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Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Feb 20

    Bicycle Accident Results in $38 Million Verdict Against Valet Company

    Bicycle Accident Results in $38 Million Verdict Against Valet Company
    A valet company that did nothing to stop its drivers from cutting through alleys, barreling illegally across lanes of traffic and engaging in other reckless actions will pay $38 million to the bicyclist who was seriously injured by one of its…
  • Feb 19

    $7.5 Million Awarded for E. Coli Infection Suffered by Child at Petting Zoo

    $7.5 Million Awarded for E. Coli Infection Suffered by Child at Petting Zoo
    Three children became violently ill after visiting a petting zoo at a pumpkin farm in Minnesota. Now, one of those children has been awarded $7.5 million after her family sued the company. The exposure she suffered to the deadly E. coli…
  • Feb 18

    $3.27M Vaginal Mesh Verdict Affirmed

    $3.27M Vaginal Mesh Verdict Affirmed
    In recent years, tens of thousands of woman have come forward to report they have suffered severe physical, emotional and financial losses and distress as a direct result of poorly-designed, improperly-tested transvaginal mesh products. The…
Rank this Week: 868

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Feb 20

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla
    Today, we at Class Action Countermeasures are proud to post an analysis of the recent Target litigation appellate opinion by members of our class action and data privacy groups: Laura A. Lange, Shawna J. English,…
  • Feb 14

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?
    The House of Representatives has reintroduced the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act (FICALA), and it’s more substantial than the 2015 version.  The previous version, you may recall, attempted to reinforce the typicality…
  • Jan 27

    Do Good Things Come in Threes? Supreme Court Grants Cert in Three Collective Action Waiver Case

    Do Good Things Come in Threes? Supreme Court Grants Cert in Three Collective Action Waiver Case
    As recently reported by our colleague Brennan Bolt in one of our sister blogs, Labor Relations Today, the Supreme Court has answered a question I posed a few months ago by granting cert in not one, not two… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 838

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Alabama Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation and injury law. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Better Call Saul? You Should Never Hire A Billboard Lawyer!

    Better Call Saul? You Should Never Hire A Billboard Lawyer!
    The billboards went up practically overnight. Major roads were covered. The faces, the names, a telephone number. Call us, it said. This firm wants everyone to call with any legal issue. It’s easy to get a billboard. You just need to…
  • Feb 13

    Is Your Personal Injury Lawyer Really A Specialist?

    Is Your Personal Injury Lawyer Really A Specialist?
    I was driving to court when I heard a local Huntsville lawyer on the radio. The lawyer begged for calls. He claimed expertise in legal fields as different as real estate, domestic, criminal, immigration and even personal injury. He did it…
  • Feb 6

    Will the DOT Test Truckers For Dangerous Opioids?

    Will the DOT Test Truckers For Dangerous Opioids?
    Opioid abuse has become a serious safety issue in car accidents and commercial truck accidents. We frequently investigate personal injury claims caused by an impaired driver. How has the abuse of prescription opioids affecting the commercial…
Rank this Week: 692

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Feb 20

    Good employment lawyers vs. great employment lawyer

    Good employment lawyers vs. great employment lawyer
    Grading papers for my employment law class forced me to think through what separated the good papers from the great papers; and then, that got me thinking "what separates great employment lawyers from good employment lawyers?" Here's what I…
  • Feb 16

    Lawffice Links - Some labor new

    Lawffice Links - Some labor new
    A few labor stories of interest:Long-rumored, but official as of yesterday: Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination for Secretary of Labor. He had a slew of problems, including a housekeeper who worked for him illegally, advertising campaigns for…
  • Feb 7

    SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch on extended leave as a reasonable accommodation

    SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch on extended leave as a reasonable accommodation
    I don't usually cover two-year old decisions from outside of my jurisdiction, but this case has (1) a hot employment law topic; and (2) the opinion was written by Judge Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. The decision is…
Rank this Week: 527

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 396

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?
    Known as “heads-up displays” or HUDs, these new tech devices are the latest rage from automobile manufacturers. The manufacturer will claim that these smart windshields reduce distracted driving because all pertinent information…
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
Rank this Week: 280

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?
    Known as “heads-up displays” or HUDs, these new tech devices are the latest rage from automobile manufacturers. The manufacturer will claim that these smart windshields reduce distracted driving because all pertinent information…
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
Rank this Week: 124

