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Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and medical malpractice. By Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%
    On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Once inaugurated, he will join with the 115th Congress, sworn in earlier this month, to create the first, entirely Republican government in…
  • Nov 22

    Eliminating Medical Malpractice Caps: A Nationwide Trend?

    Eliminating Medical Malpractice Caps: A Nationwide Trend?
    Earlier this year, we documented the successful effort to raise the limit capping compensation, reimbursement for medical bills and pain and suffering in Indiana for medical malpractice lawsuits. As a plaintiff’s litigation firm, we…
  • Sep 7

    Sharing the Road: Bikes, Cars and Chicago Traffic

    Sharing the Road: Bikes, Cars and Chicago Traffic
    Earlier this summer we wrote about Chicago’s expanded use of bicycle lanes and trails as well as bicycle safety and the steps to take if you are involved in a bike accident. It is wonderful to see Chicago investing in bike paths and…
Rank this Week: 924

InnovaCounsel Blog

InnovaCounsel Blog

Covers legal and compliance issues faced by executives and general counsels.

http://innovacounsel.com/blog/
  • Jan 13

    3 Employment Policies To Review For 2017

    3 Employment Policies To Review For 2017
    Due to the regular addition of new laws, companies should be continuously reviewing, updating and improving their employee policies. The beginning of the year is a good time to review policies and adjust them to match the new requirements…
  • Jan 10

    Looking After ESPP

    Looking After ESPP
    Along with the other general corporate legal services InnovaCounsel provides, another service we offer our clients is setting up and governing stock option and purchase plans. Learn more about what these plans entail below. An employee stock…
  • Nov 29

    Possible Employment Law Change

    Possible Employment Law Change
    With a new president coming in to office, many experts have thoughts on where President-Elect Trump will lead key employment laws. Here are some key issues that could be affected by the change in power coming in January: DOL’s Final…
Rank this Week: 906

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

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

http://associatesmind.com
  • Jan 13

    What Is Lawyer Slack?

    What Is Lawyer Slack?
    What the hell is Slack you ask? Slack is basically a messaging app on steroids. It’s meant for teams and workplaces, can be used across multiple devices and platforms, and is equipped with robust features that allow you to not only chat…
  • Jan 11

    How To Write a Legal Brief

    How To Write a Legal Brief
    A few years ago, a couple of law professors surveyed practicing lawyers and judges on the quality of legal writing from new lawyers. The results? More than 93% of the responding practicing attorneys and judges believed that the briefs and…
  • Jan 7

    Motion To Quash Assault By Long-Distance Tweet

    Motion To Quash Assault By Long-Distance Tweet
    This is Part IV of the ongoing coverage of Assault With A Deadly Twitter. Previous entries: Can You Sue Someone For A Tweet That Induces Epilepsy? (Part I) Can Kurt Eichenwald Get Pre-suit Discovery From Twitter? (Part II) Can You…
Rank this Week: 167

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Hain v. Jamison – Could Farm Be Liable For Loose Cow That Led to Woman’s Death?

    Hain v. Jamison – Could Farm Be Liable For Loose Cow That Led to Woman’s Death?
    A woman was shepherding a calf that had strayed from its farm and onto a rural road in New York State when a driver on that rural road struck and killed her.  Now, the New York State Court of Appeals has ruled in Hain v. Jamison…
  • Jan 11

    Modisette v. Apple – Should Apple Be Liable for Fatal Distracted Driving Crash?

    Modisette v. Apple – Should Apple Be Liable for Fatal Distracted Driving Crash?
    A five-year-old girl was buckled snugly into her booster seat in the back of her parent’s Toyota passenger car. It was the the day before Christmas 2014. She and her family – her mother, her father, and her older sister –…
  • Jan 9

    States Increasingly Brake on Curbing Elderly Driver

    States Increasingly Brake on Curbing Elderly Driver
    By the year 2030, it’s expected more than 60 million adults over age 65 will be navigating our roadways. Given what we know about the challenges of driving as you age, one would assume states would be bracing for this by expanding…
Rank this Week: 929

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Covers intellectual property law, including trademark, patents, copyrights and entertainment law.

https://500law.com/blog/
  • Jan 13

    Viacom prevails in SpongeBob SquarePants Trademark Lawsuit

    Viacom prevails in SpongeBob SquarePants Trademark Lawsuit
    Recently, Viacom, the company responsible for the Sponge SquarePants television show, prevailed in a trademark lawsuit.[1] The dispute resulted from the Defendant’s plans to use the name “Krusty Krab” for a restaurant.[2]…
  • Dec 27

