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California Injury Lawyer Blog

California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury news involving truck, ATV and highway accidents. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.california-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Feds Seize Lead-Contaminated Children's Halloween Costume

    Feds Seize Lead-Contaminated Children's Halloween Costume
    SEATTLE - The Seattle Times and CNN reported more than 1,300 Halloween pirate costumes manufactured in China were recently seized because high lead levels were detected in the buttons. The costumes, which were headed for a Seattle-area…
  • Sep 20

    Increased Risk of Falling when Wearing Skechers Shape-ups Toning Shoe

    Increased Risk of Falling when Wearing Skechers Shape-ups Toning Shoe
    Skechers claims Shape-ups curved sole will get you in shape without ever having to step foot in a gym. But several independent studies have found no evidence to substantiate Skecher's claims. What cannot be disputed, however, is that the…
  • Sep 6

    Consumer Reports Issues Safety Alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair

    Consumer Reports Issues Safety Alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair
    On September 6, 2012 Consumer Reports issued a safety alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair because an unharnessed child could slide down to the floor or slip out of the side of the chair, posing a serious fall-related injury risk. An…
Rank this Week: 266

Legal Marketing Blog

Legal Marketing Blog

A blog dedicated to lawyer marketing in any size firm. Published by Tom Kane of Tom Kane Consulting, Inc.

http://www.legalmarketingblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Turn down clients? Are you nuts!

    Turn down clients? Are you nuts!
    In response to that question in these economic times, some (if not many) lawyers might say that you would be nuts to turn down any work that comes across the transom. Well, wrong answer IMHO. I would argue that you’re nuts if you don’t…
  • Aug 31

    Social Media: The Cure for Institutional Marketing Mentality?

    Social Media: The Cure for Institutional Marketing Mentality?
    In the early days of legal marketing (oh say 1986) most lawyers were not the least bit interested in the subject.  In fact, the “M” word was an anathema.  When it became acceptable to some law firms, individual marketing efforts were…
  • Aug 22

    2 Important PR Tip

    2 Important PR Tip
    Don’t be a snob, and all PR needs to be personal. That’s it. Okay, maybe a bit more detail is warranted. The first tip: don’t treat a reporter from an unfamiliar publication as someone to shun, since you may regret it one day when he or…
Rank this Week: 213

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 252

The Blawgraphy

The Blawgraphy

By Luke Gilman at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://www.lukegilman.com/blawg
Rank this Week: 181

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 238

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Karp & Hart Legal Perspectives

Discusses and analyzes Pennsylvania personal injury laws.

http://www.karphart.com
  • Jan 18

    Legal Talk Podcast – Abraham Lincoln the Lawyer With Author Brian Dirck

    Legal Talk Podcast – Abraham Lincoln the Lawyer With Author Brian Dirck
    In this episode of Legal Talk, from January 18, 2008, host Stephen Karp discusses one of the most famous lawyers of all time – Abraham Lincoln with guest, Professor Brian Dirck, author of the new book “Lincoln the Lawyer.”
  • Jan 18

    LEGAL TALK PODCAST – 1/18/2008

    LEGAL TALK PODCAST – 1/18/2008
    In this episode we discuss one of the most famous lawyers of all time – Abraham Lincoln.
  • Mar 29

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation

    Legal Talk Podcast: Motor Vehicle Violation
    Topics covered in this podcast: Peter Hart, legal talk, karp and hart, law, legal program, WCHE, motor vehicular law violations, traffic offenses, drunk driving, malpractice, Mark Lieberman, West Chester, practicing, Lieberman and Kohler,…
Rank this Week: 487

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing
    This article about Michigan driver's license restoration will be a return to the more detailed examination of a single aspect of the license appeal process that is typical of most articles on this blog. The last stage in the driver's...
  • Feb 2

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World
    As a Michigan DUI and driver's license restoration lawyer, I handle the whole gamut of drunk driving and driver's license related work, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd (felony) drinking and driving offenses, to restoring driver's licenses for people…
  • Jan 30

    So you want to win back your Drivers License?

