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Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Amazing Firms, Amazing Practices

Provides ideas and information for senior law firm management. By Gerry Riskin.

http://www.gerryriskin.com/
  • Apr 20

    New Software Interprets Commercial Loan Agreements in Second

    New Software Interprets Commercial Loan Agreements in Second
    Bloomberg Markets reports that new software from JPMorgan Chase & Company has reduced the amount of time that lawyers and loan officers need to invest in interpreting loan contracts from tens of thousands of hours to mere…
  • Apr 13

    How Do Lawyers Work? How Do You Work?

    How Do Lawyers Work? How Do You Work?
    The Lawyerist has introduced an interesting series of profiles of individual lawyers called “How Do Lawyers Work?” Not only do I find it intriguing to look into the work lives of other legal practitioners and…
  • Apr 6

    India’s Leading Law Firms Honoured at Leadership Summit in Mumbai

    India’s Leading Law Firms Honoured at Leadership Summit in Mumbai
    Congratulations to Edge International principal Bithika Anand, founder and CEO of Legal League Consulting, for her role in organizing the Leadership Summit and Excellence Awards, 2017, held in Mumbai in early February. The focus of the…
Rank this Week: 570

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

Discusses construction law issues in North Carolina. By Melissa Dewey Brumback.

http://constructionlawnc.com
Rank this Week: 674

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Apr 20

    Why Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention Is Illegal and Potentially Criminal

    Why Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention Is Illegal and Potentially Criminal
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller I read Jennifer Trahan’s post yesterday with great interest — but not surprisingly I disagree with it. Before I get to my disagreements, though, I think it’s bizarre that we are…
  • Apr 19

    Why It Doesn’t Seem to Matter that the Syria Strikes Violated International Law

    Why It Doesn’t Seem to Matter that the Syria Strikes Violated International Law
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku Over at Vox, I have published an essay fleshing out the thoughts I first published here on the legality of the recent U.S. cruise missile attacks on Syria and the international reaction to it. President Donald…
  • Apr 19

    In Defense of Humanitarian Intervention

    In Defense of Humanitarian Intervention
    by Jennifer Trahan by Jennifer Trahan [Jennifer Trahan is Associate Clinical Professor, at The Center for Global Affairs, NYU-SPS, and Chair of the American Branch of the International Law Association’s International Criminal Court…
Rank this Week: 249

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Supreme Court of B.C Decision Lends Support to Use of Multiple Wills to Reduce Probate Fee

    Supreme Court of B.C Decision Lends Support to Use of Multiple Wills to Reduce Probate Fee
    A recent Supreme Court of British Columbia decision has lent support to the strategy of reducing probate fees by making two wills in British Columbia, one that deals with those assets that may be transferred to your personal representative…
  • Apr 16

    The Rule in Cherry v. Boultbee

    The Rule in Cherry v. Boultbee
    If you wait too long to sue on a debt, your claim may be statute-barred by the applicable limitation legislation. But can the personal representative of a deceased person require a beneficiary to bring into account an amount the beneficiary…
  • Mar 24

    Court Orders Interim Distribution Under Section 155 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act

    Court Orders Interim Distribution Under Section 155 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act
    In a recent decision, Davis v. Burns Estate, 2016 BCSC 1982, the Supreme Court of British Columbia allowed an interim distribution to be made to a beneficiary of a will under section 155 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act pending the…
Rank this Week: 991

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident
    David Ladue, 18, of Rancho Santa Margarita, was killed in a Lake Forest motorcycle accident after he was struck by a left-turning vehicle the night of April 17, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash…
  • Mar 29

    Man Killed in Santa Ana Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Santa Ana Motorcycle Accident
    Armando Vega Andrade, 20, was killed in a Fountain Valley motorcycle accident after he was struck by an SUV that was making a U-turn the night of March 24, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the SUV was southbound…
  • Mar 27

    Five People Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Los Angele

    Five People Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Los Angele
    Five people were injured in two separate car accidents in Winnetka, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the crashes were reported the night of March 19, 2017…
Rank this Week: 47

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Apr 19

    Utah Mother Arrested Days After Seeking Help for Drug Addiction

    Utah Mother Arrested Days After Seeking Help for Drug Addiction
    A young Utah mother was arrested five days after reaching out to friends and family online along with a treatment center, seeking help for her drug addiction. Arrested for drugs On April 9th, 2017 Provo police arrested 24 year old Arali…
  • Apr 17

