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Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Aug 11

    European Musing

    European Musing
    Hello from Europe, where I’ve spent a good part of July. In late June we dropped off my youngest at a Brown University Spanish Immersion Program in Segovia, Spain—allowing us to tour Madrid and Barcelona. At the time I write this…
  • Aug 4

    The Story of Uncle Benny

    The Story of Uncle Benny
    In my wife’s family lore they tell the story from many years ago about Uncle Benny who didn’t trust his doctors. One day Benny experienced crushing chest pains and was rushed by ambulance to the hospital. His wife and a host of…
  • Aug 3

    The Magical Money-Making Power of Imagination

    The Magical Money-Making Power of Imagination
    As ABC is wont to do, a Harry Potter marathon aired this week, and I got to thinking. The last installment of the Harry Potter films was released a six years ago this month – which I can remember raised an interesting dinner…
Rank this Week: 423

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 43

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Aug 11

    More Sickened by Salmonella Tainted Papaya

    More Sickened by Salmonella Tainted Papaya
    As of August 9, 2017, 141 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Kiambu (51) or Salmonella Thompson (90) have been reported from 19 states. Connecticut 5, Delaware 4, Iowa 2, Illinois 2,... Continue…
  • Aug 4

    Salmonella Tainted Papayas Sicken 109

    Salmonella Tainted Papayas Sicken 109
    The CDC reports today that the outbreak investigation has expanded to include another strain of Salmonella. Sixty-four more ill people from 15 states were added to this investigation since the last... Continue Reading
  • Aug 2

    What You and Your Family Needs to Know About Salmonella

    What You and Your Family Needs to Know About Salmonella
    WHAT IS SALMONELLA? It has long been said that, in 1885, pioneering American veterinary scientist, Daniel E. Salmon, discovered the first strain of Salmonella. Actually, though, Theobald Smith, research-assistant to... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 318

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Aug 11

    Walking & Working Surfaces Expert Witness Allowed

    Walking & Working Surfaces Expert Witness Allowed
    Plaintiff sued Defendant after slipping on a bath mat in a bathroom owned by the latter. Plaintiff hired a walking & working surfaces expert witness to provide testimony in the case and the Defendant filed a motion to exclude.…
  • Aug 9

    Plumbing & HVAC and Hotel & Hospitality Expert Testimony Granted in Part

    Plumbing & HVAC and Hotel & Hospitality Expert Testimony Granted in Part
    Plaintiff slipped and fell on water that had accumulated on the floor of Defendant’s hotel. Plaintiff hired two experts: a plumbing & HVAC expert witness and a hotel & hospitality expert witness.  Defendant filed…
  • Aug 7

    Pulmonary Medicine Expert Witness Not Allowed

    Pulmonary Medicine Expert Witness Not Allowed
    Plaintiff sued defendant after her husband died almost a year after a heart/lung bypass machine stopped working during surgery.  The plaintiff hired a pulmonary medicine expert witness to provide testimony.  The defendant…
Rank this Week: 812

Pesticide Law and Policy Blog

Pesticide Law and Policy Blog

Covers legal, scientific, and policy developments in pesticides, biopesticides, antimicrobials, and other pesticide products. By Bergeson & Campbell P.C.

http://pesticideblog.lawbc.com/
Rank this Week: 855

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/
  • Aug 11

    Animal Therapy and Healthier Residents in Oceanside Nursing Home

    Animal Therapy and Healthier Residents in Oceanside Nursing Home
    Oceanside nursing home residents and their families should consider learning more about therapy animals and how they could help to improve the general health and quality of life for seniors who reside in nursing homes and assisted-living…
  • Jul 25

    Trumpcare Could Cause a San Clemente Nursing Home Abuse Epidemic

    Trumpcare Could Cause a San Clemente Nursing Home Abuse Epidemic
    A lack of federal funding for elderly healthcare could cause a nursing home abuse epidemic in San Clemente and across the country, a recent article in The New York Times suggests. While a vote on the Senate health care bill has been delayed,…
  • Jul 14

    New Study Addresses Impact of Elder Abuse on Long-Term Health

    New Study Addresses Impact of Elder Abuse on Long-Term Health
    Residents of Valley Center, California who currently have loved ones in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in Southern California should take note of a recent study that addresses the impact of elder abuse on the long-term health of…
Rank this Week: 682

