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Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    Prudential Revocation of Nonimmigrant Visas for DUI Arrest

    Prudential Revocation of Nonimmigrant Visas for DUI Arrest
    On November 5, 2015 the U.S. Department of State (DOS) implemented a policy which required consular officers to revoke the nonimmigrant visas of foreign nationals convicted of, or merely arrested for, driving under the influence, driving…
  • Jul 10

    Third-Party Custodians and Adoption in Virginia

    Third-Party Custodians and Adoption in Virginia
    In Virginia, a grandparent, relative, or other interested party may seek and receive a court order granting them legal and physical custody of a child in their care. Such an order would give the custodian a feeling of security that the…
  • Jul 5

    Impact of Leaving Children Home Alone on Your Custody Case

    Impact of Leaving Children Home Alone on Your Custody Case
    It is very common these days for both parents to work outside of the home, whether on a part-time or full-time basis. For many parents, this requires a juggling of responsibilities and it also requires making sure that children are supervised…
Rank this Week: 120

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 110

LegalEase on CKUT 90.3 FM

LegalEase on CKUT 90.3 FM

Covers law-related topics. By the law students at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.

http://legaleaseckut.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 128

Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

Covers car accidents, commercial truck accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death lawsuits, child sex abuse and other child injuries.

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Qui Tam Lawsuit | Fort Myers Florida

    Qui Tam Lawsuit | Fort Myers Florida
    Your Qui Tam lawsuit is about stopping fraud as a concerned citizen and taxpayer. With your important, private, inside information, you can stop businesses from defrauding our government. Moreover, you can receive big incentive money awards…
  • Feb 15

    False Claims Act Lawyer | Fort Myers Florida

    False Claims Act Lawyer | Fort Myers Florida
    Do you know of fraud against the U.S. government or one of its programs? Contact me now. Your consult is free and confidential. As your Fort Myers Attorney, I want to help you turn your valuable insight and information into your cash award…
  • Feb 12

    Class Action Attorneys | Fort Myers Florida

    Class Action Attorneys | Fort Myers Florida
    You can fight back against scams and deceptive business practices. Choose class action attorneys to represent your in consumer justice claims against big companies. Contact Harris Law now for your free and confidential initial consultation.…
Rank this Week: 139

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?

    I Inherited an IRA Account. Now What?
    Ira Account Inheritance The answer to that question depends on whether you inherited the IRA account from your spouse or someone other than your spouse, such as your parent, sibling, or close friend.  You have more options if you…
  • Jan 27

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie

    SEC Whistleblower Program is Gaining Momentum and Paying Big Bountie
    SEC Whistleblowers On January 23, the SEC announced that its whistleblower program will pay out to three whistleblowers a combined award of $7 million.  The whistleblowers’ awards were for helping the SEC pursue an investment…
  • Jan 19

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?

    What are the pros and cons of taking a 401K loan?
    Many employers provide 401k plans for their employees.  A 401k plan is a retirement savings plan where employees can save a portion of their pre-tax earnings. Taxes aren’t paid on the money until it is withdrawn from the account.…
Rank this Week: 129

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Sep 13

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
Rank this Week: 149

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Private Investigators: An Asset Search Via Data Brokers Like IDI,Inc.

    Private Investigators: An Asset Search Via Data Brokers Like IDI,Inc.
    The August 5th Bloomberg article “This Company Has Built a Profile on Every American Adult,” brings up IDI,Inc. The article suggests that IDI has built a profile about you on its idiCore database. Private…
  • Jul 25

    Divorce & Hidden Money: 4 Ways Steven Zinnel Could Have Concealed Asset

    Divorce & Hidden Money: 4 Ways Steven Zinnel Could Have Concealed Asset
    Plastic surgeon Michael D. Brandner & business owner Goderick Augustus Benjamin were accused of committing federal crimes & hiding assets from their wives. Like Dr. Brandner & Mr. Benjamin, Steven Zinnel was a divorcing…
  • Jul 4

    A Laundry List For An Asset Search

    A Laundry List For An Asset Search
    Governmental authorities follow money trails in order to interdict assets hidden by narco-traffickers; money launderers; Ponzi schemers; tax fraudsters & other determined criminals. During your asset search, you can similarly follow…
Rank this Week: 115

FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Jun 23

    Mobile Ultrasound Owner Pleads Guilty in $29 Million Fraud

    Mobile Ultrasound Owner Pleads Guilty in $29 Million Fraud
    The owner of a mobile diagnostic ultrasound company pleaded guilty on June 21 to a nearly $29 million insurance fraud scheme. Michelle Kobran, 68, admitted to falsifying medical bills and giving kickbacks to doctors at her chiropractic and…
  • Jun 15

    Former Fugitive Sentenced to 37 Months for Healthcare Fraud

    Former Fugitive Sentenced to 37 Months for Healthcare Fraud
    A Cuban national was sentenced to more than three years in prison after pleading guilty to a $2.6 million healthcare fraud against Medicare, according to the Department of Justice. Ubert Guillermo Rodriguez, 47, pleaded guilty to conspiracy…
  • Jun 13

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme

    Mississippi, Florida Residents Part of Pharmaceutical Scheme
    The U.S. government confiscated $11 million worth of properties involved in a healthcare fraud scheme centered in Mississippi that also involved residents of Florida, Alabama and Utah, according to a report in the Clarion-Ledger of Jackson,…
Rank this Week: 112

Easy Soft Blog

Easy Soft Blog

Covers practice management issues such as law office billing and accounting, IOLTA bookkeeping, family law, and 2010 RESPA Rules.

http://www.easysoft-usa.com/blog/
  • Jan 13

    January is a divorce month – can you handle the increase of family law cases?

    January is a divorce month – can you handle the increase of family law cases?
    In recent years, January has become known as a “Divorce Month.” Research shows that the number of divorces increase by one third in January and continue to rise and peak in March. Many people begin researching divorce options and…
  • Dec 9

    Is panic over TRID rule justified?

    Is panic over TRID rule justified?
    Depending on what one reads and believes regarding the implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule in October, the rule is either no big deal or a really big deal. When the…
  • Nov 17

    Streamlining Your Family Law Practice

    Streamlining Your Family Law Practice
    In today’s hectic and chaotic world, saving time and money is extremely important, especially for solo and small family law firms. Using multiple systems and manual processes and calculations can cause costly errors and take longer than…
Rank this Week: 122

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 143

Justice Action Center

Justice Action Center

Provides a critical inquiry into the role of law as an agent of social change. From New York Law School.

http://www.justiceactioncenter.com/
  • Jun 9

    Lesbian/Gay Law Notes, June 2014 Now Available

    Lesbian/Gay Law Notes, June 2014 Now Available
    Marriage Equality Moves Forward During May: Oregon & Pennsylvania Are 18th & 19th Marriage Equality States After District Court Rulings Are Not Appealed The campaign for marriage equality took a major step forward during May 2014, as…
  • May 28

    Job Opportunity at New York City Council

    Job Opportunity at New York City Council
    The New York City Council is seeking an attorney to work in its Land Use Division. The primary responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: Conducting research and interpreting laws and regulations regarding land use…
  • May 9

    Social Justice Conference: 50 Years of Radical Lawyering Since Freedom Summer

    Social Justice Conference: 50 Years of Radical Lawyering Since Freedom Summer
    The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) is holding a free all-day Social Justice Conference for law students on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the City University of New York School of Law. This Conference will celebrate the 50th anniversary of…
Rank this Week: 136

All Your Law Are Belong to Us

All Your Law Are Belong to Us

Covers legal issues in the video game industry. From New York Law School.

http://www.allyourlawarebelongtous.com/
  • May 23

    Custom is Better than Law

    Custom is Better than Law
    By: Wesley Paisley Lately video games are getting a lot of press, in NCAA , IPOs, and now regulation from three foreign trade regulation bodies. The contention is with in-app purchases with free-to-play models. The real issue…
  • Apr 18

    eSports and Live Streaming Panel at NYLS

    eSports and Live Streaming Panel at NYLS
    Please join us on April 22 at 6:30 pm for an eSports and Live Streaming. Details are below, please register here.
  • Mar 18

    TimeWarner/Comcast, Net Neutrality and Videogame

    TimeWarner/Comcast, Net Neutrality and Videogame
    Comcast has recently announced its purchase of the notoriously awful TimeWarner Cable for $45.2 billion dollars. Earlier in January, the D.C. Court of Appeals put the kabosh on the FCC’s proposed net neutrality…
Rank this Week: 142

The Ohio Trust & Estate Blog

The Ohio Trust & Estate Blog

Covers estate tax, marriage, medicaid and probate. By Michael D. Bonasera.

http://www.bonasera.org
  • Dec 18

    TOMMY!

