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Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Importance Of Getting A Medical Check-Up After An Accident

    The Importance Of Getting A Medical Check-Up After An Accident
    Each post on this Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog has a link provided to an Elman Law Group reference document titled “Steps You Should Follow After An Auto Accident.” One of these steps is “Get a medical…
  • Jul 17

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On July 16, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On July 16, 2014
    On Wednesday (July 16, 2014) various Lake County, Illinois car accidents and other types of vehicle accidents happened within the county.  Additionally, a variety of road and traffic hazards were present. As reported by the Lake…
  • Jul 14

    Fatal Car Accident In Gurnee, Illinoi

    Fatal Car Accident In Gurnee, Illinoi
    There was a fatal car accident Saturday in Gurnee involving an off-duty Waukegan Police officer.  This car accident involved a single vehicle. According to Gurnee Police, the crash happened at approximately 2:20 a.m. Saturday morning…
Rank this Week: 849

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
Rank this Week: 620

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Minus 2 Drug Amendment Retroactive

    Minus 2 Drug Amendment Retroactive
    The Commission voted to make the minus 2 drug amendment retroactive to all persons who have already been sentenced and whose sentence was based upon the drug quantity table (career offenders do not get relief because their sentence was…
  • Jul 21

    New rules announced for some federal criminal investigation

    New rules announced for some federal criminal investigation
    Although there can be overlap between state and federal crimes, one notable difference is sentencing. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines may impose more serious penalties than an equivalent offense under Georgia state law. However, an attorney…
  • Jul 11

    Can admissions be made on a social media account?

    Can admissions be made on a social media account?
    Readers may have heard about prospective employers looking at candidates’ social media sites, but today’s story offers a new twist. Specifically, a criminal defendant is appealing a conviction that resulted from rap lyrics…
Rank this Week: 734

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jul 22

    Appeals Courts Issue Opposing Rulings on Obamacare Exchange Tax Credit

    Appeals Courts Issue Opposing Rulings on Obamacare Exchange Tax Credit
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Two federal appeals courts today issued dueling rulings on the legality of an IRS rule that offers tax credits to purchasers of health insurance on a federally operated exchange who meet certain…
  • Jul 21

    Obama (& Bush) on Executive Orders Regarding LGBT Discrimination and Religion

    Obama (& Bush) on Executive Orders Regarding LGBT Discrimination and Religion
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law Today President Obama signed an Executive Order: "Further Amendments to Executive Order 11478, Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government, and…
  • Jul 21

    Ninth Circuit Delays Execution Until Condemned Gets Information

    Ninth Circuit Delays Execution Until Condemned Gets Information
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Ninth Circuit on Saturday ordered the delay of a scheduled execution until the condemned prisoner gets information about the two-drug cocktail that Arizona plans to use. The court ruled (on a…
Rank this Week: 465

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jul 22

    Another FBI Lab Victim Is Found Innocent and Freed

    Another FBI Lab Victim Is Found Innocent and Freed
    Additional Reviews of FBI Lab Scandal Still Needed 20 Years Later On July 21, 2014, more than twenty years after a FBI whistleblower came forward to report serious problems at the FBI Lab that could impact thousands of cases, another FBI Lab…
  • Jul 21

    Fourth Anniversary of Dodd-Frank Finds Financial Reform Under Attack From Corporate America

    Fourth Anniversary of Dodd-Frank Finds Financial Reform Under Attack From Corporate America
    Today, July 21, 2014, is the fourth anniversary of the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act — the most significant financial reform law enacted since the Great Depression to combat Wall Street and financial fraud.  However, the law is…
  • Jul 21

    Updated SEC Whistleblower Awards List, July 2014

    Updated SEC Whistleblower Awards List, July 2014
    The SEC Office of the Whistleblower post Notices of Covered Action where a final judgment or order, by itself or together with other prior judgments or orders in the same action issued after July 21, 2010, results in monetary…
Rank this Week: 356

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jul 22

    New Jersey Broker Allegedly Diverts $900,000 to Personal Bank Account

    New Jersey Broker Allegedly Diverts $900,000 to Personal Bank Account
    Did you suffer investment losses as a result of your dealings with former New Jersey broker, John Montague? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help recoup some of your investment losses. According to a press release from the U.S.…
  • Jul 22

    Berle Lorenzo Stocks barred from securities industry.

    Berle Lorenzo Stocks barred from securities industry.
    According to a FINRA disciplinary action announcement, Berle Lorenzo Stocks (CRD #1513263, Charlotte, North Carolina) recently submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member…
  • Jul 22

    Gabriel Nelson Smith barred from securities industry.