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • Aug 11

    Another Nintendo Switch Lawsuit, this time against GameStop

    Another Nintendo Switch Lawsuit, this time against GameStop
    Wireless Accessory Retaining, LLC v. GameStop Corp.No. 2:17-CV-167-RWS (N.D. Ga. Aug. 9, 2017)Fresh on the heels of Gamevice’s lawsuit against Nintendo, which we discussed in a previous post, Wireless Accessory Retaining, LLC has filed…
  • Aug 10

    Wikipad Creator GameVice sues Nintendo over the Nintendo Switch

    Wikipad Creator GameVice sues Nintendo over the Nintendo Switch
    Gamevice, Inc. v. Nintendo Co.No. 2:17-CV-05923 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 9, 2017)On August 9, 2017, Gamevice – perhaps best known for the Wikipad and slide- and snap-on cell phone controllers for Android and iOS – sued Nintendo in the…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Not A Fan Of Trademark Ban - A Reasoned Analysis of Matal v. Tam

    Supreme Court Not A Fan Of Trademark Ban - A Reasoned Analysis of Matal v. Tam
    SUPREME COURT NOT A FAN OF TRADEMARK BANBy R. Gregory IsraelsenOn Monday, June 19, 2017, the Supreme Court held in Matal v. Tam[i] that the disparagement clause of the Lanham Act violates the Free Speech Clause of the First…
Rank this Week: 424

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
Rank this Week: 619

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
  • Aug 11

    Agreement Reached Bringing Mesh Settlement Total to Over $2.6 Billion

    Agreement Reached Bringing Mesh Settlement Total to Over $2.6 Billion
    On August 7, Endo International Plc agreed to a settlement amount of an additional $775 million that will allow the company to settle the remaining 22,000 mesh suits brought against them. This additional settlement agreement has now brought…
  • Jul 14

    Bair Hugger Blanker Bellwether Trials Set

    Bair Hugger Blanker Bellwether Trials Set
    3M’s Bair Hugger surgical blanket is at the center of nearly 2,000 lawsuits due to allegations of the device causing unwanted side effects, including serious infections in patients that used the device. A set of eight bellwether trials…
  • Jun 9

    Staggering Number of IVC Filter Lawsuits Being Filed Against C.R. Bard, Cook Medical

    Staggering Number of IVC Filter Lawsuits Being Filed Against C.R. Bard, Cook Medical
    In two separate federal litigations, the number of lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard and Cook Medical has reached nearly 4,000. According to the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation May report, Cook Medical’s Gunther Tulip and…
Rank this Week: 946

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Ebook collection analysi

    Ebook collection analysi
    Two publications recently came across my desk: the May/June 2017 Library Technology Reports called Applying Quantitative Methods to E-Book Collections by Melissa J. Goertzen, and the June 2017 issue of Computers in Libraries called Ebooks…
  • Jul 24

    What can we learn from IT project management?

    What can we learn from IT project management?
    The implementation of educational technology is common practice for academic and firm librarians but rarely is there a tightly organized framework developed for an implementation similar to those in Information Technology. What could…
  • Jul 24

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Jesse Lambertson

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Jesse Lambertson
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). My name is Jesse Lambertson and I'm the Head of Cataloging & Metadata at Georgetown Law Library in Washington, DC.2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?Yes in…
Rank this Week: 349

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 46

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • Aug 11

    Artificial Intelligence Enabled Cybersecurity System

    Artificial Intelligence Enabled Cybersecurity System
    The use of artificial intelligence (AI) enabled cybersecurity systems is increasing dramatically. By 2018, sixty-two percent of all companies are projected to use AI technologies. The use of AI cybersecurity systems provides greater…
  • Aug 10

    Maryland Amends Personal Information Protection Act

    Maryland Amends Personal Information Protection Act
    The Maryland General Assembly has recently amended its Maryland Personal Information Protection Act, House Bill 974, effective January 1, 2018. Notable amendments expand the definition of personal information, modify the definition of breach…
  • Aug 6

    Washington Joins Growing List of States with Laws Protecting Biometric Information

    Washington Joins Growing List of States with Laws Protecting Biometric Information
    Not to be outdone by the recent attention to biometric information in Illinois, and the Prairie State’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), Washington enacted a biometric data protection statute of its own, HB 1493, which became…
Rank this Week: 915