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
  • Feb 20

    An Oppression How-To: Revoke Employment, Profit Sharing and Control

    An Oppression How-To: Revoke Employment, Profit Sharing and Control
    This week's New York Business Divorce highlights an appellate opinion affirming a lower court's findings of grounds for dissolution in a "classic" case of minority shareholder oppression. Continue Reading…
  • Feb 13

    Race to the Exit as Professional Practice Falter

    Race to the Exit as Professional Practice Falter
    Buy-out and retirement obligations in professional practices can trigger a contentious race to be the first to resign or retire when hard financial times hit, which is what happened in the case highlighted in this week's New York Business…
  • Feb 6

    Winter Case Notes: De Facto Partnership and Other Recent Decisions of Interest

    Winter Case Notes: De Facto Partnership and Other Recent Decisions of Interest
    Welcome to another edition of Winter Case Notes in which I clear out my backlog of recent court decisions of interest to business divorce aficionados by way of brief synopses with links to the decisions for those who wish to…
Rank this Week: 696

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Feb 20

    Hague Justice Journal: Call for Paper

    Hague Justice Journal: Call for Paper
    The Hague Justice Journal First Edition in Association with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia launches its call for submissions The editorial board of The Hague Justice Journal (HJJ) is delighted to announce that…
  • Feb 14

    Reflections on the Citizen’s Assembly (3): The Presentation of Dr. Joan McCarthy

    Reflections on the Citizen’s Assembly (3): The Presentation of Dr. Joan McCarthy
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Donnchadh O’Conaill, of the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Helsinki. This is the third of a series of posts…
  • Feb 6

    Reflections on the Citizens Assembly (2): The Presentation of Bobbie Farside

    Reflections on the Citizens Assembly (2): The Presentation of Bobbie Farside
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Donnchadh O’Conaill, of the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Helsinki. This is the second of a series of posts…
Rank this Week: 90

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 111

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Feb 19

    News Essentials: 20th February 2017

    News Essentials: 20th February 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSPrime Minister's plans to transform the way we tackle domestic violence and abusePrime Minister Theresa May announced plans for a major programme of work…
  • Feb 16

    BUSTED

    BUSTED
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were predominantly about busting myths...Myths about fatherhood - I don my MythBustersTM beret.Do judges favour wives? - Another myth? Read on for the…
  • Feb 12

    News Essentials: 13th February 2017

    News Essentials: 13th February 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSMunby to step down next yearThe most senior family judge in England and Wales, renowned among practitioners for his outspoken views, is to step down next year.…
Rank this Week: 473

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Snapchat for lawyers — is it really happening?

    Snapchat for lawyers — is it really happening?
    Law firms using Snapchat for publishing commentary and engaging their audience. Sounds a little crazy, but so did law firms using Twitter for sharing news in 140 characters just five years ago. Snapchat, an image messaging and multimedia…
  • Feb 14

    Ten Blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Ten Blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Happy Valentines Day! If you are in search of a perfect last minute gift for him or her, make sure to check out lexblog.com (mostly joking). Since our last “New to the Network” post, we have welcomed two new …
  • Feb 12

    Flipboard gets major upgrade – Enough for lawyers?

    Flipboard gets major upgrade – Enough for lawyers?
    Last week, Flipboard, a news and social network aggregator, released its first major upgrade in two years. The signature feature of the new Flipboard is Smart Magazines which curate articles by the thousands of topics and sub-topics…
Rank this Week: 13

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 903

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 19

    Getting a Plea Bargain in a Michigan DUI Case

    Getting a Plea Bargain in a Michigan DUI Case
    As a Michigan DUI lawyer, I handle some aspect of drunk driving cases on a daily basis.  I am in a local court for drinking and driving charges just about every day, as well.  Within the DUI section of this blog, I regularly post…
  • Feb 17

    How I do (and Guarantee to win) Driver’s License Clearance Cases for People who don’t live in Michigan

    How I do (and Guarantee to win) Driver’s License Clearance Cases for People who don’t live in Michigan
    In this short article, I want to examine how I do license reinstatement cases for out-of-state residents who need clearance of a Michigan hold upon their driving record. In the previous article, I explained how I do driver’s license…
  • Feb 12

    How I do (and Guarantee to win) Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Appeals – Part 2

