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Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jun 27

    Federal Court Strikes HB 1523 – Mississippi Preserves its Reputation for Bigotry

    Federal Court Strikes HB 1523 – Mississippi Preserves its Reputation for Bigotry
    On Monday U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves struck the central ‘feature’ of HB 1523, ruling that county clerks must issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. Here is Larrison Campbell’s article on Mississippi…
  • Jun 22

    June Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    June Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the June 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $31,095,000 verdict- Rankin County car wreck case (5/17/16); $6,228,000 verdict- Harrison County eminent domain case (5/20/16); $100,000 settlement- Lafayette County…
  • Jun 21

    Is Trump in it to Win it?

    Is Trump in it to Win it?
    This morning Electoral Vote.com mentioned a question that has been on my mind for a few days: is Donald Trump trying to lose? Let’s look at some of Trump’s bizarre moves lately: calling Bernie Sanders crazy as a bedbug; calling…
Rank this Week: 106

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Jun 27

    Warning! Copyright Infringement Case Dismissed Due to Choice of Law Provision

    Warning! Copyright Infringement Case Dismissed Due to Choice of Law Provision
    Metal Bulletin, an English corporation, sued Scepter, Inc., a company subscribing to its services that, contrary to subscription terms and conditions, purchased an individual Metal Bulletin subscription for use by their employees. Metal…
  • Jun 27

    Italian Consumer Group Wants Investigation Into Christo Artwork

    Italian Consumer Group Wants Investigation Into Christo Artwork
    Jean Claude and Christo’s latest massive public art installation, The Floating Piers, transforms lake Iseo in Italy with 100,000 square meters of yellow fabric over 220,000 polyethylene cubes that ripple with the water…
  • Jun 24

    Art World Responds to Brexit

    Art World Responds to Brexit
    I’m quoted in this Artnet article. In a decision that’s left Europe in a frenzied aftermath, artists, curators, gallery and museum employees, art law experts, and others in the art world find themselves anticipating…
Rank this Week: 413

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 27

    Congressional Censure and “ No Confidence” Votes Regarding Public Official

    Congressional Censure and “ No Confidence” Votes Regarding Public Official
    Congressional Censure and “No Confidence” Votes Regarding Public Officials. Jack Maskell, Legislative Attorney; Richard S. Beth, Specialist on the Congress and Legislative Process. June 23, 2016. “The House and the Senate…
  • Jun 27

    Subsidiarity in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

    Subsidiarity in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security
    Kanetake, Machiko, Subsidiarity in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security (2016). Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 79, No. 2, 2016. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2800809 “This article analyzes…
  • Jun 27

    The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congre

    The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congre
    The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress. R. Sam Garrett, Specialist in American National Government. June 23, 2016. “Major changes have occurred in campaign finance policy since 2002, when…
Rank this Week: 24

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Brexit implications, First Time for Everything, EPA hits Brewery hard.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Brexit implications, First Time for Everything, EPA hits Brewery hard.
    Well it’s Monday already, and the United Kingdom really is leaving the European Union. A few law blogs take a deep dive into the potential problems Brexit will have on intellectual property in Europe. Keep Calm and IP On: Planning…
  • Jun 24

    Drug & Device; Gaming Law: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Drug & Device; Gaming Law: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    And so ends a flurry of a week in the legal news world. Between SCOTUS, elections, and Brexit-ing it’s really been a whirlwind of a week for blawggers. But before you head into a weekend of pride, fun, and relaxation, …
  • Jun 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Olympic Brands, FLSA Rules, and a whole lotta Brexit

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Olympic Brands, FLSA Rules, and a whole lotta Brexit
    Well hot dog, we got ourselves a Brexit! There’s plenty of news coming down the pipeline on what that means both for various industries and everyone else. Our own Christopher Rachal has put together a little video about the implications…
Rank this Week: 16

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
  • Jun 27

    I’m Presenting at Podcast Movement 2016

    I’m Presenting at Podcast Movement 2016
    I’m coming to Chicago for Podcast Movement Just a quick announcement that I’ll be speaking at the Podcast Movement conference in Chicago next week. Q & A session on legal and business issues for podcasters. As I predicted a…
  • May 27

    Location Releases – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered

    Location Releases – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered
    AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: http://firemark.com George writes in with a question about location releases and permissions. I’m Gordon Firemark and this is asked and answered where entertainment law questions so you can take your career and…
  • May 20

    Using Film Clips in Movie Reviews – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered SaveApply change

    Using Film Clips in Movie Reviews – Entertainment Law Asked & Answered SaveApply change
    AUDIO: TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com Brief Explanation of Fair Use YouTube’s Strike Policy   Tim wrote in with a question about his movie reviews channel on YouTube. I’m Entertainment Lawyer Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked…
Rank this Week: 620

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jun 27

    Will a “No Trespassing” Sign Protect a Roommate from a Search Warrant?