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 11

    Teen Fatigue Could be Putting Your Child at Risk of Injury

    Teen Fatigue Could be Putting Your Child at Risk of Injury
    UCLA researchers have reported that teenagers need more sleep than adults, because they are at an important stage of development. According to the National Sleep Foundation, only about 15% of teenagers polled slept 8.5 hours or more per…
  • Aug 3

    Prevent Bullying in Hollywood

    Prevent Bullying in Hollywood
    As children get ready to go back to school, this is a great time to year to review anti-bullying strategies and safety tips with your kids. As children start thinking about the new school year, those who have been victims of bullies may be…
  • Aug 1

    Start Talking About School Safety With Children Now

    Start Talking About School Safety With Children Now
    Now that the new school year is upon us, many of us are thinking about back-to-school. While children look forward to spending time with their friends in classes and shopping for back-to-school items, this is also great time to talk about…
Rank this Week: 793

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Covers criminal law and student disciplinary hearings.

http://www.engelandmartin.com/blog/
  • Aug 11

    Court Stops School From Disclosing Name Of Student Accused Of Sexual Assault

    Court Stops School From Disclosing Name Of Student Accused Of Sexual Assault
    A federal judge in Cincinnati has issued a temporary restraining order blocking Miami University from disclosing the name of a student accused of sexual assault in a Title IX investigation. Miami University believed that it was required to…
  • Aug 10

    Sixth Circuit Rules In Favor Of Employee Fired For Coming Into Work Early

    Sixth Circuit Rules In Favor Of Employee Fired For Coming Into Work Early
    The Federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ruled that a former dispatcher could maintain her employment discrimination case.  Engel & Martin, LLC had been retained to represent the plaintiff in the federal appeal.…
  • Jul 20

    Syracuse University Student Files Suit Challenging Expulsion in Sexual Assault Case

    Syracuse University Student Files Suit Challenging Expulsion in Sexual Assault Case
    Engel & Martin, LLC has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a Syracuse University student seeking to prevent the school from expelling him as a result of an alleged campus sexual assault case. Syracuse has been the subject of at least…
Rank this Week: 593

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Aug 11

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?
    While the idea of vehicles that can drive themselves is still well off in the future, other types of technology have emerged that could dramatically reduce car accidents. Naturally, car accidents will still heavily rely on motorists, how they…
  • Aug 4

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI), ranges from mild to severe. However, what most people do not realize is that these types of injuries can last a victim for the rest of their lives – even if they have a mild concussion. Most people,…
  • Jul 20

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them
    Elderly Abuse Attorney Offers Advice on Selecting Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago Long-term care, such as an assisted living facility, provides an aging loved one with a safe place to live and access to a community-like environment. It…
Rank this Week: 516

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

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

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Aug 11

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 9, I-beam steel

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 9, I-beam steel
      By: David A. Smith   [Continued from the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, and Part 8.]   As the previous three parts established, in rapid succession the elevator, the telephone, and…
  • Aug 9

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 8, Electricity on demand

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 8, Electricity on demand
      By: David A. Smith   [Continued from the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, and Part 7.]   The previous Part 7, an intermezzo in our introduction of technological advances, established that the…
  • Aug 7

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 7, The inescapability of vertical wiring

    The technology of urban verticality: Part 7, The inescapability of vertical wiring
      By: David A. Smith   [Continued from the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6.]   As we saw in the preceding Part 6, the telephone was a seismic-event invention, with so many consequences I…
Rank this Week: 810

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 11

    Bisbing v. Bisbing Makes a Major Change in NJ Child Custody Laws Regarding Child Relocation

    Bisbing v. Bisbing Makes a Major Change in NJ Child Custody Laws Regarding Child Relocation
    In New Jersey, family law cases always provide courts the opportunity to create new law, particularly when it comes to child custody laws in NJ. One very recent case, Bisbing v. Bisbing, added an interpretation for what is necessary to…
  • Aug 5

    New Jersey Alimony Laws and the Case of Hersch v. Hersch

    New Jersey Alimony Laws and the Case of Hersch v. Hersch
    In a recently unreported case, Hersch v Hersch, the court once again was called upon to interpret New Jersey alimony laws. The parties had been married 15 years when they decided to divorce in 2010. They had two children of the marriage, who,…
  • Jul 29

    Jurisdiction and Child Custody Laws in NJ

    Jurisdiction and Child Custody Laws in NJ
    A recent case out of New Jersey gives a great overview of the myriad child custody laws in NJ, particularly concerning jurisdictional aspects. The case, BG v LH, concerns three children. The eldest son has mental health issues, but lives in…
Rank this Week: 200

