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Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    How To Keep Our Children Safe Going To School

    How To Keep Our Children Safe Going To School
    This New Device Protects KidsYou would think having a huge yellow vehicle with flashing lights and a bright red stop sign would be enough to alert drivers to stop for a school bus. Unfortunately, motorists often ignore these glaring warning…
  • Feb 8

    Denton Wreck Claims Lives Of Two Children

    Denton Wreck Claims Lives Of Two Children
    Four-Vehicle Pileup Collision at Dangerous Intersection Two children were killed and one was seriously injured when a speeding pickup truck hit the three vehicles stopped at a red light late Saturday afternoon. Our prayers go out to the…
  • Feb 5

    Prime Time For DWI's? Be Careful This Super Bowl Sunday

    Prime Time For DWI's? Be Careful This Super Bowl Sunday
    Wonderful PSA From Legendary ActressScreen and stage star Dame Helen Mirren delivered a drunk driving PSA message that is worthy of an Emmy award. The graceful British actress has a knack for putting drunk drivers in their place. After…
Rank this Week: 396

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Advisory Alert: Second CMP Assessed for HIPAA Violation

    Advisory Alert: Second CMP Assessed for HIPAA Violation
    Do You Know Where Your Data Is? For only the second time in its history, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has imposed a civil money penalty (CMP) on a covered entity for allegedly violating…
  • Feb 8

    Advisory Alert: FCC CPNI Certification due March 1

    Advisory Alert: FCC CPNI Certification due March 1
    Upcoming Open Internet Rules may soon expand CPNI-Type Obligations to Broadband Last week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued its annual CPNI “Enforcement Advisory,” reminding telecommunications and interconnected…
  • Feb 8

    Is Privacy Tourism Coming to Britain?

    Is Privacy Tourism Coming to Britain?
    The United Kingdom is known for Downton Abbey, earl grey tea and libel tourism.  Yes, there are have been countless lawsuits over free speech transcending continents, but as of May 2012 the British government overhauled such libel…
Rank this Week: 552

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Feb 9

    Personality disorder

    Personality disorder
    When will we ever learn?  The story here is about a lawsuit by lawyer Moira Bernstein, who complains, on behalf of a purported class, that by listing her plain-vanilla attorney name and address and regular old directory information…
  • Feb 3

    Holy copyright baloney, Batman!

    Holy copyright baloney, Batman!
    It’s not as if I’ve got a problem with DC Comics or something, but, well, here you go.  They’re just being like that!  And I’m just catching up with the fin-fendered fun.  First, per the…
  • Jan 25

    How important is copyright registration?

    How important is copyright registration?
    Originally posted 2007-12-28 10:31:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis important  (pdf). As a New York Law Journal article (sub. reqd.) puts it, The Second Circuit’s decision in In re Literary Works substantially limits the…
Rank this Week: 293

ERISA and Disability Benefits Law…

ERISA and Disability Benefits Law Blog

Covers ERISA and Disability benefits litigation. By the Wood Law Firm.

http://www.erisaontheweb.com/
  • Feb 9

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  • Jun 5

    Court Awards Substantial Attorney's Fees to Plaintiff in ERISA Disability Case

    Court Awards Substantial Attorney's Fees to Plaintiff in ERISA Disability Case
    In this ERISA disability case, the federal district court in Chicago awarded attorney’s fees of $109,312.75 to the successful plaintiff, Holmstrom.  The case started after MetLife decided to terminate her claim for long-term disability…
  • Apr 8

    Court Orders CIGNA to Pay Six-Figure Attorney's Fee

    Court Orders CIGNA to Pay Six-Figure Attorney's Fee
    Steven Alfano won his ERISA claim for long-term disability benefits against CIGNA. The district court had previously ruled that there was “no sound basis in the record to support CIGNA’s finding that plaintiff’s back condition … had…
Rank this Week: 592

Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits and special needs trusts. By Mark E. Wight.

http://idahoestateplanning.typepad.com/idaho_estate_planning/
Rank this Week: 557

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 553

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 409

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Feb 9

    Make Money Monday: Paid Client Consults Without Avvo or the ABA

    Make Money Monday: Paid Client Consults Without Avvo or the ABA
    Both Avvo and the ABA have recognized the need for individuals and small business owners to get quick answers from lawyers. To this end, Avvo launched Avvo Advisors last year where a user can pay 39 bucks for a fifteen minute Q and A session…
  • Feb 4

    Does StandIn Stand Up for Solo and Small Law Firms?

