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Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jan 18

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD
    The CCC represents 33 countries A new Board of the Consular Corps of Curaçao was appointed at the recent annual general meeting. Karel Frielink, honorary consul of Germany, was appointed the new Dean. The other board members appointed…
  • Jan 12

    AANDEELHOUDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID

    AANDEELHOUDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID
    De aandeelhouder als schaduwbestuurder Niet alleen bestuurders en commissarissen van een vennootschap kunnen persoonlijk aansprakelijk zijn voor hun doen en laten, maar een aandeelhouder onder omstandigheden evenzeer. Uitgegaan wordt van het…
  • Jan 11

    BESTUURDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID OP DE BES-EILANDEN

    BESTUURDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID OP DE BES-EILANDEN
    Niet iedere fout leidt tot aansprakelijkheid Wat het leerstuk bestuurdersaansprakelijkheid op de BES-eilanden (Bonaire, St. Eustatius en Saba) betreft gaat het om de persoonlijke aansprakelijkheid van de bestuurder voor zijn doen en/of laten…
Rank this Week: 466

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jan 18

    Proving Damages in a Conversion Case

    Proving Damages in a Conversion Case
    In Hamilton v. Holderman, No. M2015-02302-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 27, 2015), the Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed a damages award in a conversion case. In the underlying dispute, plaintiffs had rented a furnished house and barn to…
  • Jan 16

    Pro Se Plaintiff Allowed to Proceed with Part of Claim Against Chiropractor

    Pro Se Plaintiff Allowed to Proceed with Part of Claim Against Chiropractor
    In Lacy v. Mitchell, No. M2016-00677-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Nov. 30, 2016), the trial court dismissed plaintiff’s case, finding that her claim fell under the Health Care Liability Act and that she uncontestedly failed to follow the…
  • Jan 15

    Employer Had No Duty to Prevent Employee From Leaving Store in His Own Car

    Employer Had No Duty to Prevent Employee From Leaving Store in His Own Car
    In Thompson v. Best Buy Stores, L.P., No. E2015-02304-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Nov. 28, 2016), the Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling that an employer had no duty to prevent an employee from leaving the premises in his own car.…
Rank this Week: 454

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jan 18

    Summary judgment on a Labor Law 240(1) claim.

    Summary judgment on a Labor Law 240(1) claim.
    The Appellate Division reversed the order denying plaintiff's motion for partial summary judgment on liability, and granted the motion in this action to recover for personal injuries allegedly sustained when plaintiff fell from a ladder at…
  • Jan 17

    Absolute liability under the Labor Law.

    Absolute liability under the Labor Law.
    Practice point:  Once it is determined that the owner or contractor failed to provide the necessary safety devices required to give a worker proper protection, absolute liability is inescapable under § 240(1). In opposition to…
  • Jan 16

    Court holiday.

    Court holiday.
    Tomorrow's issue:  Absolute liability under the Labor Law.
Rank this Week: 471

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Jan 18

    Links for 2017-01-17 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-01-17 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jan 16

    Links for 2017-01-15 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-01-15 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jan 12

    Links for 2017-01-11 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-01-11 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 492

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jan 17

    Legal Writing Photos from the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting

    Legal Writing Photos from the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting
    Professor David Austin of the California Western School of Law, a contributing editor to the Legal Writing Prof Blog, has created a wonderful video montage of photos from the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.…
  • Jan 13

    Bob Brain Finishes Term as Chair of AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research; New Chair is Sabrina DeFabritii

    Bob Brain Finishes Term as Chair of AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research; New Chair is Sabrina DeFabritii
    Professor Bob Brain (Loyola Law School, Los Angeles) is pictured here with an exit sign at the end of his term as Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. He now joins...
  • Jan 12

    Hiring at Chicago-Kent

    Hiring at Chicago-Kent
    Chicago-Kent College of Law is seeking applications for its Visiting Assistant Professor Program. Visiting Assistant Professors are generally appointed for an initial term that can be renewed to a total of four years. Each Visiting Assistant…
Rank this Week: 509

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jan 17

    Getting To Know You Tuesday: Desmond Hudson

    Getting To Know You Tuesday: Desmond Hudson
    It's Getting To Know You Tuesday. Today's tax professional is Desmond Hudson.
  • Jan 17

    Millions Of Workers Will Pay More Taxes In 2017 Despite Not Having A Higher Tax Rate