    “Double Jeopardy” is Constitutional in a Dual Sovereignty Case

    “Double Jeopardy” is Constitutional in a Dual Sovereignty Case
    A trio of southern Utah residents are being charged twice for the same crime, otherwise known as double jeopardy, but since the charges stem from a dual sovereignty case it is considered constitutional. Custody battle ends in murder After…
  • Apr 12

    Utah Football Players Arrested For Burglary May Face Consequences On and Off the Field

    Utah Football Players Arrested For Burglary May Face Consequences On and Off the Field
    Two University of Utah football players arrested for suspicion of burglary may face consequences on and off the field. Stolen video games- $30,000 total bail 19 year old red-shirt linebacker Troy Murray from Logan High School and Jay Brown, a…
Rank this Week: 566

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Apr 19

    DUI Breath tests are about to be Unconstitutional in Georgia

    DUI Breath tests are about to be Unconstitutional in Georgia
    Oral Arguments in the Georgia Supreme Court were held in Olevik a/k/a Plevik v. State, S17A0738, on August 18, 2017. The arguments were very telling. The Defendant was essentially asserting that Police can not compel acts under the Georgia…
  • Jan 24

    Pedersen v State - boarding a DNR boat for BUI fields does not trigger Miranda

    Pedersen v State - boarding a DNR boat for BUI fields does not trigger Miranda
     Pedersen v. State, 337 Ga App 159, 786 SE2d 535 (2016). Erick Pedersen was convicted of Boating under the Influence after a jury trial in Hall County State Court. Pedersen was stopped by Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for…
  • Jan 22

    Muthu v State - Judicial Comment-DUI Experts-Mistrial

    Muthu v State - Judicial Comment-DUI Experts-Mistrial
    Muthu v. State, 337 Ga. App. 97, 786 SE2d 696 (2016). Gajendra Muthu appealed his conviction after a jury found him guilty of DUI per se, DUI less safe and failure to maintain lane. Muthu alleged improper judicial comment, restricting of his…
Rank this Week: 290

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Apr 19

    Retaliatory Eviction

    Retaliatory Eviction
    RETALIATORY EVICTION In New York, tenants are protected from retaliatory eviction proceedings by RPAPL 223-b.  This statute states in summary that a landlord cannot commence a summary proceeding to evict a tenant in retaliation or…
  • Apr 13

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury
    Personal Injury Actions Involving DWI’s May Lead to Punitive Damages Individuals who are injured by a person driving while intoxicated may be entitled to punitive damages in addition to the compensatory damages that awarded.  The…
  • Apr 10

    Industrial Code Violation

    Industrial Code Violation
    INDUSTRIAL CODE VIOLATIONS New York Courts are littered with Labor Law 241(6) claims that hinge on whether the correct industrial codes have been plead and supported with admissible evidence.  For a person injured in a construction…
Rank this Week: 221

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 19

    Frank and Steven’s excellent corporate-raiding adventure

    Frank and Steven’s excellent corporate-raiding adventure
    Steven Davidoff Solomon co-writes for The Atlantic, May 2017 What did Bielli think about selling the company? … He said that the benefits of being public outweighed the costs.. … The fact is … Bielli is probably right.…
  • Apr 15

    How a tax plan unites progressives, the Koch brothers and Walmart

    How a tax plan unites progressives, the Koch brothers and Walmart
    Alan Auerbach quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, April 15, 2017 Alan Auerbach … dismissed the $1,700 increase as “silly” and “outside the range” of economic projections of what the tax might do. ……
  • Apr 15

    Arkansas execution plan major test for drug secrecy measure

    Arkansas execution plan major test for drug secrecy measure
    Megan McCracken quoted by The Washington Post, April 15, 2017 “These secrecy statutes are extremely effective at preventing challenges to execution procedures,” said Megan McCracken, an attorney at the University of California at…
Rank this Week: 92

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

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

http://associatesmind.com
  • Apr 19

    Ask LawyerSlack: How Do You Handle The Stress Of Being A Lawyer?

    Ask LawyerSlack: How Do You Handle The Stress Of Being A Lawyer?
    It’s time for another round of “Ask LawyerSlack!” I get a question from you, dear reader, and throw it to the wolves share it with the denizens in LawyerSlack. The folks in LawyerSlack then ridicule the question provide…
  • Apr 6

    How To Get Disbarred In 5 Easy Steps!

    How To Get Disbarred In 5 Easy Steps!
    With some regularity, some pretty funny stuff occurs in the legal world. Like the time I found the best courtroom transcript of all time. THIS IS THE BEST COURTROOM TRANSCRIPT OF ALL TIME. https://t.co/Vb4C3qXg2x…
  • Mar 28

    New Lawyers 2010 to 2017: Lower LSATS, Lower Bar Passage…More DUIs??

