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Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • May 24

    Rhode Island Police Officer Dies in Unusual Wrong-Way Crash

    Rhode Island Police Officer Dies in Unusual Wrong-Way Crash
    Wrong-way crashes on highways are relatively rare, but are often fatal because of the increased force of two vehicles in a head-on crash and because such collisions are usually at a high rate of speed. Rhode Island State Police said a…
  • May 18

    5M Award for Family of Woman Hit and Killed by SMART Bu

    5M Award for Family of Woman Hit and Killed by SMART Bu
    In November 2014, Sally LaMay, 37, lost her life after she was hit in a marked crosswalk by a SMART (Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation) bus that was turning on a yellow flashing light. She left behind two teenaged…
  • May 16

    Jury Awards $1.3 Million In Hip Replacement Surgery Case

    Jury Awards $1.3 Million In Hip Replacement Surgery Case
    Failed hip replacement surgery can cause severe pain, serious injuries, physical impairment, mental anguish, and the need for additional surgery. A failed surgery, whether caused by medical negligence or a defective product, can deprive a…
Rank this Week: 579

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

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

    Underground Economy Targeted in Statewide Enforcement Effort

    Underground Economy Targeted in Statewide Enforcement Effort
    On May 19, a multi-agency team led by the California Department of Insurance conducted a statewide enforcement and outreach effort targeting those businesses that may operate in the underground economy. The multi-agency team visited dozens of…
  • May 23

    “I Quit” — Supreme Court Decides When Clock Starts on Constructive Discharge Claim

    “I Quit” — Supreme Court Decides When Clock Starts on Constructive Discharge Claim
    Today, the United States Supreme Court decided when the time limit begins to run for filing a federal employment discrimination claim for constructive discharge and resolved a split among the federal circuits. An employee who resigns in the…
  • May 20

    New Guidance on Employer Provided Leave and the ADA

    New Guidance on Employer Provided Leave and the ADA
    The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released a new resource document relating to the rights of employees with disabilities who are seeking leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with…
Rank this Week: 681

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • May 24

    Law-With-A-Capital-L

    Law-With-A-Capital-L
    Originally, I had titled this post, “Ignorantia legis persona.” Yeah, I know. It’s all Greek to you. But, actually, it’s Latin – and unless I screwed it up, it means “ignorance of the law person,” by…
  • May 17

    A Tale of Two (or More) World

    A Tale of Two (or More) World
    This morning, I’ve been reading Modern Scientific Evidence: The Law and Science of Expert Testimony, volume one.  And while parts of it have begun to intermingle with my own experiences in trying to convince courts that gang cops…
  • May 17

    Once Upon A Time

    Once Upon A Time
    Once upon a time, Americans actually believed in morality.  They didn’t just talk about it.  They believed in it. They fought for it.  Some even died for it. In those days, community pressure — even shunning people…
Rank this Week: 379

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents and injuries. By Leav & Steinberg, L.L.P.

http://www.newyorkaccidentlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 895

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    Think you know Miranda v. Arizona? 5/26 event may surprise you

    Think you know Miranda v. Arizona? 5/26 event may surprise you
    A luncheon seminar this Thursday, May 26, offers to tell “The Inside Story of Miranda v. Arizona.” Of course, the only way to discover how much you know (and don’t know) about the landmark case is to attend the event hosted…
  • May 23

    Lawyer roundtable to explore best strategies by practice area, size

    Lawyer roundtable to explore best strategies by practice area, size
    We routinely consider the modern challenges that face attorneys and their law practices. But those challenges vary considerably depending on your practice type, firm size, and client base. That is part of the strategy behind a roundtable…
  • May 20

    Follow the Chicken rarely good deposition advice, but @nytimes video gold

    Follow the Chicken rarely good deposition advice, but @nytimes video gold
    You know what’s funny? Civil litigation. Of course, litigation is rarely a barrel of monkeys. But on this Change of Venue Friday, take a moment to marvel at the wonders of a deposition. Part of the “Verbatim” series that…
Rank this Week: 724

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • May 24

    The James Earl Jones (or Barry White) Effect now applies to women too! 

    The James Earl Jones (or Barry White) Effect now applies to women too! 
    Almost five years ago, we wrote about research saying men with deep voices were more persuasive. Science has moved forward though and now, women can also be more persuasive when using a deeper voice. Some call it a “sultry voice”.…
  • May 20

    Female? React emotionally and you’ll be seen as less  intelligent

    Female? React emotionally and you’ll be seen as less  intelligent
    It’s tough to see the same old themes come up over and over again but—here we go again… Women who react emotionally are seen as less intelligent, but if they react in a “measured and manly way” they are thought…
  • May 16

    So how do law firm partners really feel about Black associates? 

