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False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Apr 27

    New York company pays $5 million to settle service-disabled veteran fraud case

    New York company pays $5 million to settle service-disabled veteran fraud case
    New York-based Hayner Hoyt Corp. agreed to pay $5 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the company defrauded the government by fraudulently obtaining contracts set aside for service-disabled veteran-owned businesses, the…
  • Apr 27

    Oncology parent company settles following subsidiary’s agreement in whistleblower case

    Oncology parent company settles following subsidiary’s agreement in whistleblower case
    On March 8, the Department of Justice announced that 21st Century Oncology, Inc., the parent of 21st Century Oncology, LLC (which paid nearly $20 million to DOJ in December 2015), and another subsidiary have agreed to pay $34.7 million to…
  • Apr 27

    Combat helmet maker pays $3 million to settle whistleblowers’ allegations.

    Combat helmet maker pays $3 million to settle whistleblowers’ allegations.
    On March 7, the Department of Justice announced that Ohio-based Armorsource, LLC, had agreed to pay $3 million to resolve a whistleblower’s allegations that the company provided defective combat helmets to the U.S. Army. According to…
Rank this Week: 248

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Apr 27

    GC Wants Cultish Devotion from Outside Counsel

    GC Wants Cultish Devotion from Outside Counsel
    For a study in contrasts, take a look at the corporate legal departments at Coca-Cola and UPS. UPS keeps fewer than 100 in-house lawyers despite a market capitalization of about $93 billion. The company’s general counsel Norman…
  • Apr 26

    ABA commission revisits nonlawyer ownership of law firm

    ABA commission revisits nonlawyer ownership of law firm
    An ABA commission is seeking comments on an “issues paper” examining ethics rules that bar nonlawyers from owning and managing law firms. The ABA Commission… The post ABA commission revisits nonlawyer ownership of law firms…
  • Apr 25

    What commercial clients want from their lawyer

    What commercial clients want from their lawyer
    The perspective of Brett McAnulty, General Counsel for TVNZ on what companies want from their lawyers: “The relationship between external and in-house counsel has changed remarkably in the last ten years….So how does…
Rank this Week: 240

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/
  • Apr 27

    Levin & Perconti File Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit after Resident’s Death

    Levin & Perconti File Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit after Resident’s Death
    When our loved one moves into a nursing facility we are often relieved to think that he will be safe and secure. However, that is not always the case. A recent lawsuit was filed by Levin & Perconti on behalf of the administrator for the…
  • Apr 25

    New York to Provide Millions to Sub-Standard Nursing Home

    New York to Provide Millions to Sub-Standard Nursing Home
    New York governor Cuomo has approved payment of $850 million for distribution to nursing homes across the state. Many of the nursing homes, however, provide low quality care. In fact, more than 400 of the 600 nursing homes funded are rated at…
  • Apr 22

    Nursing Home Neglect Led to Resident’s Death, Lawsuit

    Nursing Home Neglect Led to Resident’s Death, Lawsuit
    A nursing home has the responsibility to provide proper care to residents while in their care. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect and abuse occur in facilities across the country. A resident’s death sparked a lawsuit by the…
Rank this Week: 169

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
  • Apr 27

    In Memoriam: William G. Sipple

    In Memoriam: William G. Sipple
    27 April 2016 In Memoriam: William G. Sipple All of us in the hospitality industry will miss the warm smile, good humor and practical insights of our colleague, Bill Sipple, who left us too soon. I am proud to have counted Bill as a good and…
  • Mar 29

    Meet the Money® 2016 – May 2-4, 2016: 26th National Hotel Finance & Investment Conference in Los Angele

    Meet the Money® 2016 – May 2-4, 2016: 26th National Hotel Finance & Investment Conference in Los Angele
    Meet the Money® 2016 – May 2-4, 2016: 26th National Hotel Finance & Investment Conference in Los Angeles Getting to the winner’s circle – marathon, sprint or obstacle course? LOS ANGELES –  The 26th annual…
  • Feb 23

    ADA Compliance & Defense Lawyer update: Lawmakers consider steps to limit abusive ADA lawsuit

    ADA Compliance & Defense Lawyer update: Lawmakers consider steps to limit abusive ADA lawsuit
    23 February 2016 As the number of ADA lawsuits continues to explode, both Federal and California lawmakers are considering steps to limit abusive ADA lawsuits. Here is an update on these positive developments from my partner, Marty Orlick,…
Rank this Week: 464

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 188

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Apr 27

    Woman Wins $13 Million in Slip and Fall Lawsuit Against Lowe'

