comes to workplace safety.  Following up on last week’s Workers’ Memorial Day commemoration, this…
  • May 2

    Work Comp Cost-Containment: IME Company May Fetch Billion

    Work Comp Cost-Containment: IME Company May Fetch Billion
    In January, I wrote about how workers’ compensation has a cost-containment industrial complex that not only harms workers but also is a potential profit generator for groups like private-equity firms. According to this link from The…
  • Apr 28

    Remember Workers’ Memorial Day

    Remember Workers’ Memorial Day
    Today, April 28, 2016, is Workers’ Memorial Day. Every year, Nebraska honors workers who lost their lives on the job and their families with a ceremony on the steps of the State Capitol building, 1445 K St., in Lincoln. The ceremony…
Rank this Week: 254

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

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

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • May 5

    TiVo – Rovi Merger: Bolting for Busine

    TiVo – Rovi Merger: Bolting for Busine
    Rovi will be looking to add about 1100 patents that TiVo currently owns and strengthen its portfolio of over 10,000. Rovi generates over 27% of its income by licensing it’s IP to prominent cable TV providers. A great chunk of…
  • May 5

    How Artificial Intelligence Helps Lawyers Compete in today’s Data-driven World

    How Artificial Intelligence Helps Lawyers Compete in today’s Data-driven World
    The law waits for no one and neither does AI, which has already made a lasting impact in many areas of business, including the practice of law. Contracts, e-discovery and overall legal research have all changed thanks to AI, but as computers…
  • May 5

    Superhero Tech: Iron Man’s suit features futuristic nuclear fusion tech

    Superhero Tech: Iron Man’s suit features futuristic nuclear fusion tech
    Perhaps the most important component to any Iron Man suit is the arc reactor core, which provides the energy required to power the suit’s repulsors and other equipment. Although there is no true real world equivalent to the arc reactor,…
Rank this Week: 279

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 5

    Georgia Governor OKs State Funds for Anti-Abortion Center

    Georgia Governor OKs State Funds for Anti-Abortion Center
    From ABC News: Georgia can give state money to "pregnancy resource centers" that offer medical and other services to pregnant women while discouraging them from getting abortions, under legislation signed Tuesday by Republican Gov.…
  • May 4

    Germany Expresses Regret Over Failure to Stop Child Abuse at Nazi Nurse's Commune

    Germany Expresses Regret Over Failure to Stop Child Abuse at Nazi Nurse's Commune
    From NBC News: Germany's foreign ministry acknowledged Tuesday that its diplomats "looked away" and failed to prevent child abuse at a commune founded by a Nazi pedophile in Chile. Paul Schaefer — a Nazi nurse who became a…
  • May 3

    Abortion in Europe

    Abortion in Europe
    From NBC News: Graphic pictures of aborted fetuses, prayer vigils and protesters. It's no coincidence that the anti-abortion movement looks the same from London to Dublin to Warsaw. It's mostly Gregg Cunningham. The California-based activist…
Rank this Week: 253

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
  • May 5

    Illinois Appellate Court Finds That Primary Insurance Coverage Must Pay First Before Umbrella Coverage Payout

    Illinois Appellate Court Finds That Primary Insurance Coverage Must Pay First Before Umbrella Coverage Payout
    On April 7, 2010, Jeffrey and Stephanie Hadary were involved in an automobile crash with Carlos Velez. Velez was driving a car owned by Hertz Corp.  Both the Hadarys and Velez were insured; the Hadarys had insurance through Safeway…
  • May 4

    Illinois Appellate Court Decides Real Estate Partnership That Unraveled

    Illinois Appellate Court Decides Real Estate Partnership That Unraveled
    In 1981, two doctors entered into a partnership agreement to buy an office building in which they would house their separate medical practices. Each partner contributed an equal sum of money to buy the building and agreed to share equally the…
  • May 3

    Illinois Union Case Awaits U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh In

    Illinois Union Case Awaits U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh In
    Three Illinois workers and two public worker unions waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on a carbon copy of their union-fee dispute. The case they were waiting on from the Supreme Court was Friedrichs v. California Teachers…
Rank this Week: 118

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • May 5

    Dram Shop Liability Arises Both From Statute and Common Law

    Dram Shop Liability Arises Both From Statute and Common Law
    In a recent decision in the case of Jones v. Scavone, No. 2015-CV-8830 (C.P. Luz. Co. April 15, 2016 Gartley, J.), Judge Tina Polachek Gartley of the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas issued a detailed Order in which she denied Preliminary…
  • May 5