    Does StandIn Stand Up for Solo and Small Law Firms?
    Scrolling through #LegalTech on Twitter, a new name came across my feed: StandIn, described as kind of an Uber for court appearances. Since many other #altlaw sites that self-describe as Uber rarely live up to the hype, I decided to see how…
  • Feb 2

    Solo Snags Bill Cosby As A Client Through Television Appearance

    Solo Snags Bill Cosby As A Client Through Television Appearance
    Do appearances as a commentator on local or national television translate into phone calls or clients? Not really, is the consensus of my solo and small law firm colleagues who’ve made it onto the air.  While my colleagues all…
Rank this Week: 556

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    As Technology And Humanity Converge, Is Injury Accident or Assault?

    As Technology And Humanity Converge, Is Injury Accident or Assault?
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”   A very interesting article was recently published by the news website…
  • Feb 2

    What Legal Claims Are Possible After The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis?

    What Legal Claims Are Possible After The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis?
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”   At this point chances are you’ve heard of the ongoing crisis in…
  • Jan 26

    GM Appears To Have Dodged A Bullet In First Ignition Switch Lawsuit

    GM Appears To Have Dodged A Bullet In First Ignition Switch Lawsuit
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What exactly is a wrongful death claim?”   It was a case that experts on both sides of the legal spectrum have been…
Rank this Week: 566

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Texas Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers personal injury cases. By Baumgartner Law Firm.

http://www.texastriallawyers.com/blog
  • Feb 9

    Electrical Injuries Can Be Avoided

    Electrical Injuries Can Be Avoided
      Electrical injuries usually result direct contact with the source of electricity. While some injuries can be minor like first-degree burns, there can be very serious damage internally that is Read More The post Electrical Injuries Can…
  • Feb 5

    No Refusal for DWI’s for Super Bowl Weekend?

    No Refusal for DWI’s for Super Bowl Weekend?
        The no refusal program which Houston implemented sometime ago for areas surrounding Houston will most likely be gearing up once again for the Super Bowl weekend. All in Read More The post No Refusal for DWI’s for Super…
  • Feb 1

    Why You Should Wait For The Police After An Auto Accident

    Why You Should Wait For The Police After An Auto Accident
        I’ve been practicing personal injury law for three decades in the greater Houston area. Undoubtedly one of the greatest areas of frustration for people who have been injured Read More The post Why You Should Wait For The…
Rank this Week: 458

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

Law school information and legal research blog of the Mendik Library of New York Law School.

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Feb 9

    Find Love in the Library

    Find Love in the Library
    As an early Valentine’s Day treat the Mendik Library once again offers this easy opportunity to WIN great study aids, texts, Starbucks gift cards, NYLS t-shirts, Lexis points, and other prizes (including a personally inscribed…
  • Feb 3

    The Natural Born Citizen

    The Natural Born Citizen
    There’s been a lot of debate lately about the citizenship of presidential candidates and the constitutional requirement that only a “natural born Citizen” is eligible for the Office of President.  You can find the…
  • Jan 27

    Group Study Room Policy

    Group Study Room Policy
    Please remember the policy governing the Mendik Library’s Group Study Rooms: Group study rooms are for groups of students to work on academic tasks.  A study group consists of two or more students, conversing in a normal tone of…
Rank this Week: 346

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By the Law Offices of Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Major Money Laundering Case Settled by the SEC in Miami

    Major Money Laundering Case Settled by the SEC in Miami
    This week the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that E.S. Financial Services, a Miami based brokerage firm, settled what could have been a major criminal case with an agreed $ 1 million penalty payment to settle the charges and…
  • Feb 5

    The Bill Cosby On-Again, Off-Again, Now On-Again Prosecution in Pennsylvania

    The Bill Cosby On-Again, Off-Again, Now On-Again Prosecution in Pennsylvania
    Bill Cosby was dealt a stunning setback and a legal major rebuke by a Pennsylvania state court judge this week. His lawyers filed court papers asking the judge to stop the newly renewed prosecution of three sexual assault charges filed…
  • Feb 4

    Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Case Nets $6 Million Dollar

    Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Case Nets $6 Million Dollar
    On January 27, 2016, the Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs issued a press release announcing its victory in a Virginia federal court where a gas station owner pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the United…
Rank this Week: 607

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Feb 9

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction

    Argentina's Settlement Negotiations and Lifting the Injunction
    Argentina faces a complicated task in settling with its remaining holdouts, but there has been recent progress. The country has agreed to settlement terms with a large group of Italian bondholders and, most recently, several US hedge funds.…
  • Feb 2