    Will a “No Trespassing” Sign Protect a Roommate from a Search Warrant?
    When someone living in a shared home is served with a search warrant for their residence, another roommate may have their private room explored as well, even if a “No Trespassing” sign is posted. State v. Boyles When law…
  • Jun 22

    Lesser Included Offense – Plea Bargain Option or Backup Charge to Ensure a Conviction

    Lesser Included Offense – Plea Bargain Option or Backup Charge to Ensure a Conviction
    When someone is charged with a crime such as a felony, that charge is often accompanied by a lesser included offense of that greater crime. Lesser included offense A lesser included offense is a crime wherein the elements, or specific aspects…
  • Jun 16

    Popular Online Dating App Bans Use by Teenager

    Popular Online Dating App Bans Use by Teenager
    A popular online dating app has recently changed its policy and is banning all teenagers access to their services. The danger of online dating for teens For the last three years Tinder has let adults and teenagers alike create and utilize…
Rank this Week: 574

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Nurse named beneficiary by elderly patient stands to inherit a million dollar

    Nurse named beneficiary by elderly patient stands to inherit a million dollar
    When a frail, elderly person changes his or her will to leave everything to his or her latest caregiver, it is usually problematic. This is because the situation involves so many factors that are suspicious, such as leaving out family or…
  • Jun 16

    Can the executor hire himself to do renovations on estate property?

    Can the executor hire himself to do renovations on estate property?
    Is it okay if the executor of the estate hires himself to do renovations on the estate property? A reader recently asked me about this. Read on to see his question and my comments. "I am the Executor of my Fathers estate. There are four…
  • Jun 15

    New survey shows 74% of Canadians don't have an up-to-date will

    New survey shows 74% of Canadians don't have an up-to-date will
    Recently I was contacted by the folks over at www.legalwills.ca to let me know about the results of a survey they had conducted. Their results are, in fact, really interesting. They report that 74% of Canadians don't have up-to-date wills.…
Rank this Week: 919

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jun 27

    Russian Trade Sanctions-Related Securities Lawsuit Dismissed

    Russian Trade Sanctions-Related Securities Lawsuit Dismissed
    In a prior post, I noted that among the implications of the international trade sanctions is the possibility that companies affected by sanctions could face D&O claims. Among the risks the sanctions program presents is the possibility…
  • Jun 26

    What Does the Brexit Vote Mean for the Insurance Industry?

    What Does the Brexit Vote Mean for the Insurance Industry?
    The historic June 23, 2016 vote by a majority of voters for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union has dominated the headlines and roiled financial markets around the world – and for good reason. The U.K.’s withdrawal from…
  • Jun 23

    Guest Post: Deeper Trends in Securities Class Actions 2006-2015

    Guest Post: Deeper Trends in Securities Class Actions 2006-2015
    There have been a number of important developments in class action securities litigation case filings in the recent years. In the following guest post, Michael Klausner, Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, and Jason Hegland, Executive…
Rank this Week: 330

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Long Beach Motorcycle Accident
    Arturo Zamarripa, 33, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Long Beach involving a vehicle that was making a left turn. According to a City News Service report, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 22, 2016 at the intersection of…
  • Jun 27

    Hit-and-Run Driver Sought in Fatal Bicycle Accident

    Hit-and-Run Driver Sought in Fatal Bicycle Accident
    A 58-year-old man was killed in a Los Angeles bicycle accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to an NBC4 news report, the incident occurred the night of June 21, 2016 in the 100 block of North Crescent Heights…
  • Jun 23

    Motorcyclist Killed in Laguna Niguel Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in Laguna Niguel Crash
    Victor Webb, 23, was killed in a Laguna Niguel motorcycle accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred the night of June 20, 2016 at the intersection of Alicia Parkway and Niguel Road.…
Rank this Week: 18

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Estate Planning, Charitable Pledges, and Community Property

    Estate Planning, Charitable Pledges, and Community Property
    Many people pledge money to charity as part of their estate planning. In California, charitable pledges are generally not enforceable in court unless the donor receives some consideration, thereby creating a binding contract. For example, if…
  • Jun 26

    Should My Estate Plan Be Digital?

    Should My Estate Plan Be Digital?
    For many of us the “paperless office” is a reality. Our personal and professional lives reside online through our laptops, smart phones, and cloud storage. But what does this mean for our estate planning? Recently, an article on…
  • Jun 25

    What Happens if the Beneficiaries Named in My Will Die Before I Do?