    So how do law firm partners really feel about Black associates? 
    Here’s another sneaky way researchers try to figure out your real feelings rather than your politically correct and overtly verbalized feelings. This is research from Nextions showing bias still exists in the legal field and it’s…
Rank this Week: 750

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Church Bus Overturns in California Bus Accident

    Church Bus Overturns in California Bus Accident
    About 20 people were injured in a California bus accident Sunday traveling from the San Bernardino Mountains to Downey, CA, according to The Press Enterprise.  The bus was transporting people from a church retreat in the mountains. It…
  • Apr 10

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident
    Faulty Ignition Switch Accident Kills a 29 Year Old Georgia Woman   Brooke Melton was celebrating her 29th birthday when something went horribly wrong.  Brooke drove a Chevy Colbalt.  GM had issued a service report to GM…
  • Apr 10

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident

    Faulty Ignition Switch Causes Fatal Accident
    Faulty Ignition Switch Accident Kills a 29 Year Old Georgia Woman   Brooke Melton was celebrating her 29th birthday when something went horribly wrong.  Brooke drove a Chevy Colbalt.  GM had issued a service report to GM…
Rank this Week: 419

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 24

    The Divorce Diet: Male Nutrition Declines After Breakup

    The Divorce Diet: Male Nutrition Declines After Breakup
    Men already face numerous health risks, and those dangers are magnified following divorce. Divorce is inherently stressful, and that strain increases the rate of early mortality by up to 250 percent. When a marriage ends, it prompts wholesale…
  • May 23

    Who Can Claim The Kids On Taxes When Custody Is Shared?

    Who Can Claim The Kids On Taxes When Custody Is Shared?
    Question: How do you determine who can claim a child as a dependent when the parents get an equal number of overnights with the child? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and cannot give you legal advice, I can…
  • May 22

    How Difficult Is It To Obtain Sole Custody Of A Child?

    How Difficult Is It To Obtain Sole Custody Of A Child?
    Question: How difficult is it to obtain sole custody of a child? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and am unable to give you legal advice, I can give you some general observations on this issue based on the…
Rank this Week: 72

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • May 24

    EUPILLAR conference on Cross-Border Litigation Conference, London, 16-17 June

    EUPILLAR conference on Cross-Border Litigation Conference, London, 16-17 June
    The “Cross-Border Litigation in Europe” conference is organised by the Centre for Business Law and Practice, University of Leeds, and the Centre for Private International Law, the University of Aberdeen. The conference is…
  • May 24

    Avotinš v. Latvia: Presumption of Equivalent Protection not Rebutted

    Avotinš v. Latvia: Presumption of Equivalent Protection not Rebutted
    The much awaited decision Avotinš v. Latvia of the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR was finally delivered yesterday. The decision can be found here. A video of the delivery is also available. The European Court of Human Rights held by a…
  • May 20

    Full Movement beyond Control and the Law – Research Project – 2016 – 2021

    Full Movement beyond Control and the Law – Research Project – 2016 – 2021
    Prof. Jean-Sylvestre Bergé, of Lyon, is the leading researcher of the long-term, multidisciplinary and comparative (and certainly challenging!) project giving title to this post. A summary of the project, which…
Rank this Week: 29

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Symantic's Tactical Cyber Security…

    Symantic's Tactical Cyber Security Checklist: this is good advice and easy to do.
  • May 24

    Good News for Data Breach Defendants: a…

    Good News for Data Breach Defendants: a Pennsylvania appeals court has upheld a trial court's determination that the class action route is inappropriate for litigation regarding data breaches.  The claims are too individual, particularly…
  • May 23

    Often mentioned possibility comes to…

    Often mentioned possibility comes to fruition: Kansas Heart Hospital got hit by a ransomware attack last week and paid the ransom to get their data back.  The hackers returned for a second bite, but this time the hospital is not paying.…
Rank this Week: 889

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 24

    Planned Parenthood Sued Over Shooting, for Negligent Security

    Planned Parenthood Sued Over Shooting, for Negligent Security
    At first blush it seems outrageous: Sue Planned Parenthood after it had been attacked by a gunman in Colorado Springs? If you weren’t following the news last November 27th, Robert Dear, a 57 year old madman, opened fire in the parking…
  • May 23

    Uber Cars are Uber Dangerous (The high cost of cheap taxis)

    Uber Cars are Uber Dangerous (The high cost of cheap taxis)
    My dad told me a short story this winter, when three grandkids flew down to Florida to see him. When ready to go to the airport, he offered to call them a taxi. Not needed, they said, we’ll just Uber! The cars arrived quickly. They were…
  • May 18