    TOMMY!
    So I’ve not posted for a while.  In fact, you’ll note that I mention in the below post that my son was about a month from arriving…  Well, arrive he did.  On 6/18/2012 Tommy arrived and, smiling almost ever…
  • May 8

    Sad Update

    Sad Update
    Its been a while since I’ve written anything here and, though I fully intend to get back to it in the coming months, a couple sad events required mentioning: MCA died last Friday.  The number of tributes available on the web make this…
  • Aug 16

    So Many Great Blogs, So Little Time

    So Many Great Blogs, So Little Time
    My Google Reader account is getting pretty full-up.  There’s so many great resources out there for estate planning that it’s getting hard to keep up!  It’s a nice problem to have I guess…
Rank this Week: 146

Bad Prosecutors

Bad Prosecutors

Focuses on bad prosecutors and bad prosecutorial acts. By the Bennett Law Firm.

http://bennettlawfirm.typepad.com/badprosecutors/
Rank this Week: 109

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Aug 17

    Raw Milk with Brucella Bacteria in Tea

    Raw Milk with Brucella Bacteria in Tea
    Texas officials say all raw milk and other unpasteurized products from K-Bar Dairy should not be consumed and should immediately be discarded because the dairy has been linked to an antibiotic-resistant strain of Brucella bacteria that has…
  • Aug 11

    Mesa County Fair Linked to 8 with E. coli

    Mesa County Fair Linked to 8 with E. coli
    At least eight people are sick with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli after spending time at the Mesa County Fair, which ran from July 25-29 in Grand Junction. Mesa County Public Health officials have been working with representatives from the…
  • Aug 11

    Mama C’s Donuts Link in Ohio Norovirus Outbreak

    Mama C’s Donuts Link in Ohio Norovirus Outbreak
    The Toledo Blade reports that Norovirus cases linked to food from Mama C’s Donuts in Maumee climbed in Lucas County to more than 300.  Toledo-Lucas County Health Department officials said during a news conference that…
Rank this Week: 153

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 17

    Are Academics “Validators” of Fake News?

    Are Academics “Validators” of Fake News?
    Fake news is a term we have all (unfortunately) become familiar with in the last year. It is misleading or unverified information spread through news and media outlets in order to grab attention of readers. During the election, fake news was…
  • Aug 15

    Finalizing the U.S./Mexico Water Sharing Agreement

    Finalizing the U.S./Mexico Water Sharing Agreement
    A summary of a tentative agreement on shortage sharing in the Colorado River basin was recently released by the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) - the bilateral international commission that implements the 1944 Rivers Treaty…
  • Aug 15

    Random thoughts for the day

    Random thoughts for the day
    Two items for the morning, not particularly related. 1) President Trump is "seriously considering" pardoning Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of criminal contempt for repeatedly ignoring injunctions against his…
Rank this Week: 187

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 17

    Drake Law School Hiring Announcement

    Drake Law School Hiring Announcement
    DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL invites applications for the position of Executive Director of the Drake Legal Clinic (or Associate Dean of Experiential Learning) and Professor/Associate Professor of Law. The precise level will depend on the…
  • Aug 17

    An ABA Accreditation Standard on Employment Outcomes? Part 5.

