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Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 342

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jun 22

    HET DECLAREREN VAN ROLZITTINGEN

    HET DECLAREREN VAN ROLZITTINGEN
    Tuchtuitspraak Raad van Toezicht Curaçao Advocaten werken doorgaans op basis van een uurtarief. Daarover moeten zij aan het begin van de relatie goede afspraken met de cliënt maken. Als zich tijdens de behandeling van een zaak…
  • Jun 17

    ONTVANKELIJKHEID TUCHTKLACHTEN ADVOCATUUR

    ONTVANKELIJKHEID TUCHTKLACHTEN ADVOCATUUR
    Raad van Appel verschaft duidelijkheid Omdat er onduidelijkheid bestond in welke gevallen wel en in welke gevallen geen klacht bij de Raad van Toezicht (de advocatentuchtrechter) kan worden ingediend, heeft de Raad van Appel daaraan in een…
  • Jun 16

    FOREIGN COMPANIES IN CURACAO BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS

    FOREIGN COMPANIES IN CURACAO BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS
    Principle of universality In Curaçao, bankruptcy in general serves the purpose of liquidating assets of a particular person or legal entity and distributing the proceeds among the combined creditors. Under Curaçao insolvency…
Rank this Week: 143

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 992

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Jun 22

    End of the Road for Ethicon’s Anti-Delegation Argument?

    End of the Road for Ethicon’s Anti-Delegation Argument?
    by Dennis Crouch In a 10-1 decision, the Federal Circuit has rejected Ethicon’s petition for en banc rehearing on the question of  whether the USPTO Director improperly delegated IPR institution decisionmaking. Ethicon will likely…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Calls for Views of the Solicitor General

    Supreme Court Calls for Views of the Solicitor General
    The no-change decision in Cuozzo was the biggest immediate patent law news from June 20, 2016.  However, two other actions by the court that day may end up having a greater long term impact.  Namely, that same day the…
  • Jun 21

    Federal Circuit Saves Patentees by ruling that “Before” includes “Just Afterwards”

    Federal Circuit Saves Patentees by ruling that “Before” includes “Just Afterwards”
    by Dennis Crouch Immersion Corp. v. HTC Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2016) [ImmersionHTC] Sometimes one day makes a big difference – especially if you accidentally missed yesterday’s deadline (or if you misread the statute). The case here is…
Rank this Week: 536

Antitrust Today

Antitrust Today

Covers antitrust issues both domestically and abroad. By Constantine Cannon LLP.

http://www.antitrusttoday.com
  • Jun 22

    Geographic Market Definition Trips Up FTC As Federal Court Rejects Challenge To Advocate-NorthShore Hospital Merger

    Geographic Market Definition Trips Up FTC As Federal Court Rejects Challenge To Advocate-NorthShore Hospital Merger
    By James J. Kovacs The loss of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) in a hospital merger case in the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois last week highlights just how tricky defining a proper geographic…
  • Jun 20

    The Antitrust Week In Review

    The Antitrust Week In Review
    Advocate-NorthShore Merger Delayed Again.  Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem face another delay over a merger they announced almost two years ago.  U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso on Friday granted the…
  • Jun 13

    The Antitrust Week In Review

    The Antitrust Week In Review
    Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. U.S. judge probes Uber over allegations of fraud in antitrust case. Uber must hand over documents to a federal judge probing…
Rank this Week: 622

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jun 22

    Senior Scam

    Senior Scam
    Most of us missed the fact that World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was last week.  And when it comes to elder abuse, financial abuse is the most common and fastest-growing form of it.  Whether it’s because they’ve…
  • Jun 15

    John William Graff (1903-1977)

    John William Graff (1903-1977)
    John William Graff was born in 1903 at New Ulm, Minnesota. He received his B.A. degree from the College of St. Thomas in 1925 and his law degree from the University of Minnesota in 1930. In 1936 he received a doctorate of jurisprudence from…
  • Jun 8

    Borrowing Against Payday

    Borrowing Against Payday
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a rule last week aimed at curbing predatory payday lending by requiring lenders to take steps to ensure that consumers can repay said loans, and also to cut off repeated…
Rank this Week: 815