    Gabriel Nelson Smith barred from securities industry.
    According to a FINRA disciplinary action announcement, Gabriel Nelson Smith (CRD #2950071, Nashville, Tennessee) recently was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity and ordered to pay $200,000, plus interest, in…
Rank this Week: 125

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Jul 22

    A Split of Authority Develops on Admissibility of Bad Faith Expert Testimony

    A Split of Authority Develops on Admissibility of Bad Faith Expert Testimony
    In his recent decision in the case of Monaghan v. Travelers, No. 3:12CV1285 (M.D.Pa. July 16, 2014 Munley, J.), Judge James Munley bucked the recent trend of Pennsylvania court decisions holding that expert testimony is unnecessary in…
  • Jul 22

    Release From Liability Form Upheld in Poconos Snow Tubing Case

    Release From Liability Form Upheld in Poconos Snow Tubing Case
    In his recent decision in the case of Dunlap v. Davenport v. The Villas at Tree Tops and Fairway, PICS Case No. 14-0883 (Monroe Co. April 28, 2014 Williamson, J.), Judge David Williamson of the Monroe County Court of Common Pleas…
  • Jul 21

    Lehigh County Trial Court Dismisses Punitive Damages Claim Based Solely on Cell Phone Use During Auto Accident

    Lehigh County Trial Court Dismisses Punitive Damages Claim Based Solely on Cell Phone Use During Auto Accident
    In the case of Pietrulewicz v. Gil, No. 2014 - C - 0826 (C.P. Lehigh Co., June 6, 2014 Reichley, J.), Judge Douglas G. Reichley of the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas sustained a defendant's preliminary objections and struck a plaintiff's…
Rank this Week: 411

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Jul 22

    Is Tony Dungy a Coward and a Hypocrite?

    Is Tony Dungy a Coward and a Hypocrite?
    Former coach of the Indianapolis Colts turned NBC football analyst, Tony Dungy, seemingly surprised everyone when he recently said that he wouldn’t have drafted former University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam because Sam is…
  • Jul 22

    Tony Dungy is a Coward and a Hypocrite

    Tony Dungy is a Coward and a Hypocrite
    Former coach of the Indianapolis Colts turned NBC football analyst, Tony Dungy, seemingly surprised everyone when he recently said that he wouldn’t have drafted former University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam because Sam is…
  • Jul 18

    The Children are Coming! The Children are Coming!

    The Children are Coming! The Children are Coming!
    For the past couple of weeks we have been subjected to the sight of busloads of unaccompanied children who fled their Central American countries in order to seek shelter and safety in the United States, being “welcomed” to the…
Rank this Week: 390

Strom Law Firm Blog

Strom Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://stromlaw.com/category/columbia-sc-lawyer-blog/
  • Jul 22

    FDA: Acetaminophen Causes Liver Damage

    FDA: Acetaminophen Causes Liver Damage
    FDA Revokes Approval: Painkillers with Acetaminophen Cause Liver Damage On Wednesday, July 16th, the US Food and Drug Administration revoked approval for seven powerful narcotic painkillers that contain acetaminophen, in response to claims…
  • Jul 22

    Experts Say Patient Harm Not Tracked Well Enough

    Experts Say Patient Harm Not Tracked Well Enough
    Healthcare Professionals Call for Better Tracking of Patient Harm On Thursday, medical experts testified before Congress that the healthcare community was not doing enough to accurately track patient harm, which is the third leading cause of…
  • Jul 18

    Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Jury Verdict

    Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Jury Verdict
    First Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Jury Verdict Awarded A jury recently awarded Plaintiff, Linda Gross, damages in her Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuit. Despite the TVM jury verdict,  Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Ethicon,…
Rank this Week: 491

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Robin Rosenberg confirmed

    Robin Rosenberg confirmed
    Congratulations to Judge Rosenberg who was unanimously confirmed today!President Obama has really reshaped this District's bench:Judges Williams, Scola, Gayles, Bloom and now Rosenberg.
  • Jul 21

    Quick news and note

    Quick news and note
    1.  Julie Carnes was confirmed today to serve on the 11th Circuit.  The vote was 94-0.  We now have two Carnes on the 11th Circuit.  And when Jill Pryor gets confirmed, that will be two Pryors.2.  But Robin Rosenberg…
  • Jul 20

    Is our government be manufacturing crime?

    Is our government be manufacturing crime?
    One magistrate in Nevada has had enough and has recommended dismissal of an ATF case with outrageous facts.  Think Progress has the details:An undercover agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)…
Rank this Week: 223

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

Covers law and legal information in the Philippines. From Fred Pamaos.

http://attyatwork.com
  • Jul 22

    Steps in Availing of Consumer Rights under the Philippine Lemon Law

    Steps in Availing of Consumer Rights under the Philippine Lemon Law
    We know a few things about Republic Act No. 10642, also known as the Philippine Lemon Law, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 22

    Q&A on the Philippine Lemon Law (Republic Act 10642)

    Q&A on the Philippine Lemon Law (Republic Act 10642)
    One of the newest Philippine laws is the Philippine Lemon Law (Republic Act 10642, full text),... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 17

    Raise the Fees for the Purchase of a Second Car

    Raise the Fees for the Purchase of a Second Car
    There’s a pending bill seeking to impose higher fees for anyone who buys a second car. By... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 655

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • Jul 22

    Jay Walker Licensing Program Takes Shape

    Jay Walker Licensing Program Takes Shape
    Jay Walker has been in the news over the last several months. But it hasn’t been because of his large patent portfolio, or as the result of his status as the founder of Priceline.com. Instead, it is as the result of a new endeavor he is…
  • Jul 15