    Woman Wins $13 Million in Slip and Fall Lawsuit Against Lowe'
    Executives at Lowe's Home Improvement stores may be forced to re-evaluate their safety policies after a jury awarded a victim who was injured at one of their locations a multi-million dollar verdict. Kelly Henrickson, a 41 year-old mother…
  • Apr 14

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Nordstrom and HauteLook for Selling Counterfeit Rolex Watche

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Nordstrom and HauteLook for Selling Counterfeit Rolex Watche
    A class action lawsuit has been filed against online flash-sale retailer HauteLook. Plaintiffs claim that they were sold purportedly genuine Rolex watches at a substantially reduced price. However, the watches they received were damaged or…
  • Apr 1

    Companies Sue for Rights to MOVA Technology

    Companies Sue for Rights to MOVA Technology
    Technology plays an amazing role in Hollywood's movies. Many of the most popular movies are visually stunning thanks to an array of high-tech gadgets. Today's moviegoers are pretty savvy, and they are very familiar with the idea of motion…
Rank this Week: 810

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Apr 27

    Good Reason to Kill #60: Looked Exactly Like Shia LaBoeuf

    Good Reason to Kill #60: Looked Exactly Like Shia LaBoeuf
    One of the more understandable reasons to still make it into this category.        Related StoriesGood Reason to Kill #59: Objected to BagpipesGood Reason to Kill #58: Star Wars Spoiler 
  • Apr 26

    Again, Courts Frown on Feigning Sleep During Opponent’s Case

    Again, Courts Frown on Feigning Sleep During Opponent’s Case
    And I continue to think it's funny, which obviously doesn't mean you should do it.        Related StoriesMan Arrested 14 Years After Failing to Return Terrible VideoTIP: Lawyer Who Sleeps for…
  • Apr 25

    Assorted Stupidity #89

    Assorted Stupidity #89
    In this edition: a good reason to turn off your phone in court, the arrest of a fire-breather, shocking judicial conduct, and Wikipedia nerds.        Related StoriesAssorted Stupidity #88Assorted…
Rank this Week: 130

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Apr 27

    Twitter’s Trademark Policy Suck

    Twitter’s Trademark Policy Suck
    The odd case of @YarnAttic vs. @TheYarnAttic. [Editor’s note: Clocktower Law represents The Yarn Attic LLC of NJ (TheYarnAttic.com) in intellectual property matters and has its client’s permission to publish this article.]…
  • Apr 26

    Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (UUDRP)

    Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (UUDRP)
    (As Drafted by GiantPeople LLC on April 26, 2016) 1. Purpose. This Uniform Username Dispute Resolution Policy (the “Policy” or “UUDRP”) was created to provide Service Providers whose services include user-created…
  • Apr 17

    17 Seconds #23

    17 Seconds #23
    Is Clocktower Law the best patent law firm in America? I was talking on the phone with an entrepreneur and prospective patent client (who did not hire us) when I said something like, “There are two ways to practice patent law: the…
Rank this Week: 260

But I Do Have a Law Degree

But I Do Have a Law Degree

A lawyer turned stay at home mom chronicles life after law firms.

http://www.butidohavealawdegree.com/
  • Apr 27

    Coming Full Circle

    Coming Full Circle
    When I was in 5th grade, I decided I wanted to be a writer.  I was obsessed with Judy Blume and became equally obsessed in writing my own young adult novel.  I began writing first drafts of first chapters of various books, never…
  • Apr 6

    When the World Becomes Scary

    When the World Becomes Scary
    I was living in London on April 20, 1999 when the Columbine shooting happened.  It was all over the London tabloids.  And I remember it not primarily for the horror of it all, though that's of course its legacy.  I remember it…
  • Mar 11

    European Adventure

    European Adventure
    Once upon a time, a long, long time ago, I was a world traveler. Nothing extreme, mind you - I wasn't a solo backpacker criss-crossing the globe and becoming a bartender at random cities that struck my fancy (though I did fantasize about it).…
Rank this Week: 868

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    DUIs Hit Your Pocketbook

    DUIs Hit Your Pocketbook
    Ever wondered how much a conviction for a DUI in Los Angeles will really cost you? A recent study from InsuranceQuotes.com provides some insights. The website took a look at the average increases in vehicle insurance rates after drivers get a…
  • Apr 25

    Interesting Court Decisions in DUI Case

    Interesting Court Decisions in DUI Case
    Prosecutors sometimes use a “relation-back” calculation to determine blood alcohol content when charging someone with a Los Angeles DUI. The theory is that chemists or other experts can look at the results of a blood test taken a…
  • Apr 20