    How I do (and Guarantee to win) Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Appeals – Part 2
    In part 1 of this article, we begin an examination of how, as a Michigan driver’s license restoration lawyer, I do driver’s license restoration appeals. The focus here is on what a client coming to my office can expect to happen,…
Rank this Week: 512

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Feb 19

    Identifying & combatting Fake News: A primer

    Identifying & combatting Fake News: A primer
    I was recently asked to put together a presentation on the fake news phenomenon for discussions with leading journalists and media institutions in a developing country, with extremely poor media literacy but strong growth around social media…
  • Dec 19

    Corridors of Power: Constitutional Power and Architecture

    Corridors of Power: Constitutional Power and Architecture
    Delivered a short presentation today to the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom office in Colombo on ‘Corridors of Power’, an exhibition I curated with Channa Daswatta and Asanga Welikala that explores Sri Lanka’s…
  • Nov 30

    Fake news in Myanmar: Social Media verification workshop

    Fake news in Myanmar: Social Media verification workshop
    Cross-posted from the ICT4Peace Foundation website. ### An informal workshop on verifying news and information spread across social media was held recently at Phandeeyar in Yangon, Burma, led by the Foundation’s Special…
Rank this Week: 428

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Feb 19

    Illinois Legal Separation Proce

    Illinois Legal Separation Proce
    If you and your spouse find yourselves in the midst of separating, you, like many couples, may be pondering the advantages and disadvantages of legal separation before divorce. Legal separation serves to outline the rights and…
  • Feb 12

    Money Management Problems often a Contributor to Divorce

    Money Management Problems often a Contributor to Divorce
    Multiple studies conducted by various experts, over many decades, have revealed the sad truth that serious financial trouble is an overwhelming predictor for separation and divorce for couples around the globe. The American Psychological…
  • Feb 12

    Details You Cannot Afford to Neglect When Arranging a Prenup

    Details You Cannot Afford to Neglect When Arranging a Prenup
    Although the subject of prenuptial agreements spark ongoing controversy, the reality is such agreements can offer a range of benefits for both parties involved, should a divorce ever take place. When both parties are open and willing to…
Rank this Week: 842

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Hauptman and Hauptman, P.C. Blog

Covers guardianship, Medicaid, probate and estate administration.

http://www.hauptmanlaw.com/blog
  • Feb 19

    Solving Only One-Half of the Problem (Part 2)

    Solving Only One-Half of the Problem (Part 2)
                    Last week I was telling you about a very typical call in our office.  Joe and Mary went to see an attorney to get their affairs in order when they…
  • Feb 12

    Solving Only One-Half of the Problem

    Solving Only One-Half of the Problem
                    Joe called me because the hospital social worker suggested it.  His wife, Mary had been in the hospital but was now ready to be discharged.…
  • Feb 5

    New Jersey Courts Decide Case Involving Estate Recovery and Elective Share (Part 2)

    New Jersey Courts Decide Case Involving Estate Recovery and Elective Share (Part 2)
                    Last week I told you about a case that was just decided by a New Jersey court in which a family tried to avoid the impact of New Jersey’s…
Rank this Week: 743

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto.

https://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Feb 19

    Why I Sued the USDA

    Why I Sued the USDA
    Delcianna J. Winders, Academic Fellow, Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard Law School This piece originally appeared in The Hill.   As a longtime animal law practitioner, I’ve represented various parties in lawsuits against…
  • Jan 31

    Will Ringling’s closure clear the way for federal circus legislation?

    Will Ringling’s closure clear the way for federal circus legislation?
    Delcianna J. Winders, Academic Fellow, Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard Law School The piece originally appeared in The Hill With Ringling Bros.—the most active and spendthrift opponent of legislation to protect circus…
  • Nov 11

    Animal Advocacy Job!

    Animal Advocacy Job!
    David Cassuto From the email:  My name is Kate and I am the editorial operations and outreach coordinator for One Green Planet (onegreenplanet.org). We are the fastest growing (and largest!) independent publishing platform focused…
Rank this Week: 959

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Feb 19

    Procès Civil en Floride en Réclamation pour Fraude

    Procès Civil en Floride en Réclamation pour Fraude
    En Floride, le procès civil en réclamation pour fraude peut se faire sur une réclamation pour fraude basée sur de multiples théories. Une théorie est le dol. Une autre théorie contrastée…
  • Feb 12

