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Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

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

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • May 6

    Hospital Blamed for Causing Injuries to Disabled Adult

    Hospital Blamed for Causing Injuries to Disabled Adult
    When we enter the hospital we expect that doctors and others will provide us with the best possible care. We trust that we will receive the proper diagnosis and treatment of the illness or malady that we are suffering from. In one recent…
  • May 3

    Botched Cosmetic Procedure Prompts Lawsuit

    Botched Cosmetic Procedure Prompts Lawsuit
    Cosmetic surgery should be considered safe and those who undergo a procedure expect that it will be completed properly and safely. Unfortunately, a cosmetic procedure went wrong for one local woman, who suffered severe injuries after the…
  • Apr 30

    Lawsuit Filed Against Health Care Provider for Negligent Care

    Lawsuit Filed Against Health Care Provider for Negligent Care
    When we or our loved ones are in the hospital we trust that proper care will always be provided. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. A lawsuit was recently filed against a local hospital and doctor alleging that failure to provide…
Rank this Week: 47

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 6

    Queen Rania: The Syrian refugees I met are experiencing something worse than death

    Queen Rania: The Syrian refugees I met are experiencing something worse than death
    In this op/ed in the Washington Post, Queen Rania of Jordan argues that Syrian refugees are experiencing something worse than death: "No one’s listening to the nearly 155,000 refugees who have risked their lives to reach Greece since…
  • May 6

    Former Governor of Maryland Martin O’Malley to speak at ABA panel on immigration reform

    Former Governor of Maryland Martin O’Malley to speak at ABA panel on immigration reform
    A little later this morning, Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland and Democratic presidential candidate will be among the panelists discussing the political debates around immigration at the program, “Words Matter: the U.S. Debate…
  • May 6

    President Obama Hosts a Cinco de Mayo Reception

    President Obama Hosts a Cinco de Mayo Reception
    In his remarks at the event, President Obama reminded us about the need for immigration reform: "Together, we continue to fight to fix our broken immigration system. The fact that we weren’t able to get it through Congress has been...
Rank this Week: 46

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 6

    ABA Tax Section May Meeting

    ABA Tax Section May Meeting
    The ABA Tax Section May meeting continues today in Washington, D.C. The full program is here. Yesterday's highlight was the annual Laurence Neal Woodworth Memorial Lecture in Federal Tax Law and Policy on What Has the Tax Court Been Doing? An…
  • May 6

    WSJ:Is Taxing Harvard, Yale And Stanford The Answer To Rising College Costs?

    WSJ:Is Taxing Harvard, Yale And Stanford The Answer To Rising College Costs?
    Wall Street Journal, Is Taxing Harvard, Yale and Stanford the Answer to Rising College Costs?: Lawmakers have a new solution for the high cost of college: Make the wealthiest universities pay for it. Elite U.S. schools have grown richer since…
  • May 6

    The Best LL.M. Programs For International Student

    The Best LL.M. Programs For International Student
    International Jurist (2016), The Best LL.M. Programs: Which are the best U.S. LL.M. programs for attorneys outside the U.S.? With more than 80 law schools and 300 graduate law programs to choose from, it would be a lot easier to answer that…
Rank this Week: 51

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    First woman to receive US Patent: May 5, 1809

    First woman to receive US Patent: May 5, 1809
    Of "cinco de mayo" and patents, on May 5,1809, Mary Kies became the first woman to receive a U.S. patent, for a weaving technique. The "cinco de mayo" holiday celebrates the victory of the Mexican army over the French at the Battle of Puebla…
  • May 5

    Who invented Bitcoin?

    Who invented Bitcoin?
    From Ars Technica, on the evolving Craig Wright matter :Of course, Craig Wright already said goodbye on Monday, telling the BBC his discussion would be the one and only television interview he would do. "I don't think I should have to be out…
  • May 4

    The CAFC and the case of the misleading ellipsi

    The CAFC and the case of the misleading ellipsi
    From a footnote in the Rhoads case (lost by appellant Rhoads):Rhoads uses a somewhat misleading ellipsis tosuggest that the Examiner conceded that Davis did nottransmit electronic information to the device to cause thedevice to execute an…
Rank this Week: 52

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • May 4

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense
    Sonia Katyal writes for The New York Times, May 4, 2016 Brands and trade symbols are not just pictures. They implicate the very force of identity, which can form and recode itself according to the dynamic pull of public culture. But there are…
  • May 4