    Millions Of Workers Will Pay More Taxes In 2017 Despite Not Having A Higher Tax Rate
    Millions of taxpayers will see a tax increase in 2017: they just won't realize it immediately. That's because the tax increase can't be found with a bump in income tax brackets or a rate increase but a change in the cap on wages subject to…
  • Jan 16

    Why Justice Matters: The Tax Trial Of Dr. Martin Luther King

    Why Justice Matters: The Tax Trial Of Dr. Martin Luther King
    Dr. Martin Luther King was on the receiving end of harassment by government officials - including state and local tax authorities. In 1960, he made news as being the first person ever criminally charged in the state of Alabama on tax fraud.…
Rank this Week: 504

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
  • Jan 17

    Oregon PUC Issues Guidance on Energy Storage Program

    Oregon PUC Issues Guidance on Energy Storage Program
    Actions are underway  at the Oregon Public Utility Commission (the “PUC”) to implement HB 2193, Oregon’s energy storage legislation.  HB 2193 requires that PacifiCorp and Portland General Electric…
  • Dec 29

    Katie Sieben Appointed to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, and Nancy Lange Appointed as Chair

    Katie Sieben Appointed to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, and Nancy Lange Appointed as Chair
    Yesterday, Governor Mark Dayton announced his appointment of Minnesota State Senator Katie Sieben to a six-year term on the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC). He also appointed current MPUC commissioner Nancy Lange as chair of the…
  • Dec 16

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final Revised Eagle Rule

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Final Revised Eagle Rule
    Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published notice in the Federal Register of a long-anticipated final rule revising its eagle permitting regulations (Revised Eagle Rule). Concurrent with the Revised Eagle Rule, the Service…
Rank this Week: 455

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Jan 17

    Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?

    Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?
    If you feel threatened by debt collectors you would not be alone.  A recent survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) found that 1 in 4 consumers feel threated by debt collectors.  This is not…
  • Jan 8

    What Should I do With My Car if I Owe More Than it’s Worth?

    What Should I do With My Car if I Owe More Than it’s Worth?
    One common issue that I see time and time again at an increasing pace is that consumers owe significantly more to a bank for a car than the car is actually worth.  As it turns out, www.edmunds.com has actual statistics…
  • Nov 19

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?

    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?
    What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond? Now that the 2016 election season has concluded and we have for better or worse a new President Elect in Donald Trump I wanted to look at how his… Read more › The post…
Rank this Week: 496

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Jia Jinglong: Chinese villager executed despite campaign

    Jia Jinglong: Chinese villager executed despite campaign
    Source: BBC News (15 November 2016)http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37985339The execution of a Chinese villager - despite widespread calls to commute his sentence - has drawn criticism from those who say this country's courts have one…
  • Jan 17

    UNGA 2016 Resolution – How Countries Voted

    UNGA 2016 Resolution – How Countries Voted
    Source: Anti Death Penalty Asia Network (19 December 2016)https://adpan.org/2017/01/10/unga-2016-resolution-how-countries-voted/UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY(UNGA) MORATORIUM ON THE USE OF THE DEATH PENALTY RESOLUTION..19/12/2016[117 of the…
  • Dec 20

    Duterte’s critics slam ‘barbaric’ death penalty plan to execute six criminals a day

    Duterte’s critics slam ‘barbaric’ death penalty plan to execute six criminals a day
    Source: South China Morning Post (20 December 2016)http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2056015/dutertes-critics-slam-barbaric-death-penalty-plan-executePhilippine Catholic leaders and rights groups have condemned as…
Rank this Week: 491

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
  • Jan 16

    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child

    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child
    Woman Says She Was Fired Because of Obligations to Her Autistic Child Company misinformed staffer about her rights under the FMLA It’s sad but true: many companies take advantage of the fact that workers aren’t aware of their…
  • Jan 10

    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal?