    Navy Hero [Who Claims He Killed Osama Bin Laden] Gets Nabbed For DUI

    Navy Hero [Who Claims He Killed Osama Bin Laden] Gets Nabbed For DUI
    Police officers are not selective about who they arrest for DUI in Los Angeles and other cities. Celebrity, political figures—even people who have distinguished themselves for their courageous actions—may find themselves facing…
Rank this Week: 623

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Apr 27

    What FINCEN Should Do Regarding FBAR Filing Dates and 25 or More Account

    What FINCEN Should Do Regarding FBAR Filing Dates and 25 or More Account
    On March 1st, FINCEN issued a press release noting that they requested comment regarding a proposal such that individuals with 25 or more foreign financial accounts would have to report the details on those accounts rather than just noting…
  • Apr 25

    The 2016 Tax Season

    The 2016 Tax Season
    It actually went fairly smooth this year. Some thoughts (in no particular order): 1. The IRS help lines for tax professionals were well staffed. Hold times were way, way down from prior years (especially last year). The average hold time for…
  • Apr 15

    Bozo Tax Tip #1a: They Shoot Jaywalkers, Don’t They? (Or Ignoring the FBAR!)

    Bozo Tax Tip #1a: They Shoot Jaywalkers, Don’t They? (Or Ignoring the FBAR!)
    I have, unfortunately, become quite competent in the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts. That form is better known as the FBAR. It used to have the form number TD F 90-22.1 (yes, it really did) but now goes by Form 114. The form…
Rank this Week: 866

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Apr 27

    Save the Date–Works in Progress!

    Save the Date–Works in Progress!
    As the semester ends and a lot of us are planning our summer research and writing, please keep in mind that the 10th Annual AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section’s Works-in-Progress Conference will be September 23 & 24, at…
  • Apr 26

    Brady Arbitration Decision Upheld in Second Circuit

    Brady Arbitration Decision Upheld in Second Circuit
    You have probably all heard this by now, but, just in case you didn’t, the Second Circuit upheld the arbitrator’s four game suspension of Tom Brady in the “Deflategate” scandal. The majority emphasized the importance…
  • Apr 26

    Have You Done a Simulation of a Negotiation by Video?

    Have You Done a Simulation of a Negotiation by Video?
    For the final stage of a simulation in my negotiation course, one group of students negotiated with a video hookup to a student who had to be out of town.  I hadn’t planned on this experiment (which worked well), but it got me…
Rank this Week: 378

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Apr 27

    Misprision is Not a Misspelling

    Misprision is Not a Misspelling
    Do you ever notice that new words come to one’s attention in waves? I’ve run across this word several times in the past few weeks – and it’s not one to trip off the tongue, so to speak, with any regularity, although…
  • Apr 14

    Internet Archivists: When Links Rot, Data Disintegrates, and Files Vanish, Find a Friend

    Internet Archivists: When Links Rot, Data Disintegrates, and Files Vanish, Find a Friend
    The Internet Archive is partnering with the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and Society of American Archivists (SAA) at the: Archive-It’s 2016 Partner Meeting, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia Previous OLR blog post about…
  • Apr 5

    Equal Justice Library at Georgetown Law School

    Equal Justice Library at Georgetown Law School
    The Equal Justice Library is now located at the Georgetown Law School Library: “The National Equal Justice Library (NEJL) is the first and only institution dedicated to documenting and preserving the legal profession’s…
Rank this Week: 174

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room
    On Saturday 30th April & Sunday 1st May we will be OPEN from 8am – 6pm and staffed from 12 – 4pm.  On Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May, the Library and IT rooms will be CLOSED On Saturday 28th May, Sunday…
  • Apr 18

    ‘Tips for your Research Project’ Workshop

    ‘Tips for your Research Project’ Workshop
    The Library is holding the above workshop on Wed 20th April from 12.45-1.30pm and Mon 25th April from 12.45-1.30pm in IT Room 218 in the LRC building. The aim is to show you how to start your research including how to search the library…
  • Mar 16

    Easter Weekend Opening hours for the Library and IT Room

    Easter Weekend Opening hours for the Library and IT Room
    During the LPC March Assessment period the Library and IT rooms will be open as follows- As normal from Monday 21st – Thursday 24th March and from Tuesday 29th March onwards, between 7.30am – 10pm and will be staffed from 8.30am…
Rank this Week: 389

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Apr 27

    Removing Permanent Alimony for Divorcing Floridians a No Go

    Removing Permanent Alimony for Divorcing Floridians a No Go
    A previous blog discussed Florida’s child custody bill that would have started divorcing parents on equal ground in a custody battle with a presumption of 50/50 custody. Governor Rick Scott, who expressed creating a promise of equal…
  • Apr 26