    USPTO Seeks Comment on Patent Pendency

    USPTO Seeks Comment on Patent Pendency
    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is seeking public input to determine the optimal first action and total pendency target levels for patents. Currently, the USPTO targets of 10 months on average to a first office…
  • Jul 14

    USPTO Proposes Electronic Sharing with Foreign Office

    USPTO Proposes Electronic Sharing with Foreign Office
    The electronic sharing of information and documents between intellectual property (IP) offices is critical for increasing the efficiency and quality of patent examination worldwide. Due to the confidential nature of unpublished U.S.…
Rank this Week: 895

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Federal Court Gives Hope to Immigrants Fleeing from Violence and Corruption in Central America

    Federal Court Gives Hope to Immigrants Fleeing from Violence and Corruption in Central America
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently issued a decision that gives hope to immigrants around the world fleeing violence and corruption in their home countries. In a decision styled, Garcia v. Holder (case number 13-60381)…
  • Jul 15

    New York City Council approves law to grant ID cards to undocumented immigrant

    New York City Council approves law to grant ID cards to undocumented immigrant
    The New York City Council recently announced that it approved the Mayor's plan to give photo identification cards to all New York City residents, regardless of their immigration status. The Council and the Mayor heralded this effort as a…
  • Jul 14

    What do you mean I am a Terrorist?

    What do you mean I am a Terrorist?
    It is something that most non-citizens do not even think of when they apply for asylum here in the United States. However, it happens on a not-so-infrequent basis. A non-citizen, who was persecuted in their home country, comes to the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 749

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Jul 22

    Insurance Capacity In the Midst of Calamity

    Insurance Capacity In the Midst of Calamity
    You may have heard about the unfortunate tweet(s) by actor Jason Biggs (and is subsequent apology), which makes reference to the recent troubles of Malaysia Airlines. Our blog today is also about these recent troubles, but on a topic no...
  • Jul 17

    GM’s Newest Fabulist

    GM’s Newest Fabulist
    I’d like to suggest a new candidate to lead the Richard Nixon School for Magical Thinking. He’s someone more appropriate for today’s world of corporate cover-ups and fairy-tales. His name is Michael Millikin, and you may…
  • Jul 15

    Tired Truckers, In Brief

    Tired Truckers, In Brief
    More about tired truckers today. We’ll be brief. Tracy Morgan’s lawsuit against Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart’s response. Joan Claybrook’s recent congressional testimony, full of facts and information. Lawrence…
Rank this Week: 922

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Counterfeit Equipment for Spine Surgery Spurs Lawsuit

    Counterfeit Equipment for Spine Surgery Spurs Lawsuit
    Some sleazy California surgeons and their enablers, it seems, have pulled a General Motors: They used substandard equipment that caused, if not fatalities, at least several thousand injuries to patients undergoing spinal operations. The…
  • Jul 21

    Testosterone-Suppressing Drugs Are a Bad Idea for Many Prostate Cancer Patient

    Testosterone-Suppressing Drugs Are a Bad Idea for Many Prostate Cancer Patient
    For many men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer, drugs commonly are prescribed to suppress their production of testosterone. Despite its frequent use, these drugs have not been shown to extend patients’ lives, and they have…
  • Jul 17

    Legal Remedies for Patients Harmed by Unsafe Injection Practice

    Legal Remedies for Patients Harmed by Unsafe Injection Practice
    “Law as a Tool to Promote Healthcare Safety,” an article recently published in Clinical Governance: An International Journal, discusses how the legal system can punish health-care providers who engage in unsafe injection…
Rank this Week: 818

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jul 22

    The Lord Works in Mysterious Ways When He Gets Behind the Wheel of a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix

    The Lord Works in Mysterious Ways When He Gets Behind the Wheel of a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix
    "I just shut my eyes," said Anthony Oliveri, who barely survived being run over last week, "and said, 'If this is the way that God wants to do it then I guess that this is the way we're going…
  • Jul 20

    Assorted Stupidity #64

    Assorted Stupidity #64
    One can agree with many of the entries on this list of people who University of Oregon cops believed should "eat a bowl of [male genitalia]", and still feel that they should not have spent most of their time…
  • Jul 19

    After Bar Fight, Cubs Are Fed Up with Unofficial Mascot

    After Bar Fight, Cubs Are Fed Up with Unofficial Mascot
    The Sun-Times reports today that the Chicago Cubs are suing five people who have allegedly been posing as a Cubs mascot near Wrigley Field, engaging in "mascot-like activities" and trying to charge people for photos. They take turns doing…
Rank this Week: 667

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jul 22

    Who Can Afford To Go To Jail?

    Who Can Afford To Go To Jail?
    If you’re ticked off at all by the extra fees airlines have added the past few years, just be thankful you’re not a “passenger” caught up in the U.S. criminal justice system. I mean, you know, aside from the obvious…
  • Jul 21

    How to Attract – And Keep – Your Customer

    How to Attract – And Keep – Your Customer
    Customer retention is vital for any small business or start-up. Without it – your business will ultimately fail to prosper. With it – your potential for success is infinite. According to Harvard Business School, companies that…
  • Jul 16

    Can YOU Tell If A Lawyer Is Real?