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court

    Fabulous New Paper: Random Justice in Bankruptcy Trial Court
    I just read a terrific new paper by Gary Neustadter of Santa Clara University Law School, called "Randomly Distributed Trial Court Justice: A Case Study and Siren from the Consumer Bankruptcy World." It presents a monumental…
  • Feb 1

    Contract Law and Ukraine's $3 Billion Debt

    Contract Law and Ukraine's $3 Billion Debt
    The Russian government has announced announced that it plans to initiate legal proceedings against Ukraine by the end of the month to recover the $3 billion in bond debt now in default. It's not yet clear whether the proceedings will...
Rank this Week: 558

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    IP Cases on Supreme Court Docket: October 2015 Term

    IP Cases on Supreme Court Docket: October 2015 Term
    Wolters Kluwer, in its IP Today newsletter, provided a chart here listing the current "U.S. Supreme Court Docket, October 2015 Term — Intellectual Property Cases," with links to the docket sheet, the lower court ruling, and many of the…
  • Feb 8

    WYHA? "HEALTHY HEMP" Merely Descriptive of Hemp-Containing Baked Goods, Says TTAB

    WYHA? "HEALTHY HEMP" Merely Descriptive of Hemp-Containing Baked Goods, Says TTAB
    The Board affirmed a Section 2(e)(1) refusal to register HEALTHY HEMP, finding it merely descriptive of "bakery goods; breads; tortillas; all of the foregoing containing hemp" [HEMP disclaimed]. Applicant argued that the mark as a whole "has…
  • Feb 5

    Precedential No. 2: TTAB Denies Protective Order Motion and Sanctions Movant

    Precedential No. 2: TTAB Denies Protective Order Motion and Sanctions Movant
    The Board was not pleased with Applicant Rani Sachdev's motion for a protective order, filed on the day her discovery responses were due. It denied the motion as deficient and meritless, ordered Sachdev to show cause why sanctions should not…
Rank this Week: 257

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    7 Tips For A Successful Asset Search

    7 Tips For A Successful Asset Search
    TIPS FROM EARLIER ASSET SEARCH BLOG ARTICLES THAT MAY HELP YOU RECOVER HIDDEN ASSETS: FIND LAUNDERED ASSETS—Launderers hide assets by washing them through a money laundering circuit with laundering links.  Laundering links can be…
  • Feb 2

    An Asset Search When Money Is Hidden Offshore

    An Asset Search When Money Is Hidden Offshore
    The following may help you pursue an asset search if your adversary conceals large amounts of money in offshore bank accounts: I.  FOLLOW THE MONEY TRAIL When an adversary hides funds at an offshore bank there is an electronic…
  • Jan 25

    Putting The Squeeze On ISIS By Searching For & Taking Its Asset

    Putting The Squeeze On ISIS By Searching For & Taking Its Asset
    This January 18th video depicts three 250 pound GBU-39 bombs dropped by B-1 or F-18 aircraft, in rapid succession on the same spot of the roof of an ISIS cash depot near Mosul, Iraq. As of last week, it was the ninth ISIS cash depot…
Rank this Week: 426

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    Job Posting: West Virginia University

    Job Posting: West Virginia University
    The public land grant research university in Morgantown, has opened a search for its first Faculty Ombuds. The part-time (approximately 10 hours per week or 25% FTE) position will report to the Provost and provide assistance to all faculty…
  • Feb 9

    Job Posting: Beacon Health Option

    Job Posting: Beacon Health Option
    The managed behavioral health organization is hiring an Ombudsperson to provide confidential, neutral assistance to members from its offices in Cypres, CA. "The Ombudsperson advocates for fairness, serves as a source of information and…
  • Feb 9

    University of Ottawa Publishes Fifth Annual Report

    University of Ottawa Publishes Fifth Annual Report
    Lucie Allaire, the U of O’s first Ombudsperson, said that most of the recommendations she has made over the past five years have been implemented by the university. In addition to the specific issues that have been addressed and remain…
Rank this Week: 286

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 385

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Covers federal and state income taxes, and business taxes. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://taxtrustestatenews.com/
  • Feb 9

    Important Ruling on the Throw Out Rule

    Important Ruling on the Throw Out Rule
    NJ Tax Court makes important ruling on the Throw Out Rule Recently, the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division upheld a previous decision that intangible holding companies are not required to throw out any out-of-state receipts.…
  • Feb 5

    Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Due to FIRPTA Change

    Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Due to FIRPTA Change
    Real Estate: tax hikes due to FIRPTA changes & how to avoid them FIRPTA is the Foreign Interest In Real Property Tax Act and became law to force foreign sellers of U.S. real property to pay tax on gain from sales. Without FIRPTA, sellers…
  • Feb 1