    Superior Court Rules That Orthopedist Can Serve As Expert in Med Mal Action Against a Podiatrist

    Superior Court Rules That Orthopedist Can Serve As Expert in Med Mal Action Against a Podiatrist
    In its recent decision in the case of Price v. Catanzariti, No. 1886 WDA 2014, 2016 Pa. Super. 26 (Pa. Super. March 30, 2016 Ford, Elliot, Musmanno, Bowes, JJ.) (Op. by Ford Elliot, P.J.E.)(Concurring and Dissenting Op. by Bowes, J.), the…
  • May 4

    Happy Birthday Tort Talk

    Happy Birthday Tort Talk
     It was on May 4, 2009 that the first Tort Talk Blog post was written -- Tort Talk is now 7 years old.I send thanks to all the contributors of court decisions for me to write up and to all the readers of the Blog.
Rank this Week: 269

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • May 5

    Taxes, Not Tequila: The Story Of Cinco De Mayo

    Taxes, Not Tequila: The Story Of Cinco De Mayo
    Happy Cinco de Mayo! It's not Mexican Independence Day but rather a remembrance of an important battle during the Franco-Mexican war. From taxes to politics, here's what you need to know.
  • May 4

    Taxpayers Across The Country Reporting Uptick In IRS & Tax-Related Scam

    Taxpayers Across The Country Reporting Uptick In IRS & Tax-Related Scam
    Even as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) have continued to warn taxpayers about IRS impersonation scams, fraudsters are still making the rounds, attempting to steal money…
  • May 4

    Police Called After Student Tries To Buy Lunch With $2 Bill

    Police Called After Student Tries To Buy Lunch With $2 Bill
    An eighth grader got more than she bargained for - but not her chicken nuggets - when she tried to buy lunch with a $2 bill.
Rank this Week: 153

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 5

    The Category Is Before And After: Details Of The Shooting Remain Sparse

    The Category Is Before And After: Details Of The Shooting Remain Sparse
    Maybe Herbert Ballance asked for it.  Maybe he did something to legitimately give rise to the bullet that entered his mouth and exited the back of his skull. Maybe. But it’s not like we’ll ever know. “The case is now a…
  • May 5

    Jennie Chenkin’s Right To Be Angry

    Jennie Chenkin’s Right To Be Angry
    While video of the person affectionately known as #TrigglyPuff on the twitters has gone viral, another person (a young woman, but then, it’s unknown whether that description will be deemed offensive) was so outraged that she felt…
  • May 4

    The 800 Lb. Doggie In The Harris County Jury Room

    The 800 Lb. Doggie In The Harris County Jury Room
    Potential jurors are subject to a great many influences, ranging from their personal experiences to the crap they watch on TV.  Try as we might to ferret out these influences, it’s not always possible. While some will proudly…
Rank this Week: 149

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Copyright & Photography: Photographer's Stock Agency Can Sue For Infringement - Ninth Circuit

    Copyright & Photography: Photographer's Stock Agency Can Sue For Infringement - Ninth Circuit
    Minden Pictures - Stock Photography In Minden Pictures,Inc. v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 795 F.3d 997 (Ninth Circuit July 29, 2015), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a lower court's dismissal of…
  • May 2

    Copyright Law: Sound Engineer's Claim of Music Ownership Time-Barred

    Copyright Law: Sound Engineer's Claim of Music Ownership Time-Barred
    SECOND CIRCUIT - COPYRIGHT LAW - COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP - SOUND RECORDINGS - ACCRUAL OF COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP CLAIMS - ATTORNEYS FEES - MUSIC LAWIf you think you are a co-owner of a copyrighted work, when do you need to speak…
  • Apr 28

    Copyright Law: Seventh Circuit Slaughters True Crime Writer On Motion To Dismi

    Copyright Law: Seventh Circuit Slaughters True Crime Writer On Motion To Dismi
    When a plaintiff sues you for copyright infringement but does not attach the allegedly infringed materials to the complaint, but refers to the materials in the complaint, can you move to dismiss the complaint under Rule 12(b)(6) of the…
Rank this Week: 116

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • May 5

    A Novel Format: Our Executive Pay Conference

    A Novel Format: Our Executive Pay Conference
    We are excited about the upcoming set of our popular conferences – “Proxy Disclosure Conference & Say-on-Pay Workshop” – to be held October 24-25th in Houston and via Live Nationwide Video Webcast. Register now for…
  • May 4

    The JOBS Act Is So Over, Man!