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime
    Franklin Zimring quoted in The Washington Post, May 4, 2016 “If you and I are selling drugs on the street, we’re both going to want the best corner, and if we have a conflict about who got there first, we’re not going to put…
  • May 3

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, May 3, 2016 Mr. Pulte’s interests are divided, as he has hedged his own stock holdings in the company and borrowed heavily against them, leaving one to wonder whether he is acting…
Rank this Week: 48

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • May 3

    So Many Sources of Information, So Little Time

    So Many Sources of Information, So Little Time
    Private and public records offer a wealth of information to fraud investigators On Balance – The Magazine for Wisconsin CPAs Without information, a fraud investigation goes nowhere. There are abundant sources of information on people…
  • Apr 28

    Five Tips to Start Your Company on the Road to Reducing Fraud

    Five Tips to Start Your Company on the Road to Reducing Fraud
    One of the biggest mistakes small business owners make in relation to fraud prevention at their companies is doing nothing. They often think that fraud prevention is too extensive and too expensive, so they opt to do nothing proactive to…
  • Apr 21

    Using a Forensic Accountant in Tax Cases (Civil or Criminal)

    Using a Forensic Accountant in Tax Cases (Civil or Criminal)
    Why should a taxpayer use the services of a forensic accountant when being audited or under criminal investigation? Tracy Coenen talks about the expertise a forensic accountant can bring to the case, specifically in evaluating the methods…
Rank this Week: 49

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • May 2

    CII Issues Investor-Engagement Guide on Cyber Risk

    CII Issues Investor-Engagement Guide on Cyber Risk
    Recently, the Council of Institutional Investors issued a guide to shareholder engagement on cyber risk. The guide is intended to enable shareholders to ask appropriate questions of boards to gauge whether companies are taking proper steps to…
  • Apr 28

    Parliamentary Committee Approves Denham ICO Appointment

    Parliamentary Committee Approves Denham ICO Appointment
    On April 27, 2016, the UK House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee confirmed Elizabeth Denham’s appointment as Information Commissioner. Denham, currently the Privacy and Information Commissioner for British Columbia,…
  • Apr 27

    OCR Settles Two Key HIPAA Privacy Rule Cases Involving X-Rays and Medical Reality TV Show

    OCR Settles Two Key HIPAA Privacy Rule Cases Involving X-Rays and Medical Reality TV Show
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights recently announced resolution agreements with Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, P.A., and New York-Presbyterian Hospital for HIPAA Privacy Rule violations.……
Rank this Week: 50

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

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

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    DUI Vehicular Crimes in the Summer Time

    DUI Vehicular Crimes in the Summer Time
    DUI vehicular crimes are considered quite serious and are classified as felonies. Some states have a Vehicular Crimes Unit that is responsible for prosecuting all felony vehicular crimes. Their goal is to effectively prosecute those charged…
  • Apr 21

    Civil Forfeiture Cases and Defense

    Civil Forfeiture Cases and Defense
    Civil forfeiture, also called civil seizure, or civil judicial forfeiture, is a controversial legal process in the United States in which law enforcement officers take assets from people suspected of being involved in a crime or some sort of…
  • Apr 19

    Pre-charge Investigation Stage Case

    Pre-charge Investigation Stage Case
    ‘Pre-charge’, also called the ‘Investigation Stage’ of a criminal case is the stage when someone is under observation for a criminal offense, but no formal action has been taken. When someone is involved in such a…
Rank this Week: 53

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • May 6

    Ayres & Kapczynski on Penalizing Failures to Innovate

    Ayres & Kapczynski on Penalizing Failures to Innovate
    Ian Ayres and Amy Kapczynski (Yale University - Yale Law School and Yale University - Law School) has posted Innovation Sticks: The Limited Case for Penalizing Failures to Innovate (University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 1781, 2015)…
  • May 6

    Rantanen on Empirical Analysis on the Federal Circuit's Patent Decision

    Rantanen on Empirical Analysis on the Federal Circuit's Patent Decision
    Jason Rantanen (University of Iowa - College of Law) has posted Empirical Analyses of Judicial Opinions: Methodology, Metrics and the Federal Circuit (Connecticut Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Despite the popularity…
  • May 6

    Epps on the Blackstone Principle

    Epps on the Blackstone Principle
    Daniel Epps (Harvard Law School) has posted One Last Word on the Blackstone Principle (102 Virginia Law Review Online 34 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In "The Consequences of Error in Criminal Justice," I analyzed and…
Rank this Week: 54

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 6

    The Most Inappropriate Comment from A Police Union Yet?