    Joan Rivers and New York’s Dreadful Wrongful Death Law

    Joan Rivers and New York’s Dreadful Wrongful Death Law
    My Monday post regarding the settlement of the Joan Rivers wrongful death case was meant to be a two-parter. Part one to laud the lawyers and part two to write about the injustices of our current (and ancient) wrongful death…
Rank this Week: 290

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Spadea, Lanard, & Lignana Blogs

Covers business and franchise law.

http://www.spadealaw.com/blog
  • May 24

    49th Annual International Franchise Association Legal Symposium

    49th Annual International Franchise Association Legal Symposium
    Will Jameson of Spadea Lignana Shares His Experience Franchise lawyers, CEOs, small business owners and more gathered in Washington DC from May 15-17, 2016 for the IFA's 49th Annual Legal Symposium. This year’s program provided value…
  • May 5

    Tom Spadea Speaking at Craft Brewers Conference

    Tom Spadea Speaking at Craft Brewers Conference
    FREE THE BEER!: AN EXPLORATION OF THE RELEVANCE, NECESSITY, AND LEGALITY OF MODERN BEER FRANCHISE LAW The sale and distribution of beer is regulated by franchise laws that govern and restrict the relationship of brewers and their wholesalers.…
  • Apr 13

    Tom Spadea Speaks at the Jersey Mike's National Conference

    Tom Spadea Speaks at the Jersey Mike's National Conference
    April 10, 2016 - Orlando Florida Tom Spadea presented a session on "Top Lease Clause Negotiations" to over 200 Jersey Mike's franchisees attending the National Franchise Conference held in Orlando Florida. The entire conference, held from…
Rank this Week: 901

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • May 24

    Levine Law Launches New PaperStreet Website

    Levine Law Launches New PaperStreet Website
    Levine Law launched a new Custom PaperStreet website in May 2016. Categories: Site Launches The post Levine Law Launches New PaperStreet Website appeared first on PaperStreet
  • May 19

    Roberts & Roberts Launches New PaperStreet Website

    Roberts & Roberts Launches New PaperStreet Website
    Roberts & Roberts launched a new PaperStreet website in May 2016. Categories: Site Launches The post Roberts & Roberts Launches New PaperStreet Website appeared first on PaperStreet
  • May 19

    Thorn Law Group Launches New PaperStreet Website

    Thorn Law Group Launches New PaperStreet Website
    Thorn Law Group launched a new PaperStreet website in May 2016. Categories: Site Launches The post Thorn Law Group Launches New PaperStreet Website appeared first on PaperStreet
Rank this Week: 844

Truman Law Firm Blog

Truman Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injuries and accident reports.

http://trumanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 24

    4 Safety Tips for Elderly Drivers in Nevada – Advice from a Las Vegas Accident Attorney

    4 Safety Tips for Elderly Drivers in Nevada – Advice from a Las Vegas Accident Attorney
    Nobody goes through the aging process unscathed. Physical and mental decline are natural as people grow old, and they can affect a person’s ability to drive safely. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day…
  • May 17

    5 Tips to Help Drivers Avoid Rear-End Collisions – Advice from a Utah Accident Attorney

    5 Tips to Help Drivers Avoid Rear-End Collisions – Advice from a Utah Accident Attorney
    In less than a second, a rear-end accident can cause severe property damage and devastating injuries. Several factors can contribute to these crashes, but driver error almost always plays a role. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic…
  • May 16

    Utah Accident Attorney Offers 5 Tips for Safer Spring Driving

    Utah Accident Attorney Offers 5 Tips for Safer Spring Driving
    The snows in Utah are finally thawing, but spring comes with its own dangers, as the Road Weather Management Program explains. Fortunately, you may be able to avoid accidents and injuries by following these tips for safer spring driving:…
Rank this Week: 840

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
  • May 24

    SEC Issues Investor Bulletin on Performance Claims in Advertising

    SEC Issues Investor Bulletin on Performance Claims in Advertising
    The Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy recently released an investor bulletin educating investors on investment performance claims in investment adviser advertising and pointing out…
  • May 20

    SEC Fines, Suspends Accounting Firm Over Deficient Audit

    SEC Fines, Suspends Accounting Firm Over Deficient Audit
    Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) brought and simultaneously settled administrative proceedings against accounting firm Santos, Postal & Co. P.C. (“SPC”) and one of its accountants, finding…
  • May 13

    New Registration Requirements for Developers & Supervisors of Algorithmic Trading Strategie

    New Registration Requirements for Developers & Supervisors of Algorithmic Trading Strategie
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently approved a proposed Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) rule change which will require associated persons responsible for the design, development,…
Rank this Week: 632

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    Who Gets the Dog?