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Jun 22

    Pre-municipal cities, four typologies: Part 2, The medieval castle

    Pre-municipal cities, four typologies: Part 2, The medieval castle
     [Continued from Monday’s Part 1]   By: David A. Smith   [Apologia to readers: having spent five of the last seven weeks out of town, I exhausted my inventory of blog posts and am slowly rebuilding it as I unbury my…
  • Jun 20

    Pre-municipal cities, four typologies: Part 1, The Roman fort

    Pre-municipal cities, four typologies: Part 1, The Roman fort
     By: David A. Smith   Spend two and a half weeks in Scotland looking at centuries-old ruins, and a person obsessed with housing and urbanization inevitably organizes what into a Grand Theory of Pre-Municipal Cities that encompasses…
  • Jun 6

    In Jeddah

    In Jeddah
     By: David A. Smith   Al-Balad, the old city of Jeddah   I haven’t posted for more than a week because it’s been an incredibly busy week; first with speaking at the World Bank’s 7th Global Housing Finance…
Rank this Week: 206

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

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

    A Train to Nowhere

    A Train to Nowhere
    I haven’t posted on California’s bullet train in some time (I’m no longer a resident of the Bronze Golden State), but it’s time to once more post about the train to nowhere. In theory, this train will connect Los…
  • Jun 20

    FBAR Deadline Approache

    FBAR Deadline Approache
    Ten days from today is June 30th. That’s the deadline for filing Form 114, the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (the “FBAR”). There are no extensions available. The FBAR is a report. There is no tax to pay.…
  • Jun 12

    Identity Thief Gets 17 1/2 Year

    Identity Thief Gets 17 1/2 Year
    Frantz Pierre, formerly of Parkland, Florida but soon to be residing at ClubFed, was sentenced last week to 210 months at ClubFed and must make restitution of $906,556. What did he do? I’ll let the Department of Justice press release…
Rank this Week: 485

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

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

    The Second Circuit’s Jaw Drops…

    The Second Circuit’s Jaw Drops…
    When a court observes that “the logos employed in Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s marks are jaw-droppingly similar—nearly identical not only in conception but also… in the great majority of the fine details of…
  • Jun 20

    Response of Simon Shiao Tam to the Government’s Request for Certiorari in Lee v. Tam

    Response of Simon Shiao Tam to the Government’s Request for Certiorari in Lee v. Tam
  • Jun 17

    The new fuzzy logic of copyright damage

    The new fuzzy logic of copyright damage
    What’s all this about the Supreme Court and copyright damages? Pretty thorough analysis of yesterday’s SCOTUS #Kirtsaeng judgment#copyright https://t.co/IPXtq9xFH3 — Managing IP (@ManagingIP) June 17, 2016 This one, then, is…
Rank this Week: 84

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 654

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    En banc argument in Docs v. Glock

    En banc argument in Docs v. Glock
    You remember the case.  It's the law Judge Cooke struck down and then the 11th Circuit reversed 2-1 (the opinion was amended 3 times before the court took the case en banc).  The AJC covers it here:Several of the 11 judges on the…
  • Jun 21

    Copy-gate resolved

    Copy-gate resolved
    The parties worked out their differences in the middle of the litigation (background here).  The defense already had presented Rossana Arteaga-Gomez as a witness, but before the prosecutors and agent could be called as witnesses, a plea…
  • Jun 21

    You gotta read this dissent

    You gotta read this dissent
    It's by Justice Sotomayor in Utah v. Strieff.  It's a good reminder of why the Supreme Court really needs diversity so that it different perspectives are represented.  The opinion is also a good reminder that after Justice Alito,…
Rank this Week: 301

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Jun 22

    “It’s just $10 an hour.” Not quite.