    L’Exécution d’un Jugement Etranger en Droit de la Famille

    L’Exécution d’un Jugement Etranger en Droit de la Famille
    Dans une procédure de divorce, bien souvent on imagine avoir gagner la guerre lorsque l’on obtient enfin un jugement condamnant la partie adverse au paiement d’une prestation compensatoire, d’une pension alimentaire…
  • Feb 12

    Options du Visa Investisseur Commercial E-2

    Options du Visa Investisseur Commercial E-2
    Les nombreuses options du visa commercial E-2 offrent aux investisseurs de multiples façons d’ obtenir la résidence aux États-Unis. Le visa E-2 Investisseur est conçu pour amener des personnes aux…
Rank this Week: 172

Ruminations

Ruminations

Covers concepts and misconceptions in the practice of retail real estate law. By Meislik & Meislik.

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Feb 19

    What Can Humpty Dumpty Recover If His Wall Wasn’t Finished On Time?

    What Can Humpty Dumpty Recover If His Wall Wasn’t Finished On Time?
    PrintToday, we return to the topic of “damages.” Our context will be “waiving” them. That way, we won’t feel as if we are duplicating postings of long ago such as the ones you can review by clicking: HERE or HERE…
  • Feb 12

    Whose Deal Is It Anyway?

    Whose Deal Is It Anyway?
    PrintRules are made to be broken even if no one knows there was even a rule. In this case, it is Ruminations violating its own rule against two consecutive screech-blog postings. Over the last 300+ postings, we’ve “salted”…
  • Feb 5

    (Un)Successful Negotiating: How To Lose Friends And Turn Off Colleague

    (Un)Successful Negotiating: How To Lose Friends And Turn Off Colleague
    PrintNegotiation and civility are not and should not be mutually exclusive. And, yet, even some of those who agree with that haven’t internalized that principle. Whenever our own thinking brings us back to this pet peeve, we think of a…
Rank this Week: 524

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

Covers probate, elder law and litigation topics. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://njwills.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    Wills and Estate Planning for Teacher

    Wills and Estate Planning for Teacher
    Wills and Estate Planning for TeachersBy Kenneth Vercammen, Esq.          Teachers work on an average more than 80,000 hours in a lifetime. In spite of all our resources and the assets we earn during…
  • Feb 19

    Wills and Estate Planning for Funeral Director

    Wills and Estate Planning for Funeral Director
    Wills and Estate Planning for Funeral DirectorsBy Kenneth Vercammen, Esq. Where there’s No Will …    If you do not write a Will, the State has already written one for you. Your assets go to whoever a state law says…
  • Feb 19

    Wills and Estate Planning for Physical Therapist

    Wills and Estate Planning for Physical Therapist
    Wills and Estate Planning for Physical TherapistsBy Kenneth Vercammen, Esq. Where there’s No Will …    If you do not write a Will, the State has already written one for you. Your assets go to whoever a state law…
Rank this Week: 867

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS
    Today, I simply wanted to write about the role of the jury in the American criminaljustice system.  After more than 38 years as a criminal lawyer, including 26 years as a former prosecutor, and since then, over 12 years as a criminal…
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
  • Dec 17

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle
    [American Hustle Movie Poster From Wikipedia]As a former federal prosecutor and, currently, as an Augusta, Georgia criminal defense lawyer, I love books and movies about courtrooms and crime.What is your favorite movie about white collar…
Rank this Week: 770

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/
  • Feb 19

    Military Generals and Boards of Director

    Military Generals and Boards of Director
    The National Association of Corporate Directors is hosting a seminar later this week for retired, or nearly retired, generals in the U.S. armed services who aspire to be on a board of directors. The goal of the two-day…
  • Feb 8

    Chancery Addresses Indemnification for Affirmative Claims of Director

    Chancery Addresses Indemnification for Affirmative Claims of Director
    The Delaware Court of Chancery recently addressed an issue of importance to directors of companies as well as those interested in corporate litigation. In the case of Dore v. Sweports, Ltd., C.A. No. 10513-VCL (Del. Ch. Jan. 31, 2017),…
  • Feb 8

    Can Delaware Be Dethroned?