    Rapper Rick Ross prevails over another rapper in trademark lawsuit

    Rapper Rick Ross prevails over another rapper in trademark lawsuit
    Recently, rapper Rick Ross prevailed in a trademark lawsuit filed against him by rapper Raul Caiz.[1] The Plaintiff, Raul Caiz’s (“Plaintiff”) Complaint asserted claims for Federal Trademark Infringement, Dilution, and…
  • Dec 15

    Supreme Court agrees to hear case that may put limits on where Patent cases can be filed

    Supreme Court agrees to hear case that may put limits on where Patent cases can be filed
    Recently, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case which may place restrictions on where patent litigation lawsuits may be filed.[1] The Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari filed by TC Heartland LLC (“Petitioner”).[2]…
Rank this Week: 581

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.institutionalinvestorsecuritiesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 165

Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers landlord/tenant law, foreclosures, and short sales. By Platt & Westby, P.C.

http://www.phoenixrealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Recording False Documents – Not All Misstatements Are Material

    Recording False Documents – Not All Misstatements Are Material
    Minor errors in false documents should not result in liability under A.R.S §33-420. The post Recording False Documents – Not All Misstatements Are Material appeared first on Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog.
  • Jan 5

    What Do I Need to Know When I have a Business During a Divorce?

    What Do I Need to Know When I have a Business During a Divorce?
    How your business is effected during a Divorce. The post What Do I Need to Know When I have a Business During a Divorce? appeared first on Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog.
  • Dec 29

    Reverse Mortgage Pitfall – Avoided

    Reverse Mortgage Pitfall – Avoided
    Lear how to avoid the harm of a reverse mortgage and the effects on the surviving spouse. The post Reverse Mortgage Pitfall – Avoided appeared first on Phoenix Real Estate Lawyers Blog.
Rank this Week: 980

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jan 13

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error
    National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), an entity created by Congress and run by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, has compiled a list of state rankings comparing the number of payouts for physician errors based on the…
  • Jan 10

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage
    An article posted yesterday on Huffington Post examines how Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will force Americans to be treated as a diagnosis and not an individual with personal or…
  • Jan 7

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome
    A recent study conducted by Harvard University found that female doctors provide better quality care to elderly nursing home residents than their male counterparts. Specifically, those patients who were hospitalized and later…
Rank this Week: 100

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?
    A man walked down the narrow street. He saw a house being remodeled. There was no furniture in the house but there was obviously work being done on it. A “porta potty” was outside the house for the workmen to use. Lots of tools…
  • Jan 13

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?
    A man walked down the narrow street. He saw a house being remodeled. There was no furniture in the house but there was obviously work being done on it. A “porta potty” was outside the house for the workmen to use. Lots of tools…
  • Dec 20

    Can a judge remove a juror just because the juror is the lone holdout?

    Can a judge remove a juror just because the juror is the lone holdout?
    In a criminal case, a defendant is entitled to a unanimous verdict by all the jurors selected to hear his case.  Many times if only one juror votes in a defendant’s favor it’s a win for the defense.  The prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 553

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Jan 13

    Senator Sessions Vague on Federal Marijuana Enforcement

    Senator Sessions Vague on Federal Marijuana Enforcement
    Out of all of the cabinet appointments that president-elect Donald Trump has made, none is more important to the freedom of the people of Maine than that of Senator Jeff Sessions to the post of Attorney General. That's why his Senate…
  • Jan 11

    Department of Justice Weighs in on Eyewitness Identification

    Department of Justice Weighs in on Eyewitness Identification
    In a refreshing sign of the times, the Justice Department's Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates released a memo on how to better handle eyewitness identifications. These identifications are the basis for many arrests and eventual criminal…
  • Jan 9

    What is Driving to Endanger?

    What is Driving to Endanger?
    What is driving to endanger? Can I get that if I've been charged with an OUI? There's a common misconception out there that driving to endanger is an automatic drop down from an OUI. Driving to endanger is a Class E misdemeanor punishable by…
Rank this Week: 310

Truman Law Firm Blog

Truman Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injuries and accident reports.

http://trumanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jan 13

    3 Costly Mistakes a Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Will Help You Avoid after a Car Accident

    3 Costly Mistakes a Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Will Help You Avoid after a Car Accident
    A car wreck can have far-reaching effects that last long after the collision. Many victims face an uphill climb to recovery. Some require ongoing medical care and cannot return to the same occupation. Lost wages and medical bills can add up…
  • Jan 5

    What Is “Modified Comparative Fault?”