    What Happens if the Beneficiaries Named in My Will Die Before I Do?
    When making a last will and testament, you may assume that the beneficiaries you name will outlive you. Of course, that is not always the case. So what happens, for example, if you leave your brother $10,000 in your will and he dies before…
Rank this Week: 554

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Jun 27

    A Little “Mayhem” Reveals Limits to Immunity Provision of Communications Decency Act

    A Little “Mayhem” Reveals Limits to Immunity Provision of Communications Decency Act
    As a general rule, a website is not held liable for the content its users post on its platform. The Communications Decency Act (CDA) immunizes websites from lawsuits by not treating the website as the publisher or speaker of content posted by…
  • Jun 22

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 6/22/16

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 6/22/16
    To the surprise of no one, Instagram is pretty popular; Samsung puts a billion dollars into the Internet of Things; the FCC’s trying to decide if radio noise is a problem; and there’s an approach to virtual reality that…
  • Jun 14

    Six Ways Site Design Can Potentially Render TOS Agreements Unenforceable

    Six Ways Site Design Can Potentially Render TOS Agreements Unenforceable
    Our recent posts on successful legal challenges to the arbitration clauses in browsewrap and clickwrap agreements have a theme in common—even the most thorough and well-worded agreement can be rendered unenforceable by website design.…
Rank this Week: 855

Florida Construction Law Update

Florida Construction Law Update

Covers Florida construction law legislation, case law, trends and issues. By Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 650

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Court Decides Whether to Relieve the Attorney of Record in the Case

    Court Decides Whether to Relieve the Attorney of Record in the Case
    A New York Family Lawyer said this was a case before the Supreme Court of the State of New York in Kings County. It involved a Notice of Motion, Order to Show Cause, Petition and Cross Motion where the court was called upon to determine (1)…
  • Jun 26

    Court Decides Case Regarding Grandparent Visitation

    Court Decides Case Regarding Grandparent Visitation
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is an appeal brought before the Supreme Court on the issue of whether Domestic Relations Law § 72, New York’s grandparental visitation statute, is unconstitutional on its face in light of the…
  • Jun 21

    Social Services Seeks to Terminate Parental Rights of Father

    Social Services Seeks to Terminate Parental Rights of Father
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is a proceeding pursuant to Social Services Law § 384-b to terminate parental rights of the natural father. The petitioner, Little Flower Children’s Services, appealed from an order of the Family…
Rank this Week: 827

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 668

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    People v. Becerra (Cal. Supreme Ct. - June 27, 2016)

    People v. Becerra (Cal. Supreme Ct. - June 27, 2016)
    Defendant is representing himself (with the court's permission) for a while, but then the trial court relieves him and appoints counsel, finding that the defendant has been dilatory.  The defendant then tells the court:"I haven't done…
  • Jun 27

    U.S. v. State of Washington (9th Cir. - June 27, 2016)

    U.S. v. State of Washington (9th Cir. - June 27, 2016)
    It's hard to argue with Judge Fletcher's opinion in this case.  It's an exhaustive opinion, topping out at 59 single-spaced pages.  It's exceptionally well reasoned.  And it's unanimous.You could perhaps raise some issues about…
  • Jun 23

    People v. Sanchez (Cal. Supreme Court - June 23, 2016)

    People v. Sanchez (Cal. Supreme Court - June 23, 2016)
    Justice Liu writes a concurrence that, as usual, raises a variety of fascinating doctrinal points.  It's definitely worth a read.The facts of the California Supreme Court's opinion are also worth review, but for an entirely distinct…
Rank this Week: 495

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/
  • Jun 27

    LSAC Data and Predicting Number of Applicants for Fall 2015, Part 28

    LSAC Data and Predicting Number of Applicants for Fall 2015, Part 28
    The LSAC is reporting that "As of 06/17/16, there are 341,049 applications submitted by 53,843 applicants for the 2016–2017 academic year. Applicants are up 1.4% and applications are up 1.9% from 2015–2016. Last year at this time, we…
  • Jun 27

    Boston College Law School Hiring Announcement

    Boston College Law School Hiring Announcement
    BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL expects to make three faculty appointments this year in several fields, with a focus on candidates with 0-10 years’ experience in the academy. Applicants must possess a J.D. or equivalent degree and outstanding…
  • Jun 27

    Court Rightly Embraced a 'Living' Constitution in Death Penalty Case

    Court Rightly Embraced a 'Living' Constitution in Death Penalty Case
    That is the headline of my oped in today's National Law Journal, discussing the Court's approach to judicial bias. Here is the gist: How should we interpret our Constitution? Is it a living document, to be read in the context...
Rank this Week: 94