    NJ Bans Additional Loans for Companies in Default Statu

    NJ Bans Additional Loans for Companies in Default Statu
    NJ Bans Additional Loans for Companies in Default Status Recently, Gov. Chris Christie announced that he signed a new bill into law that would prohibit the state of New Jersey from subsidizing low-income property developers who defaulted on…
Rank this Week: 373

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Bail Set for “Peeping Tom” Suspect in Pembroke Pine

    Bail Set for “Peeping Tom” Suspect in Pembroke Pine
    Prosecutors say Pelayo Alexander Cerulia grew increasingly brazen with his exploits over the course of two years. He allegedly started by peering into the homes of unsuspecting women. Then he started doing so while touching himself. Then, he…
  • Feb 6

    Drunk Driving Arrest in Boynton Beach for Man Who Hit 7 Cars at Intersection

    Drunk Driving Arrest in Boynton Beach for Man Who Hit 7 Cars at Intersection
    After reportedly plowing into seven vehicles at a Boynton Beach intersection, the driver of a pickup reportedly failed a number of field sobriety tests. He was arrested by police for DUI and driving on a suspended license.  James Dean…
  • Feb 1

    Broward Marijuana Citation Program to Launch

    Broward Marijuana Citation Program to Launch
    Broward County leaders are pressing ahead with lesser penalties for marijuana possession, plunking down $175,000 to launch a civil citation program and hire a coordinator who will steer it.  Previously, arrests for marijuana possession…
Rank this Week: 253

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 321

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    More Cool Lab Experiments on Creativity by Bechtold, Buccafusco & Sprigman

    More Cool Lab Experiments on Creativity by Bechtold, Buccafusco & Sprigman
    As Chris Sprigman explained in a 2011 Jotwell post, laboratory experiments are largely missing from the legal academy, but they shouldn't be. Experiments can be used to test theories and tease apart effects that can't be measured in the real…
  • Feb 4

    An Alternate History of the Web & Copyright Law

    An Alternate History of the Web & Copyright Law
    I've been enjoying Walter Isaacson's The Innovators, a history of computers and the Internet. As with any book related to innovation, I've been interested in the importance (or non-importance) of patents for different inventors, and in the…
  • Feb 1

    Sean O'Connor: What happened to the "art" in "useful arts"?

    Sean O'Connor: What happened to the "art" in "useful arts"?
    The constitutional justification for patents and copyrights is "[t]o promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts." In the late eighteenth century, "science" included all knowledge, and "useful arts" referred to technological rather than…
Rank this Week: 294

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Te Deum

    Te Deum
    A friend sent a group of us a poem, "Te Deum" by Charles Reznicoff.Not because of victoriesI sing, having none, but for the common sunshine, the breeze, the largess of the spring.Not for victory but for the day's work done as well as I was…
  • Feb 3

    Pete Seeger - RIP

    Pete Seeger - RIP
  • Feb 2

    Put $284,000 in Small Unmarked Bills in a Paper Bag and Leave It Under the Big Rock near the Playground

    Put $284,000 in Small Unmarked Bills in a Paper Bag and Leave It Under the Big Rock near the Playground
    It must be nice to have a slush fund.  Or you could think of it as not-so-petty cash.Turns out that Missouri pays cash for executions.  Chris McDaniel for Buzzfeed news:Shortly before each execution in Missouri, a high-ranking…
Rank this Week: 511

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 8

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku As many of our readers may recall, the late Professor Michael Lewis was a great friend of this blog and an important voice in U.S. international law and national security scholarship.  To honor his memory,…
  • Feb 8

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 8, 2016

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, February 8, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for Friday’s…
  • Feb 7

    Events and Announcements: February 7, 2016

    Events and Announcements: February 7, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Announcements The GlobalTrust research project published a call for applications for post-doctoral fellowships for the academic year 2016-17. The GlobalTrust Research project at Tel Aviv University Faculty…
Rank this Week: 252

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 524

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Pasco County, Florida personal injury law topics. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Feb 8

    Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Suffered in Guardrail Accident

    Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Suffered in Guardrail Accident
    A motorcyclist injured earlier this week after he smashed into a guardrail has died. According to officials,  the 31-year-old Spring Hill man was critically injured Wednesday evening while traveling on Little Road approaching U.S. 19.…
  • Feb 3

    Zephyrhills Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

    Zephyrhills Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash
    A 21-year-old Zephyrhills man was killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man died when his 2005 Yamaha motorcycle collided with a vehicle that turned in front of him on US 301 at Chancey Road in…
  • Dec 16

    Pedestrian Killed on U.S. 19 in Holiday

    Pedestrian Killed on U.S. 19 in Holiday
    A pedestrian was killed Sunday after he was struck by a truck as he tried to cross U.S. 19 in Holiday. The crash occurred at 5:59 p.m. near the intersection with Mile Stretch Drive. Troopers believe the 50-year-old Holiday man was trying to…
Rank this Week: 457

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Discusses issues that affect consumer debtors considering filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Feb 8

    Who Is Patenaude & Felix and Why Are they Suing Me?