    What Is “Modified Comparative Fault?”
    Identifying the liable party is one of the first steps in making a personal-injury claim. However, it is often the case that both the plaintiff and the defendant contributed to the injury or loss. This is particularly common in car accidents.…
  • Dec 29

    4 Steps to Take after a Bicycle Accident in Nevada

    4 Steps to Take after a Bicycle Accident in Nevada
    Even with the proper safety equipment, a bicyclist is likely to suffer injuries in a crash with a motor vehicle. These accidents often cause brain trauma, broken bones and spinal injuries – all of which can cost a veritable fortune to…
Rank this Week: 578

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

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

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Jan 13

    Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data

    Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data Amazon Echo has been around for a few years now. But last week was the first time it was reported…
  • Jan 3

    Email Tracking: Is It Ethical For Lawyers?

    Email Tracking: Is It Ethical For Lawyers?
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Email Tracking: Is It Ethical For Lawyers? Lawyers have been using email for more than two decades now. Years ago, in the early 1990s, most…
  • Dec 21

    2016 Holiday Gift Guide For The Tech-Savvy Lawyer

    2016 Holiday Gift Guide For The Tech-Savvy Lawyer
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** 2016 Holiday Gift Guide For The Tech-Savvy Lawyer It’s hard to believe, but 2016 is about to draw to a close. And you know what that…
Rank this Week: 523

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jan 13

    Observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    The Law Library will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Did you know…  University at Buffalo Student Engagement sponsors a community day of service to honor the legacy of Dr. King.…
  • Jan 4

    New year, new look

    New year, new look
    Many people welcome the new year as an opportunity to get in shape or try out a new look — we’re pleased to say that this is true for the Law Library, as we show off new carpeting on our 6th floor. Over the winter recess, all of…
  • Jan 3

    Winter Session Hour

    Winter Session Hour
    Welcome to 2017 and the Law Library’s winter session hours. From January 3-January 29, we’ll be open Mondays-Thursdays, 7:30 am-9:00 pm, Fridays 7:30 am-5:00 pm, and closed Saturdays/Sundays. We’ll also be closed in…
Rank this Week: 515

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

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

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Jan 13

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Did anyone remember that it was Friday the 13th today, or was everyone simply to busy to notice? If you’re in Charlotte, North Carolina next week, and you’re curious about music law, you might be interested in the Inn of Court…
  • Jan 9

    Lifestyle Changes — Not Simply Resolution

    Lifestyle Changes — Not Simply Resolution
    The 1993 cult-classic movie, Groundhog Day, starring the great Bill Murray comes to my mind each January. It is most apparent to me when I see people who have lost sight of every wellness habit they began between January and October start…
  • Jan 6

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Hey, it’s our first edition of “Friday Links” of 2017! Can you believe we’ve now been doing this blogging thing for 7 years now? In fact, we posted our very first post 7 years ago yesterday on January 4, 2010. How…
Rank this Week: 253

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers patient safety topics and related verdicts and settlements. By Lubin & Meyer PC.

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Jan 12

    Drew Meyer Profiled in The Huffington Post

    Drew Meyer Profiled in The Huffington Post
    Firm founder Andrew C. Meyer, Jr. was recently profiled in a Huffington Post article: Drew Meyer, Esquire — Truth, Justice and Medicine. The piece highlights Meyer's career as a highly recognized and passionate patient advocate representing…
  • Dec 9

    Senate Releases Report and Recommendations on the Practice of Concurrent Surgeries at Teaching Hospital

    Senate Releases Report and Recommendations on the Practice of Concurrent Surgeries at Teaching Hospital
    Boston Globe Spotlight Team and Lubin & Meyer lawsuits have been at the center of widening awareness of this patient safety issue  Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) issued a…
  • Sep 15

    Sepsis: Know the Signs and Symptom

    Sepsis: Know the Signs and Symptom
    What is Sepsis? Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sometimes called blood poisoning, it can be caused by a seemingly minor infection…
Rank this Week: 996

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jan 12

    The President-Elect's Conflicts Plan

    The President-Elect's Conflicts Plan
    The President-Elect and his lawyers at Morgan Lewis have released a plan that purports to address the conflicts of interest arising out of his various business ventures (hereinafter “the Plan”). Although I believe that the Plan…
  • Nov 30

    On Trump and Divestment

    On Trump and Divestment
    I, like many, am very concerned that the President-Elect's business interests will interfere with the performance of his duties as President. While Trump may sincerely believe that the conflicts of interests posed by his sprawling business…
  • Nov 28