    So you want to win back your Drivers License?
    Every day, pretty much everything I do is DUI and driver's license related. In some DUI cases, I meet with people who are in the middle of a troubled relationship to alcohol. A man called my office the other day...
Rank this Week: 432

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 578

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    Lindseth on the New Deal as a Paradigm for Postwar Europe

    Lindseth on the New Deal as a Paradigm for Postwar Europe
    Peter L. Lindseth, University of Connecticut School of Law, has posted Transatlantic Functionalism (and Its Limits): New Deal Models, Technocratic Autonomy, and European Integration, which is forthcoming in a symposium entitled "New…
  • Jan 28

    A Postdoctoral Researcher on Postwar European Legal Culture

    A Postdoctoral Researcher on Postwar European Legal Culture
    The research project Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964 at the University of Helsinki is advertising a one-year post-doctoral research position to “engage in a study of narratives arising from different…
  • Jan 27

    New Release: Bohme, "Toxic Injustice"

    New Release: Bohme, "Toxic Injustice"
    New from the University of California Press: Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle (Dec. 2014), by Susanna Rankin Bohme (Harvard University). A description from the Press:The pesticide dibromochloropropane, known…
Rank this Week: 545

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jan 28

    Surveillance and the Chilling Effect on Speech

    Surveillance and the Chilling Effect on Speech
    Margot E. Kaminski, Ohio State University Law School & Yale University Law School, and Shane Witnov, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, have published The Conforming Effect: First Amendment Implications of Surveillance,…
  • Jan 28

    Complying With Multiple Copyright Regimes in the Internet Age

    Complying With Multiple Copyright Regimes in the Internet Age
    Marketa Trimble, University of Nevada, Law Vegas, School of Law, is publishing The Multiplicity of Copyright Laws on the Internet in the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal. Here is the abstract. From the…
  • Jan 28

    U.S. Actor Arrested On Voyeurism Charge In Toronto

    U.S. Actor Arrested On Voyeurism Charge In Toronto
    Actor Jean-Paul (J.P.) Manoux, who appears in the sitcom Spun Out (CTV) turned himself in to Toronto police on January 27 after a warrant was issued for his arrest on voyeurism charges. Two women who rented a condo from him...
Rank this Week: 339

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Jan 28

    Make Users Happy: Increase Your Website Load Time

    Make Users Happy: Increase Your Website Load Time
    Increasing the load time of your website is one the easiest (and fastest) updates you can make and it will render immediate results. Faster load times mean decreased bounce rates and higher user engagement. We find that after just…
  • Jan 27

    Florida Bar Rules About Website Stock Imagery

    Florida Bar Rules About Website Stock Imagery
    Custom photography can be expensive and the high-end look it creates isn’t always the goal of every law firm. So, many legal professionals with budget in mind default to using stock imagery on their website. These images will often…
  • Jan 27

    Awesome Chrome Apps Test Responsive Design

    Awesome Chrome Apps Test Responsive Design
    It continues to be increasingly difficult to check responsive designs on the many screen sizes and resolutions that exist (and it’s not getting any easier). At PaperStreet, we created an entire department to help the elements and…
Rank this Week: 368

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Jan 28

    Social media posts violating probation/parole

    Social media posts violating probation/parole
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled "Social media posts violating probation/parole." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Social media posts violating probation/parole When I read a headline indicating that an…
  • Jan 21

    Plan for 2015 with these solo/small firm resource

    Plan for 2015 with these solo/small firm resource
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled " Plan for 2015 with these solo/small firm resources." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Plan for 2015 with these solo/small firm resources The new year is upon us and…
  • Jan 15

    2015 Legal Technology Prediction

    2015 Legal Technology Prediction
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled "2015 Legal Technology Predictions." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** 2015 Legal Technology Predictions As 2014 draws to a close, it’s once again time for me to take a…
Rank this Week: 314

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Jan 28

    2 Injured in Karnes County Oilfield Explosion

    2 Injured in Karnes County Oilfield Explosion
    Two men have been hospitalized with second and third degree burns following an oilfield explosion in Karnes County on Monday afternoon.
  • Jan 27

    Two Dead in Houston Collision

    Two Dead in Houston Collision
    Two people were killed in Houston Saturday morning when a Chevrolet Impala crashed into a flatbed tractor-trailer.
  • Jan 27

    Dallas Nurse Hit by Shuttle Bus, Killed

    Dallas Nurse Hit by Shuttle Bus, Killed
    A nurse in Dallas was struck and killed by a shuttle bus in what is now being investigated as a hit-and-run. Authorities have not identified the driver.
Rank this Week: 410

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
  • Jan 28

    Canada's digital spy agency tracking your online download

    Canada's digital spy agency tracking your online download
    The CBC (CSE tracks millions of downloads daily: Snowden documents - Canada - CBC News) and the Intercept (Canada Casts Global Surveillance Dragnet Over File Downloads) have jointly broken a huge story about mass internet surveillance led by…
  • Jan 28