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Jun 27

    Injunction stops July 1 implementation of new ‘persuader’ rule

    Injunction stops July 1 implementation of new ‘persuader’ rule
    A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from enforcing its new “persuader” rule, which was set to take effect on July 1. Senior U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings of the…
  • Jun 23

    New Chicago ordinance will require employers to provide paid sick leave

    New Chicago ordinance will require employers to provide paid sick leave
    by Steven L. Brenneman On June 22, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance that will require nearly all employers in Chicago to provide paid sick leave to employees. The ordinance, which passed 48-0 despite opposition from business and…
  • Jun 22

    New Rhode Island data security law takes effect July 2

    New Rhode Island data security law takes effect July 2
    by Timothy C. Cavazza and Matthew H. Parker The Rhode Island Identity Theft Protection Act of 2015 will take full effect on July 2, meaning employers need to have their data security and notification policies in compliance or face serious…
Rank this Week: 265

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/
  • Jun 27

    Veep, S5E10

    Veep, S5E10
    Sunday's season finale played out the constitutional election/selection/succession contingencies to the last, producing what, in reality, would be a genuine constitutional and political crisis. And it leaves the show in the position of a…
  • Jun 27

    Posner is Much More Right Than Wrong

    Posner is Much More Right Than Wrong
    Three passages from the new Slate Breakfast Table are getting a lot of play today among law professors. I no longer read Slate if I can help it, but this was a fun conversation. The first is from Richard Posner, complaining about a widening…
  • Jun 26

    Dan Markel Memorial Lecture July 23 in DC

    Dan Markel Memorial Lecture July 23 in DC
    Friends, If you are in Washington DC in July please make a note in your calendars. Matthew Price will give a d'var Torah on Shabbat morning, titled “Reflections on Friendship,” in memory of Dan Markel, z”l, on the occasion of his…
Rank this Week: 66

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Put the Voir Dire Process to Work Before Choosing a Social Media “Expert”

    Put the Voir Dire Process to Work Before Choosing a Social Media “Expert”
    The marketing landscape is covered in so-called social media “experts” — some of whom are good at what they do but most have no business calling themselves an expert at anything but obfuscation. Michael Hyatt, known as the…
  • Jun 23

    Top 5 Tactics to Get More Engagement for Your Social Media Post

    Top 5 Tactics to Get More Engagement for Your Social Media Post
    One of the goals of participating on social media is to spread your influence beyond the circle of people who already know you. This occurs when your posts are interesting enough to share. Your inner circle shares a post with their circle,…
  • Jun 22

    The 4 Truths Every Attorney Needs to Know About Referral

    The 4 Truths Every Attorney Needs to Know About Referral
    At The Rainmaker Institute, we specialize in helping legal practitioners generate more revenue and increase the quality and quantity of their referrals. One of the things attorneys most frequently ask us is: “How do I find more clients…
Rank this Week: 871

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Jun 27

    Brexit

    Brexit
    The consequences of last week's referendum, in which the United Kingdom voted in favor of leaving the European Union, will be a leading source of concern for the European aviation market for the foreseeable future. IATA already has a brief...
  • Jun 24

    Brazil Moves to Allow Greater Foreign Ownership of Airline

    Brazil Moves to Allow Greater Foreign Ownership of Airline
    An astute commentator to yesterday's post pointed out that, like India, Brazil has also taken major steps this week toward removing barriers to foreign investment in airlines. A bill that would permit 100% ownership by foreign investors,…
  • Jun 23

    India Allows Full FDI

    India Allows Full FDI
    Earlier this week, India announced that it will allow businesses in a number of sectors, including airlines, to be 100 percent foreign-owned, with the caveat that foreign carriers will still not be permitted to own more than 49% of an...
Rank this Week: 675

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Jun 27

    Brexit, Competition, and Economic Welfare

    Brexit, Competition, and Economic Welfare
    A key issue raised by the United Kingdom’s (UK) withdrawal from the European Union (EU) – popularly referred to as Brexit – is its implications for competition and economic welfare.  The competition issue is rather…
  • Jun 21

    Robust Patent and Copyright Systems Promote a Strong U.S. Economy – and Are Consistent with Originalist Understandings of the Constitution

    Robust Patent and Copyright Systems Promote a Strong U.S. Economy – and Are Consistent with Originalist Understandings of the Constitution
    In a Heritage Foundation Legal Memorandum released today, I explore both the “constitutionalist” as well as utilitarian, economic-welfare-oriented justifications for robust U.S. patent and copyright systems.  The Memorandum…
  • Jun 21