    The Most Inappropriate Comment from A Police Union Yet?
    I've been writing and thinking a lot over the past year plus about how the criminal justice system reacts to police who are accused (or not) of committing crimes. Since Michael Brown's death in Ferguson in August 2014, police killings have…
  • May 6

    Random items for a Friday morning

    Random items for a Friday morning
    1) Here is a supercut of movie scenes depicting people dealing with writer's block. The Slate story describes it as stressful to watch--and it is. I also would say "claustrophobic." 2) Yesterday, I held my Civ Pro review session,…
  • May 5

    Rethinking Olympic Legacy

    Rethinking Olympic Legacy
    I’m going to spend much of this month trying to re-engineer your thinking about Brazil; the rule of law story is way cooler than most of us appreciate. Among all else going on there, Brazil is hosting the upcoming Summer Olympics, and there…
Rank this Week: 57

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • May 5

    Sentenced to Eight Years in Jail for a Miscarriage

    Sentenced to Eight Years in Jail for a Miscarriage
    A 27-year-old woman, known as Belén to protect her identity, has spent the past two years in pre-trial detention accused of self-inducting a miscarriage. After the accusations, Belén was arrested by authorities because abortion…
  • May 4

    Why Gun Violence is a Human Rights Crisi

    Why Gun Violence is a Human Rights Crisi
    Human rights are protected and upheld by international and national laws and treaties. Yet in America, guns kill more than 30,000 men, women and children every single year.
  • May 4

    What If Eating Caused You Excruciating Pain? This Man’s Impossible Choice

    What If Eating Caused You Excruciating Pain? This Man’s Impossible Choice
    I just ate an apple. Later, I’ll try to resist the temptation to munch on crackers. I keep hearing about the importance of a “clean diet.” I think that means no crackers. Maybe carrots instead? As I make these decisions,…
Rank this Week: 55

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    ACR 2016 Conference Includes Ombuds Workshop

    ACR 2016 Conference Includes Ombuds Workshop
    The Association for Conflict Resolution has posted an agenda for its 2016 Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD. Continuing a trend over the past several years, the program includes several sessions by or about Ombuds. New this year is a…
  • May 4

    Ombuds Blog Now More Secure

    Ombuds Blog Now More Secure
    The settings have changed for this blog. All visitors are now able to view the Ombuds Blog over an encrypted connection by visiting https://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com. Existing links and bookmarks will continue to work.  The…
  • May 4

    Federal Court for Northern California to Continue Ombuds Program

    Federal Court for Northern California to Continue Ombuds Program
    Humboldt County blogger, John Chiv reports that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California will continue its Ombuds program indefinitely after a two-year trial.  The court Ombudsperson Program was established in…
Rank this Week: 56

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 6

    FAN 107.1 (First Amendment News) FIRE Launches Free-Speech Podcast

    FAN 107.1 (First Amendment News) FIRE Launches Free-Speech Podcast
    Here’s how the folks at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) are billing their latest free-speech undertaking: So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast takes an uncensored look at the world of free expression…
  • May 4

    Fathers, Work, Family and Masculinitie

    Fathers, Work, Family and Masculinitie
    Men’s care work and wage work both are powerfully impacted by the dynamic of masculinities. Masculinities are the male equivalent of female gender norms; they are plural because there are multiple variations, but with a dominant or…
  • May 3

    FAN 107 (First Amendment News) FTC’s Power to curb misleading ads remains intact

    FAN 107 (First Amendment News) FTC’s Power to curb misleading ads remains intact
    After a lengthy hearing (involving 14 expert witnesses and nearly 2000 exhibits), an administrative law judge (ALJ) concluded that petitioners had violated the FTC Act. . . . On de novo review, the Commission found that petitioners had…
Rank this Week: 61

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 59

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    A Noteworthy Event – March 17-18, 2016

    A Noteworthy Event – March 17-18, 2016
    Retail data breaches continue to evolve and bring new litigation and trends in the Data Breach and Privacy Litigation context. Business to business claims, vendor lawsuits, litigation between issuing banks and retailers post-breach, the…
  • Jan 29