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 11

    Disappearing Women

    Disappearing Women
    How quickly things change—and not for the better.  In June, Fortune magazine reported that woman were “making strides” because a whopping 6.4% of CEOs were female.  As sad as that figure is, it just got much…
  • Apr 21

    Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Fisher: The Issue of Representative Shareholder

    Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Fisher: The Issue of Representative Shareholder
    In Aztec Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Fisher, 2016 BL 16110 (S.D. Tex. Jan. 21, 2016), third party plaintiffs Frank Fisher (“Fisher”), Robert Sonfield (“Sonfield”), and the Livingston Growth Fund Trust…
  • Apr 19

    No-Action Letter for Equinix, Inc. Allowed Exclusion of Proxy Access Bylaw

    No-Action Letter for Equinix, Inc. Allowed Exclusion of Proxy Access Bylaw
    In Equinix, Inc., 2016 WL 110889 (April 7, 2016), Equinix, Inc. (“Equinix”) requested the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission permit the omission of a proposal submitted by John Chevedden (the…
Rank this Week: 21

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home

Covers what you need to know before you quit, get fired, or decide to sue the bastards. By Donna Ballman.

http://employeeatty.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Will You Let Your Employer Microchip You? Just Say No!

    Will You Let Your Employer Microchip You? Just Say No!
    And so it begins. A Wisconsin company is implementing a "voluntary" program where employees can be microchipped. They swear that they aren't using GPS technology to follow the employees. However, they say it is a convenience to the employees,…
  • Jul 28

    Hey Florida Medical Marijuana Users - Gov. Scott Says You Can Be Fired

    Hey Florida Medical Marijuana Users - Gov. Scott Says You Can Be Fired
    I've previously written about Florida's medical marijuana law saying nothing about protecting employees who are prescribed marijuana from discrimination. That was bad enough.Now, it's worse.Gov. Rick Scott recently signed into law a bill…
  • Jul 21

    Stupid HR Stuff: If You Don't Want Employees To See The Handbook, You're Doing It Wrong

    Stupid HR Stuff: If You Don't Want Employees To See The Handbook, You're Doing It Wrong
    I hear this all the time: "I was required to sign a paper saying I received the handbook. As soon as I signed, the HR folks snatched up the handbook and didn't let me keep a copy." Or, "I was required to sign saying I received the handbook,…
Rank this Week: 606

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 820

FPC Review

FPC Review

By Martin Wilming. Reviews / summarizes all decisions issued by the Swiss Federal Patent Court.

http://patentlitigation.ch
  • Aug 11

    Editorial: Thou shalt not steal

    Editorial: Thou shalt not steal
    I am following a lot of Blogs, to stay informed and as a source of inspiration for own work. It is very rare that I am getting miffed when glancing through other Blogs. But Pharma IP Circle recently drove me nuts. A comparison with…
  • Jul 28

    Doomed to live forever?

    Doomed to live forever?
    Case No. 4A_106/2017 (Supreme Court) ¦ Decision of 04 July 2017 ¦ “Patentverletzung, unentgeltliche Rechtspflege” The patents at stake have expired already back in 2012 and 2013, but this case does not yet rest…
  • Jul 25

    How the date of a hearing is fixed

    How the date of a hearing is fixed
    Many courts just issue summons to a hearing at a date of their choice. If this date does not suit you, bad luck. It’s sink or swim. And if sinking is no option, you should really have very good reason to request postponement. But there…
Rank this Week: 405

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

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

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Aug 10

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker

    The Sleeping Bear Awakens: The AARP Questions Legal Inequality of Older Worker
    Something has poked the sleeping bear. An attorney for the AARP was quoted in The New York Times recently as stating that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 “may not be up to the task.” This represents a profound…
  • Aug 7

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?

    Sen. Blumenthal v. Pres. Trump: Is Trump a Bully?
    A sad series of tweets and counter-tweets this week have led to cries of bullying in our nation’s capitol. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT, was quoted on television as calling for a law to prevent President Donald Trump from firing…
  • Jul 28

    Appeals Court: Employers can Require Workers to ‘Maintain a Positive Work Environment.”