    Can Delaware Be Dethroned?
    A symposium at UCLA Law School on Feb. 17 and 18 will bring together corporate law professors and corporate litigation practitioners from around the country to address the perennial issue regarding whether Delaware can maintain its…
Rank this Week: 239

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Feb 19

    Tech Companies: Canada is open—here are some immigration consideration

    Tech Companies: Canada is open—here are some immigration consideration
    by Gilda Villaran The Government of Canada prides itself on its positive attitude towards immigration and openly welcomes international talent. There are no restrictions preventing the issuance of work permits based on citizenship, and there…
  • Feb 12

    Employer rules for temporary foreign workers in Canada

    Employer rules for temporary foreign workers in Canada
    by Stéphane Aublet A work permit is generally issued based on a specific job offer made by a particular Canadian employer (or an employer doing business in Canada). As such, the employer commits itself to providing the foreign worker…
  • Feb 2

    Quebec City shootings: What can we learn from this tragedy?

    Quebec City shootings: What can we learn from this tragedy?
    By Brian Smeenk Six innocent men were shot in the back while praying in a Quebec City mosque on January 29. The apparently racially motivated act of violence make us all pause to reflect. How could this happen? In a peaceful city like that?…
Rank this Week: 761

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Feb 19

    Read the memos signed by DHS Secretary Kelly on new guidelines for deporting illegal immigrants–WaPo

    Read the memos signed by DHS Secretary Kelly on new guidelines for deporting illegal immigrants–WaPo
    In a pair of memos, John F. Kelly Sworn [sic] offered more detail on plans for the agency to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand the pool of immigrants who are prioritized for removal, speed up deportation hearings and…
  • Feb 18

    48 Questions the FBI Uses to Determine if Someone Is a Likely Terrorist

    48 Questions the FBI Uses to Determine if Someone Is a Likely Terrorist
    Cora Currier, Murtaza Hussain FOR THE PAST year and a half, the FBI has been using a secret scoring system to judge the likelihood that someone will carry out a violent attack. The survey, called “Indicators of…
  • Feb 18

    Bought a couch? Need a truck? Try Truxx

    Bought a couch? Need a truck? Try Truxx
    Matt Steecker , ithacajournal.com | @MSteecker Buying large merchandise at a store is never a pleasant experience, especially for those who don’t have a vehicle with plenty of cargo space. Now a Syracuse man, partnered with…
Rank this Week: 589

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Feb 19

    Computer Professional Salary For Exemption Purposes Increases This Year (2017)

    Computer Professional Salary For Exemption Purposes Increases This Year (2017)
    On October 5, 2016, the Division of Labor Statistics and Research (DLSR) has announced a slight increase in the salary requirements for exempt employees under computer professional exemption. The increase is 1.3% as per California Consumer…
  • Feb 15

    San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance – Key Facts And Rule

    San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance – Key Facts And Rule
    The City of San Francisco has enacted this Ordinance to limit the employers’ ability to inquire into and consider an employee or applicant’s criminal history in hiring and employment decisions. The goal is to help individuals with…
  • Jan 29

    Employers Must Reimburse Employees For Mandatory Personal Cellphone Use

    Employers Must Reimburse Employees For Mandatory Personal Cellphone Use
    In the opening line of Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Service, Inc. (2014) the court says: “We hold that when employees must use their personal cell phones for work-related calls, Labor Code section 2802 requires the employer…
Rank this Week: 985

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

http://www.personalinjurylaw.news/
  • Feb 19

    Social Security Issues New Rule that May Allow Judges to Exclude Evidence at Hearing

    Social Security Issues New Rule that May Allow Judges to Exclude Evidence at Hearing
    The Social Security Administration issued a final program uniformity rule that, among other things, will now require that the claimant inform Social Security or submit all relevant medical evidence to the Office of Disability Adjudication and…
  • Feb 15

    City of Memphis Uses Red Light Cameras to Prevent Car Accident

    City of Memphis Uses Red Light Cameras to Prevent Car Accident
    In 2009, the City of Memphis joined several other Tennessee cities in its use of red light cameras. These cameras can capture images that are used to fine drivers who run red lights at some of the City’s busiest intersections. The…
  • Feb 11

    I Was Injured In A Fire On Someone Else’s Property…Now What?