    Can YOU Tell If A Lawyer Is Real?
    In this week’s annals, we have stories of people impersonating attorneys, and a real lawyer accusing himself of impersonating a lawyer. Yes, according to the ABA Journal, there is a recent surge in the number of folks pretending to be…
Rank this Week: 902

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • Jul 22

    Subscription Services for Book

    Subscription Services for Book
    In today's "Whatever" blog entry, John Scalzi talks about his books and various subscription services. The short form is that he would want to see the money, first. Since his novels are controlled by a big-name publisher there would also…
  • Jul 21

    Lest You Had Any Doubts, the ALA is on the Right Side Again

    Lest You Had Any Doubts, the ALA is on the Right Side Again
    I got an update from American Library Association (ALA) letting me know that they had joined with other higher education and library organization to file a joint comment to the FCC in support of net neutrality. This should serve to remind…
  • Jul 18

    Deadly Effects of Unaffordable Medicines (TPP)

    Deadly Effects of Unaffordable Medicines (TPP)
    On the eve of the next round of secret talks on the festering pushole that is the TPP - the trade treaty so secret it can only be seen the by the multinational corporations that are writing it - MSF is once again attempting to encourage some…
Rank this Week: 376

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    New Jersey Police Officer Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident

    New Jersey Police Officer Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident
    Pictured above: Police officers turn out for a procession for Police Officer Christopher Goodell  Last Thursday on July 17, a car crash that involved a tractor-trailer left a New Jersey police officer dead. That officer has been…
  • Jul 21

    Mary Wasserman and Son File Lawsuit Against Manufacturers of Risperdal

    Mary Wasserman and Son File Lawsuit Against Manufacturers of Risperdal
    A mother and her son have filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and Jansseen Pharmaceuticals, the makers and manufacturers of Risperdal. Mary Wasserman, mother to 26-year-old Andrew Wasserman, claims that Risperdal, prescribed to her…
  • Jul 18

    23-Year-Old Daniel Pohl Electrocuted at Mission Viejo High School in Work Accident

    23-Year-Old Daniel Pohl Electrocuted at Mission Viejo High School in Work Accident
    Pictured above: Emergency crews at the site of the accident (Pictured courtesy of OC Register)  An accident that occurred in Mission Viejo, California on Thursday afternoon left one worker injured and one worker dead. The accident…
Rank this Week: 264

Federal Regulations Advisor

Federal Regulations Advisor

Provides insights and commentary on U.S. government regulatory affairs. By Leland E. Beck.

http://www.fedregsadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 371

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Delaware Court of Chancery Rejects Indemnification Sleight of Hand

    Delaware Court of Chancery Rejects Indemnification Sleight of Hand
    In Branin v. Stein Roe Inv. Counsel, LLC, C.A. 8481-VCN, 2014 WL 2961084 (Del. Ch. June 30, 2014), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a vested right to indemnification may not be rescinded by a subsequent amendment to the governing…
  • Jul 15

    Is Your Out-of-State LLC “Doing Business” in California?

    Is Your Out-of-State LLC “Doing Business” in California?
    Individuals and entities, including those from outside California, who invest in or do business through an out-of-state limited liability company (“LLC”) may be surprised to find out that they have filing obligations and tax…
  • Jul 7

    Second Circuit Overturns District Court’s Rejection of SEC-Citigroup Fraud Settlement

    Second Circuit Overturns District Court’s Rejection of SEC-Citigroup Fraud Settlement
    In a closely-watched decision involving judicial review of agency settlements, the Unites States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated United States District Court Judge Jed Rakoff’s 2011 order rejecting a proposed $285…
Rank this Week: 224

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jul 22

    Mental Stress and WSIB Benefit

    Mental Stress and WSIB Benefit
    WSIB coverage may be getting even more expensive, as the Tribunal overseeing Ontario’s workers’ compensation system is now accepting legitimate claims for mental stress in the course of employment.  In a controversial…
  • Jul 10

    Solutions for your employment issue

    Solutions for your employment issue
    Daniel Lublin, Employment Lawyer has recently written a couple of articles in his Globe and Mail column, where he answered a couple of readers’ questions regarding their employment issues. Here is what Daniel Lublin explains: What can…
  • Jun 6

    Publicly criticizing your employer – Is it considered misconduct?