    Who Gets the Dog?
    Divorce can become even more stressful when pets are involved and both parties are attached. While many people feel as though their pets are part of the family, the law doesn’t see it that way. In a divorce, a dispute over a pet is not…
  • May 23

    Questions to ask your partner before you get married

    Questions to ask your partner before you get married
    Getting engaged is an extremely happy time for any couple.  The act of showing off the ring (and for millennials posting hundreds of pictures of the ring to various social media accounts) fills a bride-to-be with an amazing sense of…
  • May 19

    I Don’t: What happens to the engagement ring when the engagement is broken off?

    I Don’t: What happens to the engagement ring when the engagement is broken off?
    “Will you marry me?” Once that special question is popped, generally it is followed up with that beautiful, but expensive diamond ring placed on her finger. So what happens to the ring when the wedding doesn’t happen?…
Rank this Week: 513

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 319

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Features case law, legislative enactments and news about New Jersey divorce and matrimonial developments. By Charles C. Abut.

http://www.njdivorceblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 485

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 238

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Cantrell on Love, Anger, and Lawyering

    Cantrell on Love, Anger, and Lawyering
    Deborah Cantrell, University of Colorado Law School, is publishing Love, Anger and Lawyering in the Richmond Journal of Law and Public Interest. Here is the abstract. This essay explores how mindfulness practices helped one lawyer, now legal…
  • May 23

    Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars: Call For Submission

    Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars: Call For Submission
    From Serena Mayeri, University of Pennsylvania Law, a call for submissions:Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars (American Society for Legal History)Named after the late Kathryn T. Preyer, a distinguished historian of the law of early America known for…
  • May 23

    In Tandem: The Law and Cycling

    In Tandem: The Law and Cycling
    Gabrielle J. Appleby, University of New South Wales, and Adam Webster, University of Adelaide, School of Law, have published Cycling and the Law at 39 UNSW Law Journal 129 (2016). Here is the abstract. There is a strong connection between…
Rank this Week: 420

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

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

    Keith Daubenspeck Sanctioned by the SEC

    Keith Daubenspeck Sanctioned by the SEC
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that former Indiana-based American Trust Investment Services broker Keith Daubenspeck is currently not licensed to act as a…
  • May 24

    Coleman Devlin Received Regulatory Sanction

    Coleman Devlin Received Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that Maryland-based Stifel Nicolaus broker/adviser Coleman Devlin has been the subject of customer complaints. The securities…
  • May 23

    Broker Spotlight: Daniel Pacheco (LPL Financial)

    Broker Spotlight: Daniel Pacheco (LPL Financial)
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that former Florida-based LPL Financial broker Daniel Pacheco is currently not licensed to act as a broker or an investment…
Rank this Week: 167

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

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

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • May 24

    Alternative Investment Strategy for All

    Alternative Investment Strategy for All
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Today’s market environment demands a system of asset allocation that reaches beyond traditional stock and bond portfolios. The new-age investor seeks alternative investments in order…
  • May 23

    New Hampshire Investment Adviser Fined and Barred from Association with Securities Industry

    New Hampshire Investment Adviser Fined and Barred from Association with Securities Industry
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:After discovering that David F. Brochu had been permanently barred from any securities industry dealings in the state of New Hampshire, the SEC barred Brochu from an association with any…
  • May 18

    Selling Away (From the Firm) Leads Advisor to Stiff Penaltie

    Selling Away (From the Firm) Leads Advisor to Stiff Penaltie
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has continued to enforce advisor violations with strict measures. An advisor from Darien, Connecticut has found himself on the wrong side…
Rank this Week: 54

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • May 24

    Justin Wine Sanctioned by FINRA

    Justin Wine Sanctioned by FINRA
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that New Jersey-based BCG Securities broker/adviser Justin Wine has been sanctioned by FINRA. The securities and investment…
  • May 24

    Rick Frueh Is Not a Licensed Broker or Adviser

    Rick Frueh Is Not a Licensed Broker or Adviser
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that former Florida-based IFS Securities broker Rick Frueh is currently not licensed to act as a broker or an investment…
  • May 23

    Gregory Van Winkle Terminated from Securities Firm

    Gregory Van Winkle Terminated from Securities Firm
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 20, 2016 indicate that Indiana-based IFS broker Gregory Van Winkle has been the subject of more than two dozen customer complaints. The…
Rank this Week: 137

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • May 24

    Month in Review, March, 2016: Part 2, Two tales of two countrie

    Month in Review, March, 2016: Part 2, Two tales of two countrie
    By: David A. Smith  [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   As we saw in yesterday’s Part 1, in complex systems like cities, government, and housing, success looks easy only after the fact, and invites tinkering with the…
  • May 23