    Presentation on the new software installation rules in Canada's Anti-spam Law

    Presentation on the new software installation rules in Canada's Anti-spam Law
    I was pleased to deliver an online Hangout On Air about CASL's new software installation rules on behalf of both Digital Nova Scotia and McInnes Cooper. The full presentation is here and you can get your mitts on the slides here. As I…
  • Dec 15

    Audio of interview with Macleans Magazine about SCC Fearon cell phone privacy decision

    Audio of interview with Macleans Magazine about SCC Fearon cell phone privacy decision
    Last week, I was interviewed by Cormac MacSweeney for Macleans Magazine about the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in R v Fearon. Listen to the full 15 minute-long interview here:
Rank this Week: 303

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Jan 28

    The Two-Day Laptop Battery Plus 62 More Must-Read

    The Two-Day Laptop Battery Plus 62 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 63 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Jan 27

    CaseMap 11: Read Our Exclusive Report

    CaseMap 11: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers litigation case analysis software that reduces the learning curve through user experience design (see article below), desktop search software with an Outlook add-on, an iOS scanning app that doesn't require…
  • Jan 22

    Reviews of ActiveWords, TValue, dtSearch; Body Position and Tablets; Three New Question

    Reviews of ActiveWords, TValue, dtSearch; Body Position and Tablets; Three New Question
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Stephen Hayes, Review: ActiveWords for Naming Documents Adron Beene, Review: TValue for Amortization Calculations Carol Baker, Review: dtSearch for a Briefs Knowledge Base Christian…
Rank this Week: 653

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jan 28

    Obama’s Immigration Announcement and its Aftermath: Perpetuating the Myth of the "Criminal Alien"

    Obama’s Immigration Announcement and its Aftermath: Perpetuating the Myth of the "Criminal Alien"
    On Border Criminologies, Yolanda Vázquez criticizes the myth of the “criminal alien” and their continued threat to the nation that permeated President Obama’s speech in November announcing his immigration initiatives: "Boasting…
  • Jan 28

    Law Professors Weigh in in Kerry v. Din

    Law Professors Weigh in in Kerry v. Din
    ImmigrationProf has been covering Kerry v. Din, a case pending in the Supreme Court in which the doctrine of consular nonreviewability is at issue. Six amici curiae briefs have been filed, all on behalf of Respondent Fauzia Din. One of...
  • Jan 28

    Congress to Sue Obama Administration on Immigration Initiatives?

    Congress to Sue Obama Administration on Immigration Initiatives?
    A number of states, led by Texas, have filed suit challenging the constitutionality of the Obama administration's immigration initiatives. Will Congress be next in line? ABC News reports that Speaker John Boehner told House Republicans in a…
Rank this Week: 340

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    eJOURNAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal

    eJOURNAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal
    The 2014 vol 17 no 5 issue of the Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal (PER) is now freely available on our website at http://www.nwu.ac.za/p-per/2014%2817%295You can access and download the following manuscripts in pdf format from the…
  • Jan 28

    EJOURNAL ANNOUNEMENT: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal

    EJOURNAL ANNOUNEMENT: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal
    The 2014 vol 17 no 4 issue of the Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal (PER) is now freely available by clicking here.You can access and download the following manuscripts in pdf format from the website:1.     Unlawful…
  • Jan 28

    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Post-doc position on "Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964"

    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Post-doc position on "Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964"
    The research project “Reinventing the Foundations of European Legal Culture 1934-1964” in the University of Helsinki (FoundLaw.org) is looking for a scholar to engage in a study of narratives arising from different strands of…
Rank this Week: 644

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice and motor vehicle accidents. By Rudner & Paleudis, LLC.

http://www.newyorkbusinesslitigationlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 698

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Jan 28

    Catch-33: Stringent documentary requirements upheld for legal aid in domestic violence cases- Vanessa Long and Adam Smith

    Catch-33: Stringent documentary requirements upheld for legal aid in domestic violence cases- Vanessa Long and Adam Smith
    R (on the application of Rights of Women) v Secretary of State for Justice [2015] EWHC 35 (Admin) – read judgment Neil Sheldon and Alasdair Henderson (instructed by The Treasury Solicitor) acted for the Defendant in this case. They have…
  • Jan 28

    Acquitted defendants costs regime not incompatible with ECHR

    Acquitted defendants costs regime not incompatible with ECHR
    R (o.t.a Henderson) v. Secretary of State for Justice, Divisional Court, 27 January 2015 – judgment  here The Court (Burnett LJ giving the sole judgment) has ruled on whether the statutory changes made to the ability of acquitted…
  • Jan 27