    New Lawyers 2010 to 2017: Lower LSATS, Lower Bar Passage…More DUIs??
    The academic quality of students applying to law school is something I’ve been writing about for quite awhile. Notably, the downturn ever since the legal market imploded back in 2007 along with everything else. The National Conference…
Rank this Week: 425

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 210

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck Injury With Headache

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck Injury With Headache
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Prince George Registry, assessing non-pecuniary damages of $90,000 for a long standing neck injury with associated headaches. In today’s case (Willett v. Rose) the…
  • Apr 18

    Damages for Surrogacy Fees Awarded in BC Injury Claim

    Damages for Surrogacy Fees Awarded in BC Injury Claim
    In what I believe is the first case of its kind in British Columbia, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, awarding damages for surrogacy fees for future potential pregnancies after a collision…
  • Apr 13

    Proven Cases of ICBC Fraud Almost Non Existent

    Proven Cases of ICBC Fraud Almost Non Existent
    Insurance Companies often talk about the high cost of fraud and ever rising claim rates.  These discussions are often abstract or accompanied with large numbers.  When you look behind the data there is often little to substantiate…
Rank this Week: 153

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 19

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017
    Marriage of Brockington DA 16-0387 2017 MT 92 Civil – Domestic Relation
  • Apr 19

    OPINIONS – April 18, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 18, 2017
    Marriage of Brockington DA 16-0387 2017 MT 92 4/18/2017 Whitefish Credit Union v. Prindivil DA 16-0493 2017 MT 91N 4/18/2017 Doyle v. State DA 16-0167 2017 MT 90N 4/18/2017 State v. M. Baty DA 16-0074 2017 MT 89 4/18/2017 State v. J. Ellison…
  • Apr 12

    OPINIONS – April 11, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 11, 2017
    State v. R. Dennison DA 16-0036 2017 MT 87N Criminal – Sentencing-Probation Revocation State v. S. Chippewa DA 16-0045 2017 MT 86N Criminal – Dangerous Drugs Matter of G.S. and A. S. YINC DA 16-0483 2017 MT 85N Civil –…
Rank this Week: 37

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://www.beveragelawupdate.com
  • Apr 19

    Brewers Association Marketing and Advertising Code Update: A beer by any other name doth taste as hoppy

    Brewers Association Marketing and Advertising Code Update: A beer by any other name doth taste as hoppy
    Coming up with the recipe for your new brew is only half the battle, you also have to come up with a creative name and label. While we’ve discussed protecting your brand through trademarks in previous posts, brewers should also be aware…
  • Apr 14

    PODCAST: What’s Brewing in Real Estate Development – An Interview with Chris Thompson

    PODCAST: What’s Brewing in Real Estate Development – An Interview with Chris Thompson
    In this episode of Verrill Voices: What’s Brewing in Real Estate Development, Spencer Thibodeau interviews Chris Thompson, one of the real estate developers involved in the Thompson’s Point development in Portland, Maine. Spencer…
  • Apr 13

    Managing Risk in the Craft Brewing Industry

    Managing Risk in the Craft Brewing Industry
    In a presentation for The Risk Management Association Young Professionals Group, Austin Street Brewery Owner Will Fisher; GHM Insurance Agency’s James Sanborn; TD Bank Relationship Manager Shauna Miller; and Verrill Dana Attorney…
Rank this Week: 421

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Apr 19

    Supreme Court eager to decide major religion case

    Supreme Court eager to decide major religion case
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday sent a very strong hint that it is eager, maybe even passionately so, to decide one of history’s most important cases on dealings between religion and government.
  • Apr 18

    Five myths about the start of the Revolutionary War

    Five myths about the start of the Revolutionary War
    The American Revolutionary War started on April 19, 1775 at the towns of Lexington and Concord. But how accurate are some of the key facts that have been handed down to us through the generations?
  • Apr 18

    Active — and comfortable — first day for Gorsuch

    Active — and comfortable — first day for Gorsuch
    A very good test for a rookie on the Supreme Court is how well a new Justice can handle a deeply complex case that only a professor of legal arcana could love.
Rank this Week: 475

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Dealing with Discovery Violations in Your Maryland Divorce Litigation

    Dealing with Discovery Violations in Your Maryland Divorce Litigation
    When you go to court in your divorce case, you may think that the key in your case is your factual proof, whether it is proof related to the value or nature of your spouse’s and your assets, the amount of income your spouse and you…
  • Mar 29