    “It’s just $10 an hour.” Not quite.
    I was having lunch with a friend a few days ago and we started talking about the legal industry’s move to pay starting lawyers $180,000 a year. Plus benefits.  To me, salaries of this kind are the product of the criminally insane,…
  • Jun 22

    The myth of bigger as a strategy

    The myth of bigger as a strategy
    Seth Godin had an insightful post in his blog today, Bigger for?. He writes about the pains of checking into a huge hotel, where no one knows your name, there is always a line at check-in and the gym is full at 5 in the morning. Bigger helps…
  • Apr 28

    Valorem recognized as one of the best at delivering Alternative Fee Arrangement

    Valorem recognized as one of the best at delivering Alternative Fee Arrangement
    Last week, BTI Consulting reported that alternative fee arrangements have “soared to an all time high,” noting that AFAs generated savings of nearly 14%, or an average of $2.7 million for law departments.   These savings…
Rank this Week: 65

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Jun 22

    Unaccompanied Minor | Safe? Or Can Parents & Children Expect More?

    Unaccompanied Minor | Safe? Or Can Parents & Children Expect More?
    Are airlines doing enough to protect the children that it charges $150 for each unaccompanied minor flight? A report in the Washington Post would seem to indicate that the airlines needs to fortify its protocols.
  • Jun 20

    Gun control? Sadly, it appears to be something that is out of our hands.

    Gun control? Sadly, it appears to be something that is out of our hands.
    the article described how private sales in places like Craig's List are just not going to let us get this chilling issue under control. The map showing "Firearm Listings By Major City, Region On ‘Craigslist For Guns’" in and of…
  • Jun 19

    PA Man with Twelve Young Girls in House Charged with Statutory Rape

    PA Man with Twelve Young Girls in House Charged with Statutory Rape
    Lee Kaplan of Feasterville, Pennsylvania was arrested and charged with statutory sexual assault after police found 12 young girls living in his house. The girls ranged in age from six months to 18 years. The 18-year-old girl (unrelated to…
Rank this Week: 347

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Iowa Personal Injury News for June 2016

    Iowa Personal Injury News for June 2016
    News #1: I-35 Truck-Car Accident at Bevington Construction Zone - Three drivers were injured in a late afternoon accident near Bevington, Iowa in the construction zone on Interstate 35 just south of West Des Moines. The crash site caused a…
  • Jun 21

    Free legal advice and the busy law practice

    Free legal advice and the busy law practice
    It is somewhat amusing for me to hear from potential clients who ask for advice while they try to represent themselves in a workers’ compensation case. Why they do this is generally for financial reasons. (Of course we have those who…
  • Jun 20

    A Guide For the Injured Worker NOT Wanting to File A Workers Compensation Claim

    A Guide For the Injured Worker NOT Wanting to File A Workers Compensation Claim
    You got hurt at work. You were doing your job, probably injured your shoulder, back, knee or a disc and now are faced with how to submit the medical bills. In the past you’ve watched co-workers who have made on-the-job injury claims and…
Rank this Week: 324

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 764

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 583

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 439

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jun 22

    PA: Two Women Sue Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Over Alleged Molestation in the 1970

    PA: Two Women Sue Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Over Alleged Molestation in the 1970
    Back in March, I posted about a grand jury report detailing the sexual molestation of children in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. Now two women have filed lawsuits alleging that a priest from the parish abused them in the 1970s. The grand...
  • Jun 21

    Vars's "Ode to Adams v. Bullock"

    Vars's "Ode to Adams v. Bullock"
    Fredrick Vars (Alabama) has posted his poem to SSRN. The link contains footnotes. Tort law asks juries to ignore what they know And give plaintiffs relief only if they show That the defendant should have foreseen the harm As likely...
  • Jun 20

    NY: Med Mal Discovery Rule Bill Fails in Legislature (Again)

    NY: Med Mal Discovery Rule Bill Fails in Legislature (Again)
    Last month, I reported on a bill to adopt the discovery rule for med mal cases in New York. The bill would toll the (2 1/2 year) statute of limitations until the plaintiff discovered the alleged malpractice. New York is...
Rank this Week: 633

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
  • Jun 22

    A1P1 and public policy: compensation for not fishing?