    Introducing… the Human Rights Information Project

    Introducing… the Human Rights Information Project
    Some exciting news. I have a new project. The aim is to change the face of human rights. I am looking for a paid Researcher/Project Coordinator to help me build it. Interested? Click here for the job description and how to…
Rank this Week: 641

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jan 28

    B.C. judge admonished for doing too much homework

    B.C. judge admonished for doing too much homework
    A judge in British Columbia has been admonished for stepping “into the fray” by conducting independent research about the reliability of fingerprint evidence found on a “ghoulish doll” in a break-and-enter case.The…
  • Jan 28

    Legal news roundup - January 28, 2015

    Legal news roundup - January 28, 2015
    CanadaWrongful conviction clearing RCMP in rape case 45 years ago to be appealed, Canadian PressCanadian actor charged with voyeurism for using hidden cameras in condo, Canadian PressToronto man to appear in court facing 17 sexual…
  • Jan 27

    Hearing date set for judge implicated in political financing scandal

    Hearing date set for judge implicated in political financing scandal
    A Canadian Judicial Council hearing into the conduct of Quebec Superior Court Justice Michel Déziel will begin March 10.At least six days of public hearings have been scheduled before an inquiry committee sitting at the Federal Court…
Rank this Week: 277

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 28

    Implementation of Recommendations From Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry Report

    Implementation of Recommendations From Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry Report
    Just shy of a year after the issuance of the final report and recommendations from the Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry in Manitoba, the province has issued its first status update on the implementation of those recommendations. The report, Options…
  • Jan 28

    Happy Data Privacy Day

    Happy Data Privacy Day
    From the Privacy Commissioner of Canada: “On January 28, Canada, along with many countries around the world, will celebrate Data Privacy Day. Recognized by privacy professionals, corporations, government officials, academics and…
  • Jan 28

    New Year, New Arbitration Rule

    New Year, New Arbitration Rule
    The ADR Institute of Canada has adopted new arbitration rules, which came into effect in December 2014. The new Rules are significant because they apply to any new arbitration commenced under the ADR Institute rules after December 1. Although…
Rank this Week: 309

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 342

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jan 28

    Five Foods To Forego…Everyday Choices Pose Health Concern

    Five Foods To Forego…Everyday Choices Pose Health Concern
    Experts frequently remind us that fresh fruits and vegetables, especially those that come in rich, vibrant colors, should hold a valued position on our tables at meal time. These foods contain nutrients that are known to stave off serious,…
  • Jan 28

    North Carolina Notes Rate Filing, Fraud Arrest

    North Carolina Notes Rate Filing, Fraud Arrest
    Officials in the Tar Heel State reported a recent workers compensation rate filing and an arrest involving comp fraud.   Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin announced that the Department of Insurance has completed its review of workers…
  • Jan 27

    Injured Worker’s Personal Problems Lead To Dangerous Workers Comp Claim

    Injured Worker’s Personal Problems Lead To Dangerous Workers Comp Claim
    There are classes of comp claims that start as ordinary reports of injury but quickly turn into claims nightmares. Among these is the younger worker claim in which an otherwise healthy person develops an inexplicably complicated claim. An…
Rank this Week: 625

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jan 28

    No Hot Tub But Hot Water

    No Hot Tub But Hot Water
    I have blogged recently on the subject of online public access to information about bar disciplinary hearings. The Ohio Supreme Court has a nice feature - in its online listing, the reader can link to the charges of misconduct. This...
  • Jan 27

    "It Is What It Is"

    "It Is What It Is"
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has suspended an attorney as a result of a guilty plea [the attorney] entered a plea of no contest to one count of Publishing, Distributing or Participating in Obscene Material, and one count of Possession of...
  • Jan 27

    Suing Current Client Is Non-Waivable Conflict

    Suing Current Client Is Non-Waivable Conflict
    An indefinite suspension with the right to apply for reinstatement after six months was imposed by the Maryland Court of Appeals. The attorney was retained by a couple to pursue a claim arising from a motor vehicle accident and ended...
Rank this Week: 597

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 633

Internet Cases

Internet Cases

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

http://blog.internetcases.com
  • Jan 28

    internetcases turns 10 years old today

    internetcases turns 10 years old today
    Ten years ago today, somewhat on a whim, yet to fulfill a need I saw for discussion about the law of the internet in the “blogosphere” (a term we loved dearly back then), I launched internetcases. What started out as a one-page…
  • Jan 27