    Appeals Court: Employers can Require Workers to ‘Maintain a Positive Work Environment.”
    A federal appeals court recently rejected a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that potentially limited the scope of employer anti-harassment policies. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in…
Rank this Week: 618

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

Covers Hepatitis A news, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in San Diego – 312 Ill, 10 Deaths, 215 Hospitialization

    Hepatitis A Outbreak in San Diego – 312 Ill, 10 Deaths, 215 Hospitialization
    In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County, CA, the number of cases reported this year has climbed to 312, including 10 fatalities, according to latest... Continue Reading
  • Aug 10

    Vaccination in Alaska Eliminating Hepatitis A

    Vaccination in Alaska Eliminating Hepatitis A
    A comprehensive hepatitis A vaccination program established in Alaska in the 1990s, which became a requirement for school entry in 2001, has virtually wiped out the virus in the native... Continue Reading
  • Aug 3

    What you and your Family needs to know about Hepatitis A

    What you and your Family needs to know about Hepatitis A
    THE HEPATITIS A VIRUS Exposure to hepatitis A virus (“HAV”) can cause an acute infection of the liver that is typically mild and resolves on its own.[1] The symptoms and... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 159

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, injuries and product liability news. By Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C.

http://www.louisianainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Louisiana Appellate Court Upholds Dismissal of Bar in Fatal Crash Involving Drunk Driver

    Louisiana Appellate Court Upholds Dismissal of Bar in Fatal Crash Involving Drunk Driver
    Automobile accidents are common in Louisiana, but for many victims, navigating the legal process and understanding how to protect your rights can be daunting. Seeking counsel from a seasoned Baton Rouge car accident lawyer can help you ensure…
  • Aug 2

    Louisiana Appellate Court Upholds Verdict in Favor of Plaintiff in Public Bus Accident Case

    Louisiana Appellate Court Upholds Verdict in Favor of Plaintiff in Public Bus Accident Case
    In a recent Louisiana appellate opinion, the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal considered an issue involving an accident that occurred on a public bus. In October 2010, the plaintiff boarded a bus in New Orleans and took a seat in the…
  • Jul 24

    $50 Million General Damage Award Upheld by Louisiana Appellate Court

    $50 Million General Damage Award Upheld by Louisiana Appellate Court
    In the recent appellate court decision of Marable v. Empire Truck Sales of Louisiana, LLC, 2016-0867 (La. App. 4 Cir. 6/23/17), the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a $50 million general damage award in a products liability…
Rank this Week: 458

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 10

    SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY DEPARTS FROM STANDARD UTILIZED IN RELOCATION CASES

    SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY DEPARTS FROM STANDARD UTILIZED IN RELOCATION CASES
    In what seemed like an eventual, but no less dramatic change in family law jurisprudence, the Supreme Court of New Jersey in Bisbing v. Bisbing overturned the well-established two-part test used in determining whether a primary custodian…
  • Jun 29

    A Rainbow by Any Other Name-Legal Name Change Granted for Transgender Child

    A Rainbow by Any Other Name-Legal Name Change Granted for Transgender Child
    In a case of first impression in New Jersey, I was privileged to represent the mother and custodial parent of a transgender child in a contested, but successful, application for  the child’s legal name to be changed to the name…
  • Jun 29

    A Rainbow by Any other Name-Legal Name Change Granted for Transgender Child

    A Rainbow by Any other Name-Legal Name Change Granted for Transgender Child
    In a case of first impression in New Jersey, I was privileged to represent the mother and custodial parent of a transgender child in a contested, but successful, application for  the child’s legal name to be changed to the name…
Rank this Week: 705

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 299

Utah Personal Injury Law Blog

Utah Personal Injury Law Blog

By Overson & Sheen, LLC.

http://www.utahpersonalinjurylaw.net/blog/
  • Aug 10

    How to Sue for Wrongful Death After a Car Accident in Salt Lake City

    How to Sue for Wrongful Death After a Car Accident in Salt Lake City
    Losing a loved one in a car accident is a horrible tragedy – one that should never have happened in the first place. If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, financial compensation may be the last thing on your mind. However, if the…
  • Aug 8

    Who is Liable for a Slip and Fall Inside a Store in Salt Lake City?

    Who is Liable for a Slip and Fall Inside a Store in Salt Lake City?
    A trip to the store should never be a safety risk. Store workers and owners are responsible for making sure that their shops are kept clean and safe, and that things like spills are cleaned up. Grocery stores, convenience stores, and other…
  • Aug 3

    Who is Liable if You’re Injured in a Public Place in Salt Lake City?