    An ABA Accreditation Standard on Employment Outcomes? Part 5.
    If you are at this point persuaded that, at least in theory, an employment outcomes accreditation standard is an intelligent response to the crises of too many law graduates, too few law jobs, and too much law graduate debt, then...
  • Aug 17

    University of Oregon Hiring Announcement

    University of Oregon Hiring Announcement
    The University of Oregon School of Law invites applications for an assistant or associate professor (with tenure) in Criminal Law to begin in August 2018. Preference will be given to applicants with scholarship, teaching, or practice…
Rank this Week: 208

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Injury Crash on I-15 mp 196, near Idaho/Montana border

    Injury Crash on I-15 mp 196, near Idaho/Montana border
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Aug 17

    Fatality crash US95 MP441 near Chilco

    Fatality crash US95 MP441 near Chilco
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur…
  • Aug 17

    Fatality Crash Northbound I15 Near Idaho Fall

    Fatality Crash Northbound I15 Near Idaho Fall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 161

Indiana Intellectual Property &…

Indiana Intellectual Property & Technology Blog

Covers intellectual property & technology law, news and events, particularly focusing on stories that directly affect Indiana. By Kenan Farrell.

http://indianaintellectualproperty.com/
Rank this Week: 180

Tax Policy Blog

Tax Policy Blog

Covers federal, state and international tax issues, including AMT, capital gains and dividends taxes, corporate income taxes, income taxes, property taxes, and sales and use taxes. By the Tax Foundation.

http://taxfoundation.org/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What is the Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas?

    What is the Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas?
    Two weeks ago, we published a map showing how far $100 in purchasing power would go in different states. This week’s map further explores purchasing power differences at the metropolitan level. Using data from the Bureau of Economic…
  • Aug 17

    An Inside Look at Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

    An Inside Look at Trump’s Infrastructure Plan
    President Trump signed an infrastructure permitting executive order on Tuesday, the intended highlight of that day’s news conference. The executive order is part of the White House’s “Infrastructure Week,” and has the…
  • Aug 16

    Amazon’s Marketplace Business Isn’t a Tax Avoidance Scheme

    Amazon’s Marketplace Business Isn’t a Tax Avoidance Scheme
    President Trump on more than one occasion has accused Amazon of not paying taxes. The latest version came out this morning on Twitter. Most assume that he’s referring to whether the e-commerce company collects sales taxes. So, does…
Rank this Week: 174

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

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

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 150

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Aug 17

    Donald Bergeron Was Discharged From Two Former Employer

    Donald Bergeron Was Discharged From Two Former Employer
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 16, 2017 indicate that former North Carolina-based Capital Guardian broker/adviser Donald Bergeron has been sanctioned by FINRA and…
  • Aug 17

    Christopher Pollard Has Been Sanctioned by FINRA

    Christopher Pollard Has Been Sanctioned by FINRA
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 15, 2017 indicate that former Georgia-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Christopher Pollard has been sanctioned by FINRA and…
  • Aug 17

    Jason Likens Has Been Terminated From Two Former Employer

    Jason Likens Has Been Terminated From Two Former Employer
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 15, 2017 indicate that former Florida-based International Assets Advisory broker/adviser Jason Likens has been sanctioned by…
Rank this Week: 178

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Update: UDF Funds Unable to File Periodic Report

    Update: UDF Funds Unable to File Periodic Report
    UDF Funds haven’t filed financial statements since 2015 Have you suffered losses investing in UDF Funds? If so, the securities attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Arbitration…
  • Aug 16

    Former Advisor Mark C. Koehler Barred from Securities Industry

    Former Advisor Mark C. Koehler Barred from Securities Industry
    FINRA Sanctions Former Advisor Mark C. Koehler According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, on June 29, 2017, Mark C. Koehler (CRD #2873947, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania) was issued an AWC in which Koehler was barred from…
  • Aug 16

    Legend Securities to Pay Restitution to Customer

    Legend Securities to Pay Restitution to Customer
    Legend Securities Censured and Fined According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, on June 22, 2017, an OHO Decision became final in which Legend Securities, Inc. (CRD #44952, New York, New York) was fined a total of $475,000 and…
Rank this Week: 183

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 17

    Marriage Evolution

    Marriage Evolution
    From U.S. News & World Report: If you haven't read Icelandic Nobel Prize winner Halldor Laxness' book "Independent People," you need to pick it up right away and bring it with you to the beach. It is an unforgettable story...
  • Aug 16

    Oregon Expands Abortion Acce

    Oregon Expands Abortion Acce
    From The Washington Post: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) on Tuesday signed into law what advocates called the nation’s most progressive reproductive health policy, expanding access to abortion and birth control at a time when the Trump…
  • Aug 15