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"
    Last this week, Professor Amy Salyzyn published a Jotwell review of my recent essay, The Commercialization of Legal Ethics. I’m grateful that she read it, and I hope her review encourages you to read it as well. She says:…
Rank this Week: 182

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

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

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jan 12

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud
    LBJ gave up his radio stations. Jimmy Carter gave up his peanut farm. Untangling Donald Trump from his web of companies and interests is a bit more complicated.   Yesterday, a team of lawyers at Morgan Lewis released a “white…
  • Jan 3

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical
    Last month, the FDA allowed Pfizer to change the warning label for Chantix — a drug prescribed for smoking cessation — so that it no longer has to have a prominent “black box” warning for psychiatric effects. Instead,…
  • Dec 1

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy
    Have you seen this horrifying graphic? It’s from a New York Times story, “How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red.’” The graphic suggests that people were asked whether it was…
Rank this Week: 435

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Discusses legal news, law office technology, culture and legal research.

http://www.fastcase.com/blog/
  • Jan 12

    ACBA Nationwide acce

    ACBA Nationwide acce
    Below please see your current access level through the Alameda County Bar Association (left) versus the plan you can access by paying the $195/year upgrade cost (right). Free Member Benefit Premium Alameda County Bar Association Upgrade…
  • Jan 4

    How to Browse Libraries on Fastcase 7

    How to Browse Libraries on Fastcase 7
    Searches are a great way to find materials with specific words or phrases, but when you’re just starting to investigate a new subject, sometimes the fastest way to find the controlling statute or rule is to browse through the library,…
  • Nov 8

    How to Find Election Law in Your Jurisdiction

    How to Find Election Law in Your Jurisdiction
    It’s Election Day, and there are a lot of tight races out there! As America heads to the polls, people on both sides of the aisle are wondering what happens if a result gets contested. Does your jurisdiction have automatic recounts?…
Rank this Week: 415

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Plea Deal Prohibits Testing of Later Discovered DNA Evidence

    Plea Deal Prohibits Testing of Later Discovered DNA Evidence
    When someone is charged with a crime, there are many variables that go into a person’s decision to plead guilty. Many are also unaware of the constitutional waivers that come with a guilty plea, and the rights that can be lost. A recent…
  • Jan 4

    Changes to Bail System Get Closer to Being Law

    Changes to Bail System Get Closer to Being Law
    A few weeks back we wrote about concerns that were being raised over Maryland’s bail system. Legislators had been made aware of a constitutional problem about how judges determine bail amounts, and about defendants’ ability to pay…
  • Dec 14

    Federalism Could Affect Wave of Legalized Marijuana Measure

    Federalism Could Affect Wave of Legalized Marijuana Measure
    It was a busy election season, and among the different measures and candidates on the ballots were differing referendums and amendments designed to legalize the use of marijuana to differing extents. While the laws have passed in many…
Rank this Week: 561

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/
  • Jan 12

    UBS Securities, LLC Faces Age Discrimination Class Action

    UBS Securities, LLC Faces Age Discrimination Class Action
    By Shelby Krzastek Former UBS Securities, LLC (UBS) employees Shannon Zoller and Alexander Beigelman claim that UBS forced laid-off employees to release claims against UBS to receive deferred compensation to which they were already entitled…
  • Jan 6

    Trucking Company Refuses to Hire Applicant Because of Disability

    Trucking Company Refuses to Hire Applicant Because of Disability
    Shelby Krzastek Bill Brown alleges that Stevens Transport, one of the four largest refrigerated trucking companies in the United States, refused to hire him as a truck driver because he takes medication to control his bipolar disorder. On…
  • Dec 28

    Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury Must Satisfy $6.7 Million Judgment

    Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury Must Satisfy $6.7 Million Judgment
    Shelby Krzastek Bikram Choudhury is an Indian yoga teacher and the founder of Bikram yoga. In recent years, Choudhury has been surrounded by controversy amid allegations of discrimination, harassment, and sexual assault, resulting in multiple…
Rank this Week: 488

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 88

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Estate Planning 101 – What Is the Difference Between a Trust and a Will?

    Estate Planning 101 – What Is the Difference Between a Trust and a Will?
    When you begin estate planning, there are a variety of options that are available in order to plan how your estate will be distributed and may seem very similar, however, they all have distinct benefits. Two main estate planning tools…
  • Jan 10

    Long Term Planning – Can Pets Be Beneficiaries?