    Who is Liable if You’re Injured in a Public Place in Salt Lake City?
    Who is Liable if You’re Injured in a Public Place in Salt Lake City? Slippery sidewalks, spills, uneven surfaces, and inattentive people in public spaces may lead to slip and fall or trip and fall injuries. If you are injured on someone…
Rank this Week: 975

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Aug 10

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)
    Your State of Oregon Law Library give you FREE access to NOLO publications and the FASTCASE legal research database: NOLO (aka Nolo Press): “NOLO provides access to full-text legal reference publications written for consumers that allow…
  • Aug 10

    Revisionist History (Malcolm Gladwell) and the Law

    Revisionist History (Malcolm Gladwell) and the Law
    Gladwell’s podcasts (now in their 2nd season) are entertaining, enlightening, and law-full (i.e. full of legal history, stories, and “well, that was seriously interesting!” moments). Don’t be lead astray by podcast…
  • Jul 8

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant
    You can’t (CANNOT) waltz into an Oregon Small Claims Court and expect to win your case. You have to do your homework: 1) You have to read the book (in public and law libraries and bookstores): “Using Small Claims Court in…
Rank this Week: 748

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Covers the False Claims Act, qui tam litigation and whistleblower litigation. By Tycko & Zavareei.

http://www.fraudfighters.net/news/
Rank this Week: 836

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

http://www.healthemploymentandlabor.com/
Rank this Week: 581

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Aug 10

    UPDATE: Fatal Security Lapse? Calvin Clark, Jr. Killed in Atlanta Apartment Shooting

    UPDATE: Fatal Security Lapse? Calvin Clark, Jr. Killed in Atlanta Apartment Shooting
    Could This Tragic Loss of Life Have Been Prevented? Local News Two men have allegedly been arrested in connection with the July 14th Atlanta apartment shooting, which claimed the life of Calvin Clark, Jr. According to the AJC, Mr. Clark…
  • Aug 3

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? TeeTee Dangerfield Killed in College Park Apartment Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? TeeTee Dangerfield Killed in College Park Apartment Shooting
    Could the Tragic Death of This Young Woman Have Been Prevented? Local News 32-year-old TeeTee Dangerfield was reportedly shot and killed outside the South Hampton Estates apartment complex Monday morning, July 31, 2017. According to the AJC,…
  • Aug 1

    Negligent Security? Jerrod Dumas Robbed, Injured in Atlanta Apartment Shooting

    Negligent Security? Jerrod Dumas Robbed, Injured in Atlanta Apartment Shooting
    Could This Senseless Atlanta Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News 32-year-old Jerrod Dumas is bravely recovering after surviving a violent robbery outside an Atlanta apartment complex June 20, 2017. According to WSB Radio, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 59

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Orlando Business Being Sued for Failing to Fix Dangerous Condition in Parking Lot

    Orlando Business Being Sued for Failing to Fix Dangerous Condition in Parking Lot
    A business invitee is suing an Orlando business for alleged negligence. The woman filed a complaint on June 21 in the Orange County Circuit Court, alleging that the business failed to provide a safe environment for its business invitees.…
  • Aug 7

    Uber Knowingly Leased Unsafe Cars To Its Drivers In Singapore

    Uber Knowingly Leased Unsafe Cars To Its Drivers In Singapore
    Uber knowingly leased unsafe cars to its drivers in Singapore, according to new reports. One of those cars, a recalled Honda Vezel with an Uber driver at the wheel, spouted flames from its dashboard in January, melting the car’s…
  • Aug 3

    Older Worker Fatalities Higher Than All Other Age Group

    Older Worker Fatalities Higher Than All Other Age Group
    Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than all other workers combined, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics. This is an alarming trend as baby boomers…
Rank this Week: 809

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Auto Accident Left One Teen Dead and Five Others Injured; Cause Still Under Investigation

    Auto Accident Left One Teen Dead and Five Others Injured; Cause Still Under Investigation
    An 18-year-old California teen lost his life and five of his classmates were injured Friday afternoon when the pick-up they were riding in ran off the road and rolled several times down a 150 foot embankment. One of the injured teens is in…
  • Jul 25

    Spilled Coffee To Blame For Auto-Pedestrian Accident

    Spilled Coffee To Blame For Auto-Pedestrian Accident
    There are many contributing factors in many auto-pedestrian accidents, with driver inattention being the most common cause. A woman is recovering after being hit by a car in Kenosha, Wisconsin. According to police, the woman was walking in…
  • Jul 7