    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal?
    Company Refused to Hire Overweight Man; Was it Legal? When obesity is and isn’t covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act Many people are aware that a company cannot refuse to hire you simply because of a disability. But what…
  • Jan 3

    Alleged Sexual Harasser Cites President-Elect's Comments as Legal Defense

    Alleged Sexual Harasser Cites President-Elect's Comments as Legal Defense
    Alleged Sexual Harasser Cites President-Elect’s Comments as Legal Defense Public official allegedly offered subordinate $1,000 to go to a hotel with him “I was trying to lift her spirits,” David Gutierrez, former …
Rank this Week: 452

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Today and all days, we shall overcome

    Today and all days, we shall overcome
    The darkness of the upcoming Trump presidency is offset by the light of the lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Our law firm this and every year celebrates his birthday by being closed. Today, my son and I will join the annual peace walk on…
  • Jan 15

    National Academy of Sciences releases lengthy report on “Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids”

    National Academy of Sciences releases lengthy report on “Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids”
    On January 12, 2017, the National Academy of Sciences released its lengthy report on "Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids." The report is too lengthy for me to have reviewed yet. A cursory check seems to show the report's recognizing…
  • Jan 14

    Praised be Congressman John Lewis and all others who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration

    Praised be Congressman John Lewis and all others who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration
    Praised be Congressman John Lewis -- and all other boycotting government officials -- for boycotting Trump's inauguration, after attending all prior inaugurations while a member of the House of Representatives.
Rank this Week: 458

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Jan 15

    Ava for Professional

    Ava for Professional
      Ava is a mobile application that provides real time captions to empower deaf and hard of hearing people to participate better in conversations. It connects people’s smartphones to each other, and captures the audio from…
  • Jan 14

    All NYC subway stations will have cell service by January 9th–engadget.com

    All NYC subway stations will have cell service by January 9th–engadget.com
    Jon Fingas, @jonfingas 01.06.17 in Transportation When officials recently vowed that all New York City underground subway stations would have cellular coverage sometime in early 2017, they weren’t joking. Governor Cuomo…
  • Jan 13

    Sui Generis–a New York law blog: Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data

    Sui Generis–a New York law blog: 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 that data from one of these devices was sought by the prosecution in a murder investigation. Read much more, including Niki Black’s…
Rank this Week: 505

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jan 14

    Train to Nowhere is Significantly Overbudget

    Train to Nowhere is Significantly Overbudget
    The Los Angeles Times has a report today that California’s bullet train may cost 50% more than initially thought…and that’s in the “easy” section to build (in California’s flat Central Valley). It’s…
  • Jan 12

    Swart Wins Appeal; Not Liable for California Minimum Tax

    Swart Wins Appeal; Not Liable for California Minimum Tax
    Good news for non-California businesses that are passive investors in an investment that invests in a California entity. The Franchise Tax Board (California’s income tax agency) has been ruling that business entities that have no active…
  • Jan 10

    Please Don’t Do This!

    Please Don’t Do This!
    Joe Kristan tweeted the following last weekend: When a taxpayer emails his IP-PIN letter as an unencrypted attachment after his ID has been stolen… pic.twitter.com/oZIdYMZGnE — Joe Kristan (@joebwan) January 8, 2017 As I was…
Rank this Week: 515

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

Covers news, strategy and legal services of businesses and entrepreneurs. By inVigor Law Group PLLC.

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

    News Roundup: Instagram in Plain Language; Recent Trademark Battle

    News Roundup: Instagram in Plain Language; Recent Trademark Battle
    Plain Language, Privacy, and Instagram A lawyer rewrote Instagram’s terms of use in plain language so that young people using the app could understand their privacy rights. The rewrite was a part of a task force convened to study…
  • Jan 12

    Attorney-client Privilege: What to Know to Protect Your Busine

    Attorney-client Privilege: What to Know to Protect Your Busine
    What is the attorney-client privilege generally? The attorney-client privilege is the legal right that protects communications between a person and her attorney from compelled disclosure in a legal action. Attorney-client privilege is most…
  • Dec 14

    Integration in Securities Offering

    Integration in Securities Offering
    When companies raise money from investors, the transaction will be governed by securities laws. These securities laws have complex requirements that often “trip up” companies unfamiliar with the rules and their application.…
Rank this Week: 477

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

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

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

    Aerial Photography Expert Witness Allowed

    Aerial Photography Expert Witness Allowed
    Plaintiff sued defendant for negligence involving an accident.  Plaintiff hired an aerial photography expert witness and defendant filed a motion to exclude the witness.  The court allowed the expert witness to testify. Facts:…
  • Jan 11