    Long Term Planning – Can Pets Be Beneficiaries?
    Pets play a special role in all our lives; they serve as companions, security, as well as important additions to our families. However, when it comes to naming beneficiaries in your will, it has long been debated on a state level whether pets…
  • Jan 7

    Injuries from Hot Water Scalding Led to…

    Injuries from Hot Water Scalding Led to Patient’s Death When we place our loved ones in the care of a nursing home we expect that they will be properly treated and cared for. Sadly, there are many instances where negligent care is…
Rank this Week: 269

New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, estate administration and estate taxes. By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Three Common Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Will

    Three Common Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Will
    In an increasingly digital society where we have become use to just “googling” the answers to our questions, there is no shortage of online legal advice and self-help. While some of this information can be valid and very useful,…
  • Jan 7

    Back to the Basics – Probate and Non-Probate Asset

    Back to the Basics – Probate and Non-Probate Asset
    The law can often be confusing. One such term includes probate in reference to a will. It is important for people to understand exactly what probate is and what assets are required to go through probate in New York. Keep in mind that these…
  • Jan 4

    Common Reasons to Contest a Will

    Common Reasons to Contest a Will
    When a deceased individual, known as a decedent, leaves a Will, family members and friends that have reason to believe something may be wrong with that Will may be able to have a court rule that the Will is invalid in some situations. The…
Rank this Week: 741

The Energy Law Blog

The Energy Law Blog

Covers oil and gas exploration, development, and marketing on the Gulf Coast. By Liskow and Lewis.

http://www.theenergylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 998

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Jan 12

    Conectar a Peter Alfonso con Rita Hayworth

    Conectar a Peter Alfonso con Rita Hayworth
    Vamos con un post off-coyuntura que siempre estuve por escribir.Disputo mucho una forma de asociación inferencial que, créanme, no funciona nada bien en el mundo del Derecho argentino. La practica mucho el periodismo de…
  • Jan 6

    Sobre Los Supremos, part deux -- caveats y reserva

    Sobre Los Supremos, part deux -- caveats y reserva
    Ayer hice una reseña del libro "Los Supremos" de Irina Hauser y -habiendo dicho, grosso modo, que me pareció buenísimo- adelanté algunas cuestiones en las que podría disentir. Obviamente, podría casi…
  • Jan 5

    Sobre Los Supremos de Irina Hauser

    Sobre Los Supremos de Irina Hauser
    Es posible que uno de los libros del verano -y no estoy hablando del micromundo jurídico- sea "Los Supremos" de Irina Hauser, y vamos a hacerle una reseña ponderativa ahora y unas críticas luego.Adelanto que, como lo hice…
Rank this Week: 386

Ontario Condo Law Blog

Ontario Condo Law Blog

Covers recent trends, court decisions, and condo-related news. By Gardiner Miller Arnold LLP.

http://www.ontariocondolaw.com/
  • Jan 11

    Top 10 condo law cases of 2016

    Top 10 condo law cases of 2016
    Happy 2017! Here’s our recap of some of the most notable condo law cases from the year gone by. #10 – Cheung v. York Region CC 759, 2016 ONSC 4236 Many condominiums have insufficient parking for occupants and guests, requiring the…
  • Dec 3

    Key takeaways from the 20th annual condo conference

    Key takeaways from the 20th annual condo conference
    This year marked the 20th anniversary of the annual ACMO/CCI-Toronto Condominium Conference.  Taking place from November 11-12, 2016, the theme of this year’s conference was “Shaping the Future”. With the regulations…
  • Oct 30

    GMA Condo Alert! catchup for 2013-2016

    GMA Condo Alert! catchup for 2013-2016
    We used to regularly post blog entries featuring our most recent Condo Alert! newsletters but lost track a couple years ago. This is an unforgivable oversight and we apologize to our faithful readers and especially to our associate Andrea…
Rank this Week: 968

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/
  • Jan 11

    IP Fellowship Opportunities at Harvard and Yale

    IP Fellowship Opportunities at Harvard and Yale
    According to the 2016 self-reported entry-level hiring report, 66 out of 83 (about 80%) new tenure-track law faculty had a fellowship, and this percentage has risen over time. I think this is primarily because fellowships give you time to…
  • Jan 10

    IP and Federalism: An Expanding Field

    IP and Federalism: An Expanding Field
    Thanks to those of you who attended the "Intellectual Property & Federalism" panel at AALS, moderated by Jennifer Rothman and organized by Joe Miller. I truly enjoyed each of the presentations of my fellow panelists: Guy Rub, Brian Frye,…
  • Dec 19

    (Un)Reasonable Royaltie

    (Un)Reasonable Royaltie
    For the small subgroup of people who read this blog, but don't read Patently-O, I thought I would point to a new article that I've posted called (Un)Reasonable Royalties. I won't write much about it here. Dennis Crouch did a nice review, for…
Rank this Week: 54

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    Do You Have a Case?