    Surgical Error Resulted in Additional Surgery and Permanent Urinary Incontinence

    Surgical Error Resulted in Additional Surgery and Permanent Urinary Incontinence
    A woman recently settled a medical malpractice lawsuit in which she alleged negligence resulted in permanent urinary incontinence. In 2012, a woman with multiple sclerosis underwent a hysterectomy. She claimed that during surgery the ureter…
Rank this Week: 245

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

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

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Aug 10

    Four Ways Whistleblower Rewards Can Save Lions From Extinction

    Four Ways Whistleblower Rewards Can Save Lions From Extinction
    Lion populations worldwide have been in consistent decline, initially classified as vulnerable and more recently added to the Endangered Species Act. Whether killed for sale in the wildlife trafficking trade, as a hunting trophy, or in…
  • Aug 7

    Tanzania’s Biggest Whistleblower Visits National Whistleblower Center

    Tanzania’s Biggest Whistleblower Visits National Whistleblower Center
    The Human Rights Defenders’ 2015 Whistleblower Award recipient, David Kafulila, recently visited the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) in Washington, DC, with a group of business and government professionals from countries across…
  • Aug 1

    Senator Grassley: “Whistleblowers are Heroes and Patriots”

    Senator Grassley: “Whistleblowers are Heroes and Patriots”
    Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has been a stalwart champion for whistleblowers since he joined the Senate in the early 1980s. Grassley iniated and supported many of the incredible advances we have seen in whistleblower law over the past three…
Rank this Week: 289

Oil and Gas Law Digest

Oil and Gas Law Digest

By Austin W. Brister.

http://www.oilandgaslawdigest.com
Rank this Week: 875

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

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

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Aug 10

    Valorem recognized by in-house counsel as a Leading Collaboration Firm

    Valorem recognized by in-house counsel as a Leading Collaboration Firm
    Valorem Law Group is honored to be one of the law firms “who leading legal decision makers say are the tops in collaboration.”  According to BTI Consulting, which reported the findings of its interviews with corporate law…
  • Aug 3

    The importance of learning what does NOT need to be done, and other things.

    The importance of learning what does NOT need to be done, and other things.
    I just read an article in Law360 discussing Microsoft’s commitment to shift 90% of its work to alternative fee arrangements.  Michael Rynowecer of BTI Consulting is quoted as saying the move is “one of the most…
  • Aug 2

    Nicole Auerbach honored as one of Chicago’s most influential women lawyer

    Nicole Auerbach honored as one of Chicago’s most influential women lawyer
    Kudos to our very own Nicole Auerbach, who was recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as one of Chicago’s Most Influential Women Lawyers.  Here is how Crain’s summarized Nicole: After concluding that the billable hour…
Rank this Week: 132

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Aug 10

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions people ask me frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting . . .
  • Aug 4

    EEOC Sues Big 5 For Racial Discrimination and Retaliation

    EEOC Sues Big 5 For Racial Discrimination and Retaliation
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a lawsuit against Big 5, which is one of the largest sports retailers in the U.S. A black employee named Robert Sanders is suing his employer over ongoing racial harassment.…
  • Jul 26

    Burberry Settles Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuit

    Burberry Settles Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuit
    Luxury retailer Burberry has agreed to a $2.54 million settlement with employees. The workers include retail store and warehouse employees in New York. Their class action lawsuit claimed that they were forced to put in extra hours without…
Rank this Week: 807

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Alabama Employment Law Blog

Covers legal developments impacting the workplace in Birmingham and throughout Alabama. By Will Beckum.

http://birminghamemploymentlawyer.com/
  • Aug 9

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?

    What to do if you are being sexually harassed at work?
    One of the most difficult and stressful employment situations involves an employee who is experiencing sexual harassment.  Sexual harassment can range from inappropriate comments from a co-worker to outright physical…
  • Aug 7

    Should I sign the severance agreement?