    Month in Review, March, 2016: Part 1, Two tales of two citie

    Month in Review, March, 2016: Part 1, Two tales of two citie
    By: David A. Smith Before human beings had nations, cities were the dominant political unit, and it was through cities that momentous change came to the world – so we say Athens and think philosophy, Rome and empire, Florence and the…
  • May 20

    Are greatly exaggerated

    Are greatly exaggerated
    By: David A. Smith   It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. A – Mark Twain   Can‘t be a Genie without a turban, can you?   Explaining the…
Rank this Week: 626

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 997

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • May 24

    The First Role of Many Actors: Waiter

    The First Role of Many Actors: Waiter
    The New York Times published an article featuring actors whose first job in New York City was as a server in a restaurant. The article pointed out that the skills required for service work can be applied to a career on stage. One actress…
  • May 23

    Popular French Restaurant in Meat Packing District Sued For Wage Theft

    Popular French Restaurant in Meat Packing District Sued For Wage Theft
    Servers who worked at Bagatelle, a French bistro in Manhattan’s Meat Packing District known for its outlandish brunches, have sued for wage violations. The workers’ lawsuit alleges that the restaurant paid its servers at a…
  • May 19

    McDonalds to Pay New York Workers $1.5 Million for Uniform Maintenance Violation

    McDonalds to Pay New York Workers $1.5 Million for Uniform Maintenance Violation
    McDonalds will pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit claiming that its restaurants failed to pay workers uniform maintenance pay and did not compensate them for time spent cleaning and pressing their uniforms. The lawsuit, filed in New York…
Rank this Week: 926

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • May 24

    The Federal Government Must Stop Catholic Hospitals From Harming More Women

    The Federal Government Must Stop Catholic Hospitals From Harming More Women
    We are filing a federal FOIA lawsuit to obtain patient complaints against Catholic hospitals. Unfortunately, it’s increasingly a common story. A woman who is expecting a baby rushes to the hospital knowing that something is going…
  • May 20

    Who Should Control Your Genetic Information — You or Corporate Laboratories?

    Who Should Control Your Genetic Information — You or Corporate Laboratories?
    Myriad Genetics denied its customers access to their full genetic record in violation of federal law. Should patients have the same right to access their genetic information from a laboratory as they would a copy of their MRI, X-rays, or…
  • May 20

    Transphobia Hurts Us All, Especially Trans Women

    Transphobia Hurts Us All, Especially Trans Women
    When fear and hatred reign, antitrans discrimination has a way of becoming indiscriminate. Like any good attorney, I enjoy winning and being right. However, as a transgender attorney watching the fallout from antitransgender legislation…
Rank this Week: 151

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

Updates, events, and useful tips surrounding family law issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 24

    The Defined Benefit Pension Crisis Is Here And Very Real

    The Defined Benefit Pension Crisis Is Here And Very Real
    This is not a major news story for most Americans, but if you participate in a defined benefit retirement plan, one where you are due to receive regular payments of a fixed amount monthly when you reach retirement; pay heed: Bad things are…
  • May 6

    The Guidelines are Coming!

    The Guidelines are Coming!
    For those of you who practice in this area or are “regulars” in the child support system, you know that every four years, the statewide child support guidelines are due for an update. The purpose is to try to keep pace with the…
  • May 3

    Disclosure Lives In The World Of Prenuptials: Or Does It?

    Disclosure Lives In The World Of Prenuptials: Or Does It?
    To some readers, the title of this blog may seem yesterday’s news. Drilled into our collective heads since Simeone v. Simeone (581 A.2d 162) was decided in 1990 is the mantra that “For any prenuptial to be valid there must be a…
Rank this Week: 912

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • May 24

    Feds Drop Charges After Video Shows Police Officers Lied

    Feds Drop Charges After Video Shows Police Officers Lied
    The San Francisco Examiner recently published the following story which shows just how important it is that police officers be required to wear body cameras. About a dozen men stood around a craps game on the corner of… The post Feds…
  • May 12

    Officers Charged in San Francisco Beating Caught on Tape

    Officers Charged in San Francisco Beating Caught on Tape
    Earlier this week, CNN reported the following story about two San Francisco deputies who have been charged criminally for beating a suspect. That beating was caught on tape. Prosecutors in San Francisco have obtained a felony arrest…
  • May 6

    Traffic Stop | How Long Can the Police Hold You?