    Do You Have a Case?
    Picture yourself walking into work one morning just like any other start to your day. As you enter the premises of the building you slip and fall in a wet puddle and hit your head on the hard ground, resulting in a brain injury and other…
  • Dec 27

    Jessica Wilson is the 2015-2016 Law Offices of David Michael Cantor Scholarship winner!

    Jessica Wilson is the 2015-2016 Law Offices of David Michael Cantor Scholarship winner!
    The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor 2015-2016 scholarship contest ended on November 30, 2016. The essays subject title was “The necessity and value of the presumption of innocence and reasonable doubt in the criminal justice…
  • Nov 22

    Father Winter Warning

    Father Winter Warning
    As the seasons begin to change again, we experience a decrease in temperature and an increase in safety hazards. Although winter can be a great time to experience the holidays and snowy weather, it can be a playground of accidents. This…
Rank this Week: 326

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 776

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • Jan 11

    SCOTUS take patent venue case

    SCOTUS take patent venue case
    Several weeks ago, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands Group LLC. This case will force the Supreme Court to decide whether 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) is the…
  • Dec 22

    Deciphering TLI Communications and FairWarning IP

    Deciphering TLI Communications and FairWarning IP
    Beginning in May 2016 with the Federal Court’s decision in Enfish, carrying over into the July decision in BASCOM, and then into the Court’s Fall decision in McRO (sometimes referred to as “the Blue…
  • Dec 21

    PTAB institutes 6 IPRs challenging RESTASIS patent

    PTAB institutes 6 IPRs challenging RESTASIS patent
    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently instituted six separate inter partes reviews (IPRs) against patents owned by Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), which cover RESTASIS®…
Rank this Week: 328

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car and ATV accidents. By the Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginiainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 577

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

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

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
  • Jan 11

    Andrew Lustigman to Speak at IZEAFest 2017

    Andrew Lustigman to Speak at IZEAFest 2017
    Olshan Advertising Chair Andrew Lustigman will speak at the IZEAFest 2017 which is being held in Orlando, FL. Read More › Tags: Advertising, Advertising Disclosure, conference
  • Dec 22

    Lustigman Quoted in NYPost and Law360 On Lawsuit Filed Against Twitter, Facebook & Google

    Lustigman Quoted in NYPost and Law360 On Lawsuit Filed Against Twitter, Facebook & Google
    Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act immunizes websites that merely provide an outlet for another party to provide its content. Read More › Tags: Advertising, Communications Decency Act, Social Media, Social…
  • Dec 20

    FCC Reminder: Robotexts are Subject to TCPA

    FCC Reminder: Robotexts are Subject to TCPA
    Text messages are treated like phone calls under the TCPA. Read More › Tags: Advisory, Auto-dial, FCC, TCPA, Text Message
Rank this Week: 232

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Covers issues relating to wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate in Texas. By Rania Combs.

http://www.texaswillsandtrustslaw.com
  • Jan 11

    Can Proceeds of Insurance Policy be Seized to Pay Debts of an Estate?

    Can Proceeds of Insurance Policy be Seized to Pay Debts of an Estate?
    After you die, your estate is responsible for your debts. Creditors can make claims against your probate estate for what you owe. Assets such as life insurance proceeds, IRAs and other qualified plans are non-probate assets. They pass to the…
  • Dec 23

    Wishing You Peace

    Wishing You Peace
    As the year draws to a close, I have a lot for which to be thankful: My greatest joy is my family, and I am thankful for the opportunity to be a wife, mother, daughter, sister, and aunt to amazing people I love more than I could ever express.…
  • Dec 15

    What are the Mental Requirements for Making a Will?

    What are the Mental Requirements for Making a Will?
    A concerned daughter contacted me. Her mother’s Will was outdated, and needed to be updated. She has been wanting to make changes for years, but getting this done now seems more pressing. Her mother is experiencing health issues,…
Rank this Week: 809

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer…

Florida Probate Litigation Lawyer Blog

Cover Florida probate litigation. By Chepenik & Trushin LLP.

http://www.floridaprobatelitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jan 11

    How Pre-Nups and Probate Court engage

    How Pre-Nups and Probate Court engage
    Effect of Marital Agreement on Entitlement to Probate Estate When it comes to estate planning, multiple factors can influence the distribution of the estate, besides a trust document or a will. One such device is a martial agreement made…
  • Dec 29

    Is Time really on your side when serving as a Trustee?