    Business Valuation Expert Testimony in Patent Case Allowed in Part

    Business Valuation Expert Testimony in Patent Case Allowed in Part
    Plaintiff filed a patent infringement claim against the defendant related to managing malware in their browser.  The plaintiff hired a business valuation expert to calculate damages.  The defendant filed a motion to exclude this…
  • Jan 9

    Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Testimony Partially Allowed

    Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Testimony Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff sued defendant for not providing adequate warning on their knee implant.  Plaintiff hired an orthopedic surgery expert to provide testimony and the defendant filed a motion to exclude. Facts:  This case (Goldin v. Zimmer,…
Rank this Week: 457

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: 443

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: 501

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: 485

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 490

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 456

The Courtroom Insight Blog

The Courtroom Insight Blog

Featuring attorney reviews of expert witnesses, litigation consultants, mediators and arbitrators.

http://blog.courtroominsight.com/
  • Jan 10

    New Software Release Includes Unique Expert Witness Service

    New Software Release Includes Unique Expert Witness Service
    Courtroom Insight is pleased to announce a brand new service and significant new enhancements with the latest release of our knowledge management software. First, we are proud to offer a new expert witness information service that…
  • Dec 6

    People-Finding: Achieving One of KM’s Three “P”

    People-Finding: Achieving One of KM’s Three “P”
    Originally posted on ILTA KM: By Chris Boyd, Senior Director of Professional Services, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Our firm defines KM as “delivering more value to clients by putting the knowledge of all attorneys at the…
  • Nov 15

    Judge Gonzalo Curiel advises President-Elect Trump and Plaintiffs to settle case regarding Trump University

    Judge Gonzalo Curiel advises President-Elect Trump and Plaintiffs to settle case regarding Trump University
    Just two days after President-Elect Trump was voted into the Presidency, the judge presiding over the Trump University fraud case, urged both parties to work towards a settlement deal.  The case against Trump was brought by former…
Rank this Week: 453

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 480

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Winter Weather Increases Risks of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Chicago

    Winter Weather Increases Risks of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Chicago
    With winter encompassing Chicago, the season of slipping and falling is upon us. Every winter, countless individuals become injured due to falling on icy surfaces. We’ve all experienced it; you’re walking along and then without…
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily
    The phrase “multi-car collision” typically is used to describe accidents with a large number of cars. However, it can mean anything from a crash with two or three vehicles to one with hundreds. These incidents happen most commonly…
  • Nov 23

    Backups, Car Accidents Expected During Thanksgiving Travel in Illinoi

    Backups, Car Accidents Expected During Thanksgiving Travel in Illinoi
    Traditionally, the Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most traveled times of the year in America. Those in Chicago are no exception to this as thousands both leave and enter the city each year, traveling to celebrate with friends and family…
Rank this Week: 483

Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

By Brien Roche Law.

http://www.brienrochelaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 7

    Filing Suit in Federal Court

    Filing Suit in Federal Court
    Filing Suit in Federal Court from Brien Roche Law Filing suit in federal court requires first an analysis of whether that court has what is called subject matter jurisdiction.Subject matter jurisdiction in federal court is based on either…
  • Jan 7

    Handling Fire Case

    Handling Fire Case
    Handling Fire Cases from Brien Roche Law Cigarette Fires Cigarette fire cases involve interesting issues of product liability law. Many household fires are caused by cigarettes according to injury attorney Brien Roche.  Everybody knows…
  • Jan 7

    Highway Defect Case

    Highway Defect Case
    Highway Defect Cases from Brien Roche Law Roadway Drop-off Cases Roadway drop off injuries arise in those instances where a vehicle leaves the travel portion of the roadway onto a sunken shoulder and the driver then attempts to reenter the…
Rank this Week: 447

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury
    If you work in construction, landscaping or health care, you know there are many hazards that come with the job. Those who are injured at work in Florida may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which are the…
  • Jan 7

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury

    Newton v. Caterpillar Corp. et al – Civil Lawsuit After Work Injury
    If you work in construction, landscaping or health care, you know there are many hazards that come with the job. Those who are injured at work in Florida may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which are the…
  • Jan 4

    Bicycle, Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply

    Bicycle, Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply
    An 11-year-old South Florida boy was struck and killed while riding on his bicycle about a mile from his North Fort Myers home recently. The driver of the pickup truck that hit the boy reportedly did not see him, as the stretch of road is not…
Rank this Week: 470

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Covers consumer marketing, advertising and promotional activities. By Arnold & Porter.