    Welcome guest blogger David Olson

    Welcome guest blogger David Olson
    I’m delighted to announce that David Olson will be guest blogging at Truth on the Market this summer. David is an Associate Professor at Boston College Law School. He teaches antitrust, patents, and intellectual property law.…
Rank this Week: 196

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Tarrant County Firefighter Killed by Hit and Run Driver

    Tarrant County Firefighter Killed by Hit and Run Driver
    Brandie Gage posted this Facebook photo after her husband Trevor Gage was killed in a hit-and-run crash.Road Rage Road Rage Claims One Of Our Finest Yesterday a White Settlement firefighter tragically died after his motorcycle was…
  • Jun 24

    New Decision From Supreme Court Upholds Breath Tests During DWI Stop

    New Decision From Supreme Court Upholds Breath Tests During DWI Stop
    Dallas firefighters at scene of deadly car crash. (@FOX4Terry, Terry Van Sickle) Another reminder why this is such an important issue Early Thursday the driver of a Mercedes died after running into a tree at the intersection of Royal Lane and…
  • Jun 22

    Back-up Collisions Continue Despite Latest Technology

    Back-up Collisions Continue Despite Latest Technology
    What can be done to stop this? Almost every new car now comes equipped with sensors, cameras, video screens and/or audio warning systems that make backing up easier — and hopefully safer. But many drivers rely on the technology…
Rank this Week: 359

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Finally, June 27

    Finally, June 27
    Today is June 27, the first day indicated by CMS as the target date CMS anticipated releasing the adjusted solicitation for the new Workers’ Compensation Review Contractor (WCRC).  We, at MEDVAL, are eagerly awaiting the revised…
  • Jun 22

    Medicare Trustees Announce Trust Fully Funded Through 2028

    Medicare Trustees Announce Trust Fully Funded Through 2028
    CMS News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2016 Contact: CMS Media Relations (202) 690-6145 | CMS Media Inquiries Medicare Trustees Report Shows Continued Slow Cost Growth Today, the Medicare Trustees projected that the trust fund financing…
  • Jun 21

    C&R Rescinded Because Applicant was not Informed of Risks Associated with not Obtaining CMS Approval

    C&R Rescinded Because Applicant was not Informed of Risks Associated with not Obtaining CMS Approval
    A noteworthy panel decision was reported out of California this week involving the WCAB rescinding the WCJ’s order approving the parties’ C&R due to an alleged “mutual misunderstanding” regarding the MSA. The case…
Rank this Week: 973

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Jun 27

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 1 Killed in Macon Apartment Shooting

    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 1 Killed in Macon Apartment Shooting
    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: 1 Killed in Macon Apartment Shooting Did negligent security contribute to the tragic death of this young man? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a claim for…
  • Jun 23

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Motel Shooting, Atlanta

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Motel Shooting, Atlanta
    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: Fatal Motel Shooting, Atlanta Did negligent security contribute to the death of this young man? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim’s family may have a claim for compensation. Local…
  • Jun 22

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Roswell Apartment Shooting

    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Roswell Apartment Shooting
    Negligent Security? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Roswell Apartment Shooting Did negligent security contribute to the drive-by shooting of this young man? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the victim may have a claim for compensation.…
Rank this Week: 101

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 506

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jun 27

    Environmental Review of Petronas’s Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal Resume

    Environmental Review of Petronas’s Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal Resume
    Reuters reports that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has resumed its review of the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNWLNG) project near Lelu Island, British Columbia.   Malaysian state oil company Petronas is the…
  • Jun 24

    Dominion Cove Point LNG Files Construction Progress Report

    Dominion Cove Point LNG Files Construction Progress Report
    Dominion Cove Point LNG has filed a report with FERC covering construction progress at its liquefaction and LNG export terminal at Lusby, Md. through May 2016. The report states that engineering is 99.8% complete, engineered equipment…
  • Jun 23

    Rio Grande LNG Files Response to Opposing Partie

    Rio Grande LNG Files Response to Opposing Partie
    Rio Grande LNG and Rio Bravo Pipeline Company, LLC (together, RGLNG) have filed an answer with FERC opposing various entities’ motions to intervene, protests and comments regarding RGLNG’s application to construct and operate a…
Rank this Week: 152

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 777

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Jun 27

    Medication Mistake Caused Injury to Nursing Home Resident, Prompted Lawsuit

    Medication Mistake Caused Injury to Nursing Home Resident, Prompted Lawsuit
    As people get older they often require prescription medications to treat their medical conditions and to keep their problems from worsening. Most elderly people in nursing homes take at least one prescription medication on a regular basis and…
  • Jun 25