    The JOBS Act Is So Over, Man!
    As noted in this press release, yesterday, the SEC approved amendments to revise the rules related to the thresholds for registration, termination of registration and suspension of reporting under Section 12(g) of the ’34 Act. I love it…
  • May 3

    Trust Indentures: 28-Firm White Paper

    Trust Indentures: 28-Firm White Paper
    This 28-Firm White Paper provides guidance that should facilitate the closing of certain debt restructurings and indenture amendments in the wake of two recent court decisions that interpreted Section 316(b) of the Trust Indenture Act as…
Rank this Week: 208

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 133

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 5

    “Bad drivers are a good indicator of a corrupt government”

    “Bad drivers are a good indicator of a corrupt government”
    James O’Malley looked at road deaths per 100,000 people for various counties “and compared it to the scores given by the World Justice Project on Rule of Law in 2015.” The correlation came out at -0.68, suggesting that…
  • May 4

    “Administrative Law Judges Are Unconstitutional”

    “Administrative Law Judges Are Unconstitutional”
    Administrative law judges are executive-branch as distinct from judicial officers, yet the President has no power to remove them; at the Securities and Exchange Commission and many other federal agencies, they are themselves employed by the…
  • May 4

    Schools roundup

    Schools roundup
    California appeals court says state’s teacher tenure law doesn’t violate Equal Protection Clause, similar suits pending in NY, Minn. [ABA Journal, Neal McCluskey/Cato, earlier on Vergara case] Maryland to local school district:…
Rank this Week: 263

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • May 5

    May-June Issue: Deal Lawyers Print Newsletter

    May-June Issue: Deal Lawyers Print Newsletter
    This May-June Issue of the Deal Lawyers print newsletter includes (try a no-risk trial): – Structuring Considerations for Minority Investments – Insurance Due Diligence: Three Practical Tips – Basics: Drafting &…
  • May 4

    How to Involve Compensation Committees in M&A-Related Decision

    How to Involve Compensation Committees in M&A-Related Decision
    Here’s an excerpt from this Willis Towers Watson memo: Most importantly, the compensation committee should be involved in the design and execution of acquisition-related executive compensation programs in order to maximize the…
  • May 3

    A Novel One: Gannett’s “Just Vote No” Campaign = Merger Talks?

    A Novel One: Gannett’s “Just Vote No” Campaign = Merger Talks?
    Is it novel for a wannabe acquiror to put pressure on a target by running a ‘withhold’ campaign? Yes, it’s very unusual. There may have been others, but not that I can think of. The intro from this WSJ article explains the…
Rank this Week: 130

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    LexisLibrary Awards - now open for nominations!

    LexisLibrary Awards - now open for nominations!
    The LexisLibrary Awards (formerly The Halsbury’s Awards) have been actively recognising and celebrating the dedicated performance and outstanding service given by teams managing legal collections and resources since 2007. They replaced…
  • May 3

    BIALL Logo

    BIALL Logo
    At the end of last year four designs for a new BIALL logo were presented to members, and although there was a clear winner from the votes cast, Council would have liked the total number of votes to be higher.  Council also considered the…
  • Apr 29

    Preparing for #BIALL2016 : No. 4 : Dublin and the 1916 Easter Rising

    Preparing for #BIALL2016 : No. 4 : Dublin and the 1916 Easter Rising
    Preparing for #BIALL2016 : During the run up to the Conference we will be posting a weekly blog about Dublin to help you prepare for your trip and give you some tips and recommendations for things to see and do during your stay.No. 4 :…
Rank this Week: 159

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

Discusses news, cases, legislation and anything to do with Intellectual Property law.

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • May 5

    It's Better than That! - CJEU Allows Compensation for Moral Prejudice for IP Infringement

    It's Better than That! - CJEU Allows Compensation for Moral Prejudice for IP Infringement
    As many people can imagine, the soul of an artist can be a fragile one, and uses of their works (in what ever particular way they are used in a derivative sense) can be a sensitive topic. Even so, especially in an era where technology has…
  • Apr 26

    Links A-OK - Hyperlinking to Infringing Material Online is OK, Says AG Wathelet

    Links A-OK - Hyperlinking to Infringing Material Online is OK, Says AG Wathelet
    Since the CJEU's decision in Svensson the fate of hyperlinking in a European context has been up in the air, especially when it comes to copyright infringing materials and directly linking to that content. This is an incredibly important…
  • Apr 18