    I Was Injured In A Fire On Someone Else’s Property…Now What?
    According to the most recent study by the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to over 1,345,500 fires in 2015 across the United States.  As a result of these fires, there were a total of 15,700 civilian…
Rank this Week: 823

Federal Regulations Advisor

Federal Regulations Advisor

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

http://www.fedregsadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 784

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 481

Law Actually

Law Actually

Blog of a LL.M law student in the UK.

http://lawactually.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    Law Actually is 10 years old today

    Law Actually is 10 years old today
    Yes - really. I’ve posted quite a few birthday blog posts over the last – well – decade and, looking back, I always seem to start them by saying that I can’t believe Law Actually has been going so long.  (See…
  • Feb 16

    Nissan Micra driver reconceptualises traffic law

    Nissan Micra driver reconceptualises traffic law
    (By which I mean, the driver decided to drive on the left but on the wrong side of a dual carriageway.)  It’s easily done.  Ahem. From Cornwall Live 14/02/17: Shocking footage has captured the moment a Nissan Micra driver…
  • Feb 14

    We noticed you’re using an ad-blocker. Oh really?

    We noticed you’re using an ad-blocker. Oh really?
    Like any self-respecting web user, I’ve used ad-blocking extensions for years now - since at least 2006. There are some sites so peppered with ads that browsing them without an ad-blocker just isn’t viable (I’m thinking in…
Rank this Week: 599

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 19

    The Science of Infrared Technology and Breath Alcohol Detection

    The Science of Infrared Technology and Breath Alcohol Detection
    Blood alcohol testing (BAC) technology continues to improve in the fight to curb drunk driving and to better identify individuals who are driving while intoxicated. Among one of the most interesting DWI law-related technological…
  • Feb 3

    New Tostito Alcohol Detecting Bag in Time for Super Bowl

    New Tostito Alcohol Detecting Bag in Time for Super Bowl
    The Tostito Alcohol detecting Bag in time for Super Bowl is a unique and mind-bending idea. Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD), Uber, and Frito-Lay have gathered forces to produce a Tostito “Party Safe” bag equipped…
  • Jan 27

    Drunk Driving and Auto-Brewery Syndrome Intoxication

    Drunk Driving and Auto-Brewery Syndrome Intoxication
    Drunk Driving and Auto-Brewery Syndrome is a farfetched idea for many people, including family, doctors and police officers. Imagine a police officer pulling someone over for drunk driving and the offender is legally drunk. The driver swears…
Rank this Week: 459

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Feb 19

    Medley

    Medley
    Here are various bits and pieces, while we await big cases such as the Supreme Court decision in Poshteh v RB Kensington & Chelsea. (You can watch the hearing here.) We don’t usually promote events on Nearly Legal, but I am happy to…
  • Feb 13

    Failings and function

    Failings and function
    BBC News reported on the effect of the Retaliatory Eviction provisions in the Deregulation Act, some 16 months on. A large scale FOI request produced the result that only 19% of councils had recorded stopping even 1 retaliatory eviction…
  • Feb 13

    Who knows where? – service and the Land Registry

    Who knows where? – service and the Land Registry
    Service of notices, claims etc on ‘last known address’ can be a bit of a thorny issue. Not least the question of the extent of reasonable inquiries to find the missing person before the ‘last known address’ can be…
Rank this Week: 255

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    Quick Hits - Public policy, double jeopardy and email

    Quick Hits - Public policy, double jeopardy and email
    Four (unsuccessful) public policy challenges to arbitration awardsCourts continue to carefully scrutinize challenges to arbitration awards based on claims that the award is contrary to public policy. In  Cuyahoga…
  • Feb 5

    Court rejects Union's challenge to outsourcing award-work was supplemental and was not replaced elsewhere

    Court rejects Union's challenge to outsourcing award-work was supplemental and was not replaced elsewhere
    Steelworkers Local 10-86 represents employees at Merck facility in West Point, PA. The facility is primary used for the production of large molecule products like vaccines, rather than small molecule products like tablets.Merck sold a small…
  • Jan 29

    Police officers, Brady/Giglio, dishonesty, exoneration and just cause

    Police officers, Brady/Giglio, dishonesty, exoneration and just cause
    A recent award by Arbitrator Micheal Falvo addresses all of these topics. Arbitrator Falvo sustained a grievance filed on behalf of a Champaign, Ill. police officer terminated after the State's Attorney declared that she did not believe she…
Rank this Week: 136

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales.