    Best practices for providers of goods and services on the Internet of Thing

    Best practices for providers of goods and services on the Internet of Thing
    Today the United States Federal Trade Commission issued a report in which it detailed a number of consumer-focused issues arising from the growing Internet of Things (IoT). Companies should pay attention to the portion of the report detailing…
  • Jan 12

    Facebook wins against alleged advertising fraudster

    Facebook wins against alleged advertising fraudster
    Defendant set up more than 70 bogus Facebook accounts and impersonated online advertising companies (including by sending Facebook falsified bank records) to obtain an advertising credit line from Facebook. He ran more than $340,000 worth of…
Rank this Week: 334

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Florida Red-Light Running Cited Often in Crashe

    Florida Red-Light Running Cited Often in Crashe
    A driver in South Florida faces vehicular homicide charges after he allegedly slammed into a family van while speeding and running a red light, resulting in the death of a 14-year-old boy. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol say the…
  • Jan 24

    Gonsalves v. Li – Retrial of Crash Case Following Error

    Gonsalves v. Li – Retrial of Crash Case Following Error
    After securing a $1.2 million verdict for negligence against the test-driver of a vehicle, an injured care salesman will have to endure a second trial. The decision by the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Five in…
  • Jan 22

    Heco v. Foster Motors – Product Liability in Auto Accident Case

    Heco v. Foster Motors – Product Liability in Auto Accident Case
    While the majority of car accidents are the result of one or more drivers acting carelessly or recklessly, one cannot rule out the possibility of product liability. A determination should be made regarding whether the vehicle’s parts…
Rank this Week: 538

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Jan 28

    Corporate Defendant Protected By Good Samaritan Civil Immunity Law

    Corporate Defendant Protected By Good Samaritan Civil Immunity Law
    In the recent Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas decision in the case of Kromferd v. Sugarhouse HSP Gaming LP, PICS Case No. 14-2015 (C.P. Phila. Co. Dec. 9, 2014 Massiah – Jackson, J.), the court ruled that a Defendant…
  • Jan 26

    Appeal of MSJ Order Quashed in Consolidated Case Where Not All Defendants Dismissed

    Appeal of MSJ Order Quashed in Consolidated Case Where Not All Defendants Dismissed
    In the recent Superior Court case of Malanchuk v. Tsimura, 2014 Pa. Super. 277, 1379 EDA 2012 (Dec. 17, 2014 Ford Elliot, P.J.E.), an en banc Court ruled in this construction accident personal injury case that the…
  • Jan 23

    Eastern District Federal Court Dismisses Auto Insurance Bad Faith Claim

    Eastern District Federal Court Dismisses Auto Insurance Bad Faith Claim
    In its recent memorandum decision in the case of Mozzo v. Progressive Ins. Co., No. 14-5752 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 5, 2015 Buckwalter, S.J.) (mem.), the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed a plaintiff’s…
Rank this Week: 494

N.C. Construction Law, Policy &…

N.C. Construction Law, Policy & News

Covers statutory, case law and other legal developments affecting North Carolina construction professionals. By Matthew C. Bouchard.

http://nc-construction-law.com/
  • Jan 28

    Construction Arbitration Is Too Lengthy & Costly. The AAA Hopes to Fix That.

    Construction Arbitration Is Too Lengthy & Costly. The AAA Hopes to Fix That.
    As I noted last November, there’s a growing concern among construction industry stakeholders and others that arbitration too often fails to serve its intended purpose as a speedy, less costly and more streamlined alternative to civil…
  • Jan 12

    Everything’s Bigger in Texas, Including the Construction Litigation (Part 2 of 3)

    Everything’s Bigger in Texas, Including the Construction Litigation (Part 2 of 3)
    This is the second of a three-part series exploring the Texas Supreme Court’s decision in Zachry Construction Corp. v. Port of Houston Authority of Harris County.  A summary of the case can be found at Part 1 of the series. …
  • Jan 9

    Inspiration to Help You Keep Your 2015 Construction Risk Management Resolution

    Inspiration to Help You Keep Your 2015 Construction Risk Management Resolution
    Well, the first full business week of 2015 is nearly in-the-books.  How are you doing with those risk management resolutions of yours?  Holding steady?  Or do you need a pep talk?  If it’s the latter, my Twitter feed…
Rank this Week: 712

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Jury verdict teaches that “open door” policies must still comply with EEO law