    Certain claims carry a presumption as to amount-in-controversy that will lead directly to federal court

    Certain claims carry a presumption as to amount-in-controversy that will lead directly to federal court
    Robertson v Exxon Mobil Corp., 2015 WL 9592499 (5th Cir. Dec. 31, 2015). In a personal injury and a property damage action, the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court’s order remanding the action finding that the defendants had by…
  • Jan 13

    Fifth Circuit weighs in on ambiguous class definition

    Fifth Circuit weighs in on ambiguous class definition
    Arbuckle Mountain Ranch of Texas Inc v Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Case No. 15-10955, 2016 WL 98128 (5th Cir. Jan 7, 2016). In a 2-1 decision, the Fifth Circuit examined an ambiguous complaint suggesting two class definitions, (one a…
Rank this Week: 58

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 60

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 68

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • May 6

    Michael Davis | DAVIS AGNOR

    Michael Davis | DAVIS AGNOR
    Michael Davis, an  attorney with Davis, Agnor, Rapaport and Skalny LLC, has been appointed to the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission. Established by the Maryland General Assembly in 2010. Commission members, who represent local and…
  • May 6

    VICTOR STEVEN HARPER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    VICTOR STEVEN HARPER v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Second-degree murder Following a trial in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, a jury convicted appellant, Victor Steven Harper, of second-degree murder and the use of a firearm…
  • May 6

    ALAN G. HINMAN v. BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE MARYLAND STATE RETIREMENT AND PENSION SYSTEM

    ALAN G. HINMAN v. BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE MARYLAND STATE RETIREMENT AND PENSION SYSTEM
    Administrative law — Accidental disability retirement benefits — Substantial evidence Alan G. Hinman, the appellant, challenges a decision of the Board of Trustees (“Trustees”) for the Maryland State Retirement and…
Rank this Week: 63

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • May 6

    UBS Broker Christiane Olsen Subject of Energy Stock Investor Claim

    UBS Broker Christiane Olsen Subject of Energy Stock Investor Claim
    The investment attorneys of Gana LLP are investigating an investor claim of unsuitable investments in oil and gas related products.  Our firm is currently representing a number of investors who lost substantial savings due to poor advice…
  • May 6

    FINRA Sanctions Broker Andrew Corbman Over Unsuitable Investment

    FINRA Sanctions Broker Andrew Corbman Over Unsuitable Investment
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against former Kovack Securities Inc. (Kovack Securities) broker Andrew Corbman (Corbman).  According…
  • Apr 28

    Suitability Complaints Against Merrill Lynch Broker Heather Weber

    Suitability Complaints Against Merrill Lynch Broker Heather Weber
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Heather Weber (Weber).  According to BrokerCheck records Weber has been subject to at…
Rank this Week: 74

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 6

    Fashion, Fast Fashion, and IP

    Fashion, Fast Fashion, and IP
    The Devil Wear's Prada film clipArts schools are a natural but underused environment to discuss the art in the artistic works of IP.  Yesterday’s CREATe and Goldsmiths-hosted event at Glasgow School of Art, "Fashion as Urban…
  • May 6

    Friday Fantasie

    Friday Fantasie
    International Chamber of Commerce report on Specialised IP JurisdictionsIPKat keeping up with all things internationalThe report, published last week, compares the experiences of IP litigators and businesses in 24 countries, 19 of which have…
  • May 5

    The Economist is at it again (when it comes to patents)

    The Economist is at it again (when it comes to patents)
    Last August, The Economist attracted wide-spread attention with its cover story, "Set Innovation Free", here and here, in which it aggressively attacked the patent system as too often inimical to innovation. This Kat took issue with the…
Rank this Week: 72

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 6

    Villanova Law Seeks Legal Writing VAP

    Villanova Law Seeks Legal Writing VAP
    Continuing our late season hiring spree, the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law seeks to hire a VAP in Legal Writing. The job posting is here: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/9123.
  • May 5

    Exclusive Submission Opportunity at Penn State Law Review

    Exclusive Submission Opportunity at Penn State Law Review
    From the students at the Penn State Law Review: The Penn State Law Review is conducting a direct article review to fill positions in Volume 121: Issue 1 and 2. Any article submitted to this review between now and May...
  • May 4

    Is Strict Scrutiny All It's Cracked Up To Be?