http://www.consumeradvertisinglawblog.com/
  • Jan 6

    Obama Administration Continues to Push Food Policy Agenda

    Obama Administration Continues to Push Food Policy Agenda
    In its final weeks, the Obama Administration has continued to implement its food labeling policies with full force. Over the holidays and within the first few days of the new year, FDA released two draft guidance documents clarifying key…
  • Jan 3

    FDA Objects to Branded Pre-Approval YouTube Video

    FDA Objects to Branded Pre-Approval YouTube Video
    We thought our readers might be interested in a recent Untitled Letter that FDA sent to Zydus Discovery DMCC, the US agent/subsidiary of Indian pharmaceutical company Zydus Cadila, alleging that the company’s promotional claims for the…
  • Nov 22

    FTC Reverses Course on Soundboard Technology to Curtail Abusive Telemarketing Call

    FTC Reverses Course on Soundboard Technology to Curtail Abusive Telemarketing Call
    This month, the FTC issued a Staff Opinion Letter that will revoke a prior opinion letter and will now bring outbound telemarketing calls that utilize soundboard technology within the purview of the Telemarketing Sales Rule’s (TSR)…
Rank this Week: 507

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Jan 3

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift
    The Rare Book Collection is honored to be the recipient of a bequest from the estate of Professor S. F. C. Milsom (1923-2016): the 1561 Richard Tottel edition of the Novae Narrationes. What makes the gift special is the stature of its donor,…
  • Nov 15

    Recent acquisitions in Cuban law

    Recent acquisitions in Cuban law
    A number of our recent acquisitions are in the field of Cuban law. Here are some of the highlights.
  • Nov 7

    Exhibit talk: "Representing the Law in Renaissance Venice"

    Exhibit talk: "Representing the Law in Renaissance Venice"
    The role of imagery in the governance of Renaissance Venice will be explored in an exhibit talk sponsored by the Yale Law Library. Christopher W. Platts (History of Art, Yale University) will speak on “Representing the Law in…
Rank this Week: 464

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Dec 27

    Sleep in a Library Book and Bed Hostel in Tokyo and Kyoto

    Sleep in a Library Book and Bed Hostel in Tokyo and Kyoto
    In an amazing idea, a company in Japan has designed library sleeping nooks and merged them with library shelves into Book and Bed Hostels in Tokyo and Kyoto. Check out the photos of this interesting venture here.
  • Dec 20

    All 10 Articles from the ABA's 2016 Trends in Legal Technology Worth Reading

    All 10 Articles from the ABA's 2016 Trends in Legal Technology Worth Reading
    Last week on 12/13/16, the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center released its 4th Annual ABA TechReport. The TechReport is composed of the following 10 sections, all of which can be downloaded for free: Planning and Budgeting Technology…
  • Dec 20

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to its Rules of Practice

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to its Rules of Practice
    Yesterday, the Ohio Supreme Court announced the that it had adopted various amendments to the rules that govern how cases are filed and proceed before the Court. A Press Release from the Court summarized the changes as follows: Rule 2.02...
Rank this Week: 448

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Dec 26

    Uncontested Divorce and Property Division

    Uncontested Divorce and Property Division
    Michael An uncontested divorce is a divorce whereby the spouses agree on their own to divide the marital property and settle on issues regarding child support and visitation without looking to the courts, or any dispute resolution process or…
  • Dec 26

    Bankruptcy: Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy For You?

    Bankruptcy: Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy For You?
    Michael For some debtors chapter 13 bankruptcy is a better option that chapter 7 bankruptcy and in some cases chapter 13 bankruptcy is the only option, as these debtors do not qualify for chapter 7 bankruptcy. Many debtors assume that chapter…
  • Dec 26

    Pre-Bankruptcy Credit Counselling

    Pre-Bankruptcy Credit Counselling
    Michael Before you file for chapter 7 bankruptcy or chapter 13 bankruptcy you must consult a nonprofit credit counselling agency. The purpose for this counselling is to see whether there is a way to handle your debt load besides having to…
Rank this Week: 472

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

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

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    Lies, Damn Lies, and the Law

    Lies, Damn Lies, and the Law
    Some true stories:A judge told me (off the record) that when it comes down to it, he finds cops more credible than lay witnesses.Another judge told me (off the record) that if it had been a DUI he'd have granted the defendant's motion and…
  • Dec 3