    Jury verdict teaches that “open door” policies must still comply with EEO law
    There exists an inherent tension  between open-door and other self-reporting policies and the EEO laws. Consider, for example, a recent $100,000+ jury verdict against a trucking company for disability discrimination. The company…
  • Jan 27

    The FMLA has eligibility limits (unless you tell your employees otherwise)

    The FMLA has eligibility limits (unless you tell your employees otherwise)
    The FMLA does not provide leave benefits to all employees of all employers. First and foremost, it only covers employers with 50 or more employees. And, only a subset of employees of a covered employer is eligible for FMLA leave. An employee…
  • Jan 26

    Should it matter if your employee thinks hand scanners are tools of Satan?

    Should it matter if your employee thinks hand scanners are tools of Satan?
    If you’re a long time reader of my blog, you might recall a story I shared a few years ago about a co-worker at one of my high-school jobs, who held some interesting opinions about Lee Iacocca, Satan, and the end of the world. At the…
Rank this Week: 647

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

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

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jan 28

    Fighting International Corruption with Whistleblower Reward Law

    Fighting International Corruption with Whistleblower Reward Law
    The National Whistleblower Center released a report today recommending the use of whistleblower reward laws to fight corruption worldwide.  “Whistleblower Reward Programs: An International Framework for the Detection of Corruption…
  • Jan 27

    NSA Whistleblower Wins Sam Adams Award

    NSA Whistleblower Wins Sam Adams Award
    On January 22, the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence (Sam Adams) selected retired NSA Technical Director William “Bill” Binney to receive its 2015 award for integrity in intelligence. The award was presented…
  • Jan 26

    The FCA Strongly Encourages Businesses to Maintain Effective Internal Compliance Program

    The FCA Strongly Encourages Businesses to Maintain Effective Internal Compliance Program
    The Chamber of Commerce has commenced a well-financed and aggressive lobbying campaign to undermine America’s most effective whistleblower law, the False Claims Act. To justify its anti-whistleblower campaign the Chamber published a…
Rank this Week: 447

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Jan 28

    Android WebView security and the mobile advertising marketplace

    Android WebView security and the mobile advertising marketplace
    Freedom to Tinker readers are probably aware of the current controversy over Google’s handling of ongoing security vulnerabilities in its Android WebView component. What sounds at first like a routine security problem turns out to have…
  • Jan 23

    Sign up now for the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course

    Sign up now for the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course
    At Princeton I taught a course on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies during the semester that just ended. Joe Bonneau unofficially co-taught it with me. Based on student feedback and what we accomplished in the course, it was extremely…
  • Jan 21

    Anonymous programmers can be identified by analyzing coding style

    Anonymous programmers can be identified by analyzing coding style
    Every programmer learns to code in a unique way which results in distinguishing “fingerprints” in coding style. These fingerprints can be used to compare the source code of known programmers with an anonymous piece of source code…
Rank this Week: 301

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Jan 28

    Coach Belicheck, we know Mona Lisa Vito. And you are no Mona Lisa Vito.

    Coach Belicheck, we know Mona Lisa Vito. And you are no Mona Lisa Vito.
    Unless you been completely disconnected from the media over the last week, you have undoubtedly heard about the purported scandal arising out of the New England Patriots’ alleged deflation of footballs prior to the AFC Championship…
  • Jan 27

    Colorado Inmate Stands Up For Dez Bryant, Cowboys Fans Everywhere (For Only $89 Billion)

    Colorado Inmate Stands Up For Dez Bryant, Cowboys Fans Everywhere (For Only $89 Billion)
    It is the week of the Super Bowl, the biggest sporting event of the year, and we here at Abnormal Use are having trouble getting excited. It has nothing to do with our beloved Carolina Panthers bowing down to the Seahawks earlier in these…
  • Jan 26

    LinkedIn For Lawyers – Beyond The Basic

    LinkedIn For Lawyers – Beyond The Basic
    I was at a deposition recently when the subject of LinkedIn arose in conversation. After seeing a post I had made on the site, another lawyer said he did not see the benefit of LinkedIn for lawyers. That gave me an opening to share with…
Rank this Week: 611

American Academy of Estate…

American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys Blog

Provides legal marketing and estate planning legal updates.

http://www.aaepa.com/articles/
  • Jan 28

    Could Capital Gains Taxation Change?