    Is Strict Scrutiny All It's Cracked Up To Be?
    Suppose you were a feminist legal group, and a Genie offered you the chance to elevate gender to the level of a "suspect classification." Gender would receive strict judicial scrutiny, under the same rules and precedents that…
Rank this Week: 75

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 67

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • May 6

    Minority Government, Human Rights, and the Opportunity for Constitutional Dialogue

    Minority Government, Human Rights, and the Opportunity for Constitutional Dialogue
    Dr Alan Greene The ambiguous outcome of the general election has been heralded as an opportunity for a new politics to emerge in Ireland. Dáil reform to deal with this new reality has featured highly in the news cycle as no longer can…
  • May 3

    Intensifying the glare of the United Nations’ spotlight

    Intensifying the glare of the United Nations’ spotlight
    We are pleased to publish this guest post from Ciarán Finlay, Legal & Policy Officer with the Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC). The value of shining an international spotlight on domestic human rights issues has long been…
  • Apr 29

    PhD studentships at DCU

    PhD studentships at DCU
    Dublin City University is inviting applications for PhD studentships in Politics, International Relations and Law. Further details are here.
Rank this Week: 70

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • May 5

    Hip and Knee Replacement Lawsuit

    Hip and Knee Replacement Lawsuit
    Some patients who develop an infection after undergoing hip or knee replacement surgery have filed lawsuits against the makers of a device named Bair Hugger. The device is used in a number of hip and knee replacement surgery and is linked to…
  • May 5

    Bicycle Accident Lawyer

    Bicycle Accident Lawyer
    Bicycle accidents can cause serious injuries or death. These accidents typically involve complicated legal issues that require an experienced attorney. At our law firm, we handle minor and major bicycle injury lawsuits. In many major cities,…
  • May 5

    Risperdal lawsuit settlements and jury verdict

    Risperdal lawsuit settlements and jury verdict
    If you file a Risperdal lawsuit, there is guarantee that you will win a trial verdict or obtain a settlement. But based on previous cases, it appears that the makers of Risperdal may be motivated to settle claims in order to avoid revealing…
Rank this Week: 65

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 73

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 69

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • May 4

    What you need to know during a Listeria Outbreak and Recall

    What you need to know during a Listeria Outbreak and Recall
    With dozens of different brand name frozen vegetable products being recalled, and the sick stretching from Washington, California and Maryland (with the numbers and places likely to rise), what do you need to know about this very nasty…
  • May 4

    CRF Frozen Foods Tied to Listeria Outbreak in California, Maryland and Washington

    CRF Frozen Foods Tied to Listeria Outbreak in California, Maryland and Washington
    Since March 2016, CDC has been collaborating with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections (listeriosis). Eight people…
  • May 3

    Sunflower Kernels Recalled Over Listeria

    Sunflower Kernels Recalled Over Listeria
    SunOpta is voluntarily recalling a limited number of sunflower kernel products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children,…
Rank this Week: 66

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • May 2

    Tenure Track Business Law At Western Michigan

    Tenure Track Business Law At Western Michigan
    Details after the jump. Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Business Law: FALL 2017 The Department of Finance and Commercial Law in...
  • May 2

    AALS BA: CFP

    AALS BA: CFP
    Call for Papers – Joint Program with the AALS Section on Business Associations and the AALS Section on Comparative Law...
  • May 1

    Not That Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement

    Not That Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement
    There's a lot of DPAs out there, and it looks like two swallow spring of judicial supervision of them is...
Rank this Week: 64

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

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

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 71

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 62

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 76

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 6

    EPA Celebrates National Nurses Day and Honors Our Nurse

    EPA Celebrates National Nurses Day and Honors Our Nurse
    By Wayne Cascio, MD Today is National Nurses Day and marks the start of National Nurses Week, a time to honor all nurses and increase awareness of their immeasurable contributions to the health and well-being of our nation.  On this day,…
  • May 5

    It’s Air Quality Awareness Week. How Can You Be Aware of Your Air Quality?

    It’s Air Quality Awareness Week. How Can You Be Aware of Your Air Quality?
    By Bob Kelly There are at least three levels of air quality data you can use in everyday life: neighborhood data, sidewalk data and right-where-you-are data. (Data from satellites are interesting, but not used so much on a day-to-day,…
  • May 5

    Sensor Technology for the 21st Century

    Sensor Technology for the 21st Century
    By Joel Creswell, Ph.D.  Small businesses are engines of innovation. They have the flexibility to take risks and try new things. The federal government harnesses some of this ingenuity through the Small Business Innovation Research and…
Rank this Week: 84

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • May 6

    What Can the FTC’s PAE Study Teach Us?