    Utah Creates First Ever White Collar Criminal Registry

    Utah Creates First Ever White Collar Criminal Registry
    Utah has created the first ever registry for white-collar criminals. Similar to a sex-offender registry, the Utah White Collar Crime Offender Registry primarily targets any offender convicted of fraud. With a whopping $1 billion of…
  • Apr 25

    Protecting Your Real Estate Sale From Eviction Lawsuit

    Protecting Your Real Estate Sale From Eviction Lawsuit
    A couple from Idaho is faced with the difficult task of evicting a squatter that rented their home from someone posing as the landlord. Brian and Renae Prindle moved out of their Canyon County home at the end of 2015 in order to expedite its…
Rank this Week: 553

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Michigan Trial Courts: Circuit, District and Probate Court

    Michigan Trial Courts: Circuit, District and Probate Court
    Many people are not aware of the fact that Michigan trial courts include the circuit, district, and probate courts.  All of the courts serve different purposes, however the district court is the one most are familiar with and is often…
  • Apr 25

    Norfolk, VA Drunk Driving Crash Results in Death of Woman

    Norfolk, VA Drunk Driving Crash Results in Death of Woman
    Recently, a 23-year-old woman passed away due to injuries she suffered as a passenger in a vehicle involved in a three-car accident. According to news reports, Thomas Walters of Virginia Beach did not stop at an intersection, which resulted…
  • Apr 22

    Dispute Between Neighbors Results in Court of Appeals Ruling Regarding Drunk Driving

    Dispute Between Neighbors Results in Court of Appeals Ruling Regarding Drunk Driving
    What began as a dispute between neighbors over loud music resulted in the Michigan Court of Appeals ruling that it is not illegal to operate a vehicle in your own driveway after drinking too much. According to a report at Michigan Public…
Rank this Week: 996

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
Rank this Week: 735

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 146

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 314

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
  • Apr 27

    BVGer erklärt Verfügung des Vizepräsidenten der WEKO zur Volkswagen-Preisabsprache für nichtig

    BVGer erklärt Verfügung des Vizepräsidenten der WEKO zur Volkswagen-Preisabsprache für nichtig
    Die Wettbewerbskommission (WEKO) hatte am 22. Mai 2013 eine Untersuchung gegen die AMAG Automobil- und Motoren AG sowie vier AMAG-Vertriebspartner wegen möglicher Preisabsprachen im Einzelhandelsverkauf von Neuwagen der Volkswagengruppe…
  • Apr 24

    Revision des Korruptionsstrafrechts auf den 1. Juli 2016 in Kraft gesetzt

    Revision des Korruptionsstrafrechts auf den 1. Juli 2016 in Kraft gesetzt
    Der Bundesrat hat die Revision des Korruptionsstrafrechts (dazu unseren früheren Beitrag) auf den 1. Juli 2016 in Kraft gesetzt. Dazu die Medienmitteilung:Nach geltendem Recht kann die Privatbestechung nur verfolgt werden, wenn eine…
  • Apr 24

    Inkrattreten des revidierten Transplantationsgesetze

    Inkrattreten des revidierten Transplantationsgesetze
    Der Bundesrat hat einen Teil der Bestimmungen des revidierten Transplantationsgesetzes (s. dazu die Botschaft) auf den 1. Mai 2016 in Kraft gesetzt. Das betrifft die Aufhebung von Art. 3 lit. d (Definition des Transplantatprodukts), Art. 17…
Rank this Week: 424

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Apr 27

    The Uber Settlement Is Only the Beginning

    The Uber Settlement Is Only the Beginning
    by Catherine Fisk, Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law           Although it has been widely reported that Uber has agreed to settle class action suits by drivers…
  • Apr 27

    LegalEyes for April 27, 2016

    LegalEyes for April 27, 2016
    by Jim ThompsonA federal judge in North Carolina on Monday “upheld one of the most regressive and restrictive voting laws in the country — a 2013 North Carolina law that eliminated same-day voter registration and…
  • Apr 26

    Virginia’s Bathroom Case to Have Broad Implication

    Virginia’s Bathroom Case to Have Broad Implication
    by Gail M. Deady, Esq., The Secular Society Women’s Rights Legal Fellow at the ACLU of VirginiaGavin Grimm is a junior in high school in Gloucester, Virginia. Gavin is a boy but, because he is also transgender, his school district…
Rank this Week: 606

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
  • Apr 27

    Confirm Health Plan Contraceptive & Colonoscopy Coverage Meets Latest FAQ ACA Preventive Care Guidance