    Levin & Perconti Represent Estate of Man Who Died From Nursing Home Neglect

    Levin & Perconti Represent Estate of Man Who Died From Nursing Home Neglect
    Nursing homes should be safe places where our loved ones can live peacefully and securely. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. The resident of a local nursing home died after suffering injuries that were allegedly due to neglectful…
  • Jun 22

    Defective Depuy Hip Implant Prompts Lawsuit

    Defective Depuy Hip Implant Prompts Lawsuit
    Hip surgery is a somewhat common surgery for many older individuals. Weakened or brittle bones may fracture in a fall or could simply deteriorate. Often, doctors recommend hip implant surgery to correct the problem and relieve pain. Depuy…
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Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jun 27

    Judge Blocks U.S. Department of Labor “Persuader Rule”

    Judge Blocks U.S. Department of Labor “Persuader Rule”
    U.S. District Court Judge Sam R. Cummings in Lubbock, Texas, has issued a preliminary injunction, which blocks the U.S. Department of Labor’s “Persuader Rule” from going into effect on Friday. I have not had a chance to…
  • Jun 24

    School’s out! So what’s with this summer employment law quiz?

    School’s out! So what’s with this summer employment law quiz?
    No more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks . . . except for one little quiz on employment law issues that come up during the summer. Don’t worry about your score – I’m told that Teacher already…
  • Jun 24

    Your summer labor and employment reading list — for this week, anyway

    Your summer labor and employment reading list — for this week, anyway
    I was on vacation last week, and so we have a lot of catching up to do. Here’s what’s been going on, from most to least recent: *David Phippen has been keeping us up to date on the U.S. Department of Labor’s…
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Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Jun 27

    When Pharmacists Are Overworked – Problems Abound

    When Pharmacists Are Overworked – Problems Abound
    If the pharmacist provides the wrong medication or the right drug at the wrong dose, the consequences are often extremely dangerous and, at times, deadly. When the drugstore is extremely busy the pharmacist may fill 20 prescriptions or more…
  • Jun 21

    Private Equity Companies See Profits in Nursing Home

    Private Equity Companies See Profits in Nursing Home
    Nursing homes are big business that provide valuable investing opportunities for private equity firms around the world. While not a glamorous business, nursing home chains can make money. In 2009, the U.S. nursing home industry provided more…
  • Jun 14

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic
    According to public health watchdog groups, nearly 75 percent of all antibiotics given to ailing residents in nursing facilities are incorrectly prescribed. In many cases, the resident was given the wrong medication or the right medication…
Rank this Week: 557

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

Discusses nursing home neglect & abuse, medical malpractice, consumer protection and civil rights.

http://reinanlaw.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 27

    J Reinan and Crew Finish 2016 Great Race, Receive ‘Best Race Car’ Award

    J Reinan and Crew Finish 2016 Great Race, Receive ‘Best Race Car’ Award
    Participants crossed the finish line of the 2016 Great Race in Moline, IL, including our very own J Reinan. Not only did they have a blast this year, J’s team and ride – a 1918...
  • Jun 17

    Ready, Set . . . Great Race!

    Ready, Set . . . Great Race!
    J Reinan is participating in the Hemmings Motor News Great Race for the fourth consecutive year, and has arrived in San Francisco for the launch of the 2016 festivities and journey. Click here to read...
  • May 23

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case

    Westword Publishes Article on Gerald Propp Case
    The Law Offices of J.M. Reinan, P.C. represents the surviving spouse of Gerald Propp in her claims brought against Mr. Propp’s former assisted living facility, Atria Park of Applewood in Lakewood, Colorado. As detailed in...
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New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    What to Ask Yourself before Drawing Up a Prenuptial Agreement

    What to Ask Yourself before Drawing Up a Prenuptial Agreement
    There was a time when prenuptial agreements were associated mostly with celebrities and the very wealthy. Today, however, couples frequently wait longer to marry. They enter these unions after first building careers and accumulating financial…
  • Jun 13

    Guiding Your Children through Your Divorce

    Guiding Your Children through Your Divorce
    For some people, divorce is the only solution to the problems in their relationship. Still, it is difficult for everyone involved as they adjust to changes in family finances and lifestyles. Children can be most affected since they very often…
  • May 30

    Neglecting Terms of Custody Agreement Have Costly Consequence

    Neglecting Terms of Custody Agreement Have Costly Consequence
    When facing divorce, many parents will go to great lengths to arrive at custody agreements that protect the daily routines of their children as much as possible. Allowing children to remain with the friends and schools they’ve become…
Rank this Week: 700