    Better Angels My A

    Better Angels My A
    Lincoln, at his first inaugural, spoke of healing of the nation's wounds.We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory,…
  • Nov 28

    This Won't End Well

    This Won't End Well
    It is too often true in the trenches of criminal defense that if our clients were good at making decisions they wouldn't be our clients.Case in point:  Dylan Roof.  Charged with killing 9 African Americans at the Emanuel…
Rank this Week: 489

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

Covers law and legal information in the Philippines. From Fred Pamaos.

http://attyatwork.com
  • Dec 14

    Proposed Amnesty for Unpaid Estate Taxe

    Proposed Amnesty for Unpaid Estate Taxe
    (Note: Full text of House Bill No. 1889 and House Bill No. 3010 reproduced below.) The Ways and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 13

    December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 Declared as National Holidays: Proclamation No. 117 (Full Text)

    December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 Declared as National Holidays: Proclamation No. 117 (Full Text)
    MALACANAN PALACE MANILA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PROCLAMATION NO. 117 DECLARING 26... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 8

    Death Penalty in the Philippine

    Death Penalty in the Philippine
    The sitting President of the Philippines favors the reimposition of death penalty, also called... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 528

FDA Lawyers Blog

FDA Lawyers Blog

By Frommer Lawrence & Haug.

http://www.fdalawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 476

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 514

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 30

    Can I Be Liable for My Elderly Parent’s Car Accident?

    Can I Be Liable for My Elderly Parent’s Car Accident?
    Deciding when it’s time to hang up the keys for good can be an emotionally-challenging process for elderly parents and their children alike. For the driver in question, giving up the keys can signal a loss of independence and freedom.…
  • Nov 30

    Social host liability – How good intentions go horribly wrong

    Social host liability – How good intentions go horribly wrong
    You’re the parent of a Massachusetts high school student and have done a tremendous job so far of encouraging your child to always be honest and always ask you questions, even the ones that make you uncomfortable. One day, you get a…
  • Nov 29

    If a Child is Injured on My Property, Am I Liable?

    If a Child is Injured on My Property, Am I Liable?
    Well, the short answer is, it depends. The fact that an injury occurred on your property does not automatically make you responsible. However, if negligence played a role, that’s an entirely different story. In addition, the rules of…
Rank this Week: 487

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
  • Nov 29

    Court Halts DOL Rule Set To Extend Overtime To Millions on December 1

    Court Halts DOL Rule Set To Extend Overtime To Millions on December 1
    In an unexpected decision, on Tuesday, November 22nd, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against implementation of the Department of Labor’s (“DOL’s”)…
  • Nov 4

    A Matter of Protocol — Rules for Departing Brokers Trying to Solicit Former Client

    A Matter of Protocol — Rules for Departing Brokers Trying to Solicit Former Client
    Question:  We operate a financial services firm that employs account executives who execute investment trades on behalf of clients.  One of our brokers recently resigned to move to a competitor firm.  With his resignation…
  • Sep 15

    OSHA Weighs in on Retaliation and Drug Testing

    OSHA Weighs in on Retaliation and Drug Testing
    QUESTION: We conduct drug testing whenever an employee is injured at work or in involved in an accident. I recently read that this may violate OSHA’s anti-retaliation rule. How can that be? I would think OSHA would want employers to…
Rank this Week: 479

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Tax Problem Attorney Blog

Covers topics such as sales and payroll tax problems, offers in compromise, tax audits, tax debt, tax disputes, tax fraud, tax litigation and tax controversy, and tax preparer penalties. By Brager Tax Law Group.

http://www.taxproblemattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    What Should I Look for in a California Tax Lawyer?

    What Should I Look for in a California Tax Lawyer?
    When you need tax help, it only makes sense to look for in-depth experience in all of the tax laws relevant to you and your business. Federal and California state tax law are constantly changing, and it isn’t easy for the average…
  • Nov 18

    Can Back Taxes and Penalties Be Negotiated?

    Can Back Taxes and Penalties Be Negotiated?
    Back taxes can be financially crippling both to you and your business. If your tax debt is more than you can afford to pay back in a lump sum, or if you think there may be some error on the part of the government in assessing how much you…
  • Nov 10

    Why Hire a Tax Litigation Lawyer?