    Could Capital Gains Taxation Change?
    President Obama recently gave his State of the Union address. In the address, he mentions at least two tax proposals which would substantially impact our clients and both involve the taxation of capital gains. Proposals First, the President…
  • Jan 26

    What Attorneys Can Learn From My Dentist

    What Attorneys Can Learn From My Dentist
    Has this ever happened to you? Picture it. You’re standing in line at Starbucks, talking with a colleague or friend, and someone you barely know rushes up to you, practically bursting at the seams to tell you something horrible that had…
  • Jan 23

    Top 8 FAQ About the Academy’s Strategic Planning Webinar: Is It Right for You?

    Top 8 FAQ About the Academy’s Strategic Planning Webinar: Is It Right for You?
    As we get closer to the Academy’s Strategic Planning webinar on February 11 at 2pm PT (5pm ET), I have received quite a few questions about what you can expect from this webinar. Your Girl Friday is here to answer all your questions!…
Rank this Week: 680

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jan 28

    Questions "Of Great Public Importance" Certified to Florida Supreme Court Regarding FIGA's Obligation to Homeowners with Sinkhole Claims - Part 2

    Questions "Of Great Public Importance" Certified to Florida Supreme Court Regarding FIGA's Obligation to Homeowners with Sinkhole Claims - Part 2
    In my previous blog post, I gave shared an overview of the facts surrounding Florida Insurance Guaranty Association v. De La Fuente,1 which lead Florida's Second District Court of Appeal (2nd DCA) to certify two unique questions involving…
  • Jan 27

    Georgia Unfair Claims Handling

    Georgia Unfair Claims Handling
    I recently received my license to practice law in Georgia and a common question I am asked is whether the insured’s claim is being handled in “good faith” by the insurance carrier and whether an action for unfair claims…
  • Jan 26

    Can A Policyholder Assign Their Bad Faith Claim To A Third Party?

    Can A Policyholder Assign Their Bad Faith Claim To A Third Party?
    Here is an interesting question; can a policyholder assign their bad faith claim to someone else? I will discuss several states’ laws on this issue in upcoming posts. Recently the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said yes they can.1 The case…
Rank this Week: 642

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

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

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 28

    10 Career Insights from 10 Successful GC

    10 Career Insights from 10 Successful GC
    Throughout 2014, I sat down with 10 fascinating individuals who also happen to be successful legal department leaders. From a former Dallas Cowboys football player to a former 2nd Lieutenant in the US Marine Corp with several tours under his…
  • Jan 23

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015
    William Gallagher Associates, an insurance broker and risk management company, compiled what it sees as the top business risks in all categories for the coming year. Number one is a risk that hasn’t received much attention. It derives…
  • Jan 21

    Find New Legal Blogs at The Blawggie Award

    Find New Legal Blogs at The Blawggie Award
    In late December, Dennis Kennedy announced the 11th Edition of his popular Blawggie awards, which tout his choices of top legal blogs in a variety of categories. Dennis Kennedy is a well-known lawyer (VP, Senior Counsel at MasterCard),…
Rank this Week: 388

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
Rank this Week: 601

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jan 28

    More Information Regarding the Proposed Amendments to the Fraud Guideline

    More Information Regarding the Proposed Amendments to the Fraud Guideline
    There has been much talk recently regarding Section 2B1.1 of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, commonly referred to as the Fraud Guidelines. Earlier this year, I noted in a post that the American Bar Association had issued a report calling…
  • Jan 26

    Collateral Consequences and Ray Rice

    Collateral Consequences and Ray Rice
    Earlier this month, my colleague Lucien E. Dervan highlighted the issue of collateral consequences as one of the criminal justice hot topics of the year ("Collateral Consequences in 2015, " Jan. 7,2015). Prof. Dervan mentioned the…
  • Jan 22

    New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Faces Federal Fraud Charge

    New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Faces Federal Fraud Charge
    The New York Times has the story, with a link to the criminal complaint, here. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara followed his longstanding tradition of holding a press conference in order to make inflammatory, prejudicial, and improper public…
Rank this Week: 351

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jan 28

    Your Mother Was Right...If You Don't Have Something Good To Say, Don't Say It.