    Who Is Patenaude & Felix and Why Are they Suing Me?
    Patenaude & Felix is a debt collection law firm based in San Diego, California. The law firm has attorneys licensed in many states, including Washington state, which allows them to file debt collection lawsuits on…
  • Jan 27

    How Can I Stop A Foreclosure Sale Immediately?

    How Can I Stop A Foreclosure Sale Immediately?
    Receiving a notice of a foreclosure sale is not something that a person usually plans for.  Perhaps you knew this day was coming but due to circumstances out of your control you simply have not been able to get a…Read more…
  • Dec 16

    What Can I Do If A Debt Collector Won’t Stop Collecting Against Me After Filing For Bankruptcy?

    What Can I Do If A Debt Collector Won’t Stop Collecting Against Me After Filing For Bankruptcy?
    What Can I Do If  A Debt Collector Won’t Stop Collecting Against Me After Filing For Bankruptcy? Most debt collectors and debt collection law firms understand that when a consumer files for bankruptcy they are protected by…
Rank this Week: 476

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Feb 8

    The Doctors Company’s Dubious Medical Malpractice Statistic

    The Doctors Company’s Dubious Medical Malpractice Statistic
    This morning, MedPage Today — which should know better — began their “Morning Break” with this description and link: An analysis of closed claim data from The Doctors Company suggests that physicians spend about 10% of…
  • Feb 1

    The Lawyer Who Was Too Smart And Honest For Politic

    The Lawyer Who Was Too Smart And Honest For Politic
    Ben Lindy is the kind of person we all hope goes into politics: he grew up in Cincinnati, went straight from Cincinnati public school to Yale, then taught through Teach for America, then worked in the DC Public Schools system, then went to…
  • Jan 17

    Bill Cosby’s Non-Prosecution Agreement Is Unenforceable

    Bill Cosby’s Non-Prosecution Agreement Is Unenforceable
    Last week, Bill Cosby filed a “petition for writ of habeas corpus” which argued: The charges violate an express agreement made by the Montgomery County District Attorney in 2005, in which the Commonwealth agreed that Mr.…
Rank this Week: 460

CEQA Developments

CEQA Developments

Covers California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) exemptions, legislation, litigation and reform. By Miller Starr Regalia.

http://www.ceqadevelopments.com
Rank this Week: 573

Condo Development Blog

Condo Development Blog

Provides commentary to real estate developers, builders, and land use planners. By Robson Carpenter LLP.

http://www.rcllp.ca/condo/
  • Feb 8

    Condominiums, Drinking Water Systems and the Safe Drinking Water Act

    Condominiums, Drinking Water Systems and the Safe Drinking Water Act
    Posted by: Roy Gentles Recently we have run into a number of issues surrounding the interpretation of the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002 (the “Act”).  Namely, several municipalities have declared that the system of…
  • Jan 20

    Enforcement of a “One Family” Clause in Condominium Declaration

    Enforcement of a “One Family” Clause in Condominium Declaration
    Enforcement of One Family Requirement in Condominium Declarations Post by: Carly Haynes We have noticed in recent court decisions the imposition of a restrictive definition of “one family” or “single family”[1]…
  • Aug 20

    The Importance of Abutting Land Searches in the Land Titles System

    The Importance of Abutting Land Searches in the Land Titles System
    Post by: Carly Haynes There are two systems of land registration in Ontario, Land Titles and Land Registry. Historically, land in Ontario was registered only under the Land Registry System pursuant to the Registry Act. In this System all…
Rank this Week: 302

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 8

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!
    Previous only available in print in the reference collection, now available both in print and on HeinOnline, National Survey of State Laws is an indispensable reference work provides an overall view of some of the most-asked about and…
  • Jan 20

    Library Instagram Contest – Show us what you love about our Library!

    Library Instagram Contest – Show us what you love about our Library!
    We know you love our library. So do we! Started last year, we created a library Instagram account to showcase our library’s happenings and services. Over there, you will see pictures and posts about the events we sponsored at the…
  • Jan 8

    Happy New Year and What’s New in the Library?