    A1P1 and public policy: compensation for not fishing?
    R (Nigel Mott) v Environment Agency [2015] EWHC 314 (Admin) Read Judgment An interesting Court of Appeal decision concerning the science of migratory salmon, and the circumstances in which compensation will be granted when an…
  • Jun 20

    The Round-up: Tax on Justice

    The Round-up: Tax on Justice
    In the news The Justice Select Committee has found that steep rises in court fees are damaging access to justice. The report examines the recent and proposed changes to fees for court users in the civil and family courts and…
  • Jun 15

    UN committee rules on abortion prohibition – the Round-up

    UN committee rules on abortion prohibition – the Round-up
    In the news The UN human rights committee has found that restrictive abortion laws in Ireland had subjected a woman to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, in violation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The…
Rank this Week: 161

Western New York Elder Law Blog

Western New York Elder Law Blog

Covers New York estate planning, probate, elder law and health care issues. By Dutcher & Zatkowsky.

http://www.dutcher-zatkowsky.com
  • Jun 22

    Estate Planning Mistakes By Celebritie

    Estate Planning Mistakes By Celebritie
    Celebrities continue to make huge mistakes where estate planning is concerned. A story on insurancenewsnet.com examines a number of cases where celebrities failed to do the right thing where estate planning was concerned. Among the…
  • Jun 15

    Working Daughters Face Special Crisi

    Working Daughters Face Special Crisi
    Working moms have it rough, but there are resources available to them to navigate the choppy seas. An article in The Atlantic says working daughters have few such resources. There are 44 million unpaid eldercare providers in the United…
  • Jun 1

    Life Changes That Signal It Is Time to Get a Will

    Life Changes That Signal It Is Time to Get a Will
    Life can change dramatically in a flash. So you’ve got to be ready. A story on doughroller.net says being prepared for life’s changes includes the estate planning process. It means planning for your death or for incapacity. Estate…
Rank this Week: 945

Awapatent IP blog

Awapatent IP blog

Covers intellectual property news.

http://www.awapatentipblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Candy co-operation turns into candy competition

    Candy co-operation turns into candy competition
    Kraft Foods Sverige IP AB recently won over Mars Inc. and their Swedish subsidiary Mars Sverige AB in a trademark matter before Svea Court of Appeal in Stockholm. Mars started using the trademark “m&m’s” in 1941. Shortly…
  • Jun 17

    Games – A house of IP?

    Games – A house of IP?
    For the second consecutive year Awapatent attended the Nordic Game Conference (NGC). The conference was held at Slagthuset in Malmö, during May 18-20 2016. NGC is one of the largest video game industry exhibitions in Europe with a heavy…
  • Jun 11

    AWA Asia likes Facebook’s victory in China

    AWA Asia likes Facebook’s victory in China
    In a recent high profile case, Facebook secured a victory against a trademark squatter at the Beijing High People’s Court. This comes shortly after Apple Inc was defeated in its iPhone trademark battle. In 2011 a Chinese individual, who…
Rank this Week: 778

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jun 22

    June Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

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

    Is Trump in it to Win it?

    Is Trump in it to Win it?
    This morning Electoral Vote.com mentioned a question that has been on my mind for a few days: is Donald Trump trying to lose? Let’s look at some of Trump’s bizarre moves lately: calling Bernie Sanders crazy as a bedbug; calling…
  • Jun 20

    It’s Tough Out There for Lawyer

    It’s Tough Out There for Lawyer
    The bad news keeps pouring in for lawyers with these latest headlines: Equitized: A look at BigLaw’s Second-class Citizens  (Law360) Law Firms discourage lateral departures with bonus clawbacks and other financial penalties …
Rank this Week: 89

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Jun 22

    Links for 2016-06-21 [del.icio.us]

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    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jun 20

    Links for 2016-06-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-06-19 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jun 18

    Links for 2016-06-17 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-06-17 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 575

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Jun 21

    Infographic: What is family law?

    Infographic: What is family law?
    Michael This law consists of body of statutes and case precedents that govern the legal responsibilities between individuals who share a domestic connection. These cases usually involve parties who are related by blood or marriage. Due to the…
  • Jun 17

    Family Law

    Family Law
    Michael Family lawyers in the city of Houston have the job of helping families with many different types of law issues. Family lawyers can help with not just divorce or prenuptial agreements but also with adoptions, international law, child…
  • Jun 13

    Get Legal Representation

    Get Legal Representation
    Michael A Divorce court in the city of Houston is a place where many couples are heading out in today’s world. It is never where they intend to end up but life happens. If this is the place where you may be ending up, you will need a…
Rank this Week: 450