    Confirm Health Plan Contraceptive & Colonoscopy Coverage Meets Latest FAQ ACA Preventive Care Guidance
    Employer and other group health plan sponsors, fiduciaries and administrators and individual and group health insurers should confirm their plan documents and practices comply with new additional guidance on when the Patient Protection and…
  • Apr 21

    Providers & Business Associates reconfir

    Providers & Business Associates reconfir
    Providers & Business Associates reconfirm you meet HIPAA BA Requirements.http://ow.ly/4mXK6wFiled under: Uncategorized
  • Apr 21

    Business Associate Rule Violations Behind $750K HIPAA Settlement

    Business Associate Rule Violations Behind $750K HIPAA Settlement
    Health Plans, Sponsors & Business Associates Should Verify Plan's HIPAA Compliance Employers and other health plan sponsors and the health plan fiduciaries and business associates providing services involving dealings on behalf of the…
Rank this Week: 305

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Natural Resources Defense Council v. NRC

    Natural Resources Defense Council v. NRC
    <> Natural Resources Defense Council v. NRC - 4/26/16. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 14-1225. National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) challenges the Nuclear…
  • Apr 26

    In Re: U.S. DOD & EPA & the Definition Of WOTUS

    In Re: U.S. DOD &amp; EPA &amp; the Definition Of WOTUS
    <> In Re: U.S. DOD & EPA & the Definition Of WOTUS - 4/21/16, Order denying en banc review. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, Consolidated Case Nos. 15-3751 …
  • Apr 22

    Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC

    Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC
    <> Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC - 4/19/16. In the U.S. Supreme Court, Docket No. 14-614H. In a unanimous 8-0 decision the Supreme Court said, ". . .the Court of Appeals for the…
Rank this Week: 837

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 222

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Privacy: Court Mandates Protective Order for Workers' Compensation Discovery

    Privacy: Court Mandates Protective Order for Workers' Compensation Discovery
    Plaintiff in mesothelioma case sought production of defendant's (Union Carbide Corp) employees' workers' compensation claim records. The corporate defendant, Union Carbide Corp) sought to restrict access and limit dissemination of the records…
  • Apr 22

    Fatal Occupational Injuries - 2014

    Fatal Occupational Injuries - 2014
    Related articlesNJ Judge Orders Psychotherapy Sessions In Conjunction With Pain Management (workers-compensation.blogspot.com)Expectations Must Adapt to Change (workers-compensation.blogspot.com)Opting Out Creates Savings Reports Stanford…
  • Apr 21

    22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous occupational noise

    22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous occupational noise
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data regarding injuries, deaths, and illness faced by millions every year in the workplace. This week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) issue is devoted to…
Rank this Week: 333

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Filing Competition Bureau & Other Regulatory Complaint

    Filing Competition Bureau &amp; Other Regulatory Complaint
    April 27, 2016 I frequently receive inquires and calls relating to filing a competition, advertising, consumer protection or other regulatory complaint. Companies, individuals or other types of organizations may want to file a complaint…
  • Jan 5

    Competition Compliance for Associations: CSAE Trillium 2016 Winter Summit

    Competition Compliance for Associations: CSAE Trillium 2016 Winter Summit
    January 5, 2016 I am pleased to be a guest speaker at the CSAE (Canadian Society of Association Executives) Trillium Chapter’s 2016 Winter Summit in Burlington on February 4th. I will be co-presenting an interactive seminar on the…
  • Jan 2

    Record $7.3 Million Settlement in Mobile Cramming Case: Cautionary Tale for Partnering with Affiliates?

    Record $7.3 Million Settlement in Mobile Cramming Case: Cautionary Tale for Partnering with Affiliates?
    January 2, 2016 On December 30, 2015, Telus agreed to a $7.3 million settlement with the Competition Bureau as part of the Bureau’s ongoing case against major Canadian telecoms for allegedly misleading advertisements for premium text…
Rank this Week: 586

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
Rank this Week: 74

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Apr 27

    Feedback from Jurors After Trial

    Feedback from Jurors After Trial
    The jury is still deadlocked after three days of deliberations, and the judge declares a mistrial. She releases the jurors. Anyone interested in answering questions from the lawyers, she tells them, should stick around in the jury room....…
  • Apr 14

    The SFSTs Have Never Been Peer-Reviewed

    The SFSTs Have Never Been Peer-Reviewed
    Q:            Based on your training, officer, you are aware that the SFSTs have never been peer reviewed, right? A:           …
  • Mar 8