    Your Mother Was Right...If You Don't Have Something Good To Say, Don't Say It.
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jan 28

    Patience, Apple Fans. Apple Watch Will Be Here In April

    Patience, Apple Fans. Apple Watch Will Be Here In April
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jan 27

    Vivaldi - A Successor To Opera

    Vivaldi - A Successor To Opera
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 389

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jan 28

    A False History: The Rewriting of the Affordable Care Act by the Challengers in King v. Burwell

    A False History: The Rewriting of the Affordable Care Act by the Challengers in King v. Burwell
    by Eric SegallOn March 4, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, yet another challenge to the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"). This time around, the plaintiffs are claiming that the IRS acted illegally by providing…
  • Jan 27

    The Greek Elections and the European Great Depression

    The Greek Elections and the European Great Depression
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananThree years ago, in a Dorf on Law post titled (in what is easily my most cringe-worthy play on words) "Owed on a Grecian Urge," I described how Greece had become the reflexive cautionary tale for those in the…
  • Jan 26

    Does the Same-Sex Marriage Cert Grant Imperil the Affordable Care Act?

    Does the Same-Sex Marriage Cert Grant Imperil the Affordable Care Act?
    by Michael DorfIn my latest Verdict column, I argue that the SCOTUS cert grant in the Sixth Circuit same-sex marriage (SSM) cases makes it all but a foregone conclusion that the Court will recognize a right to SSM by the end of the current…
Rank this Week: 555

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 326

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com
  • Jan 28

    A Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media Marketing

    A Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media Marketing
    If your ideal clients are on the Internet (and if they are alive, they are), you might be missing out on a world of marketing opportunity. You can kick back and hope the random hits Google coughs up for your practice do the trick. Or you can…
  • Jan 27

    Addressing Pricing Question

    Addressing Pricing Question
    Despite all the talk about alternative fees, many lawyers still bill on an hourly basis for some, if not most, of their work. Even those who use project pricing, flat fees or fixed fees still find the need to increase those rates from time to…
  • Jan 26

    Keeping Better Note

    Keeping Better Note
    Yellow legal pads, containing what at least to a casual observer might seem unintelligible scribbles, abound in most lawyers' offices. Of course, good legal business practice dictates that we take copious and clear notes to identify work we…
Rank this Week: 697

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    Texas Advance Directives Act - 2015 Legislative Session

    Texas Advance Directives Act - 2015 Legislative Session
    The 2015 legislative session (the 84th) in Texas has just begun and some are getting ready to again tackle the Advance Directives Act. TADA was last amended in 2003.  Multiple bills were advanced in 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2013.…
  • Jan 27

    Medical Benefit Is ALWAYS Patient Determined

    Medical Benefit Is ALWAYS Patient Determined
    The value or benefit of any medical intervention can be assessed on two dimensions.  First, the intervention can be assessed physiologically (e.g. does it restore function to an organ).  Second, the intervention can be assessed…
  • Jan 26

    New Mexico Court of Appeals to Hear Aid in Dying Case

    New Mexico Court of Appeals to Hear Aid in Dying Case
    In January 2014, a New Mexico trial court  ruled that patients have a fundamental right to aid in dying under the state constitution. This afternoon, the New Mexico Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in the case, captioned…
Rank this Week: 483

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Jan 28

    More on limited licensed legal technician

    More on limited licensed legal technician
    As previously noted, Washington is the first state in the nation to license non-lawyers to dispense legal advice (AKA "limited licensed legal technicians") though at present these new legal services providers may only do so in…
  • Jan 27

    Do Practitioners Keep Track of Their Clients?

    Do Practitioners Keep Track of Their Clients?
    You would be surprised. Trust and estates lawyers in Pennsylvania have a listserv. Members were sent this question (paraphrase): After you write a will or trust, do you contact the client in a few years to see if the client...
  • Jan 26

    Yup, "drone law" is here

    Yup, "drone law" is here
    I was kidding when I suggested last fall that drone might be the next big thing after watching this video compilation of drone related mishaps courtesy of the NYT. Well, it turns out that the first BigLaw drone practice group...
Rank this Week: 704

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Another Immigration Win for the Law Offices of Brian D. Lerner

    Another Immigration Win for the Law Offices of Brian D. Lerner
    Naturalization case approved for case with a long history before the Immigration Court that administratively closed in 2006 and then recalendared and terminated based on Client’s eligibility for Naturalization  Client has a…
  • Jan 28

    Yet another Immigration Win

    Yet another Immigration Win
    Contested 212(c) granted for client with 4 convictions and 8 arrests, including an attempted murder conviction. Tagged: 212(c), Aggravated Felonie
  • Jan 28

    Another Immigration Win

    Another Immigration Win
    Naturalization application recommended for approval for client with an arrest for attempted murder and drug and robbery convictions who had previously been granted 212(c) relief. Tagged: 212(c), attempted murder, Citizenship, Naturalization
Rank this Week: 362