    Traffic Stop | How Long Can the Police Hold You?
    During a West Palm Beach traffic stop you may stopped for what seems like a long time to you. The West Palm Beach Police or Sheriff’s office may require that you remain stopped for certain periods of… The post Traffic Stop |…
Rank this Week: 908

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • May 24

    Mid-Tier Law Firms Took a Hit in 2015

    Mid-Tier Law Firms Took a Hit in 2015
    If 2015 was a slow year for top 100 U.S. law firms, it was an even worse year for the next level down. On Monday, the American Lawyer issued its annual financial ranking of the largest 101-200 U.S The post Mid-Tier Law Firms Took a Hit in…
  • May 23

    The Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership Debate Is Officially Closed, For Now

    The Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership Debate Is Officially Closed, For Now
    There was no funeral, but the prospect that the American Bar Association would consider non-lawyer ownership of firms at its annual meeting this summer has quietly died. The ABA’s House of Delegates needed to…
  • May 20

    Text Messages May Form a Binding Contract

    Text Messages May Form a Binding Contract
    Last month, in St. John’s Holdings, LLC v. Two Electronics, LLC (No The post Text Messages May Form a Binding Contract appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
Rank this Week: 122

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • May 24

    A Texas Court Enforces an 18-month, 50-mile non-compete against a Texas Veterinarian

    A Texas Court Enforces an 18-month, 50-mile non-compete against a Texas Veterinarian
    The Fort Worth Court of Appeals recently upheld an injunction enforcing an 18-month, 50-mile non-compete against a veterinarian, who accepted a job with a competing veterinary clinic within the 50-mile radius of her former employer. In…
  • May 18

    Breaking News: Millions of Employees Will Be Entitled to Overtime Pay Starting This December

    Breaking News: Millions of Employees Will Be Entitled to Overtime Pay Starting This December
    Under a new rule announced by the White House yesterday, anybody making a salary of less than $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week. The current threshold is $23,660 (or…
  • May 11

    Breaking News: President Obama Signs Trade Secrets Bill Into Law

    Breaking News: President Obama Signs Trade Secrets Bill Into Law
    Today, President Obama signed into law S. 1890, which will allow companies to sue entities in federal court over allegations of trade secrets theft. Previously, the Senate passed the bill 87-0 on April 4, and the House cleared it…
Rank this Week: 514

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 24

    New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov

    New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov
    Last year’s most viewed new post on In Custodia Legis was Legislation Email Alerts on Congress.gov.  The email alerts are an excellent addition to the system that allow you to track a specific piece of legislation, what a…
  • May 23

    On The Shelf: Books in Non-Native Language

    On The Shelf: Books in Non-Native Language
    Josh Darland, an assistant project manager in the Law Library, brought me this book on Minnesota law, written in Danish and published in the United States in 1896.  He thought it would make a good post for our On the Shelf series because…
  • May 20

    The Consilia of Alessandro Nievo: On Jews and Usury in 15th Century Italy

    The Consilia of Alessandro Nievo: On Jews and Usury in 15th Century Italy
    In anticipation of the Library’s upcoming program, “La Città degli Ebrei/The City of the Jews: Segregated Space and the Admission of Strangers in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice,” – a conference held in…
Rank this Week: 241

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 299

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 24

    Contract Glossary of Terms: UCC and Statute of Fraud

    Contract Glossary of Terms: UCC and Statute of Fraud
    This is a series of posts about contract terms to help you understand your business better. To see the previous post in this series, click this link: Post 1, Post 2, Post 3.  Post 4. Contract Glossary of Terms: UCC and Statute of…
  • May 19

    Theranos Investigation and Misrepresentation

    Theranos Investigation and Misrepresentation
    A recent investigation of the Silicon Valley “sweetheart” Theranos looks into what representations its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, made to investors and whether they amount to misrepresentation. This headliner gives us…
  • May 17

    How to Avoid Litigation

    How to Avoid Litigation
    May is Litigation Avoidance Month here at Boyer Law Firm Make the decision to get a legal check-up and avoid the long, drawn out, unnecessary expense of going to court. A legal check-up can help you see if your contracts are in danger of…
Rank this Week: 817

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • May 24

    The ARB Potentially Broadens Protected Activity Under Sarbanes-Oxley

    The ARB Potentially Broadens Protected Activity Under Sarbanes-Oxley
    Just when employers thought that the anti-retaliation provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), 15 U.S.C. § 1514A, already covered a broad range of protected conduct, the Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board…
  • May 23

    The DOL Issues Broader Fiduciary Adviser Definition: What Does it Mean for You?