    Second Fiddle at a Jury Trial

    Second Fiddle at a Jury Trial
    It is not easy sitting second-chair at a trial when you are used to running the show yourself. Recently appointed as a provisional member of the panel to represent indigent criminal defendants in D.C., I need to second-chair... Read More
Rank this Week: 734

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke
    "Jeff Jarvis, a national leader in the development of online news, blogging, the investigation of new business models for news, and the teaching of entrepreneurial journalism, writes an influential blog, Buzzmachine.com. He is author of…
  • Jan 7

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel
    A Florida lawyer got some big damages in a libel case, and yesterday the Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld them, with a great opinion.The case is Copia Blake and Peter Birzon v.Ann-Marie Giustibelli, P.A., and Ann-Marie…
  • Dec 20

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover
    I've lost count of the wine-gifts-for-the-wine-lover posts in the last few weeks. Seems as if there's a perception that people who love wine, love nothing else.First piece of advice, that's not true. We like books, (i.e., Amazon gift cards),…
Rank this Week: 938

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Apple v. FBI Saga Continues: The House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing

    The Apple v. FBI Saga Continues: The House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing
    By Jason Liu Despite the Department of Justice (DOJ) dropping its case against Apple, (as covered in this earlier post), the same legal arguments were salient before the House Energy and Commerce Committee (Committee).  On April…
  • Apr 25

    Who Scores With the Ads on NBA Jerseys?

    Who Scores With the Ads on NBA Jerseys?
    By Alex Bullock The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) owners recently approved a proposal to allow the sale of jersey sponsorships as a part of a three-year trial program set to begin in the 2017-2018 season, the same year that…
  • Apr 22

    I Spy With My Legislative Eye

    I Spy With My Legislative Eye
    Remarks on the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 by Gwen Wei On April 4, 2016, the Senate approved Bill S. 1890, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”) with a vote of 87-0. While major media outlets everywhere greeted this…
Rank this Week: 944

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 27

    The corporate backlash against North Carolina: Will liberals start to love Citizens United?

    The corporate backlash against North Carolina: Will liberals start to love Citizens United?
    From the National Post: When North Carolina’s legislature passed a law requiring transgender people to use public restrooms corresponding to the sex specified on their birth certificate, rather than... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 27

    Activist hedge funds come to Japan

    Activist hedge funds come to Japan
    From Japan Today comes an interesting column by Yvan Allaire and Francois Dauphin: Now foreign investors, holding over 30% of their shares, are unrelenting in their pressure for Japanese companies to... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 26

    It's stupidity like this that prevents Wikipedia from being a credible reference tool

    It's stupidity like this that prevents Wikipedia from being a credible reference tool
    Ted Wells' Wikipedia page has been vandalized, obviously by some New England Patriots fan: [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 107

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/
  • Apr 27

    Lego-based workplace harassment will NOT be tolerated.

    Lego-based workplace harassment will NOT be tolerated.
    You’ve heard of sex-based harassment, race-based harassment, and disability-based harassment. But have you ever heard of Lego-based harassment? Shawn Roy was terminated from his job because he was allegedly creating and posting on the…
  • Apr 26

    Employer guide to Family and Medical Leave Act

    Employer guide to Family and Medical Leave Act
    The U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, has issued a new guide for employers on the Family and Medical Leave Act. I’ve only thumbed through it, but it seems to be pretty nicely done, and has some cute comics about the FMLA…
  • Apr 25

    When must a successor employer bargain with unions?

    When must a successor employer bargain with unions?
    Congratulations on your newly acquired company! Now, what do you do about that union? Our own David Phippen has the scoop in this article that appeared in Friday’s Law360.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 430

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 27

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit
    When we enter the hospital for surgery we trust that our doctor will take proper care of us and not cause us further harm. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened, according to a patient. The man was allegedly harmed because of…
  • Apr 24

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed for Eye Injury During Surgery

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed for Eye Injury During Surgery
    A man and his wife have filed a lawsuit for medical malpractice against a hospital and medical team after a mistake during surgery. The man was undergoing a surgical procedure for sleep apnea when the injury occurred. The injury was caused,…
  • Apr 20

    Negligent Arthroscopic Surgery and Care Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit

    Negligent Arthroscopic Surgery and Care Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit
    Surgical procedures have come a long way over the past several decades. Injuries that used to require difficult surgery and long recovery times are now becoming routine thanks to arthroscopic surgery techniques. Arthroscopic surgery allows…
Rank this Week: 395

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Apr 27

    Listening In On A Sermon To The Converted – #Lextech16

    Listening In On A Sermon To The Converted – #Lextech16
    Yesterday there was a legal technology conference in America’s hat. It was called LexTech16. It was put on by McCarthy Tétrault (Canadian Big Law) and the MaRS LegalX cluster. So I’m not really sure what a…
  • Apr 20