    Is Time really on your side when serving as a Trustee?
    Time Limitations for Proceedings Against Trustees: Discussing Failure to Account An individual serving as a trustee owes certain duties to the beneficiaries of that trust. One such duty is the duty to account to the beneficiaries. …
  • Dec 15

    Bang Bang – Pop goes the gun!

    Bang Bang – Pop goes the gun!
    Gun Trusts: Background Check Loophole Eliminated A gun trust is a legal device that makes it easier to handle firearms after the gun owner’s death. These trusts are used for guns that are regulated by federal laws: the National Firearms…
Rank this Week: 691

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 11

    Top of the line debt collector defense

    Top of the line debt collector defense
    Client:  C Client Review:  Mr Taras & Mrs Tina are the best team to work on your debt collection defense! They kept me informed on the progress of my case and got the plaintiff to agree to a settlement and I don’t have to…
  • Jan 6

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you

    Attorney Rudnitsky . . .thank you
    Client:  George Client Review:  Mr. Taras and Ms. Tina are so helpful, knowledgeable and will fight for your case as he did mine with a debt suit. They took my case at a flat rate. He does not nickel and dime you. He is pro active…
  • Oct 18

    Highly Recommend

    Highly Recommend
    Clients:  Joy and Wess Client Review:  Mr. Rudnitsky Was wonderful. I was extremely impressed with the professionalism and courteousness. He fought very hard to get us a win and would not give up till he did! He did exactly what he…
Rank this Week: 186

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 388

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    Quackers & Cheese – Trump Picks Kennedy to Study Vaccine Safety

    Quackers & Cheese – Trump Picks Kennedy to Study Vaccine Safety
    Science necessarily involves a willingness to follow evidence to whatever conclusions are warranted, if conclusions properly can be had. When it comes to vaccination conspiracies, Democrats have it in their political DNA to distrust…
  • Jan 4

    Kiker v. Smithkline Beecham & the Pathology of Judicial Gatekeeping

    Kiker v. Smithkline Beecham & the Pathology of Judicial Gatekeeping
    “There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.”                                          …
  • Jan 1

    In Queue for the Q

    In Queue for the Q
    All right, this has nothing to do with law, evidence, or statistics, but what a great day for New York and the Upper Eastside. Today, the “Second Avenue Line,” an extension of the Q subway line opened for business. The local radio…
Rank this Week: 308

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    Adult Adoption in Virginia

    Adult Adoption in Virginia
    In most cases, when one thinks of adoption, they imagine a child being taken into a loving “forever” home. Virginia law, however, allows for the adoption of an adult, though specific circumstances must apply. For instance, a…
  • Jan 4

    Overview of the International Adoption Proce

    Overview of the International Adoption Proce
    Prospective parents, when considering their options, may choose the international adoption route. When deciding whether or not this option is best for your family, it is important to have an idea what that process will look like. Some of the…
  • Dec 27

    Choice of Guidelines in Virginia Child Support Case

    Choice of Guidelines in Virginia Child Support Case
    Sole vs. Split vs. Shared Child Support Guidelines Virginia law recognizes the obligation of parents to support their children financially, and the Virginia child support guidelines account for that fact. The guidelines take into account the…
Rank this Week: 625

Southern California Nursing Home…

Southern California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 11

    Malnutrition in Carlsbad Nursing Home

    Malnutrition in Carlsbad Nursing Home
    When many of us think about nursing home abuse or neglect in Carlsbad, California, we imagine scenarios in which patients have clearly been subjected to inadequate care. Yet nursing home neglect can be much more insidious, particularly when…
  • Jan 6

    Nursing Home Neglect in San Diego and the Rise of Superbug

    Nursing Home Neglect in San Diego and the Rise of Superbug
    If your elderly loved one resides in a San Diego nursing home and requires antibiotics for a bacterial infection, can you trust that your loved one is receiving the proper medication? According to a report from Kaiser Health News,…
  • Dec 29

    Concerns About California’s Right-to-Die Law and Alzheimer’s Patient

    Concerns About California’s Right-to-Die Law and Alzheimer’s Patient
    This past spring, a right-to-die law took effect in California, permitting residents of San Diego County who are terminally ill to make the decision to end their lives through doctor-prescribed medications. As an article from NBC News…
Rank this Week: 982

Nexus

Nexus

Chapman's Journal of Law and Public Policy

http://www.lawschoolblog.org/
  • Jan 10

    The Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court
    The Supreme Court…
  • Jan 10

    All about Law School

    All about Law School
    Here is where I will be writing all about law school.
  • Mar 5

    ARE SPEECH POLICIES PUTTING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AT RISK ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES?