    Bowled Away - 8-Second Cricket Clips Infringe Copyright

    Bowled Away - 8-Second Cricket Clips Infringe Copyright
    As a major consumer of North American sports, this writer is very reliant on the provision of highlights for this favorite sports, enabling him to keep on track with the latest developments and just to indulge in great sporting feats. Even…
Rank this Week: 187

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Grounds for Eviction: Ground 14 – nuisance, annoyance or criminal conviction

    Grounds for Eviction: Ground 14 – nuisance, annoyance or criminal conviction
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: This is the wording of the ground The tenant or a person residing in or visiting the dwelling-house— (a) has been guilty of conduct causing or likely to cause a nuisance or annoyance to a person…
  • May 4

    Landlord Law Conference Exhibitors: Grant Erskine Architect

    Landlord Law Conference Exhibitors: Grant Erskine Architect
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: We are thrilled at Landlord Law to be able to introduce Grant Erskine, the first architect to exhibit at one of our conferences It’s not often that the words Architect and Entrepreneur are used…
  • May 3

    Above and below – are we all trespassers on other people’s land?

    Above and below – are we all trespassers on other people’s land?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: I have been pondering of late, having read so much about these modern dig-downs, where people excavate basements to create more space, how far down can a home owner go before the ground under their feet…
Rank this Week: 114

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
  • May 4

    In NY, what is a “elevation-related hazard?”

    In NY, what is a “elevation-related hazard?”
    Roughly two weeks before annual National Stand-Down Week (May 2-6), New York’s Appellate Division, Second Department, in Vitale v. Astoria Energy II, LLC, affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of a worker’s personal…
  • May 2

    It’s Time for a Toolbox Talk

    It’s Time for a Toolbox Talk
    Join in the National Safety Stand-Down May 2-6, 2016.  The purpose of the stand-down is to raise awareness about preventing fall hazards in the construction industry. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading…
  • Apr 29

    Attention Home Improvement Contractors: CA Bill Singles Out Solar Contractor

    Attention Home Improvement Contractors: CA Bill Singles Out Solar Contractor
    California Assembly Bill 2699 (Gonzalez) is a bill to watch if you are a home improvement contractor that installs solar energy systems or, for that matter, a contractor in California. AB 2699 would, among other things, require the…
Rank this Week: 276

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • May 4

    Is the man with mouse poison a bioterrorist or prankster?

    Is the man with mouse poison a bioterrorist or prankster?
    When someone sets out to intentionally poison food, the dividing line between bioterrorism and just a prank or malicious mischief comes down to motive and, more importantly, whether anyone was sickened or worse. The motive of the man the FBI…
  • May 4

    Colorado bans letters, numbers, symbols on restaurant report

    Colorado bans letters, numbers, symbols on restaurant report
    He does not make much use of the veto power and he is the former owner of a popular Denver brew pub. Both of those facts make it unlikely that Gov. John Hickenlooper will veto popular House Bill 16-1401, which ups fees and sets new…
  • May 4

    Sunflower seed Listeria threat causes recalls of salad, trail mix

    Sunflower seed Listeria threat causes recalls of salad, trail mix
    Diverse foods, ranging from Trader Joes’ broccoli and kale chicken salad to Brown & Haley Mountain Thins trail mix, were added today to the 100 or so snack products recalled Tuesday because of Listeria-contaminated sunflower seeds.…
Rank this Week: 251

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • May 4

    USPTO Holds Patent Quality Symposium

    USPTO Holds Patent Quality Symposium
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- On April 27th, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office held a Patent Quality Community Symposium at the Office in Alexandria, VA (consistent with its efforts to disseminate its workforce into regional offices, the offices…
  • May 3

    Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte Ltd. v. Asustek Computer, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2016)

    Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte Ltd. v. Asustek Computer, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2016)
    "Quick Look Test" Used by District Court to Support Lack of Preemption and Find Software Claims Patent Eligible By Joseph Herndon -- On April 15, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an Order Denying a…
  • May 2

    Amici Support Certiorari in Sequenom v. Ariosa

    Amici Support Certiorari in Sequenom v. Ariosa
    By Donald Zuhn –- In response to Sequenom's March 21 petition for certiorari seeking Supreme Court review of the Federal Circuit's decision in Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc. (see "Sequenom Petitions for Certiorari"), a total…
Rank this Week: 140

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 151

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 199

WebPresence Esq. Blog

WebPresence Esq. Blog

Covers business development tips.