    Why Hire a Tax Litigation Lawyer?
    When faced with a tax controversy between you and the IRS, you may feel like you are at a disadvantage. The IRS has a giant team at its disposal to pursue its case against you. However, you do not need to face tax issues alone. Hiring a tax…
Rank this Week: 493

A Harvard Lawyer In Magic City

A Harvard Lawyer In Magic City

By Jared Beck.

http://beckandlee.wordpress.com
  • Oct 23

    On Corruption, Our Coming Election And Beyond

    On Corruption, Our Coming Election And Beyond
    “Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.” — Thomas Jefferson “History…
  • Jul 11

    Comey’s Volley, Or The Indictment That Wasn’t

    Comey’s Volley, Or The Indictment That Wasn’t
    One month before FBI Director James Comey announced his recommendation not to indict Hillary Clinton based on her use of a private email server, I tried to assess the prospect of indictment based on analysis of the known facts and…
  • Jun 6

    Why Hillary Clinton’s Emails Matter: A Legal Analysi

    Why Hillary Clinton’s Emails Matter: A Legal Analysi
    A simple Google search turns up numerous articles on the pending FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email account and server. Reflecting an election season marked by harsh and exaggerated rhetoric,…
Rank this Week: 506

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries. Mel Gray, 12 year NFL veteran of the St. Louis Cardinals, is the newest player to be represented.…
  • Oct 4

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
  • Sep 7

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home
    Fears | Nachawati represents the victimized homeowners against Nabors, a demolition company that recklessly tore down the wrong home after the Rowlett tornado. We will hold the company accountable after its refusal to right the wrong. See…
Rank this Week: 463

Wage Law

Wage Law

Covers California wage and hour law. By Walsh & Walsh.

http://www.californiawagelaw.com/wage_law/
  • Sep 15

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent

    California's Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Becomes Permanent
    Existing law, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (Labor Code section 1451-1453), regulates the hours of work of domestic work employees who are personal attendants and provides an overtime compensation rate for those employees. The Domestic…
  • Sep 14

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California

    Changes Made to Exemptions for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in California
    School teachers often work long hour, and are generally exemption from overtime pay under California law. However, public school teachers often enjoy high salaries and outstanding benefits. The same is not always true, however, for private…
  • Sep 13

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime

    California Farm Workers to Get Daily Overtime
    AB 1066, a bill authored Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to provide daily overtime to California agricultural workers, has been signed into law by Governor Brown. Existing law sets wage, hour, meal break requirements, and other…
Rank this Week: 460

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Covers the study and practice of law for pre-law and law school students.

http://www.lawschoollabyrinth.com/blog.html
  • Aug 1

    Clique

    Clique
    Somebody once asked the rhetorical question: "Why do people form cliques?"The rhetorical answer was: "To keep other people out."We see them in all aspects of our lives: country clubs, at work, even churches; you name it. Cliques start early…
  • Aug 21

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger
    I’ll never forget the first time I was called on in class.         “Mr. Sedberry, do you think that a party who has sent a purchase order for goods to another party should be required to…
  • Aug 15

    The Secret That's Not A Secret

    The Secret That's Not A Secret
    If you are a freshman or sophomore in college, then close your browser and immediately get back to your studies.  Invest every minute of your available time in achieving the highest possible GPA before worrying about the law…
Rank this Week: 481

ChildLaw Blog

ChildLaw Blog

Commentary, insight and analysis on children's law, policy and current issues. By Marsh Law Firm.

http://www.childlaw.us/
  • Jul 14

    He said it was consensual. She said she blacked out. U-Va. had to decide: Was it assault?

    He said it was consensual. She said she blacked out. U-Va. had to decide: Was it assault?
    When Haley Lind was found alone in a stranger’s bathroom, she was naked and in a drunken stupor, barely able to stand or speak, a raucous party raging around her. She awoke in her bed hours later, her head pounding, leaves in her hair,…
  • May 12

    Sextortion: Stalking Victims in the New Cyber Playground

    Sextortion: Stalking Victims in the New Cyber Playground
    In a new report, Benjamin Wittes, Cody Poplin, Quinta Jurecic and Clara Spera of the Brookings Institution discuss new research on “sextortion”—online, remote sexual assaults, sometimes over great distances, crossing…
  • May 12