    What Can the FTC’s PAE Study Teach Us?
    The set of questions asked will also naturally curb the conclusions that can be drawn from the study. This is true of any survey, but it is worth noting the particular constraints of the 6(b) PAE study. First, the questionnaires have been…
  • May 6

    CAFC Vacates Judgment on Pleadings in Light of Revised Standard for Divided Infringement

    CAFC Vacates Judgment on Pleadings in Light of Revised Standard for Divided Infringement
    The Court vacated the judgment against Mankes and remanded the case for further consideration. Because the law was in a state of flux, the Plaintiff pled facts that arguably would have supported an infringement theory under the law applicable…
  • May 6

    Heritage Foundation panel focuses on FAA missteps in drone regulation

    Heritage Foundation panel focuses on FAA missteps in drone regulation
    There is a legitimate question to be raised, however, over whether the FAA’s registry regulations and the harsh penalties for offenders actually makes our skies any safer for American citizens. That was a question tackled by a panel at…
Rank this Week: 82

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • May 6

    Is Your Music Affecting Your Driving Habits?

    Is Your Music Affecting Your Driving Habits?
    Most drivers do not think much about it, but when they turn on music to listen to during their commute, or even their trip, they could be negatively impacting their driving habits. A recent experiment in England set out to determine how music…
  • May 2

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?
    After a car accident, you turn to your auto insurance for help. Perhaps you have vehicle damage, maybe even medical costs, but because the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, you had to utilize your uninsured motorist insurance…
  • Apr 29

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?
    After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a…
Rank this Week: 83

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Nebraska jury awards $2.4 billion in punitive damage

    Nebraska jury awards $2.4 billion in punitive damage
    10 11 News of Nebraska is reporting that a state court jury has awarded $2.6 billion, including $2.4 billion in punitive damages, to a father whose daughter was allegedly murdered by the defendant.  This is a symbolic award, as the…
  • Apr 20

    Court of Appeal reinstates punitive damages claim against DirecTV (Salinda v. DirecTV)

    Court of Appeal reinstates punitive damages claim against DirecTV (Salinda v. DirecTV)
    In this disability discrimination case against DirecTV, the plaintiff won a jury verdict for $1.18 million in compensatory damages.  But she could not get punitive damages because the trial court granted a motion DirecTV's for summary…
  • Apr 19

    Punitive damages against yoga guru reduced from $6.47 million to $4.6 million

    Punitive damages against yoga guru reduced from $6.47 million to $4.6 million
    In January we reported on a large punitive damages award against Bikram Choudhury, founder of Bikram Yoga.  My News LA reports that the trial judge (Judge Mark Mooney of the Los Angeles Superior Court) has ordered the plaintiff to accept…
Rank this Week: 85

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Grading the (TV) Lawyer

    Grading the (TV) Lawyer
    Tired of grading? Take a look at this discussion of "grading" TV lawyers, posted by Jayne Reardon for 2Civility at the Illinois Supreme Court Commision on Professionalism Website. Here's a link to the full infographic (click on each mini-page…
  • May 4

    Cass Sunstein and Star War

    Cass Sunstein and Star War
    Karen Sloan of the National Law Journal has published this interview with Harvard Law's Cass Sunstein on the subject of law and Star Wars, and his new book, The World According to Star Wars. Among the revelations: Professor Sunstein's…
  • May 4

    Wagemans on a Periodic Table of Argument

    Wagemans on a Periodic Table of Argument
    Jean H. M. Wagemans, University of Amsterdam, has published Constructing a Periodic Table of Arguments. Here is the abstract. The existing classifications of arguments are unsatisfying in a number of ways. This paper proposes an alternative…
Rank this Week: 77

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • May 5

    Jeffrey Olson and Unauthorized Trading Complaint

    Jeffrey Olson and Unauthorized Trading Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that Florida-based HD Vest Investment Services broker/adviser Jeffrey Olson has been the subject of a customer complaint. The…
  • May 4

    Douglas Flynn (LPL Financial) Had Customer Complaint

    Douglas Flynn (LPL Financial) Had Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that New York-based LPL Financial broker/adviser Douglas Flynn has been the subject of a customer complaint. The securities and…
  • May 4