http://webpresenceesq.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Tips for Turning Website Visitors Into Client

    Tips for Turning Website Visitors Into Client
    In today’s competitive legal market, just having a law firm or legal services website isn’t enough. Your law firm needs a website that captures your potential client’s attention and hooks them in, ensuring that they take the…
  • May 4

    Mastering the Art of Facebook Advertising for Lawyer

    Mastering the Art of Facebook Advertising for Lawyer
    These days, it isn’t a question of whether your potential clients are online, but rather what you are doing to reach them. Facebook, the world’s most popular social network, can be a great lead generation opportunity for the right…
  • Mar 30

    Pay Per Click Marketing: Examining the Cost, Effectiveness, & Value for Lawyer

    Pay Per Click Marketing: Examining the Cost, Effectiveness, & Value for Lawyer
    Pay Per Click marketing. What IS this magical potion for getting to Page 1 of a Google or other search engine search? Essentially, it’s pay-to-play. If you spend enough money, your law firm’s website will end up on the first page…
Rank this Week: 125

Western Canada Business Litigation…

Western Canada Business Litigation Blog

Covers issues emerging in the legal and business communities. By Lawson Lundell LLP.

http://www.westerncanadabusinesslitigationblog.com/
  • May 4

    “Today just got better”… unless you had a prepaid cellphone card from Bell Mobility

    “Today just got better”… unless you had a prepaid cellphone card from Bell Mobility
    Bell Mobility’s slogan may ring hollow for some Canadians in light of the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Sankar v. Bell Mobility Inc., 2016 ONCA 242, which will likely end the $200-million class action involving as many as…
  • Apr 18

    How to Remove a Certificate of Pending Litigation

    How to Remove a Certificate of Pending Litigation
    A certificate of pending litigation (a CPL) is a form of charge that can be registered on title to land where someone commences a legal claim in which they assert an interest in that land. CPLs are intended to protect the claimant’s…
  • Mar 15

    Who says it’s clean enough? Municipality Appeals Ministry Decision to Issue Certificate of Compliance

    Who says it’s clean enough? Municipality Appeals Ministry Decision to Issue Certificate of Compliance
    An appeal due to come before the Environmental Appeal Board (the “Board”) may address questions about the intersection between the provincial Ministry of Environment (the “Ministry”) and municipalities relating to the…
Rank this Week: 255

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • May 4

    What Mis-Use Of A Photo Might Be

    What Mis-Use Of A Photo Might Be
    Defendant allegedly ran photos of plaintiff models, to promote defendant’s resorts. Discussion of what tort this might be (false advertisement, unjust enrichment), and what it might not be (negligence per se). Also, complaint was a few…
  • May 4

    5th Circuit Extends Octane Fitness Fee Rule to Trademark

    5th Circuit Extends Octane Fitness Fee Rule to Trademark
    Noting the similarity between the language of Section 285 of the Patent Act, the Fifth Circuit extends Octane Fitness to cover Section 1117(a) of the Lanham Act as to what constittutes an exceptional case for purposes of awarding…
  • May 2

    Recent @TrademarkBlog Tweet

    Recent @TrademarkBlog Tweet
    43(B)log: FESC: Regulation by Internet Intermediarieshttps://t.co/euYVIU1N9Z — TrademarkBlog (@TrademarkBlog) May 2, 2016 The IPKat: Freedom of panorama in France: could even a visit to Père Lachaise become a problem?…
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Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • May 4

    Life in the Law School Lane: 3 Unspoken Law School Rule

    Life in the Law School Lane: 3 Unspoken Law School Rule
    As my second year comes to a close, I have been reminiscing a lot on what it has meant to be a law student. This was mostly sparked by a discussion I recently had in one of my classes, in which we discussed the “norms” of being a…
  • May 4

    Law Students Need to Learn Practical Business Skill

    Law Students Need to Learn Practical Business Skill
    As we all know, the legal job market is tough and getting tougher everyday.  Law school graduates are coming out into the workplace with fewer prospects to land that "big firm" job or even a salaried position with a smaller law firm or…
  • May 3

    FBA Conference on Women In Law Is a Great Succe

    FBA Conference on Women In Law Is a Great Succe
      Last week I was in New Orleans participating in the Federal Bar Association (FBA) Conference on Women in Law.  I loved meeting so many remarkable women lawyers and judges --- almost as much as I enjoyed the sights and sounds and…
Rank this Week: 166