    The Challenge of Overturning Child Custody Decisions on Appeal in Maryland

    The Challenge of Overturning Child Custody Decisions on Appeal in Maryland
    In a recent case involving two parents who disagreed regarding where their daughter should attend kindergarten, the outcome of the case is an important reminder of the importance of achieving success at the trial level, due to the deference…
  • Mar 22

    How Your Move Can Impact Your Child Custody and Visitation Arrangement in Maryland

    How Your Move Can Impact Your Child Custody and Visitation Arrangement in Maryland
    There are many things that can impact your relationship with your child. Certainly, one major factor is geography. For many parents, the event that leads to litigation is one parent’s choice to relocate far away. In a recent case…
Rank this Week: 650

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Covers entertainment and intellectual property law. By Mark A. Baker Law, LLC.

http://www.entertainmentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    POINTS TO PONDER IN AN MUSIC ARTIST-MANAGER CONTRACT

    POINTS TO PONDER IN AN MUSIC ARTIST-MANAGER CONTRACT
    Your artist career is getting traction – you’re doing more shows, you’re recording strong material, people want to work with you. And now you’ve been offered a management contract. Should you sign it? This question…
  • Oct 27

    The New Author’s Range of Publishing Option

    The New Author’s Range of Publishing Option
    Authors now have more options than ever to publish their works, ranging from self-publishing, through the hybrid “pay-to-play” publishers, to traditional publishing houses. So, what are the Pros and Cons of each? Self-publishing.…
  • Oct 27

    The New Author’s Range of Publishing Option

    The New Author’s Range of Publishing Option
    Authors now have more options than ever to publish their works, ranging from self-publishing, through the hybrid “pay-to-play” publishers, to traditional publishing houses. So, what are the Pros and Cons of each? Self-publishing.…
Rank this Week: 482

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Apr 19

    KFC Files Lawsuit to Protect Finger Lickin' Good Trademark

    KFC Files Lawsuit to Protect Finger Lickin' Good Trademark
    IPNews® - KFC is suing a New York based entrepreneur Brian Mastrosimone over alleged trademark infringement.   The national restaurant chain claims that Mastrosimone’s use of the slogan “Finger Lakin’ Good” is…
  • Apr 13

    Mexican Restaurants Battle Over "Damn Good Tacos" Trademark

    Mexican Restaurants Battle Over "Damn Good Tacos" Trademark
    IPNews® - A Texas based restaurant chain, Torchy’s Tacos, is suing Dam Good Tacos over alleged trademark infringement. Torchy’s Tacos claims ownership of the Damn Good Tacos trademark since it has used it as a tagline since…
  • Apr 6

    Jimmy Buffet Wins Trademark Dispute Over Marijuanaville

    Jimmy Buffet Wins Trademark Dispute Over Marijuanaville
    IPNews® - Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Enterprises LLC recently won a trademark dispute against a Colorado based entrepreneur, Rachel Bevis.   Bevis filed a trademark application for Marijuanaville in 2014.  The…
Rank this Week: 369

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Frost Heaves Create Hazards on Maine Road

    Frost Heaves Create Hazards on Maine Road
    Spring brings a welcome respite for many in Maine who braved a bitter winter and are now looking forward to warmer days ahead. But for drivers, spring also brings what can be an unexpected hazard:  frost heaves. These are an uplift of…
  • Apr 12

    Maine School Bus Accident Kills Mother, Three-Year-Old Son

    Maine School Bus Accident Kills Mother, Three-Year-Old Son
    A mother and her three-year-old son lost their lives recently in New Portland after the mother failed to stop at a traffic sign and was struck by a school bus, officials say. The 36-year-old mother and her young child were pronounced dead at…
  • Apr 5

    Brain Injuries in Maine May Have Profound, Lasting Impact

    Brain Injuries in Maine May Have Profound, Lasting Impact
    Last summer, a 14-year-old boy from Berwick and his 16-year-old sister were passengers in the back seat of their father’s vehicle. They were headed for a camping trip for Father’s Day. Suddenly, while on a highway in Hampton, NH,…
Rank this Week: 885

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Apr 19

    Windsurfer Dies After Colliding With Boat in Martin County

    Windsurfer Dies After Colliding With Boat in Martin County
    According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Dr. Thomas Connelly, a 68-year-old man and resident of Stuart, Florida in Martin County was windsurfing and heading south on the east side of the Stuart Causeway.  Bobby…
  • Apr 16