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jun 27

    FCC Launches New Comment & Filing System: ECFS Expre

    FCC Launches New Comment & Filing System: ECFS Expre
    The FCC is launching a new comment and filing system. Examine it here. It allows full-text searching, searching by proceeding, name of filer, attorney or author, law firm, date (received, posted, comment or reply date), location, comment…
  • Jun 24

    Senate SubCommittee Report Reveals Some Cable and Satellite Companies Have Overcharged Customer

    Senate SubCommittee Report Reveals Some Cable and Satellite Companies Have Overcharged Customer
    The Subcommittee on Investigations of the United States Senate Permanment Subcomittee on Investigations Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs has issued a report on the activities of some cable and satellite companies…
  • Jun 23

    Ciani On IP Rights and the Growing Interest In Legal Protection For Culinary Creation

    Ciani On IP Rights and the Growing Interest In Legal Protection For Culinary Creation
    Jacopo Ciani, University of Milan, Faculty of Law, Private Law and History of Law Department, has published Intellectual Property Rights and the Growing Interest in Legal Protection for Culinary Creations in World Food Trends and the Future…
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taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jun 27

    12 Tips For Claiming Summer Camp Expenses On Your Taxe

    12 Tips For Claiming Summer Camp Expenses On Your Taxe
    If your family is anything like mine, with school out, summer becomes a whirlwind of vacations and summer camp - especially for working parents who depend on summer camp for child care. Fortunately, expenses associated with summer camp may…
  • Jun 24

    IRS Puts Brakes On E-Filing PINs After More Automated Attack

    IRS Puts Brakes On E-Filing PINs After More Automated Attack
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that the Electronic Filing Personal Identity Numbers (e-filing PIN) tool is no longer available on IRS.gov or by toll-free phone.
  • Jun 24

    As Markets Fall On Brexit News, Understanding When A Loss Isn’t Really A Lo

    As Markets Fall On Brexit News, Understanding When A Loss Isn’t Really A Lo
    In a record-breaking referendum, a majority of voters opted for the United Kingdom to exit the European Union. At the news, markets dropped, worrying investors. But did you actually lose money? Here's how to understand realized losses from…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Bascom beats AT&T on 101 issue at CAFC

    Bascom beats AT&T on 101 issue at CAFC
    Bascom won a vacating of an order from ND Texas.However, we disagree with the district court’s analy-sis of the ordered combination of limitations. In light ofMayo and Alice, it is of course now standard for a §101inquiry to…
  • Jun 26

    CBS Sunday Morning on June 26, 2016 does Teflon

    CBS Sunday Morning on June 26, 2016 does Teflon
    CBS Sunday Morning on June 26, 2016 discussed the invention of Teflon in its almanac feature, noting this was the 106th anniversary of the birthday of Roy Plunkett:Plunkett was a DuPont chemist working with gases in the late 1930s when an…
  • Jun 26

    CBS Sunday Morning on June 26, 2016 does Teflon

    CBS Sunday Morning on June 26, 2016 does Teflon
    CBS Sunday Morning on June 26, 2016 discussed the invention of Teflon in its almanac feature, noting this was the 106th anniversary of the birthday of Roy Plunkett:Plunkett was a DuPont chemist working with gases in the late 1930s when an…
Rank this Week: 25

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Interstate 57 In Jefferson County

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Interstate 57 In Jefferson County
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (June 26, 2016) in Jefferson County.  The accident happened on exit 94 of Interstate 57. The accident happened at approximately 8:00 p.m. An excerpt from the wsiltv.com article of June…
  • Jun 27

    Motorcycle Collides With Deer In Clark County, Illinoi

    Motorcycle Collides With Deer In Clark County, Illinoi
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday night (June 25, 2016) in Clark County.  The motorcycle accident involved a motorcycle hitting a deer. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) and Clark County Coroner’s Office,…
  • Jun 25

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Joliet Township

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Joliet Township
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Saturday morning (June 25, 2016) in Joliet. This motorcycle accident involved a motorcycle leaving the roadway and crashing into a ditch.  The reason for this loss of motorcycle control is…
Rank this Week: 277

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jun 27

    Can Churches Create Consumer-Friendly Alternatives to Payday Loans?

    Can Churches Create Consumer-Friendly Alternatives to Payday Loans?
    If you are surprised to see the words ‘consumer-friendly’ and ‘payday loans’ in the same sentence, just keep reading, because some communities have devised a way to help people who are in need of quick cash. A church…
  • Jun 22

    Will Filing for Bankruptcy Ruin Your Credit Forever?