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Kissimmee Man Charged With 3 Counts of Sexual Battery

    Kissimmee Man Charged With 3 Counts of Sexual Battery
    A Kissimmee man accused of sexually battering a child has been arrested, according to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. The man was arrested June 15 and charged with three counts of capital sexual battery. Deputies began their…
  • Jun 17

    UF Professor Arrested on Stalking Charge

    UF Professor Arrested on Stalking Charge
    A University of Florida professor has been arrested on a cyberstalking charge, according to a police report. The 45-year-old  professor in the College of Pharmacy is accused of stalking a woman who used to work for him, according to the…
  • Jun 10

    Violent Crime Up In Flagler County

    Violent Crime Up In Flagler County
    The good news is that overall crime is down in Flagler County, but the bad news is that violent crime is up in many categories. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Uniform Crime Report, the rates of rape, aggravated…
Rank this Week: 426

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/
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court grants Cert in NLRB Case and Issues Decision in FLSA Case

    Supreme Court grants Cert in NLRB Case and Issues Decision in FLSA Case
    A twofer from the Supreme Court already this week. First, on Monday, the Court granted cert. in NLRB v. SW General. The case addresses the question whether an individual can continue serving as an acting official once he or she...
  • Jun 19

    Un-Abbreviating Antidiscrimination Law Limitations Period

    Un-Abbreviating Antidiscrimination Law Limitations Period
    While mandatory arbitration agreements have gotten the most attention as methods of shielding employers from court suits, other employers have made a different choice -- using contracts with their employees to shorten the otherwise applicable…
  • Jun 17

    Workplace Violence and Vigilance After Orlando Tragedy

    Workplace Violence and Vigilance After Orlando Tragedy
    As with many of the recent disturbing events making headlines, the horrific shootings in Orlando have a direct workplace connection. As is being reported, the shooter had engaged in some aggressive prior behavior, as one worker who worked at…
Rank this Week: 117

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 156

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Jun 21

    Chancery Imposes Attorneys’ Fees for Bad Faith Litigation

    Chancery Imposes Attorneys’ Fees for Bad Faith Litigation
    This post was prepared by Justin Forcier, an associate in the Wilmington office of Eckert Seamans. In James v. National Financial, LLC, C.A. No. 8931-VCL (Del. Ch. June 3, 2016), the Court of Chancery held that the defendant and its counsel…
  • Jun 17

    Another Recent Chancery Opinion Fuels Skepticism About Section 220’s Usefulne

    Another Recent Chancery Opinion Fuels Skepticism About Section 220’s Usefulne
    Why this Case is Noteworthy: The Court of Chancery’s opinion in Laborers’ District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund v. Bensoussan, C.A. No. 1123-CB (Del. Ch. June 14, 2016), is the second decision from the…
  • Jun 17

    Chancery Explains that Special Litigation Committee Must Only Include Board Member

    Chancery Explains that Special Litigation Committee Must Only Include Board Member
    Why This Case is Important: The Court of Chancery opinion in Obeid v. Hogan, C.A. No. 11900-VCL (Del. Ch. June 10, 2016), will be cited often as a reference guide for fundamental principles of Delaware corporate law including…
Rank this Week: 225

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

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

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 283

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    FDA recalls some Nature Made vitamin

    FDA recalls some Nature Made vitamin
    Pharmavite LLC is recalling some of their Nature Made products due to possible Salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus contamination.The FDA issued the recall Wednesday and said they are working closely with Pharmavite. They are currently…
  • Jun 21

    Well Care Compounding Pharmacy Issues Voluntary Statewide Recall of All Sterile Compounded Products Due to Lack Of Assurance if Sterility Concern

    Well Care Compounding Pharmacy Issues Voluntary Statewide Recall of All Sterile Compounded Products Due to Lack Of Assurance if Sterility Concern
    Well Care Compounding Pharmacy, Las Vegas, Nevada is performing a voluntary statewide recall in Nevada on all unexpired sterile compounded products due to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) concern over lack of sterility…
  • Jun 21