    Boy Nearly Drowns in South Florida Apartment Complex Pool

    Boy Nearly Drowns in South Florida Apartment Complex Pool
    A 5-year-old boy nearly drowned in a South Florida Apartment Complex pool.  The incident happened on April 14th at a new apartment complex on Paseo Boulevard in downtown Doral, a city within Miami-Dade County.  Paramedics responded…
  • Apr 16

    71-Year-Old Woman Medevaced from Carnival Ecstasy

    71-Year-Old Woman Medevaced from Carnival Ecstasy
    A 71-year-old woman slipped onboard the Carnival Ecstasy sustaining a head injury that required her to be medevaced.  The U.S. Coast Guard deployed a helicopter to assist in her medical evacuation.  The vessel was 75 miles off the…
Rank this Week: 601

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
  • Apr 19

    A Logical Opportunity: Spotify Preparing to Go Public through a Direct Listing

    A Logical Opportunity: Spotify Preparing to Go Public through a Direct Listing
    Spotify and similar subscription-driven publishers have unique business advantages that make a direct listing potentially as attractive as a traditional IPO – a large customer base of potential investors and knowledge of direct response…
  • Apr 19

    Second Circuit Reinstates TCPA Case

    Second Circuit Reinstates TCPA Case
    Attempts to end class action with “pick off” strategy continue to fail. Read More › Tags: Class Action Lawsuit, TCPA
  • Apr 18

    Insightful Evening With Clark Russell Hosted at Olshan

    Insightful Evening With Clark Russell Hosted at Olshan
    On April 5, 2017, Olshan hosted an evening with Clark Russell, Deputy Bureau Chief, Bureau of Internet and Technology for the New York State Office of Attorney General. Read More › Tags: Advertising, Data Security,…
Rank this Week: 676

NOLA Patent

NOLA Patent

Covers patent, copyright, and trademark law. By Matt Miller.

http://www.nolapatent.com/blog
  • Apr 19

    What is Bitcoin – Part 2 – Practical Benefit

    What is Bitcoin – Part 2 – Practical Benefit
    This is Part 2 of a Series on Bitcoin. Click to read Part 1 – What is Bitcoin?, where I discuss what Bitcoin is and give a basic overview of how it works. This post assumes some basic familiarity with… Read more › The…
  • Sep 28

    What is Bitcoin?

    What is Bitcoin?
    Over the past few years, you may have seen one of many news stories about something called Bitcoin (). Here are just a few of them: L.A. hospital forced to pay $17,000 in bitcoin ransom to get medical records back… Read more…
  • Aug 26

    Practical Tips in view of the Equation Group Hack

    Practical Tips in view of the Equation Group Hack
    Last week, in a series of events seemingly a mix between Mr. Robot and Austin Powers, something fairly unusual happened that could potentially cause security problems for many people and businesses. And, perhaps because the story is a little…
Rank this Week: 346

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 34

Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer…

Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and elder law. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

https://www.nursinghomelawyer.news/
  • Apr 19

    Memphis Nursing Home to Lose Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement

    Memphis Nursing Home to Lose Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement
    A nursing home in Memphis, Tennessee, is losing patients and staff members as it is being cut off from Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement funding for patient services. The nursing home is Signature HealthCARE at St. Francis, which also has…
  • Apr 14

    State Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home in Federal Court

    State Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home in Federal Court
    A sudden death in a Michigan nursing home has sparked a statewide investigation with potentially significant consequences for the nursing home. The nursing home in question, Medilodge of Grand Blanc, has been providing long term skilled…
  • Apr 4

    Tennessee Legislators Introduce Bills to Fight Elder Abuse

    Tennessee Legislators Introduce Bills to Fight Elder Abuse
    Elder abuse is a widespread but often under-reported problem. Studies show that only 1 out of every 14 cases of elder abuse are ever reported to the proper authorities. This statistic comes at the heels of data showing that citizens of the…
Rank this Week: 150

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • Apr 19

    Trump Signs Executive Order Restricting H-1B Visa

    Trump Signs Executive Order Restricting H-1B Visa
    “Buy American, Hire American” The President of the United States, Donald Trump, will sign an executive order prioritizing Americans over foreign workers. This order will be directed towards federal agencies that recommend changes…
  • Apr 11

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day
    Once again, there has been an alarming demand for H-1B visa’s in the United States. On Monday, April 3rd, the United States government began to accept applications for the H-1B visas which are usually granted to foreign tech workers. On…
  • Apr 11