    Publicly criticizing your employer – Is it considered misconduct?
    Nothing is more public than expressing your work frustrations and criticizing your employer on social media sites and the internet.  This is not the smartest idea considering the workplace consequences and the potential damage to your…
Rank this Week: 349

Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation
    For months, we have been talking about the increasing concerns over testosterone replacement therapy and the accompanying potential side effects, a topic that was buried under a rug for years because no one ever told us about the risks.…
  • Jul 15

    Power Morcellator Lawsuits | Get the Latest Information

    Power Morcellator Lawsuits | Get the Latest Information
    Everyone now agrees that power morcellators as used now are not safe because they increase the risk of cancer in women.   Experts at the FDA disagree as to whether or not they should be banned or continue to be used, but with stronger…
  • Jul 3

    Pennsylvania Malpractice Statistics | Value of Your Case

    Pennsylvania Malpractice Statistics | Value of Your Case
    Here are some interesting malpractice statistics in Pennsylvania for 2013: Doctors won 77% of the medical malpractice cases that went to a jury trial. In fact, there is not a single jurisdiction in Pennsylvania where the plaintiff had a…
Rank this Week: 809

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jul 22

    Aereo, FilmOn, and the “Shimmer” of maybe-unlawfully-clever digital entertainment delivery

    Aereo, FilmOn, and the “Shimmer” of maybe-unlawfully-clever digital entertainment delivery
    Those of you of a certain age will remember the classic SNL parody commercial for “New Shimmer“: It’s kind of the same thing with Aereo, isn’t it?  As I said in my now-legendary-in-my-own-mind multi-part post,…
  • Jul 16

    Defending the trademark infringement defendant

    Defending the trademark infringement defendant
    It’s an art, not a science — like all litigation — and despite the best advice, well… there are some things, many of them in robes, you just can’t account for. But still, why not at least get the best advice?…
  • Jul 14

    Marty Schwimmer’s blog

    Marty Schwimmer’s blog
    Originally posted 2005-01-03 21:02:00. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBy the way, let me be very clear about this:  The definitive blog on the topic of trademarks is my friend Marty Schwimmer’s Trademark Blog. It’s funny…
Rank this Week: 128

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Jul 22

    Settlements and Planning for Financial Transitions | Managing Transition Stre

    Settlements and Planning for Financial Transitions | Managing Transition Stre
    Plaintiffs are often asked to make life impacting financial decisions during a period of heightened stress.Transition stress can impair the decision making process, perhaps even leading to a frozen... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Jul 21

    Factoring of Structured Settlements | Where's "The Bill"?

    Factoring of Structured Settlements | Where's "The Bill"?
    The efforts of AAPD and Congressmen Cartwright and Sensebrenner are appreciated, but they and their colleagues must do more to protect structured settlement annuitants. State legislatures need to do... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Jul 21

    SSQ | Who is "Brad Jones"? Questions About SSQ/Genex Link Continue

    SSQ | Who is "Brad Jones"? Questions About SSQ/Genex Link Continue
    SSQ, the acronym of a purported company "Structured Settlement Quotes", (1) soliciting American consumers to sell structured settlements, (2) solely using a Hartford CT address (with no record of... This is a content summary only. Please…
Rank this Week: 117

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Mortgage Crisis Watch

Covers business and legal issues affecting loan repurchases, mortgage-backed securities and mortgage insurance. By Bilzin Sumberg.

http://www.mortgagecrisiswatch.com/
  • Jul 22

    Buyback and Indemnifications: The New Danger

    Buyback and Indemnifications: The New Danger
    On Thursday, July 31, I will be speaking as part of a panel of business professionals during a live webinar about the continuing repurchase and indemnification risk surrounding mortgage buybacks. This panel will assist mortgage professionals…
  • Jul 17

    Suntrust Reaches $320 Million Settlement

    Suntrust Reaches $320 Million Settlement
    SunTrust Banks (“SunTrust”) reached a settlement with Federal prosecutors last week in which it agreed to a $320 million settlement for a combination of consumer relief and housing counseling services. SunTrust issued a press…
  • Jul 16

    Main Street Cashes $3.1 Billion in Checks from Wall Street

    Main Street Cashes $3.1 Billion in Checks from Wall Street
    With the mortgage crisis almost a decade in the rear-view mirror, some harmed homeowners are just now starting to see reparations for the transgressions of the country’s largest financial institutions. Beginning in January 2013,…
Rank this Week: 994

GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

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

http://www.gtleblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Cal/OSHA Proposes to Turn up the Heat on Heat Illness Prevention

    Cal/OSHA Proposes to Turn up the Heat on Heat Illness Prevention
    On May 28, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) proposed amendments to CCR, Title 8, Section 3395 (heat illness prevention rule) that would add significant burdens to employers with employees working…
  • Jul 1

    The Supreme Court Declares a Recess for Recess Appointments in NLRB v. Noel Canning

    The Supreme Court Declares a Recess for Recess Appointments in NLRB v. Noel Canning
    Greenberg Traurig attorneys Justin F. Keith, Mark E. Solomons and Laura Metcoff Klaus discuss last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in NLRB v. Noel Canning and what the ruling means for the hundreds of NLRB decisions issued…
  • Jun 19

    NLRB To Revisit Use of Company E-Mail in Union Organizing

    NLRB To Revisit Use of Company E-Mail in Union Organizing
    In May, this blog discussed the National Labor Relations Board (the Board or NLRB)’s potential targeting of policies regulating employee use of company email for non-business purposes. In inviting the filing of amicus briefs on the…
Rank this Week: 896

National Eminent Domain Blog

National Eminent Domain Blog

Covers eminent domain news with a focus on Michigan. By Ackerman Ackerman & Dynkowski.

http://www.nationaleminentdomain.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Boulder Condemnation of Xcel Begin