    FDA Strengthens Warnings About Canagliflozin and Dapagliflozi

    FDA Strengthens Warnings About Canagliflozin and Dapagliflozi
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened the existing warning about the risk of acute kidney injury for the type 2 diabetes medicines canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet) and dapagliflozin (Farxiga, Xigduo XR). Based on…
Rank this Week: 601

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jun 21

    The origins of psychological mass manipulation

    The origins of psychological mass manipulation
    We all know about Sigmund Freud’s influence. We know that he was a pioneer in helping us understand the role of the unconscious in everyday decision-making. But did you know about his nephew Edward Bernays? Watch the first 10 minutes of…
  • Jun 7

    Fame is probably not good for your health

    Fame is probably not good for your health
    Mainstream media doesn’t help us understand what it’s like to be famous. Some famous people are thoughtful, but which ones? It’s hard to figure out just by watching TV. But podcast interviews like the one Tim Ferriss…
  • Apr 13

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman has a description of the process that goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself,…
Rank this Week: 111

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and New Jersey family law. By Linda A. Kerns.

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    Unlawful Termination Due to Divorce

    Unlawful Termination Due to Divorce
    The New Jersey Supreme Court just issued a decision finding that termination of employment due to an employee's pending separation and divorce was unlawful discrimination.  Read the full decision here.
  • Jun 19

    New Custody Relocation Case from Pennsylvania Superior Court

    New Custody Relocation Case from Pennsylvania Superior Court
    Custody relocation cases forever alter the child's relationship with both parents and result in the child spending significantly less time with one parent, and that parent's family.  The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently issued an…
  • Jun 19

    How Are Retirement Plans Divided When I Get Divorced?

    How Are Retirement Plans Divided When I Get Divorced?
    In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, even if your spouse worked and you did not, the retirement plans accrued during the marriage will be marital property, subject to division.  Both Federal and State law require a Qualified Domestic…
Rank this Week: 506

The Probate Lawyer Family Feud…

The Probate Lawyer Family Feud Blog

Covers celebrity and true case stories on probate litigation. By Andrew Mayoras.

http://www.probatelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Battles Coming For Muhammad Ali Estatee

    Battles Coming For Muhammad Ali Estatee
    Muhammad Ali was never one to shy away from battles. From heavyweight champions in the boxing ring, to the United States Government, and to the ravaging effects of Parkinson's disease, Ali continued to fight. Now there are growing fears that…
  • May 16

    Prince, Tupac, And Snoop Dogg: 5 Top Musical Planning Mistake

    Prince, Tupac, And Snoop Dogg: 5 Top Musical Planning Mistake
    Prince died without a will. So did Tupac Shakur, Bob Marley, and many other legendary musicians. Snoop Dogg doesn't even want a will. The question is: Why? It seems like such a basic concept; everyone needs a will. Otherwise the laws of the…
  • May 3

    The Prince Estate: Trouble Brewing And Still No Will After 1st Court Hearing

    The Prince Estate: Trouble Brewing And Still No Will After 1st Court Hearing
    Despite the probate process having just begun for Prince's Estate, one thing is clear -- it will be a long and rocky road for everyone involved. While no one can dispute the artistic and creative greatness of the artist whose real name was…
Rank this Week: 740

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, insurance and disability claims. By Goldfinger Personal Injury Law.

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Victim of Crime in Ontario? Head to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

    Victim of Crime in Ontario? Head to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
    The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) is a government body which awards compensation to victims of crime and their families following a criminal act. It’s an important tribunal because for many victims of crime, it’s the…
  • Jun 15

    Should I return to work after my Long Term Disability Claim or Car Accident (Ontario)

    Should I return to work after my Long Term Disability Claim or Car Accident (Ontario)
    A number of our clients ask our lawyers whether or not they should try returning to work after they’ve been denied Long Term Disability Benefits, denied Income Replacement Benefits, denied CPP Disability Benefits, or are simply…
  • Jun 8

    Top questions for Long Term Disability Claims in Ontario

    Top questions for Long Term Disability Claims in Ontario
    A lot of our practice is focused on litigating short term, and long term disability claims against large insurance companies such as Manulife, Great West Life, Sun Life, Industrial Alliance, RBC Insurance, La Capitale Insurance, Co-Operators…
Rank this Week: 420

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California personal injury law concerning slip and fall injuries, hit and run accidents, and car accidents. By the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch.