    Fosters from Drug Addicted Home

    Fosters from Drug Addicted Home
    From CNN: Dayton, Ohio (CNN) When Cyndi and Jesse Swafford were certified to become foster parents 10 years ago, they were told to expect to wait for a baby up to two or three years. Fast forward to today --...
Rank this Week: 195

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Aug 17

    A glossary of extremist language

    A glossary of extremist language
    H/T to beSpacific for the tip to the NYT’s Alt-Right, Alt-Left, Antifa: A Glossary of Extremist Language. — Joe
  • Aug 17

    Options for independent executive branch criminal investigation

    Options for independent executive branch criminal investigation
    Following on the heels of this May 2017 CRS report, Special Counsels, Independent Counsels, and Special Prosecutors: Options for Independent Executive Investigations (R44857) was published in June. The report notes “because of the…
  • Aug 17

    Applying digital text history techniques to the adoption of the Field Code

    Applying digital text history techniques to the adoption of the Field Code
    From the conclusion of Kellen Funk and Lincoln Mullen’s The Spine of American Law: Digital Text Analysis and U.S. Legal Practice (July 12, 2017), American Historical Review (February 2018): [W]e have shown how digital history can also…
Rank this Week: 170

The Verdict

The Verdict

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

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    The State of South Carolina Sues Drug Maker Purdue over Opioid Crisi

    The State of South Carolina Sues Drug Maker Purdue over Opioid Crisi
    In 2007, Purdue Pharmaceuticals agreed to a $19.5 million settlement with 26 states and Washington D.C. to resolve a lawsuit alleging Purdue's involvment in the opioid crisis.  Purdue also pled guilty to federal charges that…
  • Aug 11

    Worker's Compensation Hearings Always Pose a Risk to the Client

    Worker's Compensation Hearings Always Pose a Risk to the Client
    Worker's compensation clients generally feel very strongly about either proceeding all the way to their final hearing (the "trial" in a worker's compensation case), or trying to avoid it altogether.  For those that want to "have their…
  • Aug 9

    CALL US RIGHT AFTER THE ACCIDENT - CALL NOW!

    CALL US RIGHT AFTER THE ACCIDENT - CALL NOW!
    TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF BEING A VOLUME LAWYERI see television ads and other ads being run by lawyers with little or no experience with Iowa law. For the most part these are not lawyers promoting value in providing legal services. These are…
Rank this Week: 172

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 16

    Family Law Lawyer Creates Fake Accounts for Opposing Counsel

    Family Law Lawyer Creates Fake Accounts for Opposing Counsel
    Two busy family law lawyers in Illinois, Michelle Mosby-Scott and Drew R. Quitschau spent hours sparring in court as opposing counsel on dozens of cases. However, their professional relationship became complicated, even sinister, when Ms.…
  • Aug 1

    Should Canadian Judges Wearing “Trump” Attire be Disciplined?

    Should Canadian Judges Wearing “Trump” Attire be Disciplined?
    Is discipline in order for an Ontario judge who went shopping wearing a “Make American Great Again” t-shirt? What about a judge sitting in court the day after the American election wearing a baseball cap with the same logo? Local…
  • Jul 21

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?
    This week two Vancouver lawyers were excoriated by a Supreme Court Justice because of the tactics they employed in a case involving the proposed adoption of a young Metis child, referred to as SS. (A.S. v. British Columbia (Director Of Child,…
Rank this Week: 199

Dallas Personal Injury Blog

Dallas Personal Injury Blog

By Rasansky Law Firm. Covers personal injury law, motor vehicle accidents, daycare and nursing home abuse, and medical malpractice.

http://www.jrlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 16

    New Laws in Texas for 2017

    New Laws in Texas for 2017
    The 85th Texas Legislature has finally concluded, and there are 1,252 new Texas laws on the books. While many of these new laws will affect only a few Texans, some of them will have a big impact on many. We wanted to give our…
  • Aug 11

    Power Lines Over Lakes in Texas – Regulations & Liability

    Power Lines Over Lakes in Texas – Regulations & Liability
    Power lines running over lakes and waterways can be extremely dangerous to boaters. Following the tragic accident on Saturday where three boy scouts were electrocuted after their sailboat came in contact with overhead power lines, many are…
  • Aug 7