    The Boulder Condemnation of Xcel Begin
    Boulder has filed an eminent domain action against the Xcel property. In all likelihood, the approval of the Public Utility Commission is a necessary part of this process. If Boulder thinks it is going to “save” money, it needs to…
  • Jul 21

    Michigan Township Develops Without Eminent Domain

    Michigan Township Develops Without Eminent Domain
    Harrison Township envisions a bustling waterfront. At the same time, Township officials know that a Downtown Development Authority or some kind of other economic spur may be required. Yet, the officials assume that if people see the best use…
  • Jul 21

    A Thoughtful Commentary About Urban Disengagement

    A Thoughtful Commentary About Urban Disengagement
    Gideon Kanner, a Professor of Law Emeritus at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, is probably the pre-eminent thinker on eminent domain and land use issues. Gideon is a friend of mine, and one who frequently bashes our Detroit activities. Part…
Rank this Week: 829

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 524

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Jul 22

    15 New Additions to Lawblogs.ca

    15 New Additions to Lawblogs.ca
    The list just keeps on growing, and with these 15 new additions to lawblogs.ca, we’ve hit the 450 blog mark! Here’s a look at some of the blogs that have been added to the Canadian law blogs list since …
  • Jul 10

    Neat Numbers from the Canadian Legal Blogosphere

    Neat Numbers from the Canadian Legal Blogosphere
    Every June, we review all the blogs listed at lawblogs.ca, fixing dead or outdated links and feeds and removing defunct blogs. It’s a big project but an interesting one. This year’s review left us with a final tally of …
  • Jun 30

    Stem Client Roundup for June 2014

    Stem Client Roundup for June 2014
    It’s official: the year is half over! After a year away on mat leave, I’m happy to be back at Stem, and to share this roundup of June’s client news and activities with you. BC legal support services provider Dye …
Rank this Week: 665

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Covers drug recalls and side effects, pharmaceutical litigation, and drug warnings. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.drugrecallattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    How Big Data is Helping the FDA Track Drug Complication

    How Big Data is Helping the FDA Track Drug Complication
    The FDA is tasked with the immense responsibility of tracking adverse events, both major and minor, from over-the-counter and prescription medications. Recognizing the seeming impossibility of spotting serious side effects before they become…
  • Jul 15

    Study Suggests Actos Could Affect Alzheimer's Risk

    Study Suggests Actos Could Affect Alzheimer's Risk
    Actos attorneys at Pintas & Mullins highlight several recent studies focusing on Alzheimer's risk and methods of preventing the disease. Nursing home residents with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia are significantly more likely to…
  • Jul 11

    Benicar Linked to Severe Stomach Problem

    Benicar Linked to Severe Stomach Problem
    Our team of Benicar attorneys warns those taking the high blood pressure drug that it is currently under investigation for causing severe gastrointestinal issues. The FDA is also reviewing Benicar for its cardiovascular risks in diabetic…
Rank this Week: 882

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers South Florida car accident, product liability and wrongful death news. By Friedland Law Group.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Pennsylvania Woman Suing Target For Deep Lacerations Suffered While Browsing

    Pennsylvania Woman Suing Target For Deep Lacerations Suffered While Browsing
    A woman in Pennsylvania is seeking large compensatory damages for deep lacerations and lost time after she cut her hands on a shattered bowl in a Target store. The woman is seeking damages from both Target and the bowl's manufacturer,…
  • Jul 17

    Actor and Comedian Tracy Morgan Suing Wal-Mart after Fatal Accident

    Actor and Comedian Tracy Morgan Suing Wal-Mart after Fatal Accident
    Actor Tracy Morgan, famous for his comedy acts and his stint on NBC show 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live, was severely injured in a accident on the New Jersey Turnpike when his limousine collided with a Wal-Mart tractor trailer. Morgan's…
  • Jul 3

    Father Sues Apartment Complex After Child's Fall

    Father Sues Apartment Complex After Child's Fall
    A Texas father is suing his apartment complex management company after his son fell onto an exposed jagged metal pipe, citing premises negligence. The father claims that the apartment company was at fault in leaving the jagged pipe exposed…
Rank this Week: 722

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 22

    The Advantages of Avoiding the Courtroom during Divorce

    The Advantages of Avoiding the Courtroom during Divorce
    Divorce can be one of the most emotionally charged legal processes, which is why it is not uncommon for spouses to find themselves in the courtroom when they are ending their marriage. However, if you could avoid the time, stress, and money…
  • Jul 21

    Forming A Prenup: It's not the Bad Process You may think it is!