    The DOL Issues Broader Fiduciary Adviser Definition: What Does it Mean for You?
    Since the enactment of ERISA in 1974, there has been a dramatic shift in the retirement savings marketplace from employer-sponsored defined benefit plans to participant-directed 401(k) plans, coupled with the widespread growth of Individual…
  • May 20

    U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Boosting Minimum Salary for Overtime Exemption

    U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule Boosting Minimum Salary for Overtime Exemption
    On May 18, 2016, President Obama and U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announced the issuance of the Final Rule updating the salary requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime exemptions.  The increase in…
Rank this Week: 729

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 260

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Insurance Agent Responsibility

    Insurance Agent Responsibility
    As any insurance lawyer working in Grand Prairie can tell you, the insurance can be held liable for improper action or inaction. This is illustrated in the 1998, Texas Supreme Court case styled, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company v. Garrison…
  • May 22

    Use Of An Automobile

    Use Of An Automobile
    Dallas insurance lawyers understand that a key to being able to help a client is understanding how courts interpret insurance policies. A 14th Court of Appeals opinion gives some insight. The style of the case is, Farmers Insurance Exchange…
  • May 21

    Life Insurance - Beware

    Life Insurance - Beware
    Most attorneys who consider themselves very busy life insurance lawyers can tell you all kinds of war stories about the things life insurance companies and their agents do that is illegal and improper. 60 Minutes ran a story titled…
Rank this Week: 220

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • May 24

    CASL (Anti-Spam Law) Issues That Can Arise in Canadian Contest

    CASL (Anti-Spam Law) Issues That Can Arise in Canadian Contest
    May 24, 2016 Promotional contests in Canada are largely governed by the federal Competition Act, Criminal Code and contract law. Other laws can also apply depending on the type of contest, including privacy, anti-spam and intellectual…
  • May 13

    Landmark TREB Abuse of Dominance Case May Open the Door for New Real Estate Models in Toronto

    Landmark TREB Abuse of Dominance Case May Open the Door for New Real Estate Models in Toronto
    Excerpt from Featured Update Practical Law Canada Competition May 13, 2016 On May 10, 2016, the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) released its full reasons in the landmark Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) abuse of dominance case (The…
  • May 7

    Parkland and Tervita: A Tale of Two Wealth Transfers in Canadian Merger Review

    Parkland and Tervita: A Tale of Two Wealth Transfers in Canadian Merger Review
    Guest post by Richard Elliott Member of the Ontario and New York bars Canada’s Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) and Parkland Fuel Corporation (Parkland) recently settled their outstanding merger proceedings before the…
Rank this Week: 974

Intellectual Property, Business,…

Intellectual Property, Business, and Bankruptcy Blog

By Assouline & Berlowe.

http://assoulineberlowe.wordpress.com/
  • May 24

    Significant Changes to Overtime Regulations!

    Significant Changes to Overtime Regulations!
    Just this week, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its much-anticipated final changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new guidelines will go into effect on December 1, 2016, so now is the time…
  • May 18

    Protect Your Tech: Florida Bar CLE Edition

    Protect Your Tech: Florida Bar CLE Edition
      Earlier this month, I had the distinct pleasure to present at the Florida Bar Basic Technology CLE about how businesses, and their lawyers, can protect technology using Intellectual Property.  This was the first time a…
  • Apr 15

    PANAMA PAPERS – Subpoena Issued to Mossack Fonseca Regarding Daddy Yankee Asset

    PANAMA PAPERS – Subpoena Issued to Mossack Fonseca Regarding Daddy Yankee Asset
    Miami Attorneys Issued a Subpoena to Mossack Fonseca, of the Panama Papers, regarding Daddy Yankee Assets 4/12/16- Eric Assouline, Daniel Vielleville, and Peter Berlowe, with ASSOULINE & BERLOWE, P.A., Miami – Picture from Daily…
Rank this Week: 969

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • May 24

    Update: Effective Dates, Reconsideration/Appeal Deadlines Set in Lifeline Overhaul

    Update: Effective Dates, Reconsideration/Appeal Deadlines Set in Lifeline Overhaul
    Just last week we reported on the FCC’s overhaul of the Lifeline program. The Commission’s sweeping decision has now been published in the Federal Register. As frequent visitors here know, that publication does a couple of things.…
  • May 23

    Major Changes in the Works on the Business Data Services (a/k/a Special Access Services) Front

    Major Changes in the Works on the Business Data Services (a/k/a Special Access Services) Front
    Investigation of BDS tariff provisions, further data analysis lead to new standards and a proposed new regulatory regime The market for special access service – also known by some (including the FCC) as “business data…
  • May 21

    And the NSMA Fellow Award Goes To …

    And the NSMA Fellow Award Goes To …
    FHH lawyer and CommLawBlog contributor Mitchell Lazarus recognized The National Spectrum Management Association (NSMA) is an organization of “like minded individuals who take spectrum and regulatory issues very seriously.” Many of…
Rank this Week: 737