    2 Texas Eagle Scouts Electrocuted after Boat Strikes Power Line

    2 Texas Eagle Scouts Electrocuted after Boat Strikes Power Line
    MARION COUNTY, TX (08/05/2017) — Two teenage boys were killed, and another was seriously injured, after their sailboat’s mast struck a power line over Lake O’ The Pines in east Texas on Saturday. UPDATE 08/07/2017:…
Rank this Week: 189

Trade Secrets Watch

Trade Secrets Watch

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trade-secrets-watch/
Rank this Week: 212

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    Research Handbook on the Economics of IP (Depoorter, Menell & Schwartz)

    Research Handbook on the Economics of IP (Depoorter, Menell & Schwartz)
    Many IP professors have posted chapters of the forthcoming Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law. As described in a 2015 conference for the project, it "draws together leading economics, legal, and empirical scholars…
  • Aug 2

    Kevin Collins on Patent Law's Authorship Screen

    Kevin Collins on Patent Law's Authorship Screen
    Numerous scholars have examined the various functionality screens that are used to prevent non-utility-patent areas of IP from usurping what is properly the domain of utility patent law (see, e.g., the terrific recent articles by Chris…
  • Jul 26

    Kuhn & Thompson on Measuring Patent Scope by Word Count

    Kuhn & Thompson on Measuring Patent Scope by Word Count
    I've seen a number of recent papers that attempt to algorithmically measure patent scope by counting the number of words in the patent's first claim and comparing to other patents in the same technological field (with longer claims →…
Rank this Week: 171

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 14

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....

    SAY HELLO TO JUDGES MANSFIELD AND FRANCIS .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR TWO NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGES ARE:JOSEPH MANSFIELD, Age 52.  Joe has served as an ASA since 2001.  He fills the vacancy created by Judge Victoria del Pino who was elevated to the Circuit Court.RENATHA…
  • Aug 8

    FIVE NEW JUDGES COMING TO A COURTROM NEAR YOU ......

    FIVE NEW JUDGES COMING TO A COURTROM NEAR YOU ......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR NEXT CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE ...... Will be selected by Governor Rick Scott from among the below names. With the elevation of Judge Norma Lindsey to the 3rd DCA and the retirement of Judge Gisela Cardonne Ely, there…
  • Aug 7

    REMEMBERING AN REGJB LEGEND

    REMEMBERING AN REGJB LEGEND
    He was a US Marine. He fought in Korea at the infamous and hellish Chosin Reservoir battle against the Chinese in the brutal korean winter of 1950. He was a prolific author of pulp-fiction short stories. He knew his way around…
Rank this Week: 154

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 14

    Job Ad – London Bridge

    Job Ad – London Bridge
    Anthony Gold Paralegal – Housing and property disputes team Based at London Bridge, SE1 Anthony Gold is looking for a Paralegal to join our Housing & Property Disputes team for a two-year contract. The role involves supporting the…
  • Aug 13

    Dwelling in temporary accommodation

    Dwelling in temporary accommodation
    Dacorum Borough Council v Bucknall (aka Acheampong) [2017] EWHC 2094 (QB) When is temporary accommodation provided under the Housing Act 1996 Section 193(2) duty occupied ‘as a dwelling’ fo the purposes of Section 3 Protection…
  • Aug 13

    Illegal subletting – an ‘elaborate farrago of lies’

    Illegal subletting – an ‘elaborate farrago of lies’
    Poplar Housing & Regeneration Community Association Ltd v Begum & Ors [2017] EWHC 2040 (QB) We are no fans of illegal subletting of social housing here at NL. So here is an appeal by the landlord of a county court decision to grant a…
Rank this Week: 224

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

An inquiry into the economics of law firms. By Bruce MacEwen.

http://www.adamsmithesq.com/
  • Aug 14

    My Kingdom for a Horse: The Psychology of Pricing

    My Kingdom for a Horse: The Psychology of Pricing
    The following guest column is by Richard Hinwood, based in London. Richard is the Head of Strategy & Chief of Staff at Withers.  As Head of Strategy, Richard leads the formulation and implementation of firm-wide strategy and business…
  • Aug 7

    A Parable of Client Service: Coda

    A Parable of Client Service: Coda
    A few weeks ago I related the tale of our abortive foray into changing wireless service providers from AT&T to Verizon, which provided rich material for reflections on client service.  If you missed it, the original story is here.…
  • Aug 1

    Question of the Month #3: Best measure of law firm performance?