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Recalled Jeep Grand Cherokee Rolls Into and Kills Star Trek Movie Actor Anton Yelchin

    Recalled Jeep Grand Cherokee Rolls Into and Kills Star Trek Movie Actor Anton Yelchin
    Star Trek movie star Anton Yelchin, the son of famous Russian figure skaters, Viktor Yelchin and Irina Korina, was killed Sunday in a tragic Studio City car accident, when his recalled 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee allegedly rolled into him,…
  • Jun 3

    Walch Law Corporation Settles Million Dollar Auto Accident Case

    Walch Law Corporation Settles Million Dollar Auto Accident Case
    The personal injury attorneys at The Walch Law Corporation recently obtained a million dollar settlement for a Los Angeles car accident. This was a disputed liability auto accident case in which three cars were involved. We represented an…
  • May 24

    LOS ANGELES CAR CRASH CLOSES NEW L.A. METRO EXPO LINE

    LOS ANGELES CAR CRASH CLOSES NEW L.A. METRO EXPO LINE
    The new Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Expo Line was suddenly and unexpectedly closed yesterday morning, when a Toyota car crashed through a fence and over the Expo’s light rail tracks at Exposition Boulevard,…
Rank this Week: 799

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer…

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers liability, accident, malpractice, and insurance topics. By The Fine Law Firm.

http://www.newmexicoinjury.com/
  • Jun 21

    Court Rules Against Plaintiff in Medical Malpractice Case Due to Statute of Limitation

    Court Rules Against Plaintiff in Medical Malpractice Case Due to Statute of Limitation
    An appellate court released an opinion in a medical malpractice claim brought by the estate of an individual who died while in the care of a hospital. In the case, a man was admitted into the hospital after complaining of…
  • Jun 21

    Appeals Court Upholds Multi-Million Dollar Verdict Against Pharmaceutical Company

    Appeals Court Upholds Multi-Million Dollar Verdict Against Pharmaceutical Company
    Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania appeals court heard and affirmed a $3 million verdict against a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson arising from a product liability case. The lawsuit stemmed from an incident in which a child suffered…
  • Jun 21

    New Mexico Car Accident Statistic

    New Mexico Car Accident Statistic
    New Mexico is a scenic state that has a lot to offer to both tourists and residents. Many people travel the New Mexico highways to explore all that the state has to offer. However, as a result, the roads are often filled with out-of-state…
Rank this Week: 808

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    New Pilot Program in Lake County Provides Treatment for Substance Abuse

    New Pilot Program in Lake County Provides Treatment for Substance Abuse
    A new pilot program in Lake County offers treatment, rather than jail time for those struggling with drug abuse or addition. “A Way Out” is an initiative that will allow individuals that may be in possession of narcotics or…
  • Jun 3

    Occupational-Licensing Reform Awaiting Signature from the Governor

    Occupational-Licensing Reform Awaiting Signature from the Governor
    Two new bills, which will make it easier for individuals with a criminal record to obtain employment, are now awaiting the signature of Governor Rauner. Under HB 5793, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation would be…
  • May 17

    Anti-Fraud Measures Being Put in Place On All New Illinois Driver’s License and State ID Card

    Anti-Fraud Measures Being Put in Place On All New Illinois Driver’s License and State ID Card
    By the end of July 2016, Illinois driver’s licenses and ID cards will no longer be issued at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Instead, the DMV will be issuing temporary paper cards with a photo on it, which the applicant will have for…
Rank this Week: 878

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

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

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Jun 21

    Private Equity Companies See Profits in Nursing Home

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

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic

    Facilities to Take a Closer Look at Use of Antibiotic
    According to public health watchdog groups, nearly 75 percent of all antibiotics given to ailing residents in nursing facilities are incorrectly prescribed. In many cases, the resident was given the wrong medication or the right medication…
  • Jun 6