Carter Law Firm Blog

Carter Law Firm Blog

Covers intellectual property and social media. By Ruth Carter.

http://carterlawaz.com/blog/
  • May 24

    The Paisley Dress and the FTC: A Cautionary Tale

    The Paisley Dress and the FTC: A Cautionary Tale
    If you want a story of what not to do when it comes to working with influencers and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), look to Lord & Taylor. To promote their new clothing line collection, Design Lab, Lord & Taylor sought out…
  • May 19

    Copyright Protection – Ideas vs Expression

    Copyright Protection – Ideas vs Expression
    A common mistake among professional creatives and amateur is understanding the scope of copyright protection, In the U.S., when you have a copyright, you have protection for your original expression, not the ideas contained within your work.…
  • May 16

    Planning for the Digital Afterlife

    Planning for the Digital Afterlife
    Your accounts on websites and social media platforms, website domains, and all the content you post are your property, and therefore part of your estate.  When you pass away, your estate plan determines who will inherit your possession,…
Rank this Week: 181

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/
  • May 24

    “Gray Divorce” – Concerns for Divorcing Couples Over Fifty

    “Gray Divorce” – Concerns for Divorcing Couples Over Fifty
    Due to modern medicine and a societal focus on healthier lifestyles, people are living longer than ever before. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, the average life…
  • May 5

    Pendente Lite Orders in Virginia Divorce

    Pendente Lite Orders in Virginia Divorce
    Divorce can be a lengthy process in Virginia. In no-fault cases, Virginia law requires parties to be separated for at least twelve months, or for at least six months with a separation agreement and no minor children, prior to even filing…
  • May 3

    Treatment of College Savings Accounts in Virginia Divorce

    Treatment of College Savings Accounts in Virginia Divorce
    With the rising costs of college education, many families are establishing college savings accounts for their children. While this is certainly a good and well-thought out plan for the future, it is unlikely that parents ever consider this…
Rank this Week: 52

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Cases --- May 15th through 21st

    Cases --- May 15th through 21st
    Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful Termination*Kuri v. Matrix Center (10th Cir., May 18, 2016) (affirming dismissal of Kuri's wrongful termination claim (for termination as a result of alleged methadone theft) for lack of federal…
  • May 21

    Cases --- May 8th through 14th

    Cases --- May 8th through 14th
    Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful Termination*Winger v. Meade District Hospital (10th Cir., May 12, 2016) (affirming summary judgment in favor of the hospital on Winger's liberty interest claim, but reversing as to Winger's…
  • May 20

    Cases --- May 1st through 7th

    Cases --- May 1st through 7th
    No Employment-Related Case
Rank this Week: 698

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

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

    More Sunflower Kernels Recalled

    More Sunflower Kernels Recalled
    FIRST SOURCE of Tonawanda, NY, is recalling the following items because they have the potential to be contaminated with  Listeria monocytogenes: 15 LBS Alpine Valley Fitness Mix with lot code BD 161021 15 LBS Alpine Valley Yogurt…
  • May 23

    Organic Pastures Dairy Recalls Raw Milk Due to Salmonella

    Organic Pastures Dairy Recalls Raw Milk Due to Salmonella
    Raw milk and cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County with a code date of June 1, 2016 is the subject of a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones.  The…
  • May 21

    Watch the Internet for Salmonella Tainted Garden of Life RAW Meal

    Watch the Internet for Salmonella Tainted Garden of Life RAW Meal
    According to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Salmonella has been confirmed in one person in Wisconsin likely associated with recalled Garden of Life RAW Meal. DATCP is collaborating with…
Rank this Week: 65

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Interim Dividends - Is the Confusion Clearing?

    Interim Dividends - Is the Confusion Clearing?
    [The following guest post is contributed by Siddharth Rajaand Neeraj Vyas, who are Founding Partner and Associate respectively of Samvad Partners. Views are personal, and comments are welcome]The concept of 'interim dividend' was only…
  • May 23

    The Need for a Dividend Disclosure Policy

    The Need for a Dividend Disclosure Policy
    [The following guest post is contributed by Soham Roy & Akhil Nene, who are 5thyear students at the National Law University Odisha]In a recent Board meeting, SEBI provided an in-principle nod to mandating the top 500 listed companies in…
  • May 17

    Filling in the Gaps in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code - Cross Border Insolvency

    Filling in the Gaps in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code - Cross Border Insolvency
    [The following post is contributed by Aparna Ravi, who is a Bangalore-based lawyer and was a member of the Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee. The views expressed here are personal.]One issue that is conspicuous by its absence in the Insolvency…
Rank this Week: 982