    Question of the Month #3: Best measure of law firm performance?
    Steven Brill’s audacious decision to publish AmLaw profits per partner figures starting over three decades ago was without question the single most brilliant journalistic stroke Law Land trade media has ever experienced, creating an…
Rank this Week: 192

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Aug 12

    Negligence Alleged in Florida Boating Accident That Killed Two Teen

    Negligence Alleged in Florida Boating Accident That Killed Two Teen
    Florida is a boater’s paradise, but it quickly became a nightmare for the parents of two teen boys who disappeared off the coast of Jupiter in the midst of a fierce Atlantic storm. The 19-foot boat they took was recovered months later,…
  • Aug 10

    Florida Slip-and-Fall Injury Claimant Seeks $15,000 in Damage

    Florida Slip-and-Fall Injury Claimant Seeks $15,000 in Damage
    A woman in Tarpon Springs has filed a personal injury lawsuit seeking at least $15,000 in damages for injuries suffered in an alleged slip-and-fall accident. The incident occurred in a Wal-Mart store, which has been no stranger to such…
  • Aug 8

    Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit Requires Showing Negligence by Preponderance of Evidence

    Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit Requires Showing Negligence by Preponderance of Evidence
    Florida is one of the worst places in the country to be a pedestrian. Data released earlier this year from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that of the 5,400 fatal pedestrian accidents nationally in 2015, there…
Rank this Week: 209

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Aug 11

    Ex-Investment Banker is Sentenced for Tribal Bond Fraud

    Ex-Investment Banker is Sentenced for Tribal Bond Fraud
    Jason Galanis, an ex-investment banker, who is already serving eleven years behind bars for stock rigging, has been sentenced to five years in prison for fraud involving a Native American tribal bond. He must forfeit over $43M and pay nearly…
  • Aug 9

    Madoff Ponzi Scam Caused Investors to Pull $363B in Investments, Reports Study

    Madoff Ponzi Scam Caused Investors to Pull $363B in Investments, Reports Study
    According to a new study recently published in The Review of Financial Studies, the Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scam not only bilked over 10,000 investors of billions of dollars, but it also caused many in the investing public to stop trusting the…
  • Aug 7

    Aurelius Capital Files Lawsuit Seeking To Have Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Case Dismissed

    Aurelius Capital Files Lawsuit Seeking To Have Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Case Dismissed
    In the United States District Court in San Juan, the hedge fund Aurelius Capital has filed a lawsuit seeking to have Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy case dismissed. Aurelius Capital is the holder of more than $470 million of Puerto Rico…
Rank this Week: 156

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 184

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 11

    Bisbing v. Bisbing Makes a Major Change in NJ Child Custody Laws Regarding Child Relocation

    Bisbing v. Bisbing Makes a Major Change in NJ Child Custody Laws Regarding Child Relocation
    In New Jersey, family law cases always provide courts the opportunity to create new law, particularly when it comes to child custody laws in NJ. One very recent case, Bisbing v. Bisbing, added an interpretation for what is necessary to…
  • Aug 5

    New Jersey Alimony Laws and the Case of Hersch v. Hersch

    New Jersey Alimony Laws and the Case of Hersch v. Hersch
    In a recently unreported case, Hersch v Hersch, the court once again was called upon to interpret New Jersey alimony laws. The parties had been married 15 years when they decided to divorce in 2010. They had two children of the marriage, who,…
  • Jul 29

    Jurisdiction and Child Custody Laws in NJ

    Jurisdiction and Child Custody Laws in NJ
    A recent case out of New Jersey gives a great overview of the myriad child custody laws in NJ, particularly concerning jurisdictional aspects. The case, BG v LH, concerns three children. The eldest son has mental health issues, but lives in…
Rank this Week: 168

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

Covers Hepatitis A news, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in San Diego – 312 Ill, 10 Deaths, 215 Hospitialization

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in San Diego – 312 Ill, 10 Deaths, 215 Hospitialization
    In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County, CA, the number of cases reported this year has climbed to 312, including 10 fatalities, according to latest... Continue Reading
  • Aug 10