    Happy New Year and What’s New in the Library?
    Hope everyone had an enjoyable winter break. We the librarians are always exploring new research resources for various needs. Often we get questions like “I need statistics on…, where should I look?”. Beginning this year,…
Rank this Week: 493

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Feb 8

    The Implementation of Neurocorrectives: Coercion, Medical Ethics, and Penal Aims (Guest Post: Jonathan Pugh)

    The Implementation of Neurocorrectives: Coercion, Medical Ethics, and Penal Aims (Guest Post: Jonathan Pugh)
    In my previous post, I considered whether there were any significant moral differences between neurocorrectives and existing penal measures such as incarceration. I also suggested that unless there is a morally significant difference between…
  • Feb 6

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): The Neurologist Who Hacked His Brain—and Almost Lost His Mind, Wired Magazine In The Popular Press: The Problem with Human Head Transplants, The Conversation Government Seeks High-Fidelity…
  • Feb 5

    "Two Views of First Amendment Thought Privacy"

    "Two Views of First Amendment Thought Privacy"
    Recently published on SSRN (and forthcoming in University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law): "Two Views of First Amendment Thought Privacy" ADAM J. KOLBER, Brooklyn Law School For centuries, our thought privacy has been…
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Social Media & Games Law Blog

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Feb 8

    The Value of Terms Limits: YouTube’s Broadly Defined TOS Does the Trick

    The Value of Terms Limits: YouTube’s Broadly Defined TOS Does the Trick
    Frequent readers of our blog will recall that in prior posts on companies such as Uber, Ashley Madison and Twitter, we have stressed the importance of having a robust terms of service (TOS) agreement. In many instances, TOS, if adeptly…
  • Feb 5

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 2/5/16

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 2/5/16
    Augmented reality goes to the Superbowl; Cisco commits to the Internet of Things with a billion-dollar embrace (even as IBM belatedly embraces the cloud); the staying power of the sharing economy is questioned; and more … As…
  • Feb 3

    The ITC Tries an En Banc Shot to Redefine Its Regulatory Authority

    The ITC Tries an En Banc Shot to Redefine Its Regulatory Authority
    In our recent post, Living in a Nonmaterial World: Determining IP Rights for Digital Data, we discussed the potential impact of the Federal Circuit decision in ClearCorrect v. ITC, 2014-1527, in which the appeals court held that the…
Rank this Week: 564

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 379

Saxe Envirolaw News

Saxe Envirolaw News

Features environmental law updates on climate change, compliance, and pesticides. By Dianne Saxe.

http://envirolaw.com
  • Feb 8

    PMRA intends to end conditional registration of pesticide

    PMRA intends to end conditional registration of pesticide
    Health Canada recently announced that as of June 1, 2016, it intends to end the federal practice of granting conditional registrations of for pesticides. Under the Pest Control Products Act, SC 2002 c28, (“PCPA”), Health…
  • Feb 4

    Further wind litigation in the Oak Ridges Moraine: Part II

    Further wind litigation in the Oak Ridges Moraine: Part II
    Recently, the Environmental Review Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) allowed in part the appeal of a Renewable Energy Approval (“REA”) approving the construction of a wind turbine facility in the Oak Ridges Moraine Area in the…
  • Feb 2

    Further wind litigation and the Oak Ridges Moraine: Part I

    Further wind litigation and the Oak Ridges Moraine: Part I
    Another appeal of a Renewable Energy Approval (“REA”) for a wind turbine project has made its way to, and been refused by, the Environmental Review Tribunal (“ERT”). The appeal in SR Opposition Corp v Director,…
Rank this Week: 448

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Evidence from pending state prosecution is constitutional “fair game” at sentencing

    Evidence from pending state prosecution is constitutional “fair game” at sentencing
    Concurrent state and federal prosecutions can force defendants to make difficult judgments about trial and sentencing strategy. The Sixth Circuit recently held that such difficult choices do not violate the Fifth Amendment. In United States…
  • Jan 26

    You can't penalize a defendant at sentencing for refusing to present evidence in support of a claim

    You can't penalize a defendant at sentencing for refusing to present evidence in support of a claim
    We have all been there before - a client contends that the police are lying, they are not providing all of the evidence, or, even more significantly, have doctored the evidence.  So what happens?  You investigate, find out whether…
  • Jan 12

    No Extensions of Time for Initial § 2255 Motion

    No Extensions of Time for Initial § 2255 Motion
    This week, the Sixth Circuit published a decision, United States v.Asakevich, disagreeing with the Third Circuit about a district court's jurisdiction to grant a request to extend time to file a 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion before the…
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DBL Law Blog