    Broker Spotlight: Jeffrey Olson

    Broker Spotlight: Jeffrey Olson
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that Minnesota-based Northland Securities broker/adviser Jeffrey Olson has received a customer complaint. The securities and…
Rank this Week: 78

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 5

    Police Officer, Village of Creve Coeur

    Police Officer, Village of Creve Coeur
    The Creve Coeur Police Department is accepting applications for full time police officers. The applications can be picked up at the Creve Coeur Police Department Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. They must be picked up, filled out,…
  • May 4

    CIPA Invites ICC Paralegal Students to their Meeting on May 9th

    CIPA Invites ICC Paralegal Students to their Meeting on May 9th
    Please mark your calendars for Monday, May 9,  2016, and plan to attend the Central Illinois Paralegal Association monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at Tony Roma’s Restaurant, Lido Room, 1601 Jumer Drive,…
  • May 4

    Chillicothe Police Department***POLICE…

    Chillicothe Police Department***POLICE EXAMINATIONS*** The Board of Police Commissioners for the City of Chillicothe, Illinois is accepting applications for testing from both certified and non-certified candidates in order to establish a…
Rank this Week: 87

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Compassionate judge administers timely Law Day tonic.

    Compassionate judge administers timely Law Day tonic.
    In some parts of the world, the first day of May is May Day or International Workers Day. But thanks to a proclamation during President Eisenhower’s administration, May 1st in the U.S. is Law Day. It’s meant as the day each year…
  • Apr 29

    Mandatory bars and their predisposition to tread on lawyer First Amendment rights.

    Mandatory bars and their predisposition to tread on lawyer First Amendment rights.
    Right now, the State Bar of Arizona can spend attorneys’ mandatory dues on anything it wants to so long as the expenditure is related to improving the practice of law through the regulation of attorneys.  By its own interpretation,…
  • Mar 27

    Another bigoted day in the neighborhood.

    Another bigoted day in the neighborhood.
    “May I ask what you’re doing?” asked the thickly accented Germanic voice through the trees. I’d just parked my car and planned to walk one of our dogs on a recent afternoon. After riding over 3 hours in the back seat,…
Rank this Week: 80

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
Rank this Week: 86

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 81

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 88

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 79

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 6

    Learnings From the Demographic Data on Litigants Without Counsel

    Learnings From the Demographic Data on Litigants Without Counsel
    The demographic information on litigants without counsel available to date reveals a number of interesting patterns: most litigants appear to be 40 years old and older, and people in that age range are involved in litigation at rates far…
  • May 6

    Current Awareness Services in Law Librarie

    Current Awareness Services in Law Librarie
    One useful service that libraries can provide is current awareness. This service lets lawyers know about new or proposed developments in legislation, case law of interest, and articles relevant to their practice. It can also function as a…
  • May 5

    Amendment to the Charter of the French Language: Signage in French and Trademark

    Amendment to the Charter of the French Language: Signage in French and Trademark
    The Charter of the French Language currently allows for the exclusive use of trademarks in languages other than French unless a French version of the trademark has been registered. Seeing an increase in the presence of trademarks in a…
Rank this Week: 97

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • May 6

    Did a court really just rule that forced oral sex while the victim is unconscious from drinking isn’t rape?

    Did a court really just rule that forced oral sex while the victim is unconscious from drinking isn’t rape?
    Yes. On March 24, in a unanimous decision, Oklahoma’s criminal appeals court ruled (PDF link): “Forcible sodomy cannot occur where a victim is so intoxicated as to be completely unconscious at the time of the sexual act of…
  • Apr 24

    Prince’s Legal Battle

    Prince’s Legal Battle
    Prince v. Warner Bros Music Prince signed with Warner Bros records in 1977 and together they released the biggest albums of his career, including Purple Rain, Sign O The Times and the soundtrack to Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie.…
  • Apr 15

    Texas Affluenza Teen Was Just Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison. Did He Get Off Light?

    Texas Affluenza Teen Was Just Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison. Did He Get Off Light?
    In 2013 Ethan Couch, still a 16-year old juvenile at the time, killed four people in a drunken-driving accident. His blood-alcohol level was triple the legal limit. Couch pleaded guilty to drunken driving and intoxication manslaughter and two…
Rank this Week: 91