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 285

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 146

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Florida Injury Attorney Blawg

Covers Florida personal injury, medical malpractice and workers' compensation news. By Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A.

http://www.floridainjuryattorneyblawg.com/
  • May 4

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Another Jeb Bush Law Bites the Dust

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Another Jeb Bush Law Bites the Dust
    On April 28, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court announced its decision in Marvin Castellanos v. Next Door Company, et al. The case involved a challenge to the constitutionality of Florida Statute 440.34, the law that…
  • Apr 29

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Standard of Proof in Florida Workers’ Compensation Heart Attack Case

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Standard of Proof in Florida Workers’ Compensation Heart Attack Case
    Two competing principles have always been at play in determining whether injuries and medical conditions are compensable under Florida’s workers’ compensation system. One of the principles was described by…
  • Apr 17

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Florida Uber Insurance Issue

    Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Florida Uber Insurance Issue
    Uber is an app-based transportation service company. The company arranges for service through private motor vehicle owners. Naturally, some Uber drivers cause accidents. However, Uber does not require its Florida drivers…
Rank this Week: 236

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 241

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 4

    When it Comes to Enforcement, Act NOW Not Later

    When it Comes to Enforcement, Act NOW Not Later
    A recent unpublished decision, Strunck v. Figueroa, serves as a not-so-gentle reminder that sometimes an enforcement application can be “too little, too late,” and that it is imperative to be proactive to protect your rights…
  • May 3

    If You Agree that Alimony Terminates on Cohabitation, It Really Terminates on Cohabitation, Even If the Cohabitation End

    If You Agree that Alimony Terminates on Cohabitation, It Really Terminates on Cohabitation, Even If the Cohabitation End
    The impact of cohabitation on alimony is often one of the most difficult clauses to negotiate in a marital settlement agreement.  The payor always wants the agreement to read that alimony shall terminate upon cohabitation, while the…
  • Apr 26

    The Arbitration “Rules of Engagement”

    The Arbitration “Rules of Engagement”
    The recent Appellate Division case of Sirigotis v. Sirigotis, although unpublished (non- precedential), provides a great reminder of how important it is to know the “rules of engagement”. In Sirigotis, the parties were able to…
Rank this Week: 286

The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 135

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • May 4

    Can you sue your employer because your job is too boring?

    Can you sue your employer because your job is too boring?
    Can you sue your employer because your job is too boring? Yesterday morning, I would have laughed. Yesterday afternoon I might have cried. I don't even have any commentary... I'm just going to leave this right here: Employee is suing his boss…
  • May 3

    EEOC issues transgender employee fact sheet

    EEOC issues transgender employee fact sheet
    Yesterday, the EEOC issued a new fact sheet: Bathroom Access Rights for Transgender Employees Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The conclusions are nothing new, and match the agency's recent decisions in Macy v. Dep't of…
  • May 2

    15 Recent Developments in Employment Law

    15 Recent Developments in Employment Law
    Last week, I presented 15 Recent Developments in Employment Law to the Healthcare Human Resources Association of Central Pennsylvania in Altoona. I've done similar programs for them in the past (obviously, different "recent" events depending…
Rank this Week: 280

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • May 4

    Elizabeth Gonzalez of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Fraud and Conspiracy Charge

    Elizabeth Gonzalez of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Fraud and Conspiracy Charge
    Elizabeth Gonzalez of Hollywood, Florida was arrested for her alleged involvement in a $500,000 lottery fraud scheme run by her husband, South Florida musician Delroy Drummond (pictured). Gonzalez, 25, faces wire fraud and conspiracy charges.…
  • May 2

    Gregoire Garcon of Broward, Florida Arrested for Theft of Government Money

    Gregoire Garcon of Broward, Florida Arrested for Theft of Government Money
    Gregoire Garcon, a podiatrist and sneaker designer from Sunny Isles Beach, Florida was arrested last week for allegedly attempting to steal government money. Garcon, 56, purportedly tried to cash over a dozen stolen tax refund checks valued…
  • Apr 29

    Palm Beach County School Board Member, Mike Murgio Arrested for Federal Bribery Charge

    Palm Beach County School Board Member, Mike Murgio Arrested for Federal Bribery Charge
    Mike Murgio, a former teacher, principal, and Palm Beach County School Board member, has been arrested for taking part in a money laundering scheme involving the digital currency bitcoin. Murgio, 65, faces federal corruption and bribery…
Rank this Week: 210

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Montgomery County v. Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty.)