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day
    Once again, there has been an alarming demand for H-1B visa’s in the United States. On Monday, April 3rd, the United States government began to accept applications for the H-1B visas which are usually granted to foreign tech workers. On…
Rank this Week: 258

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers trucking accident news, safety issues, and legislative updates. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandtruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Left Turns Are Dangerous, Causing Some to Question Their Necessity

    Left Turns Are Dangerous, Causing Some to Question Their Necessity
    The research is clear; left turns are generally dangerous for all motorists — and pedestrians. According to a study by New York City’s transportation planners, left-hand turns were three times as likely to cause a deadly crash…
  • Apr 12

    Distracted Driving Likely Played a Role in Fatal Church Bus Accident

    Distracted Driving Likely Played a Role in Fatal Church Bus Accident
    Late last month, an accident between a pick-up truck and a bus resulted in 13 fatalities. According to a news report covering the tragic accident, the driver of the pick-up truck may have been texting in the moments leading up to the…
  • Apr 5

    Court Discusses “Last Clear Chance Doctrine” in Train Accident Case

    Court Discusses “Last Clear Chance Doctrine” in Train Accident Case
    Earlier this month, a Virginia appellate court issued a written opinion in a wrongful death case that was brought by the wife of a man who was killed when he was struck by a train. The case presented the court with the opportunity to discuss…
Rank this Week: 794

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 19

    Consider Access In Prudent Investment Broker Selection

    Consider Access In Prudent Investment Broker Selection
    ​​ If you or someone else you know would like to receive future updates about developments on these and other concerns, please be sure that we have your current contact information including your preferred e-mail by creating or…
  • Apr 19

    Health Reform:  Tell Congress Until It Listen

    Health Reform:  Tell Congress Until It Listen
    ​​ If you or someone else you know would like to receive future updates about developments on these and other concerns, please be sure that we have your current contact information including your preferred e-mail by creating or…
  • Apr 12

    $400K HIPAA Penalty Teaches Risk Assessment Importance

    $400K HIPAA Penalty Teaches Risk Assessment Importance
    Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN), a federally-qualified health center (FQHC), must pay $400,000 and implement a corrective action plan to resolve U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) charges it…
Rank this Week: 955

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Apr 19

    What Is Bail and How Does It Work?

    What Is Bail and How Does It Work?
    After a person is arrested in Texas, they appear before a judge at an initial appearance hearing. The hearing occurs 48 hours after their arrest. One of the things on the agenda during an initial appearance hearing is setting bail. A…
  • Apr 13

    Things to Know About Sex Crime Laws and Sex Offender

    Things to Know About Sex Crime Laws and Sex Offender
    In Texas, sexual offenses include a wide variety of acts deemed illegal by the state. For instance, indecency with a child charges occur when a person engages in sexual contact with a child younger than 17 years old with the intent to gratify…
  • Apr 5

    Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Defense

    Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Defense
    After an arrest, an individual may have endless questions and feel like they have no one to answer them. It’s normal to have questions after being arrested for a crime in Texas. Remember, just because a person is arrested for a crime…
Rank this Week: 370

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Companies Act, 2013: Cross-Border Merger Provisions Notified

    Companies Act, 2013: Cross-Border Merger Provisions Notified
    Under the previous Companies, Act, 1956 (sections 391-394) it was possible for a foreign company to merge with an Indian company, but an Indian company could not be merged with a foreign company. This was intended to ensure that the company…
  • Apr 18

    The MCA’s Drive Against Non-Operative Companie

    The MCA’s Drive Against Non-Operative Companie
    [Guest post by Dheeraj Kumar Sharma, who is an Associate at Vinod Kothari & Co.]IntroductionThe discussion on the existence of non-operative companies is garnering the attention of the corporate sector with special emphasis from various…
  • Apr 17

    Ascertaining Legal Ramifications of Compensation Agreements- Part II (Statutory Approach)

    Ascertaining Legal Ramifications of Compensation Agreements- Part II (Statutory Approach)
    [The following post, the second in a series, is contributed by Rahul Sibal, a third year student of NALSAR Hyderabad. In the series, he analyzes possible liabilities that may arise with respect to compensation agreements from different…
Rank this Week: 530

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Apr 18

    A few months ago, when I wrote in this…

    A few months ago, when I wrote in this blog about “How Agile is being used to increase legal marketing innovation at Fasken Martineau,” I noted that Fasken’s Chief Marketing Officer, Brenda Plowman, had provided her entire…
  • Apr 4

    A change in this blog, and more

    A change in this blog, and more
    Since I started writing this blog in June 2005, I have published 667 posts: at least one per week. Have you had time to read them all? I didn’t think so. I have now decided to reduce the frequency of...
  • Mar 28

    Six law firms take legal project management just-in-time training to the next level

    Six law firms take legal project management just-in-time training to the next level
    Six leading law firms have recently started to take their legal project management (LPM) programs to the next level by purchasing licenses to LegalBizDev’s new library of online LPM tools and templates which lawyers can access on their…
Rank this Week: 148

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accident law. By William D. Kickham, Esq.