DBL Law Blog

Covers business, construction, employment and real estate law in Ohio and Kentucky. By Dressman Benzinger LaVelle.

http://www.dbllaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    Join Us – DBL Law’s Annual Employment & Labor Seminar

    Join Us – DBL Law’s Annual Employment & Labor Seminar
    Join us for our annual Employment & Labor Seminar and hear from leaders across the region. Topics to include: Liability of the Untrained Manager Understanding Claim Triggers, Reporting and Mitigation Employee Engagement – A Best…
  • Feb 2

    Supreme Court Finds that Time Employees Spend in Security Screening is Not Compensable

    Supreme Court Finds that Time Employees Spend in Security Screening is Not Compensable
    In an important Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) case, Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, the Supreme Court recently ruled that time employees spent waiting to undergo and undergoing security screenings is not compensable under the…
  • Jan 5

    Making Tomorrow’s Decisions, Today – A Complimentary Pre-Planning Seminar

    Making Tomorrow’s Decisions, Today – A Complimentary Pre-Planning Seminar
    Please join us for a complimentary and informative pre-planning seminar. Presented by Linnemann Funeral Homes and DBL Law. Discover how advanced planning can help your family prepare in case of emergency. By having your affairs in order…
Rank this Week: 554

Searcy Mass Tort

Searcy Mass Tort

Covers medical device and pharmaceutical mass tort issues. By Searcy Denney.

http://www.searcymasstort.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    Metal-on-Metal Hip-Implant Case End With Significant Jury Award

    Metal-on-Metal Hip-Implant Case End With Significant Jury Award
    If the bellwether trial of a plaintiff who suffered complications from a metal-on-metal hip implant is any indication of future verdicts, Wright Medical Technology should be worried. A jury awarded $11 million to a woman suing for damages…
  • Feb 1

    Recalled Brainlab Digital Neurosurgery Device Could Pose Serious Injury, Death to Patient

    Recalled Brainlab Digital Neurosurgery Device Could Pose Serious Injury, Death to Patient
    A medical device created by Brainlab and marketed as easy-to-use, intuitive, precise and tailored to surgeons’ needs has been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Cranial-navigation systems sold by Brainlab, a German…
  • Jan 25

    FDA Should Address Adverse Impacts of Artificial Food Coloring

    FDA Should Address Adverse Impacts of Artificial Food Coloring
    Grocery store shelves are filled with foods that contain artificial coloring. Breakfast cereal. Cake frosting. Candy bars. Drink mixes. Up and down the aisles, Blue 2, Red 40, Yellow 5 and other chemical combinations lurk on the list of…
Rank this Week: 451

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Feb 8

    How are things going with each course?

    How are things going with each course?
    Now that you have had some time to settle into your courses, you can evaluate your plan of attack for each course. Here are some things that you want to consider: • Re-read your syllabus yet again to make sure...
  • Feb 6

    Linear or Non-Linear Storytelling

    Linear or Non-Linear Storytelling
    Lawyers are storytellers. Hat tip to Stephen Paskey, Legal Skills Faculty SUNY Buffalo, for mentioning this interesting article on the LRWPROF listserv: How the Brain Reacts to Scrambled Stories.
  • Feb 5

    Call for Proposals for the AALS Section on Teaching Methods Program at AALS 2017

    Call for Proposals for the AALS Section on Teaching Methods Program at AALS 2017
    Dear Colleagues: The AALS Teaching Methods Section plans to host an exciting program called “Reaching Students Effectively: Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities in Legal Education” at the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco…
Rank this Week: 318

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Feb 8

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report

    Tyson Foods’ Injury Incidents Examined Through OSHA Report
    As I wrote in a previous blog post, OSHA has decided to make a 90-day regional emphasis on “high-hazard manufacturing industries” in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri, which are three of the four states in what the Occupational Safety…
  • Feb 4

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’

    OSHA Investigates October Incident; Also Focuses Efforts on ‘High-Hazard Manufacturing Industries’
    The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently highlighted two news releases that are related to or will affect workplace safety, workers’ injuries, and workers’ compensation in both Iowa…
  • Feb 1

    This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950

    This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950
    Today’s post is an article that was shared by Tomasz Stasiuk, a Colorado lawyer, and comes from www.wisebread.com Every once in a while, this blog gives a person a chance to take a step back and think about both personal priorities and…
Rank this Week: 263