    Will Filing for Bankruptcy Ruin Your Credit Forever?
    One of the most common myths about filing for bankruptcy is that it will permanently destroy the credit scores of filers. Fortunately, this myth has no basis in reality. As we have suggested on our blog before, there is no such thing as a…
  • Jun 20

    Can Mandatory Automatic Payments Improve Chapter 13 Completion Rates?

    Can Mandatory Automatic Payments Improve Chapter 13 Completion Rates?
    A recent paper published by Robin R. Randolph suggests Chapter 13 bankruptcy gets a bad reputation because individual districts may lack certain advantages. The paper, titled Chapter 13: Getting to Completion, makes several important…
Rank this Week: 759

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    IB In The New

    IB In The New
    Well this is nice:The folks at PR Newswire have published a list of insurance-related sites that "do a good job with promoting and contributing to the conversation." There are only a handful of sites listed, and we're in the top two.Very…
  • Jun 24

    Friday Afternoon Dream

    Friday Afternoon Dream
    I'll take "Wishful Thinking" for $400, Alex:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Jun 24

    Amusing Vendor Trick

    Amusing Vendor Trick
    So, a couple of weeks ago I posted on a (new?) insurance funding product called HMA (Health Matching Account). I was mildly critical of it, primarily because the folks pushing it were working very hard to conflate it with tax-advantaged…
Rank this Week: 392

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jun 27

    A Text Message Is a Writing, Too (Albeit with More Emojis)

    A Text Message Is a Writing, Too (Albeit with More Emojis)
    As technology continues to evolve, so does the law, and a recent case out of Massachusetts, St. John's Holdings, LLC v. Two Electronics, LLC, MISC 16-000090, proves it. Addressing what the court termed a "novel" question in the…
  • Jun 23

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (June 23, 2016)

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts & Commercial Law Downloads (June 23, 2016)
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 581 What We Buy When We 'Buy Now' Aaron Perzanowski and Chris Jay Hoofnagle Case Western Reserve University School of Law and University of…
  • Jun 23

    A Modern-day “Hamer v. Sidway-”like Case with an International Twist

    A Modern-day “Hamer v. Sidway-”like Case with an International Twist
    Looking for an interesting new case on the statute of frauds, breach of contract, promissory estoppel, and constructive trust by a son against his father? Here’s one for you: It is California. The year is 1994. Father Sardul allegedly…
Rank this Week: 459

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
Rank this Week: 40

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 571

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Jun 27

    Agency Need Not Put Dollar Value On “Relevant” Past Performance

    Agency Need Not Put Dollar Value On “Relevant” Past Performance
    An agency’s solicitation was not unreasonably vague where the solicitation defined “relevant” past performance to include projects of “a similar dollar value and contract type.” In a recent bid protest decision,…
  • Jun 24

    SmallGovCon Week In Review June 20-24, 2016

    SmallGovCon Week In Review June 20-24, 2016
    It’s hard to top last week’s government contracting news, which included the major SDVOSB Supreme Court victory in Kingdomware.  But with the Fourth of July just a week and a half away, there is still plenty going on in the…
  • Jun 23

    GAO: Solicitation Terms Trump Standard Industry Practice

    GAO: Solicitation Terms Trump Standard Industry Practice
    An offeror’s proposal must conform to all technical requirements of an agency’s solicitation–even if the offeror believes those requirements to differ from standard industry practice. In a recent bid protest decision, the…
Rank this Week: 586

IP Law Alert

IP Law Alert

By Gibbons, P.C.

http://www.iplawalert.com
Rank this Week: 979

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Another Wannabe Bride

    Another Wannabe Bride
    Being June, I thought I should throw my hat into the ring and post something about love, marriage and babies.  Wait, babies?!? Sure.  First comes marriage, then comes love, then comes baby in a baby carriage. Turns out most people…
  • Jun 20

    Funny Stuff

    Funny Stuff
    Rare is the day that I read the newspaper and not get a chuckle.  Today's chuckle came from the Daily Journal. Seems a law school grad filed a lawsuit against Thomas Jefferson School of Law.  Seems (plaintiff alleged) that the…
  • Jun 13

    The Hardest Word

    The Hardest Word
    You ever noticed that when people get caught doing something they shouldn't be doing they always say their sorry?  Alway.  Remember Jimmy Swaggert?  One day he's sitting on top of the evangelical world.  Next day he's…
Rank this Week: 191

Real Estate and Construction Law…

Real Estate and Construction Law Blog

Up-to-date information on real estate, construction, environmental, and land use law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.realestatelanduseandenvironmentallaw.com/
Rank this Week: 525