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 343

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    New Georgia Law Helps Save Live

    New Georgia Law Helps Save Live
    A recent Editor’s Pick in the Albany Herald discusses the positive impact of a law that we believe is important for many to know about. As is the case in other states, Georgia has a Good Samaritan law. Georgia’s Good…
  • Apr 14

    Atlanta Parents Alert: Bounce House Injurie

    Atlanta Parents Alert: Bounce House Injurie
    Inflatables are everywhere these days, especially in the spring and summer months. They attract kids and parents alike, with fantastic colors and cartoon-like big houses and slides and castles. They are lots of fun for all, but bounce houses…
  • Mar 31

    Distracted Driver Destroys Live

    Distracted Driver Destroys Live
    Over the years, we have shared posts about a wide variety of accidents with our readers. We do this because we want to help our readers understand why accidents happen and how to avoid them, if at all possible. Earlier this week, a…
Rank this Week: 778

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
  • Apr 18

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?
    On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order, “Buy American and Hire American.” In the “Hire American” portion of the order, Trump announced he was directing DOL, DOJ, DHS, and DOS to review the…
  • Apr 18

    AILA: Impact of “Hire American” Provisions in New Executive Order Remains to Be Seen

    AILA: Impact of “Hire American” Provisions in New Executive Order Remains to Be Seen
    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Trump signed his latest Executive Order “Buy American and Hire American.” The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) observed that while today’s announcement reflects the…
  • Apr 17

    Update on H-1B Cap Subject Petitions for FY2018: 199,000 Petitions Filed

    Update on H-1B Cap Subject Petitions for FY2018: 199,000 Petitions Filed
    On April 7, 2017, USCIS announced that it had received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 H-1B visas and 20,000 advanced degree visas for FY2018. On April 17, 2017, USCIS announced that it had received 199,000 H-1B…
Rank this Week: 775

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Study Guides are Here!

    Study Guides are Here!
    Thank you to all the students that made our Study Guides event a success. Many of you stopped by to find out what study guides are available, and how they can help you prepare for class and for exams.All the print volumes we had on order have…
  • Apr 6

    Throwback Thursday: Alumni Weekend Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Alumni Weekend Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistAlumni weekend starts tomorrow, Friday, April 7th, with family bowling night at Lucky Strike, located right across the street from the College. To kick things…
  • Apr 4

    Study Guides Event for Students!

    Study Guides Event for Students!
Rank this Week: 768

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    How long does a traffic ticket stay on your Illinois driving record?

    How long does a traffic ticket stay on your Illinois driving record?
    According to the Illinois Secretary of State, tickets for moving violations such as speeding, disobeying a stop sign, disobeying a traffic control light, and improper lane usage will stay on your Illinois driving record for four to five…
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Driver’s License Point System

    Illinois Driver’s License Point System
    The Illinois Secretary of State uses a unique system to determine driver’s license suspensions and revocations based on the number of moving violations and a point system. A driver 21 years of age or older will have their…
  • Mar 22

    Illinois DUI Law: Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause

    Illinois DUI Law: Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause
    In order to stop a vehicle, a police officer must have reasonable suspicion that the driver is committing a violation of Illinois law. The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution requires that law enforcement have specific and…
Rank this Week: 557

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Apr 18

    Adobe v themacspecialist

    Adobe v themacspecialist
    EBay seller allegedly sells infringing ADOBE spftware by loading it onto (alleged) Apple computers, and selling the computers on eBay.
  • Apr 2

    Recommended Reading: Letter from Wallace Global Fund to Morgan Lewis re: Trump Conflicts of Interest

    Recommended Reading: Letter from Wallace Global Fund to Morgan Lewis re: Trump Conflicts of Interest
    This letter from the co-chairman of the Wallace Global Fund, resigning as a client of the Morgan Lewis firm, because of the manner of Morgan Lewis representing Trump in regard to conflicts of interest, justifies close reading.
  • Mar 31