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Feb 19

    Review Marketing Becomes Top Priority for 2017

    Review Marketing Becomes Top Priority for 2017
    As published in: In a recent episode of “Black Mirror,” now streaming on Netflix, a woman needs a higher rating on her profile to get a better apartment. In every daily interaction, people rate her and she rates them back with…
  • Jan 22

    Get More Clients with Review Marketing

    Get More Clients with Review Marketing
    The next time a new client finds you, it will likely be via a Google search on a cell phone, including the phrase "reviews of..." Almost everyone -- 92% of consumers -- now read online reviews to judge local businesses, according to…
  • Nov 21

    December 2 Webinar: Becoming a Successful Legal TV Advertiser

    December 2 Webinar: Becoming a Successful Legal TV Advertiser
    For attorneys serious about growing their firm through TV advertising. Apply to attend today: Becoming a Successful Legal TV Advertiser Friday, December 2, 20169 AM Pacific | 10 AM Mountain | 11 AM Central | Noon Eastern There is one…
Rank this Week: 809

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 18

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse

    Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuse
    After Bankruptcy Mistakes: Navy Fed does the Right Thing; Wells Fargo Makes More Excuses. Everybody makes mistakes. Banks do, too. When you file bankruptcy, the banks you owe money to don’t always do what they are supposed to do. This…
  • Jan 26

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card

    Holly Gets Hired after Bankruptcy and Gets a New Credit Card
    Holly Gets Hired After Bankruptcy and Gets a New Company Credit Card Holly was at the end of her rope. She’d been out of work for two years; she kept getting interviews but no offers; and she was feeding partial payments to her…
  • Jan 21

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired

    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired
    Short sale tax forgiveness has expired. If your house is “under water” you need to read this. The general rule of tax law is that debt forgiveness is income—if I lend you $1,000 and then say you don’t have to pay me…
Rank this Week: 914

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Feb 18

    Real Estate Consequences of the GOP Tax Reform

    Real Estate Consequences of the GOP Tax Reform
    The Trump Presidency is off to a very lively (to put it mildly) start, and tax reform is one of the big issues. Last summer (2016) Speaker Paul Ryan put out a plan called “A Better Way” that set forth...
  • Feb 16

    ALPS Abstracts Due Friday, February 24!

    ALPS Abstracts Due Friday, February 24!
    Don't forget: the period to submit abstracts for the Association for Law, Property & Society (ALPS) ends on February 24, i.e. next Friday! Carve out some time this weekend to get your abstracts in. The 8th annual meeting of ALPS...
  • Feb 13

    Nothing Says I Love You Like a Property Tax Bill

    Nothing Says I Love You Like a Property Tax Bill
    In Washington state, Valentine's Day is the traditional day for hearts, Cupids, over-priced romantic dinners, and property tax bills. Yep, you read that correctly: apparently in Washington state, Valentine's Day is the day that property tax…
Rank this Week: 322

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Feb 18

    Missouri bill would make it harder to sue for discrimination

    Missouri bill would make it harder to sue for discrimination
    If you don’t like getting sued for discrimination, just make it harder to sue. That seems to be the theory underlying a bill pending in Missouri House of Representatives that was recently endorsed by the University of Missouri…
  • Feb 13

    Trump’s Short-Sighted Pick for Labor

    Trump’s Short-Sighted Pick for Labor
    For all of his supposed  business acumen, President Donald Trump is doing some really dumb things. For one thing,Trump  has proposed Andrew (Andy) Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, as the next Secretary of Labor. CKE…
  • Feb 7

    Twitter To Tackle Abusive Tweet

    Twitter To Tackle Abusive Tweet
    Twitter is wading into waters that many employers continue to avoid –  the problem of abuse and harassment on its platform. Twitter’s vice-president of engineering, Ed Ho, stated in a  blog post  Tuesday…
Rank this Week: 948

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/
  • Feb 18

    Woman Accused of Performing Oral Sex in Duval Courthouse Arrested

    Woman Accused of Performing Oral Sex in Duval Courthouse Arrested
    A woman accused of performing oral sex on a man inside the Duval County Courthouse and then posting a video of the act has been arrested. The 26-year-old was booked into the Duval County jail Wednesday night, according to jail records.…
  • Jan 27

    2 Convicted Of $8.9 Million Medicare Scam In Florida And Three Other Gulf Coast State

    2 Convicted Of $8.9 Million Medicare Scam In Florida And Three Other Gulf Coast State
    Federal prosecutors have said that two owners of psychological service companies have been convicted of an $8.9 million fraud scheme that billed Medicare for unnecessary or nonexistent tests on nursing home patients in four Gulf Coast states.…
  • Dec 22