    Forming A Prenup: It's not the Bad Process You may think it is!
    Due to the negative way countless people view prenuptial agreements, it is not uncommon for married couples to be hesitant about forming one. People believe that forming a premarital agreement means that they do not truly believe their…
  • Jul 17

    Animal Cruelty Is Often an Indication of Domestic Violence

    Animal Cruelty Is Often an Indication of Domestic Violence
    According to one study, 70 and 85 percent of all female victims of domestic violence say that their abusers also committed acts of violence against their pets. Children witness violence against pets in about one-third to two-thirds of all…
Rank this Week: 619

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
Rank this Week: 954

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 17

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Jul 22

    Another Blogger Wins a Fair Use Defense For a Photo–Leveyfilm v. Fox Sport

    Another Blogger Wins a Fair Use Defense For a Photo–Leveyfilm v. Fox Sport
    Danielle Wysocki blogged at “The Jersey Catcher,” a sports blog for women. On December 6, 2010, she blogged about a lawsuit over the 1985 novelty rap song “The Super Bowl Shuffle,” sung by members of the Chicago Bears…
  • Jul 21

    TCPA Claim Against Taco Bell Fails For Lack of Agency

    TCPA Claim Against Taco Bell Fails For Lack of Agency
    I mentioned before that a court said Taco Bell wasn’t liable for texts sent on its behalf because the plaintiff didn’t adequately allege the sender was Taco Bell’s agent (See “Franchisor Isn’t Liable Under the…
  • Jul 16

    Textbooks For An “Intellectual Property For Engineers” Course

    Textbooks For An “Intellectual Property For Engineers” Course
    I have been exploring teaching a one unit course in the undergraduate Engineering School called something like “IP for Engineers.” As part of researching this course, I flagged several books for closer review. Here are some…
Rank this Week: 104

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Jul 22

    Compliance Failures and Performance Measure

    Compliance Failures and Performance Measure
    Progress Rail is under criminal investigation for failures in its railcar and locomotive repairs operation. Investigators claim that it was charging owners of rail equipment for making unnecessary repairs and replacements. There is also an…
  • Jul 21

    Compliance and Dodd-Frank at Four

    Compliance and Dodd-Frank at Four
    It’s been four years since the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law. President Obama sat down on July 21, 2010 to sign the behemoth of a bill that was the most dramatic change to financial…
  • Jul 18

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 18

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 18
    Book de Tour by Greig Leach These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Big Settlements Elevate Compliance Officers in WSJ.com’s Risk & Compliance Journal Recent white-collar settlements are…
Rank this Week: 375

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, and landlord-tenant law. By the Law Offices of James V. Sansone.

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Dangers of Sonoma County Debt Settlement Companie

    The Dangers of Sonoma County Debt Settlement Companie
    Do you find yourself laden with debt? Have you been tempted to contact a debt-settlement company that promises to reduce your debt by negotiating with your creditors? A new report issued by the Center for Responsible Lending indicates that…
  • Jul 15

    Watch Out Santa Rosa: Deceptive Mortgage Practices Are Back!

    Watch Out Santa Rosa: Deceptive Mortgage Practices Are Back!
    Do you remember when a federal jury decided that Bank of America was guilty of selling subprime mortgages and ordered the bank to pay $863 million in damages? In that case, the US Justice Department argued that Countrywide, which Bank of…
  • Jul 8

    FTC Rebukes Harsh and Deceptive Debt Collection Practice

    FTC Rebukes Harsh and Deceptive Debt Collection Practice
    Are one or more debt collectors hounding you? Have you been tempted to authorize payment of your debt over the phone? In a recent case, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) determined that a Houston debt collection company - RTB Enterprises,…
Rank this Week: 920

Internet Cases

Internet Cases

Legal developments involving the Internet and new technologies. By Evan Brown.

http://blog.internetcases.com
  • Jul 22

    When is it okay to use social media to make fun of people?

    When is it okay to use social media to make fun of people?
    There is news from California that discusses a Facebook page called 530 Fatties that was created to collect photos of and poke fun at obese people. It’s a rude project, and sets the context for discussing some intriguing legal and…
  • Jul 15

    DMCA’s protection of copyright management information applied to non-electronic work

    DMCA’s protection of copyright management information applied to non-electronic work
    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provides safe harbors from copyright infringement liability for online service providers (17 U.S.C. 512) and makes it unlawful to circumvent technological measures that effectively control access to…
  • Jun 29

    Is the Aereo decision a setback for innovation?

    Is the Aereo decision a setback for innovation?
    I have written about last week’s Aereo decision over on my firm’s blog: One of the big questions preceding the Supreme Court’s decision in the Aereo case … was whether a holding against Aereo would put cloud services…
Rank this Week: 831

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
  • Jul 14

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?
    The duty of the office of the district attorney in Massachusetts is not only to prosecute cases but to screen criminal allegations to determine if in fact a crime was committed. Sometimes this screening process fails. Young prosecutors…
  • Jul 10

    Newburyport Police Find a Cocaine Lab and Arrest a 51 Year Old Man

    Newburyport Police Find a Cocaine Lab and Arrest a 51 Year Old Man
    Cocaine labs are rare in Massachusetts. By the time the drug makes it into the Commonwealth it has already been processed and often diluted with cutting agents. Large scale cocaine production efforts are typically performed in the countries…
Rank this Week: 150

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jul 22

    DC Circuit Court of Appeals Deals ObamaCare Major Blow: Federal Exchange Tax Subsidies Axed

    DC Circuit Court of Appeals Deals ObamaCare Major Blow: Federal Exchange Tax Subsidies Axed
    The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia dealt the Obama Administration a major blow today when the court ruled 2-1 that only state health exchanges plans are eligible for tax subsidies. The IRS had promulgated a rule that health…
  • Jul 19