    Nursing Home Forcing Patients to Stay in Hospitals Indefinitely

    Nursing Home Forcing Patients to Stay in Hospitals Indefinitely
    While many low income individuals who have Medi-Cal (California Medical Assistance Program) are thrilled to have state-provided medical insurance, it may not be enough to provide them the coverage they require to stay in nursing homes…
Rank this Week: 130

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 184

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 528

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

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

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 705

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    California Buffet Restaurant To Pay $128k To Resolve Allegations Of Minimum Wage and Overtime Violation

    California Buffet Restaurant To Pay $128k To Resolve Allegations Of Minimum Wage and Overtime Violation
    A minimum wage and overtime lawsuit against Hibachi City Buffet was settled for $128,335. The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California approved a judgment ordering the Palm City, California restaurant and owners to pay…
  • Jun 21

    Pret A Manger Restaurant To Pay $910,000 To Settle Wage Claim

    Pret A Manger Restaurant To Pay $910,000 To Settle Wage Claim
    Pret A Manger restaurants will pay a total of $910,000 to settle a class action wage lawsuit filed in New York federal court for unpaid wages and tips. Pret workers sued Pret in August 2012, alleging that Pret failed to pay them overtime pay…
  • Jun 17

    Astoria Restaurant Ordered to Pay Waitresses for Wage Violation

    Astoria Restaurant Ordered to Pay Waitresses for Wage Violation
    Las Margaritas, a Mexican restaurant in Astoria, was ordered to pay two former waitresses $41,618.08 for multiple wage violations under the Fair Labor Standard Act and New York Labor Law following a four-day trial and a jury verdict in favor…
Rank this Week: 516

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Jun 21

    Summer Safety Guide

    Summer Safety Guide
    For the first day of summer, our injury attorneys offer their top tips for staying safe in the water, at theme parks, and riding your bikes.
  • Jun 9

    Roundup Weedkiller Linked to Lymphoma

    Roundup Weedkiller Linked to Lymphoma
    The World Health Organization recently labeled Roundup weedkiller a probable human carcinogen. Monsanto’s popular product is linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in farm workers and other agricultural professionals. Our cancer lawyers…
  • May 3

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson
    DCF 1.0 A woman in Missouri won $55 million in the second ovarian cancer trial against baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Baby powder is made from talcum powder, and is linked to ovarian cancer when used genitally. Our…
Rank this Week: 243

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    How a worker lost six fingers due to his employer’s safety violation

    How a worker lost six fingers due to his employer’s safety violation
    A 21-year-old temporary employee’s six fingers were amputated during a workplace accident on November 4, 2015. He had been working for four weeks at Custom Aluminum Products, a metal manufacturer based in South Elgin, Illinois. The…
  • Jun 16

    OSHA fines four Illinois companies after construction worker’s death

    OSHA fines four Illinois companies after construction worker’s death
    An employee sustained fatal blunt force injuries while working at a wastewater treatment plant in Springfield, Illinois, in October 2015. The 42-year-old man was testing joints for leaks inside a 54-inch pipe when an inflatable bladder burst.…
  • Jun 7

    The occurrence of pharmacy errors after hospital discharge

    The occurrence of pharmacy errors after hospital discharge
    As reported in the Chicago Tribune, two weeks after a patient named Joyce Oyler was discharged from the hospital, she had sores in her mouth and throat, and blood was flowing from her nose and bowels. Her daughter attributed her…
Rank this Week: 897

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Jun 21

    Reminder: Make Note of Your Notice Requirement

    Reminder: Make Note of Your Notice Requirement
    As you probably have guessed, I review a lot of construction contracts.  As a Virginia construction attorney, I hope that I get to review these contracts either during the drafting process or prior to my construction clients signing…
  • Jun 13

    Differences in Types of Damages Matter

    Differences in Types of Damages Matter
    Over the last 7 and a half years (yes I have been doing this for that long), I have often “mused” on various contractual provisions and their application.  Why? Because the contract matters and will be enforced. …
  • Jun 6

    HOAs Going Green with a Bit of Kicking and Screaming

    HOAs Going Green with a Bit of Kicking and Screaming
    Originally posted 2010-06-18 09:00:17. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome J. Roger Wood.  Roger is a partner with Carpenter Hazlewood Delgado & Wood,…
Rank this Week: 190