    ARE SPEECH POLICIES PUTTING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AT RISK ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES?
    Is the First Amendment under attack on college and university campuses? Many free speech advocates and watchdog groups seem to think so. Commentators have recently expressed concern that colleges and universities, instead of serving as havens…
Rank this Week: 145

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jan 10

    Pregnancy and the Brain

    Pregnancy and the Brain
    New York Times (Dec. 19, 2016): Pregnancy Changes the Brain in Ways That May Help Mothering, by Pam Belluck: A recent study notes that pregnancy works changes in the brain, specifically in the part that perceives the feelings of others....
  • Jan 4

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right
    International Justice Center Resource Center (January 3, 2016): IACtHR Holds Bolivia Responsible for Forced Sterilization in Landmark Judgment: Last week, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights held that sterilization of a woman without…
  • Jan 3

    The first steps toward over-the-counter birth control in the US are finally underway

    The first steps toward over-the-counter birth control in the US are finally underway
    Vox (December 30, 2016): The first steps toward over-the-counter birth control in the US are finally underway, by Emily Crockett: A French drug company is planning to apply to the FDA for approval of over-the-counter birth control. The…
Rank this Week: 461

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

Provides breaking news and analysis of communications law and business. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • Jan 10

    Breaking News: FCC Moves Forward on Eliminating the Need to Maintain a Local Public File

    Breaking News: FCC Moves Forward on Eliminating the Need to Maintain a Local Public File
    Last May, Jessica Nyman and I wrote about the potential impact of an FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to eliminate the requirement that stations keep “Letters and Emails from the Public” in their Public Inspection…
  • Jan 9

    FCC Makes Airing Political Ads Much More Complicated

    FCC Makes Airing Political Ads Much More Complicated
    If trying to maintain the required paperwork for political advertising aired by your station gives you a headache, prepare for a migraine of biblical proportions. With the departure of Commissioner Rosenworcel leaving the FCC in a 2-2…
  • Dec 30

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ December 2016

    FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ December 2016
    Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others. This month’s issue includes: Headlines:…
Rank this Week: 362

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 437

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

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

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • Jan 10

    Seller and Private Financing in Residential Real Estate Transactions under Dodd-Frank Act 

    Seller and Private Financing in Residential Real Estate Transactions under Dodd-Frank Act 
    Florida residential real estate transactions are governed by a variety of laws, rules, and regulations.  Unfortunately,  some real estate agents minimize or ignore these requirements in the name of getting the deal closed. They say…
  • Dec 27

    Satisfaction of Mortgages in Florida

    Satisfaction of Mortgages in Florida
    Once you send in your final mortgage payment (or where you payoff your loan due to a refinance or the sale of your home), your lender has an obligation to act.  It’s the law. The bank is supposed to prepare and record in the public…
  • Dec 13

    How Do You Terminate The Joint Tenancy of Florida Real Estate?  

    How Do You Terminate The Joint Tenancy of Florida Real Estate?  
    In Florida, there is more than one way to own real estate.  It’s important to understand your choices before you “take title” to your real estate at closing. One key factor here:  are you able to convey complete…
Rank this Week: 227

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Rhode Island auto accidents, medical malpractice and personal injury law. By Joseph Lamy.

http://www.rhodeislandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    Auto Accidents and Uber or Lyft

    Auto Accidents and Uber or Lyft
    I was fortunate enough to spend part of the holiday season in New York City and while there, I like most others, used Uber to get all over town.  Its simplicity and ease to get around town quickly and affordably are unmatched, so it is…
  • Oct 4

    Turning Lemons into Lemonade and Other Minor Legal Miracle

    Turning Lemons into Lemonade and Other Minor Legal Miracle
    Between our auto accident inquiries and my criminal law partner, Richard James, inquiries for moving violations and other vehicle related crimes/tickets, we sometimes get accident scenarios where the client looks at fault or clients seriously…
  • Oct 4

    Turning Lemons into Lemonade and Other Minor Legal Miracle

    Turning Lemons into Lemonade and Other Minor Legal Miracle
    Between our auto accident inquiries and my criminal law partner, Richard James, inquiries for moving violations and other vehicle related crimes/tickets, we sometimes get accident scenarios where the client looks at fault or clients seriously…
Rank this Week: 466