    Montgomery County v. Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty.)
    Filed: March 22, 2016Opinion by Michael D. MasonHolding:  Neither tortfeasor is entitled indemnification by the other in a case where they are concurrent or joint tortfeasors and where each tortfeasor owes a separate duty to the same…
  • Mar 15

    Martin v. TWP Enters. Inc. (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Martin v. TWP Enters. Inc. (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed:  February 24, 2016Opinion by:  Andrea M. LeahyHolding:  A court may consider the purpose of an asset sale and the adequacy of consideration as factors in the analysis of whether the “mere continuation”…
  • Mar 8

    Americold Realty Trust v. Conagra Foods, Inc. (U.S. Supreme Court)

    Americold Realty Trust v. Conagra Foods, Inc. (U.S. Supreme Court)
    Filed March 7, 2016Opinion By: Sonia SotomayorHolding: A real estate investment trust organized under Maryland law is subject to the long-standing rule that an unincorporated entity possesses the citizenship of all its members, which…
Rank this Week: 213

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • May 4

    DOL Revises The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster

    DOL Revises The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster
    by Joshua A. Diveley The Department of Labor (DOL) revised The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) poster which certain employers must display at employment locations. The revisions were released in late April, 2016. The poster was revised to…
  • May 2

    New Nebraska Tax Credit for Volunteer Emergency Responder

    New Nebraska Tax Credit for Volunteer Emergency Responder
    In an effort to aid in the recruiting and retention of volunteer emergency responders, volunteer firefighters, and volunteer rescue squad members, Nebraska passed LB 886, known as the Volunteer Emergency Responders Incentive Act. By enacting…
  • Apr 28

    Nebraska Bill Recognizing Fantasy Sports Fails to Pa

    Nebraska Bill Recognizing Fantasy Sports Fails to Pa
    by M. Tom Langan, II A bill seeking to recognize fantasy sports as a game of knowledge and skill (and not illegal gambling) failed to pass through the Nebraska Legislature.  In addition to permitting fantasy contests for cash prizes,…
Rank this Week: 145

Navigable Waters

Navigable Waters

Covers maritime law, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett.

http://navwaters.com/
  • May 3

    Plaintiff’s Construction Defect Claims Against Offshore Spar Manufacturer Dismissed

    Plaintiff’s Construction Defect Claims Against Offshore Spar Manufacturer Dismissed
    In June 2011, an offshore worker was injured on a spar (a floating platform shaped like a giant buoy) on the outer continental shelf when he was struck in the face with the flange of a valve.  He filed a personal injury lawsuit…
  • Apr 25

    Fifth Circuit Holds “Zone of Danger” Test Not Applicable Under the LHWCA

    Fifth Circuit Holds “Zone of Danger” Test Not Applicable Under the LHWCA
    In a recent unpublished opinion, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the Administrative Law Judge’s award of benefits to a longshoreman who sustained work-related psychological injuries.  Claimant was operating a…
  • Apr 6

    Fifth Circuit Weighs in on P&I Insurance Coverage Dispute

    Fifth Circuit Weighs in on P&I Insurance Coverage Dispute
    Following a verdict in favor a Jones Act seaman, Larry Naquin, for injuries he sustained in a land-based crane accident, an insurance coverage dispute arose between Naquin’s employer, Elevating Boats, LLC (“EBI”), and its…
Rank this Week: 162

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 3

    Loyd v. Michelin North America – Re-Opening a Workers’ Comp Claim

    Loyd v. Michelin North America – Re-Opening a Workers’ Comp Claim
    The attorneys at Lee Law Offices, P.A. regularly work with clients in North Carolina and South Carolina who need to re-open their workers’ compensation claim.  Typically, these are individuals who are already receiving…
  • May 2

    Clark County v. McManus – Workers’ Compensation Appeal

    Clark County v. McManus – Workers’ Compensation Appeal
    A workers’ compensation appeal in Washington state has affirmed that a worker was entitled to a special jury instruction at trial. He had already been granted a retrial on a separate, unrelated basis, but this was an important…
  • Apr 30

    Hartzell v. Palmetto Collision LLC – SC Supreme Court Revives Work Injury Claim

    Hartzell v. Palmetto Collision LLC – SC Supreme Court Revives Work Injury Claim
    Work-related back injury claims are some of the most common for workers’ compensation.  That was the underlying reason plaintiff sought benefits in Hartzell v. Palmetto Collision LLC, recently before the South Carolina Supreme…
Rank this Week: 300