    Sextortion: Stalking Victims in the New Cyber Playground

    Sextortion: Stalking Victims in the New Cyber Playground
    In a new report, Benjamin Wittes, Cody Poplin, Quinta Jurecic and Clara Spera of the Brookings Institution discuss new research on “sextortion”—online, remote sexual assaults, sometimes over great distances, crossing…
Rank this Week: 482

Letters Blogatory

Letters Blogatory

Covers international judicial assistance.

http://lettersblogatory.com/
  • May 18

    Case of the Day: Gregor v. Otuorimuo

    Case of the Day: Gregor v. Otuorimuo
    The case of the day is Gregor v. Otuorimuo (Conn. Super. Ct. 2016). The case was a divorce case. husband and the wife were married in Connecticut in 2011. The husband sued for a divorce, asserting that there had been an irretrievable…
  • May 17

    Case of the Day: Ure v. Oceania Cruise

    Case of the Day: Ure v. Oceania Cruise
    The case of the day is Ure v. Oceania Cruises, Inc. (S.D. Fla. 2015). Diana Ure was a passenger aboard Oceania’s ship. She fell ill and was treated by one of the defendants, Dr. Fabian Bonilla, an Ecuadoran national. She and her husband…
  • May 16

    Case of the Day: Villoldo v. Castro

    Case of the Day: Villoldo v. Castro
    The case of the day is Villoldo v. Castro (1st Cir. 2016). Westlaw calls the case Villoldo v. Ruz. I’m no Spanish naming convention expert, but that seems clearly wrong. Anyway, Alfredo and Gustavo Villoldo were Cuban brothers. In 1959,…
Rank this Week: 459

Massachusetts Estate Planning,…

Massachusetts Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law

Features a blend of common sense info for clients and family caregivers and in-depth probate, tax and Medicaid analysis for lawyers & CPAs. By Brian E. Barreira.

http://elderlaw.info/
Rank this Week: 488

Michigan Estate Planning Lawyer…

Michigan Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers trusts, probate, elder law, and estate planning. By Witzke Berry Carter & Wander PLLC.

http://www.michiganestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • May 9

    Tips When Registering Your trademark With an Attorney

    Tips When Registering Your trademark With an Attorney
    When you are looking to brand a business, you need to begin by registering a trademark. A trademark is essentially a sign, design or unique expression that is recognisable. Through the use of trademark registration, you can be sure that other…
  • Oct 15

    KNOWING MARYLAND’S MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND WHEN TO CALL A LAWYER

    KNOWING MARYLAND’S MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND WHEN TO CALL A LAWYER
    That opening line of the Hippocratic Oath isn’t always so uncomplicated as it is brief. Maryland medical malpractice lawyers engage hundreds, if not thousands of cases yearly in which medical professionals left their patients in worse…
  • Oct 9

    Looking At Bankruptcy Law In California

    Looking At Bankruptcy Law In California
    Setbacks are common in life. If your financial situation has spiraled out of control it’s wise that you apply for insolvency. Paths of Alleviation Personal bankruptcy laws supply you with two paths for relief: chapter 7 as well as…
Rank this Week: 519

idealawg

idealawg

Law practice information and ideas. From Stephanie West Allen of Allen & Nichols Production.

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
  • Apr 19

    Are family trusts a burden or a tool to enhance the lives of beneficiaries?

    Are family trusts a burden or a tool to enhance the lives of beneficiaries?
    Friend and colleague Hartley Goldstone was recently interviewed for Family Wealth Report about his new book Family Trusts: A Guide for Beneficiaries, Trustees, Trust Protectors and Trust Creators coauthored with Jay Hughes and Keith Whitaker.…
  • Apr 12

    July in Colorado, conflict resolution program with Gary Friedman

    July in Colorado, conflict resolution program with Gary Friedman
    Gary Friedman will present on 3 days (2-hour keynote on July 15th, full day on July 16th, and one and one-half hours on July 16) at the 10th Rocky Mountain Retreat. The event will be held outside Colorado Springs at The Franciscan Retreat…
  • Mar 29

    Benefits of Mindfulness, Self-Awareness, and Reflection in Providing Exceptional Client Service

    Benefits of Mindfulness, Self-Awareness, and Reflection in Providing Exceptional Client Service
    An excellent interview about the role of mindfulness and self-awareness in client service is coming up on April 26! Sponsored by Purposeful Planning Institute (PPI), this teleconference will feature my wise, knowledgeable colleague Dr.…
Rank this Week: 524