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 570

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Feb 8

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*

    Speaking of equal pay . . . here’s a “demand-side” solution! *joke*
    This is too funny, and it ties in so well with my post on Friday about the EEOC’s new “pay survey” proposal. I learned about the video from the Washington Post, but I’m linking to the YouTube version to…
  • Feb 5

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal

    5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal
    You have no doubt heard that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission proposes to require employers with 100 or more employees to start submitting compensation data with their annual EEO-1 reports. The proposal was announced by President…
  • Feb 5

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too

    Friendly reminder: Reverse discrimination is against the law, too
    Pretty obvious, but a decision issued this week serves as a good reminder to employers that all race discrimination is illegal, whether it’s against members of minority groups or whether it’s against Caucasians. A three-judge…
Rank this Week: 513

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Report: Largest Nursing Home Therapy Provider to Pay $125M for False Claim

    Report: Largest Nursing Home Therapy Provider to Pay $125M for False Claim
    The largest nursing home therapy provider in the U.S. – with 43 locations in North Carolina – has agreed to pay $125 million after a Department of Justice investigation revealed evidence of false claims to Medicare. Another $8…
  • Feb 6

    Kim v. Toyota Motor Corp. – Industry Standard Admissible in Product Defect Claim

    Kim v. Toyota Motor Corp. – Industry Standard Admissible in Product Defect Claim
    When making a claim of strict product liability, the industry custom and practice may be admissible, depending on the type of evidence and the purpose for which the proponent seeks to introduce that evidence.  That was the…
  • Feb 4

    Jenkins v. C.R.E.S. Mgt. LLC – Liability for Third-Party Criminal Attack

    Jenkins v. C.R.E.S. Mgt. LLC – Liability for Third-Party Criminal Attack
    Under South Carolina premises liability laws, property owners can be responsible for injuries suffered by lawful guests at the hands of third-party criminals. It depends on the situation, of course, but in general, it’s understood that…
Rank this Week: 585

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 8

    Today in Legal History: Dawes Severalty Act Signed, Tribes Further Dispossessed

    Today in Legal History: Dawes Severalty Act Signed, Tribes Further Dispossessed
    On February 8, 1887, President Grover Cleveland signed the Dawes Act, dividing up tribal lands into plots for individuals to farm.  The effect of the Act was to weaken tribes, break up traditional families, and put Indian lands into…
  • Feb 1

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System
    Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System: How Did We Get Here Social Justice Monday—Monday, February 1, 2016 Submitted by Jeanna McLellan, Electronic Services Assistant The United States incarcerates more people than any other…
  • Jan 29

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed
    On January 29, 1802, President Thomas Jefferson appointed John J. Beckley as the first Librarian of Congress. Beckley was a political supporter of Jefferson and campaigned on his behalf. Beckley served as both the Clerk of the House of…
Rank this Week: 606

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Feb 7

    News Essentials: 8th February 2016

    News Essentials: 8th February 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSLatest deprivation of liberty ruling has ‘huge implications’ for children’s social workersExperts say the case could soon be talked of as…
  • Feb 5

    Aburn v Aburn: Appeal allowed against advance variation of periodical payments order

    Aburn v Aburn: Appeal allowed against advance variation of periodical payments order
    Lord Justice McFarlaneA summary of Aburn v Aburn [2016] EWCA Civ 72 (04 February 2016), which concerned an appeal relating to a provision for an automatic increase in the level of periodical payments payable to the wife following the…
  • Feb 5

    Better debate on family law reform, and 3 children case

    Better debate on family law reform, and 3 children case
    This week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog I attempt to jettison scaremongering and prejudice from the debate on family law reform, before diving into the judgments of three very different children cases:The end of…
Rank this Week: 336

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Feb 7

    ‘Poor’ employer’s termination obligation not reduced

    ‘Poor’ employer’s termination obligation not reduced
    by Hannah Roskey There has been some controversy in Canadian law on the issue of whether the financial circumstances of the employer should play a role in deciding what constitutes reasonable notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice.…
  • Jan 31

    Project manager sentenced to 3.5-year jail term in Metron swing stage collapse

    Project manager sentenced to 3.5-year jail term in Metron swing stage collapse
    by Norm Keith, Christina Hall, and Shane Todd “… [A] significant term of imprisonment is necessary to reflect the terrible consequences of the offences and to make it unequivocally clear that persons in positions of authority in…
  • Jan 24

    An abbreviated case for cause

    An abbreviated case for cause
    by Keri Bennett We all know litigation is expensive. That’s particularly true when an employer seeks to justify a for-cause termination. But there may be an alternative to protracted litigation. In Cotter v. Point Grey Golf and Country…
Rank this Week: 422