    There is NOT An Explosion In LegalTech

    There is NOT An Explosion In LegalTech
    Last week Robert Ambrogi made a post, Number of Legal Startups Nearly Triples in Two Years, where he found that the number of startup companies in the legal category of startup/angel investor site Angellist…
  • Apr 12

    Make Your Bed Everyday

    Make Your Bed Everyday
    When I was around 13 years old I was completely and utterly done with making my bed. All I did was get back into at the end of the day! Why cover it all back up when I was just going to get into it again? No one else was in my room either. It…
Rank this Week: 647

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
Rank this Week: 773

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 40

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

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

    April Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    April Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the April 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $50,000 verdict- Rankin County car wreck case (3/9/16); $16,573 verdict- Harrison County underinsured motorist car wreck case (3/2/16); defense verdict- Greenville…
  • Apr 26

    Enjoy Business Travel? Let Me See if I Can Fix That

    Enjoy Business Travel? Let Me See if I Can Fix That
    Many lawyers love business travel. Get out of the house, get a break from the kids, have a few drinks, big meal at a chain restaurant, watch some TV. They can have it. Until business travel doesn’t require staying in a hotel, you can…
  • Apr 21

    All Courts Should Announce When They Are Going to Rule

    All Courts Should Announce When They Are Going to Rule
    Something the Mississippi Supreme Court and Mississippi Court of Appeals have right is how they release opinions. The Supreme Court issues opinions at 1:30 pm. every Thursday except for a few weeks a year (holidays, bar convention). The Court…
Rank this Week: 454

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Apr 27

    SCOTUS: Mistaken retaliation is still retaliation under First Amendment

    SCOTUS: Mistaken retaliation is still retaliation under First Amendment
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Heffernan v. City of Patterson.A police officer picked up a campaign sign featuring a candidate who was particularly unpopular in his department. Some of his co-workers spotted him and he got…
  • Apr 21

    Curt Schilling, ESPN, Free Speech and quirky state law

    Curt Schilling, ESPN, Free Speech and quirky state law
    As you have probably already heard, ESPN fired Curt Schilling - presumably for sharing a Facebook post (screen grab here) that mocked transgender people and commenting that "A man is a man no matter what they call themselves" and "Now you…
  • Apr 19

    Pennsylvania's New Medical Marijuana Law Includes Employment Protection

    Pennsylvania's New Medical Marijuana Law Includes Employment Protection
    On Sunday, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed a new medical marijuana legalization bill into law. You can read the full text of the law, Senate Bill 3, here. Of interest to Lawffice Space readers, the new law contains some employment…
Rank this Week: 633

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?
    In an effort to keep consumers constantly informed about the safety of the vehicles they drive, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (“IIHS”) puts several models of popular cars, trucks, and vans through a series of…
  • Apr 26

    Put Down the Phone: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Put Down the Phone: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Technology is pervasive in our daily lives. From the alarm clock that rings in the morning to the GPS device that gets you to your destination, to a cell phone that keeps you connected to the world and the tablet that lets you work on the go,…
  • Apr 22

    Faster Speed Limits Blamed for 33,000 Deaths over Two Decade

    Faster Speed Limits Blamed for 33,000 Deaths over Two Decade
    Many drivers on Chicago roadways today remember a time when the speed limits across the country were much lower than they are now. In the 1970s and 1980s, most states chose to keep their maximum speed limits to 55 miles per hour or under due…
Rank this Week: 610

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Apr 27

    eDekka eFfects - 285 grant of attorneys fees in New Jersey; another 101 dismissal in EDTX

    eDekka eFfects - 285 grant of attorneys fees in New Jersey; another 101 dismissal in EDTX
    The ripples from the grant of the 101 motion to dismiss for lack of patentable subject matter and subsequent $390,829 fee award in the eDekka litigation continue. On March 30, 2016, the District of New Jersey in Garfum.com v. Reflections...
  • Apr 21

    Motions to Strike Defenses in Federal Court

    Motions to Strike Defenses in Federal Court
    Motions to strike defenses are not the most common initial pretrial motion, but they can be a useful tool to eliminate unsupported defenses, as well as test whether a particular defense is a defense at all. Illustrating this was the...
  • Apr 20

    Motion to Intervene to Unseal Court Records Granted

    Motion to Intervene to Unseal Court Records Granted
    In Blue Spike, LLC v. Audible Magic Corporation, 6:15cv0584 (4/18/16)(Craven, J.), nonparty Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) moved to intervene in the case in order to unseal certain court records. Judge Craven granted the motion and…
Rank this Week: 199