    What The Most Expensive Mattresses In The World Look Like

    What The Most Expensive Mattresses In The World Look Like
      According to this, plaintiff Hasten sells the most expensive mattress in the world, and defendant Kluft sells the most expensive US mattress. Hastens has registrations for the plaid pattern. More pictures of expensive mattresses here.…
Rank this Week: 663

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 357

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 847

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 233

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
  • Mar 27

    Crimea: In the International Blind Spot

    Crimea: In the International Blind Spot
      By Viachaslau “Slava” Bortnik Amnesty International recently released a public statement raising the worsening human rights situation in Crimea marking three years under Russian rule since the Peninsula’s unlawful…
Rank this Week: 30

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 18

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal
    As a follow-up to last week's post on Perry v. MSPB, Howard Wasserman (FIU) has analyzed the oral arguments in that case over at ScotusBlog and PrawfsBlawg. As a bonus (apart from the merits of the MSPB case) he also...
  • Apr 17

    Catherine Fisk in NYT on Employment Reference

    Catherine Fisk in NYT on Employment Reference
    Congratulations to Catherine Fisk on her contribution to the Sunday NYT column "The Workologist". She was cited liberally in a Q&A about employment references. For the entire article, see When a Potential Employer Seems…
  • Apr 17

    4th Circuit Sexual Harassment Decision

    4th Circuit Sexual Harassment Decision
    Jonathan Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) writes to tell us about the new Fourth Circuit sexual harassment case of Wilson v. Gaston County, NC. Here's Jon's take on the case: Although the decision is marked unpublished, the majority opinion is a…
Rank this Week: 76

Real Property & Development Review

Real Property & Development Review

Covers real estate, construction, and land use laws in the Pacific Northwest. By Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP.

http://www.dwtrealpropertyreview.com/
Rank this Week: 915

Maryland Car Accident Attorney…

Maryland Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Maryland news and updates on motor vehicle accidents. Published By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandcaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Victim of Drunk Driving Accident Receives $8 Million Jury Verdict

    Victim of Drunk Driving Accident Receives $8 Million Jury Verdict
    Earlier this month, a Florida jury awarded a victim of a drunk driving accident $8 million for her medical expenses, permanent injuries, and pain and suffering related to the accident. According to one local news source covering the…
  • Apr 11

    April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, each day, eight people are killed in preventable accidents that were caused by distracted driving. Furthermore, it is estimated that there are about 1,000 people who…
  • Apr 4

    How Maryland DUI Accident Victims Can Seek Financial Compensation for Their Injurie

    How Maryland DUI Accident Victims Can Seek Financial Compensation for Their Injurie
    By accepting a Maryland driver’s license, all motorists assume a legal duty to operate their vehicles in a safe and responsible manner and in accordance with the state’s traffic laws. In some cases, a driver’s dangerous…
Rank this Week: 735

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Nursing Home for Misuse of Psychotropic Drug

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Nursing Home for Misuse of Psychotropic Drug
    According to the AARP Foundation, a settlement has been reached in the wrongful death lawsuit between the family of Bobby Glenn Tweed and the nursing home they allege is responsible for his death. The family claims that the facility misused…
  • Apr 13

    What’s Causing the Increase in Dog Bite Claims?

    What’s Causing the Increase in Dog Bite Claims?
    National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which runs from April 9 to 15, aims to educate the public and dog owners about how to prevent dog bites. According to recent reports, dog bite claims over the past 10 years have skyrocketed. The information…
  • Apr 12

    Did you need a second hernia mesh surgery?

    Did you need a second hernia mesh surgery?
    Have you ever had a surgery to correct a hernia? Chances are, if you had such a surgery in the last ten years you were fitted with some type of hernia mesh to help the repaired hernia heal. Hernia mesh can be made from synthetic materials or…
Rank this Week: 87

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update
    Xarelto is a type of anticoagulant (blood thinner) medication that quickly grew in popularity following its release in 2011. For decades, warfarin had been the only reliable treatment for patients with blood-clotting disorders, such as atrial…
  • Mar 31

    Johnson & Johnson Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

    Johnson & Johnson Hernia Mesh Lawsuit
    More than 100,000 hernia mesh devices are implanted in patients annually in the United States. Despite growing evidence that these medical products come with a high risk of complications, several of the most dangerous types of hernia mesh…
  • Mar 31

    The Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

    The Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer
    When Deane Berg was 49 she was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer. While searching the internet for possible causes of this deadly cancer, she was surprised to see talcum powder on the list. Although Berg had no other risk factors, such…
Rank this Week: 227