    Vaccination in Alaska Eliminating Hepatitis A

    Vaccination in Alaska Eliminating Hepatitis A
    A comprehensive hepatitis A vaccination program established in Alaska in the 1990s, which became a requirement for school entry in 2001, has virtually wiped out the virus in the native... Continue Reading
  • Aug 3

    What you and your Family needs to know about Hepatitis A

    What you and your Family needs to know about Hepatitis A
    THE HEPATITIS A VIRUS Exposure to hepatitis A virus (“HAV”) can cause an acute infection of the liver that is typically mild and resolves on its own.[1] The symptoms and... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 202

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 225

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash
    Florida authorities said three teenagers – one 14-year-old and two 16-year-olds – stole a sport utility vehicle, sped away from officers and died in a fiery, violent crash early Sunday morning. The 4:30 a.m. crash happened in…
  • Aug 2

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach
    A suspected drug dealer was arrested while allegedly carrying 70 baggies of possible heroin, four grams of marijuana, six grams of cocaine, $4,000 in cash — and had kids ages 1, 2 and 5 in his back seat, according to police. The…
  • Jul 24

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft
    A former Polk County school principal was arrested Friday morning on allegations of fraud and theft. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has charged the 46-year-old former principal with 60 counts of dealing in stolen property, 16 counts…
Rank this Week: 215

Divorce Done Differently

Divorce Done Differently

Information and advice on dealing with divorce in a cordial and humane way. By the Family Law Center.

http://www.familylawcenter.us/index.php/blog
  • Aug 7

    Frequently asked questions about Child Custody or a Parenting Plan

    Frequently asked questions about Child Custody or a Parenting Plan
    FAQ’s about a parenting plan or child custody agreement:  Q: What is a parenting plan or child custody agreement? A: During a separation parents need to create a plan to decide how their children will be cared for going forward.…
  • Jul 28

    Work Change Marriage Breakdown

    Work Change Marriage Breakdown
    Anthony Scaramucci and his wife have filed for Divorce. Scaramucci is the new White House communication director. He has been prominent in the news over the last week since joining Trump’s White House. Scaramucci, 53, has been married…
  • Jun 28

    FATHER’S RIGHTS

    FATHER’S RIGHTS
    Father’s Rights – Throughout the years, fathers from all over the country have been fighting for equal rights within the Family Court System. The Fathers’ rights movement, resulted from the 1960s and 70s, during a time…
Rank this Week: 164

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    The Companies Amendment Bill, 2017: Proposed Changes to Section 185

    The Companies Amendment Bill, 2017: Proposed Changes to Section 185
    [Guest post by Amitabh Robin Singh, who is a corporate lawyer practising in Mumbai]With the Companies Amendment Bill, 2017 ("Amendment") being passed by the Lok Sabha and sent to the Rajya Sabha, it would be pertinent to discuss one of the…
  • Aug 6

    SEBI Requires Disclosure of Loan Default

    SEBI Requires Disclosure of Loan Default
    Over the last couple of years, there has been a steady regulatory move to create some connections between the banking system and the capital markets in order to address cases of loan defaults by companies, especially those listed on the stock…
  • Aug 3

    NCLT Order Admitting Essar Steel Insolvency

    NCLT Order Admitting Essar Steel Insolvency
    In one of the first high profile cases under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (the “Code”), the Ahmedabad Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLT”) yesterday issued its orderadmitting the insolvency…
Rank this Week: 214

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 169

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 157

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Aug 2

    Employee Handbooks – Should You Maintain One?

    Employee Handbooks – Should You Maintain One?
    The purpose of an employee handbook is to provide a company’s employees with the company’s policies and inform them of the rules that govern them throughout the stages of employment. The post Employee Handbooks – Should You…
  • Jul 12

    Properly Maintaining Personnel File

    Properly Maintaining Personnel File
    Since virtually all employment disputes relate in some way to what documents are kept in an employee’s personnel file, it is crucial that employers properly maintain employee personnel files. The post Properly Maintaining Personnel…
  • Jun 27

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement
    Employment laws require employers to post state, federal and locally mandated posters where visible to employees that inform them of their employment law rights. The post Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirements appeared first on General…
Rank this Week: 207