    Jacksonville Man Dressed As Santa Arrested On Drug Charge

    Jacksonville Man Dressed As Santa Arrested On Drug Charge
    A man dressed as Santa Claus was arrested Monday for allegedly possessing a variety of drugs, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office was conducting an investigation on Golfair Boulevard following…
Rank this Week: 394

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/
  • Feb 18

    New Mexico Bill Targets Repeat DWI Offender

    New Mexico Bill Targets Repeat DWI Offender
    Drunk driving has long been a major problem on New Mexico roads. Despite the strict criminal sanctions that drunk drivers face, the fact remains that New Mexico is among the states with the highest death rate due to drunk driving. In hopes of…
  • Feb 9

    Doctor Obtains $7 Million Jury Verdict Following Slip-and-Fall Accident in Hospital

    Doctor Obtains $7 Million Jury Verdict Following Slip-and-Fall Accident in Hospital
    All property owners, including businesses and governments, have a duty to make sure that their premises are kept reasonably safe. The level of duty that an individual, government, or business has to a person entering their land depends on the…
  • Feb 9

    Doctor Obtains $7 Million Jury Verdict Following Slip-and-Fall Accident in Hospital

    Doctor Obtains $7 Million Jury Verdict Following Slip-and-Fall Accident in Hospital
    All property owners, including businesses and governments, have a duty to make sure that their premises are kept reasonably safe. The level of duty that an individual, government, or business has to a person entering their land depends on the…
Rank this Week: 562

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 544

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 462

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 18

    Admin: Winter Break

    Admin: Winter Break
    This blog is taking a little break; posts will resume in a week or so.
  • Feb 18

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item
    AALS Immigration Podcasts (ImmigrationProf Blog, Feb. 2017) [access]- Follow the link to access five podcasts from the 111th Annual Meeting of the AALS, San Francisco, 3-7 Jan. 2017. For more info., here is the programme.Amicus Curiae of the…
  • Feb 18

    Regional Focus: Afghanistan

    Regional Focus: Afghanistan
    Afghan Exodus: Afghan Asylum Seekers in Europe (Afghanistan Analysts Network, Feb. 2017)- Three-part series: 1) The Changing Situation; 2) The North-South Divide; 3) Case Study GermanyCooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development…
Rank this Week: 382

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Feb 17

    Overboard Passenger from Sun Princess Rescued

    Overboard Passenger from Sun Princess Rescued
    A passenger who went overboard into the Pacific Ocean from the Sun Princess cruise ship as it sailed between Brisbane and New Caledonia was rescued today.  Shortly after 4 P.M. local time today, the "man overboard" announcement came…
  • Feb 14

    Passenger Overboard From Carnival Elation

    Passenger Overboard From Carnival Elation
    News4Jax reports that a passenger went overboard yesterday morning from the Carnival Elation approximately 15 miles southwest of Abaco, Bahamas. The Carnival Elation sailed from Jacksonville on Monday with its first port of call in…
  • Feb 14

    Coast Guard Grounds Majesty of the Seas for Life Vest Violation

    Coast Guard Grounds Majesty of the Seas for Life Vest Violation
    The U.S. Coast Guard ordered Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas to remain at Port Canaveral after a safety inspection yesterday revealed problems with the ship's life vests. Upset passengers quickly went to social media to voice their…
Rank this Week: 228

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    221 with Norovirus linked to B.C. Oyster

    221 with Norovirus linked to B.C. Oyster
    An outbreak of norovirus linked to B.C.-harvested oysters is now under Canadian federal investigation. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) says it has taken on a leadership role in the investigation,... Continue Reading
  • Feb 17

    Beware of “Visitors” bearing Salmonella

    Beware of “Visitors” bearing Salmonella
    Ewen Callaway recently wrote in Nature: “Collapse of Aztec society linked to catastrophic salmonella outbreak.” One of the worst epidemics in human history, a sixteenth-century pestilence that devastated Mexico’s native...…
  • Feb 16

    Marion Nestle – GAO on Food Safety – A National Strategy Is Needed to Address Fragmentation in Federal Oversight

    Marion Nestle – GAO on Food Safety – A National Strategy Is Needed to Address Fragmentation in Federal Oversight
    From Marion at Food Politics: The congressional watchdog Government Accountability Office (GAO) has just published its latest plea for coordinating federal food safety programs: A National Strategy Is Needed to Address... Continue…
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