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • May 3

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson
    DCF 1.0 A woman in Missouri won $55 million in the second ovarian cancer trial against baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Baby powder is made from talcum powder, and is linked to ovarian cancer when used genitally. Our…
  • Apr 22

    Celebrating Earth Day

    Celebrating Earth Day
    This Earth Day, our toxic substance attorneys want to highlight the importance of environmental contamination law. Whether we realize it or not, we encounter chemicals and naturally occurring toxins every single day. Chemicals There are…
  • Apr 11

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven
    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the FDA allowed a new device onto market that claims to contain tissue during power morcellator procedures. The device, PneumoLiner, is not proven to reduce the risk of spreading cancer. The uterine cancer lawyers…
Rank this Week: 270

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • May 3

    Mexico Approves New Agreements with U.S. and Between Carrier

    Mexico Approves New Agreements with U.S. and Between Carrier
    Cofece, Mexico's competition commission, yesterday approved a proposed joint venture between Aeromexico and Delta. The two airlines seek to collaborate more closely in setting prices, capacity, and schedules, and need assurance that such…
  • May 2

    EU Transport Officials Urged to Resolve Gibraltar Airport Dispute

    EU Transport Officials Urged to Resolve Gibraltar Airport Dispute
    The aviation community is turning to the EU in it's desire for clarity regarding the legal status of Gibraltar airport.
  • Apr 28

    U.S. Looks to Extend Security Reach

    U.S. Looks to Extend Security Reach
    Despite the likelihood that the U.S. Congress once again struggles to pass a long-term FAA reauthorization bill in a timely fashion, there is bipartisan support for legislation that would empower the TSA to play a more active role regarding…
Rank this Week: 216

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • May 3

    Optimising for Google’s Quick Answer Box

    Optimising for Google’s Quick Answer Box
    “Answer Boxes” or “Rich Answers” are the search result features that appear at the top of some queries in Google Search. While they’ve been the subject of much debate (are they good for your site traffic? Is it…
  • Apr 27

    How to Monetise Your Content Marketing Campaign

    How to Monetise Your Content Marketing Campaign
    Before I begin, let me make one thing VERY clear: If you’ve come here hoping for a quick way to make money, you’re in the wrong place. Content marketing is not a lottery ticket or a get-rich-quick scheme. In fact, the main…
  • Apr 20

    What I Learned From Really Long Form Content Production

    What I Learned From Really Long Form Content Production
    I recently built a long form piece of content on the history of spaceflight as an experiment in creating long form content using React.js (repo here). As a result of that work, I’ve spent time thinking about how to think about tracking…
Rank this Week: 307

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 3

    Nearly 1 in 5 Fatal Pedestrian Accidents is a Hit-and-Run

    Nearly 1 in 5 Fatal Pedestrian Accidents is a Hit-and-Run
    In Illinois and almost everywhere else in the nation, the laws are clear: if you are involved in a traffic accident, you must remain at the scene. Generally, there are some exceptions to these rules which apply most often in the event that a…
  • May 2

    Elderly Drivers Pose Smaller Risk of Fatal Car Accidents than Teen

    Elderly Drivers Pose Smaller Risk of Fatal Car Accidents than Teen
    What type of driver poses the greatest threat to others on Chicago roadways? It might seem like a simple question to pose but it is an incredibly difficult one to answer. While generalizations can be made across types of motorists, the truth…
  • Apr 27

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?
    In an effort to keep consumers constantly informed about the safety of the vehicles they drive, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (“IIHS”) puts several models of popular cars, trucks, and vans through a series of…
Rank this Week: 305

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • May 3

    May Washington E-Bulletin

    May Washington E-Bulletin
    The May issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2016, Issue 05 A LOOK AHEAD Hayden Breezes through Nomination Hearing, Awaits Committee Vote  ACT NOW Be Your Best Advocate: Register…
  • Apr 13

    House Judiciary Committee Acts on ECPA

    House Judiciary Committee Acts on ECPA
    Today, the House Judiciary Committee approved a version of the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699) to bring the Electronic Communications Privacy Act into the 21st century. The Email Privacy Act would require a warrant for law…
  • Apr 4

    April Washington E-Bulletin

    April Washington E-Bulletin
    The April issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2016, Issue 04 A LOOK AHEAD Congress Considers Librarian of Congress Nominee Appropriations Process Inches Along ACT NOW Register for…
Rank this Week: 191