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The NIT Warrant, the Federal Magistrate and Jurisdiction

    The NIT Warrant, the Federal Magistrate and Jurisdiction
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts:  U.S. v. Levin, 2016 WL 1589824 (2016).  The U.S. District Court Judgewho has the case began the opinion by explaining that Alex Levin…
  • Apr 23

    The Email Hack, the "Stolen Domain Names" and Personal Jurisdiction

    The Email Hack, the "Stolen Domain Names" and Personal Jurisdiction
    This post examines a relatively brief opinion ithat was recently ssued by a U.S. District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona:  Wu v. BDK DSD, et al., 2016 WL 1059534. The first paragraph of the…
  • Apr 22

    Divorce, Joint Custody and the Email

    Divorce, Joint Custody and the Email
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Kentucky:  Wedding v. Harmon, 2016 WL 1534682 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatJohn Michael Wedding (Father) appeals an order of the Jefferson…
Rank this Week: 286

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 27

    Best New Lawyer

    Best New Lawyer
    As a second-year law student, I am always asking individuals “What attributes do you think make a new associate successful?”  Many of the individuals I have asked answered with “Well it depends…” and listed…
  • Apr 21

    Reflections on Working in Teams in Law School.

    Reflections on Working in Teams in Law School.
    How can a law school teach students to work in teams?  To work collaboratively?  To nurture their creativity and give them a chance to work on a cause larger than themselves?  In a recent  forthcoming article in the New…
  • Apr 3

    Student Engagement in Lecture

    Student Engagement in Lecture
    For the past 8 years or so, I have taught Family Law to second- and third-year law students in a lecture course.  For several years, I taught the course both Fall and Spring semesters while operating my clinic simultaneously. Next year,…
Rank this Week: 907

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/
  • Apr 27

    Prince's Heirs: Star's sister says Prince died without a will

    Prince's Heirs: Star's sister says Prince died without a will
    Pop star Prince passed away recently at the age of 57 years old. Now his sister has filed papers saying that Prince didn't have a will, but left a fortune of 300 million dollars. Apparently he did not leave a spouse or children. This is…
  • Apr 26

    What do we do with our art collection?

    What do we do with our art collection?
    I've recently come across a good article by Malcolm Burrows, who specializes in philanthropy and helping people set up plans for donations both in their lifetimes and after death. Malcolm (with whom I have had the very great pleasure to work…
  • Apr 19

    Summary of the government's bill on medical assistance in dying

    Summary of the government's bill on medical assistance in dying
    Have you been following the news about the future law in Canada that will allow physician-assisted dying? Have you perhaps been wondering what the government is going to propose for the new law? I'm keeping an eye on it so that I can…
Rank this Week: 243

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Apr 27

    How to Monetise Your Content Marketing Campaign

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

    What I Learned From Really Long Form Content Production

    What I Learned From Really Long Form Content Production
    I recently built a long form piece of content on the history of spaceflight as an experiment in creating long form content using React.js (repo here). As a result of that work, I’ve spent time thinking about how to think about tracking…
  • Apr 19

    Site Speed for Content Marketer

    Site Speed for Content Marketer
    Ask any marketer why site speed matters, and they won’t have trouble answering. Dozens of studies have demonstrated the irrefutable connection between performance and various different KPIs, from bounce rate to organic landings. Web…
Rank this Week: 218

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 27

    Central New York Bike Accident Lawyer’s Springtime Bicycle Safety Reminder

    Central New York Bike Accident Lawyer’s Springtime Bicycle Safety Reminder
    This guy’s helmet is over the top!  Don’t worry; I don’t recommend it. Fellow veteran bikers and newbies alike, it’s a new biking season.  Excited?  Good.  Now don’t get so excited that you…
  • Apr 18

    How The Presidential Hopefuls Fare On “Tort Reform”

    How The Presidential Hopefuls Fare On “Tort Reform”
    Unlike in past presidential elections, “tort reform” is not a hotly debated issue this time around.  Nevertheless, for a New York personal injury lawyer like myself, whose firm is currently representing hundreds of injured…
  • Apr 15

    When Will A New York Personal Injury Lawyer Try To Settle Your Case ?

    When Will A New York Personal Injury Lawyer Try To Settle Your Case ?
    I know I have blogged about this topic before, but after several years of blogging, you can’t help but repeat yourself sometimes.  Still, every time I discuss some aspect of New York personal injury law, I tackle it from a slightly…
Rank this Week: 828