    Should I sign the severance agreement?
    Many of my clients are offered severance or separation agreements from their employers before they contact me.  These are important documents that can have long-term consequences.  In most cases, it is advisable to meet with an…
  • Aug 2

    EEOC’s Birmingham, Alabama Office Files Suit For Disability Discrimination

    EEOC’s Birmingham, Alabama Office Files Suit For Disability Discrimination
    Lawyers from the Birmingham, Alabama regional office of the EEOC recently filed suit against a hospital based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi for disability discrimination.  The EEOC determined that a registered nurse was denied a reasonable…
Rank this Week: 864

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Aug 9

    CFP for Special Planning Theory Issue

    CFP for Special Planning Theory Issue
    The international peer-reviewed journal Planning Theory has put out a CFP for a special issue the journal is producing to "critically survey the current state of the concept of ideology as it relates to planning theory, policy and…
  • Aug 8

    PROPERTY NEWS: There Goes The Neighborhood (Street)

    PROPERTY NEWS: There Goes The Neighborhood (Street)
    (Photo Credit: Nicole Boliaux, SFC) The San Francisco Chronicle published a fascinating story yesterday about a group of Bay Area homeowners getting a big surprise when the city, in a tax foreclosure, sold their street! Here's some excerpts…
  • Aug 8

    Iglesias on Teaching Property

    Iglesias on Teaching Property
    It's that time of year: time to dust off the old textbooks and get back in the classroom! Hope everyone enjoyed their summer break. We certainly did here at #PropertyLawProfBlog! Apropos for this time of year, Tim Iglesias (San Francisco)...
Rank this Week: 395

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 948

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Aug 9

    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal?

    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal?
    Is Obesity Discrimination Illegal? When weight issues may be covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act Is it really true that it’s harder to get hired if you’re obese? Recent research says yes. But if that’s true,…
  • Aug 2

    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic?

    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic?
    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic? What all workers over 40 need to know Would you believe that nearly two-thirds of people from ages 45 to 74 said they had experienced or witnessed age discrimination at work? That’s …
  • Jul 26

    What is National Origin Discrimination?

    What is National Origin Discrimination?
    What is National Origin Discrimination? How it differs from race discrimination Do you know what national origin discrimination is? If you guessed that it’s similar to race discrimination, you’re partially correct. However,…
Rank this Week: 529

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 984

The Legal Chronicle

The Legal Chronicle

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

https://www.legal-chronicle.com/
  • Aug 9

    Security Failure? 1 Injured in Houston Shopping Center Shooting

    Security Failure? 1 Injured in Houston Shopping Center Shooting
    Could This Houston Parking Lot Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting outside a Houston shopping center reportedly left one man seriously injured Friday night, July 21, 2017. According to CW39 News, the shooting occurred…
  • Aug 8

    Security Failure? 3 Injured in Deja Vu Nightclub Shooting

    Security Failure? 3 Injured in Deja Vu Nightclub Shooting
    Could This South Akron Hookah Bar Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News Three people were reportedly shot and injured outside Deja Vu Nightlub and Hookah Lounge in Akron early Friday morning, July 28, 2017. According to the Akron…
  • Aug 8

    Security Failure? Man Injured in Fox Glove Apartment Shooting, Richmond

    Security Failure? Man Injured in Fox Glove Apartment Shooting, Richmond
    Could This Richmond Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting at the Fox Glove apartment complex in Richmond reportedly left one man critically injured Monday morning, July 31, 2017. According to WKYT News, the shooting…
Rank this Week: 954

Diversity at Albany Law School

Diversity at Albany Law School

A blawg from Albany Law School's Diversity Office to engage all students, faculty and staff to create a community of inclusion and to have an open forum to address issues facing all of us.

http://albanylawdiversity.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 145

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Locke Lord LLP.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
  • Aug 9

    NAIC Cybersecurity Progre

    NAIC Cybersecurity Progre
    On August 7, 2017, the NAIC’s Cybersecurity (EX) Working Group met in its continuing effort to develop a model cybersecurity law for the insurance industry
  • Aug 7

    A Decade of Reporting on Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Development

    A Decade of Reporting on Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Development
    Locke Lord is pleased to be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of our InsureReinsure.com blog dedicated to reporting on developments affecting the insurance and reinsurance industry. With more than 4,300 blog posts over the past 10 years, we…
  • Aug 2

    Michigan Federal Court Finds No Coverage for Policyholder Duped By Fake Email

    Michigan Federal Court Finds No Coverage for Policyholder Duped By Fake Email
    A policyholder was tricked by emails ostensibly from a vendor invoicing for work provided and sent $800,000 to the fraudster’s account.  In an action filed by the insured, a federal district court for the Eastern District of…
Rank this Week: 676