    Major Court Decision Extends Loving; IRS Enjoined from a Circular 230 Regulation

    Major Court Decision Extends Loving; IRS Enjoined from a Circular 230 Regulation
    Thus, what Ridgley challenges here is the IRS’s proclaimed authority to regulate fee arrangements entered into by CPAs for preparing and filing Ordinary Refund Claims before the commencement of any adversarial proceedings with the IRS…
  • Jul 19

    Victory for Lap Dances in Philadelphia

    Victory for Lap Dances in Philadelphia
    The City of Philadelphia has a tax on amusements; it’s a 5% sales tax. Are lap dances performed at adult entertainment facilities subject to that tax? A court in Pennsylvania ruled no. Philadelphia billed three strip clubs adult…
Rank this Week: 282

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Jul 22

    The Most Popular Hollywood Law Movie

    The Most Popular Hollywood Law Movie
    The consensus among film critics seems to be that the “law movie” does not constitute a shaped genre comparable to the thriller or the romantic comedy. However, we can still speak more generally of movies in which a lawyer is a…
  • Jul 22

    Remembering the 1964 All-Star Game

    Remembering the 1964 All-Star Game
    Last week’s Major League All-Star Game was pretty entertaining, as All-Star games go. The game was reasonably close throughout, and the outcome was never entirely certain until the final out was made. Even though the American League…
  • Jul 20

    Commonly Confused Words: A Couple, A Few, Some, Several, or Many?

    Commonly Confused Words: A Couple, A Few, Some, Several, or Many?
    In three previous posts (here, here, and here), I’ve addressed some commonly confused words and how to choose the one that expresses what you really mean. Talking about those posts with some friends prompted this one: what’s the…
Rank this Week: 923

New Jersey Law Blog

New Jersey Law Blog

Covers ADR, bankruptcy, business, family law, employment, intellectual property, real estate, estate planning and more. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    New Jersey District Court Enforces Arbitration Provision in Franchise Agreement

    New Jersey District Court Enforces Arbitration Provision in Franchise Agreement
    In Yogo Factory Franchising, Inc. v. Edmond Ying, et al., US District Court D. New Jersey 2014), the court enforced the arbitration clause and held that the arbitration clause should be applied to all the franchisee's claims arising from the…
  • Jul 18

    "Release and Refunding Bond" and the Right to an Accounting

    "Release and Refunding Bond" and the Right to an Accounting
    Prior to receiving a distribution from an Estate, the Executor will often require a beneficiary to sign a “Release and Refunding Bond.” A potential impact of the “Release and Refunding Bond,” which must be considered…
  • Jul 17

    Shareholder Thomas S. Onder to Co-Chair Panel Discussion at ICSC Next Generation Conference

    Shareholder Thomas S. Onder to Co-Chair Panel Discussion at ICSC Next Generation Conference
    Shareholder Thomas S. Onder, member of Stark & Stark's Commercial, Retail and Industrial Real Estate Group, will co-chair a panel discussion on the legal challenges and negotiation strategies within retail leasing at the ICSC…
Rank this Week: 615

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jul 22

    New ALWD-LWI survey results are available

    New ALWD-LWI survey results are available
    The results of the 2014 ALWD-LWI survey are now available! The report can be found on both the LWI and ALWD websites. Previous surveys have provided us with information about other law schools and have been influential in helping to...
  • Jul 20

    Honoring Leaders in Legal Writing

    Honoring Leaders in Legal Writing
    The gala held during the Legal Writing Institute Conference in Boston celebrated various individuals who have worked in the legal writing for more than 30 years or who helped found the field. Here, for example, is the tribute slide to...
  • Jul 19

    Professor Dan Markel, Florida State University, Dies After Being Shot

    Professor Dan Markel, Florida State University, Dies After Being Shot
    Professor Dan Markel, the D'Alemberte Professor at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, focused his scholarship on topics such as the proper scope of mercy, the death penalty, punitive damages, shaming punishments, and…
Rank this Week: 242

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Events & Opportunities: August 2014 & Last Minute July 2014

    Events & Opportunities: August 2014 & Last Minute July 2014
    July 2014:Q&A Panel: The High Court & the Asylum Case, Sydney, 22 July 2014 [info]- Follow on Twitter using #highcourt153 and @kaldorcentre.Statelessness and Transcontinental Migration Conference Conference, Barcelona, 24-25 July 2014…
  • Jul 21

    Regional Focus: Syria

    Regional Focus: Syria
    Echoes from Syria, no. 2 (July 2014) [full-text via ReliefWeb]Listening to the Voices of Syrian Women Refugees in Jordan: Ethnographies of Displacement and Emplacement (Ruba Al Akash & Karen Boswall, 2014?) [text]Opening the Door to…
  • Jul 21

    Thematic Focus: Detention

    Thematic Focus: Detention
    Opportunity:Inquiry into the Use of Immigration Detention (APPG on Refugees & APPG on Migration) [info]- The deadline for submitting written evidence is 1 October 2014.  See also related openDemocracy article.Publications:Child…
Rank this Week: 492