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Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    $50,000 Reward Offered in Los Angeles Hit and Run Case

    $50,000 Reward Offered in Los Angeles Hit and Run Case
    The city of Los Angeles is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a hit-and-run driver involved in a Jan. 15 crash that killed 52-year-old Bruno Commereuc. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, police say a…
  • Jan 22

    Woman Killed in Long Beach Car Accident

    Woman Killed in Long Beach Car Accident
    Jaslyn Ouch, 20, was killed in a Long Beach car accident, which also left four others critically injured. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal car crash occurred near the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and Spring…
  • Jan 5

    San Bernardino Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Road Rage Incident

    San Bernardino Sheriff’s Deputy Killed in Road Rage Incident
    Larry Falce, a 70-year-old off-duty San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy was fatally injured in what officials have determined was a road rage attack. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, Falce was driving his own car when he…
Rank this Week: 40

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Man Arrested One Year After Major Injury Hit and Run Crash in Orange County

    Man Arrested One Year After Major Injury Hit and Run Crash in Orange County
    Officials arrested 53-year-old Timothy Anthony Cronin of Laguna Niguel on suspicion of hit-and-run exactly one year after he struck and seriously injured a bicyclist. According to a news reporter in The Orange County Register, Orange County…
  • Feb 9

    Man Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident

    Man Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident
    A man was killed in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident the morning of Feb. 7 after a car struck him while he was crossing the street. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of…
  • Feb 2

    Three Pedestrians Injured in Glendale DUI Hit and Run Crash

    Three Pedestrians Injured in Glendale DUI Hit and Run Crash
    Three pedestrians suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a driver who officials say was under the influence and was fleeing the scene of another crash nearly struck them. According to a KTLA news report, 32-year-old Luis Tecun allegedly…
Rank this Week: 43

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog /…

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog / Blawg

Covers biker and motorcycle legal issues, safety tips, motorcycle ride reports and personal injury information. By Norman Gregory Fernandez.

http://bikerlawblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    10 Most important Motorcycle Safety Tip

    10 Most important Motorcycle Safety Tip
    ** This is a guest article by Rezan. It is not only a traffic rule but also an advisable safety measure to use this protection equipment whenever you ride your bike. These secure the participant from all possible two-wheeler incident…
  • Jan 18

    Drunk Driving and Your Health: What Are The Real Risk

    Drunk Driving and Your Health: What Are The Real Risk
    This is a guest post from law writer Sabrina Wright. You’re used to driving late at night, even if you’ve had drinks with your friends. This has been your routine for years. No matter how drunk you are, you would always choose to…
  • Jan 10

    Are Sport bike riders, Real Biker’s?

    Are Sport bike riders, Real Biker’s?
    During the winter, something occurs with all bikers and motorcycle riders that are located in cold climates called cabin fever. Cabin fever occurs when these bikers and motorcyclists cannot ride their motorcycles because it’s too cold.…
Rank this Week: 52

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 15

    AN IMMIGRATION ODDITY: THE 21-YEAR-OLD “CHILD”.

    AN IMMIGRATION ODDITY: THE 21-YEAR-OLD “CHILD”.
    Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”), an unmarried individual under 21 years of age is considered a “child” for immigration purposes. (INA §101(b)). Before 2002, once an individual turned 21 years of…
  • Nov 15

    UNA RAREZA DE INMIGRACIÓN: EL “NIÑO” DE 21 AÑOS.

    UNA RAREZA DE INMIGRACIÓN: EL “NIÑO” DE 21 AÑOS.
    Bajo la Ley de Inmigración y Nacionalidad (“INA” por sus siglas en Inglés), una persona soltera menor de 21 años se considera un “niño” para fines de inmigración. (INA §101 (b)).…
  • Aug 11

    BECOMING A U.S. CITIZEN: THE PATH FROM LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS YOU MAY THINK

    BECOMING A U.S. CITIZEN: THE PATH FROM LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS YOU MAY THINK
    Have you been a legal permanent resident for at least five years? If so, why not take the next step and become a naturalized U.S. citizen? An applicant who wants to become an American citizen must, generally, meet the following requirements:…
Rank this Week: 82

California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI accidents, injury and wrongful death liability issues. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.californiaduiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash
    ALAMEDA COUNTY - A 67-year-old Hayward man tragically died Saturday night after he was struck by an allegedly speeding motorcyclist, the San Jose Mercury News reported. The collision occurred at Jackson Street at Silva Avenue around 8:54…
  • Oct 9

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152
    MERCED COUNTY - Two people were killed early Tuesday morning in a suspected DUI crash on Highway 152, the Los Banos Enterprise reported. The accident was reported at 1:07 p.m. on October 9, 2012, on eastbound Highway 152, west of Highway 33.…
  • Aug 27

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY - A 23-year-old Napa woman was tragically killed Friday night in a collision on Highway 4 in Concord, the Napa Valley Register reported. According to the news report, the victim, Maria Anaya-Garcia was a passenger in a…
Rank this Week: 83

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 93

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Feb 15

    5 Reasons to Retain an Experienced Divorce Attorney 

    5 Reasons to Retain an Experienced Divorce Attorney 
    5 Reasons to Retain an Experienced Divorce Attorney  Don’t go through divorce alone! Here’s why you should engage an experienced divorce attorney to guide you through your divorce proceedings.…
  • Feb 14

    You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What?

    You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What?
    Financial Issues You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What? How an experienced financial planner can help you make wise investments, reduce taxes, and make sure your financial settlement will work for you both now and in the…
  • Jan 30

    5 New Year’s Resolutions from a Divorce Attorney  

    5 New Year’s Resolutions from a Divorce Attorney  
    Considering Divorce  5 New Year’s Resolutions from a Divorce Attorney   A  practicing divorce attorney offers five new year’s resolutions for you to consider.…
Rank this Week: 110

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Beneficiary's Suit

    Beneficiary's Suit
    If a trust has suffered an injury, the correct party to bring suit is the trustee. However, there is an exception to this rule."[W]here a trustee cannot or will not enforce a valid cause of action that the trustee ought to bring against a…
  • Dec 20

    Estate Tax in 2018

    Estate Tax in 2018
    Due to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the estate tax exemption amount for 2018 has been changed as reflected below.…
  • Nov 30

    Estate Tax in 2018

    Estate Tax in 2018
    Below is an overview of the federal estate tax exclusion amount since 2001 and includes the recently announced exclusion amount for…
Rank this Week: 133

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Married At First Sight star from the Chicago season gets divorced

    Married At First Sight star from the Chicago season gets divorced
    Married at First Sight” star Nate Duhon last week filed to divorce Sheila Downs, whom he met and married last year at the Palmer House Hilton as cameras rolled for the Lifetime network series. What is not stated about divorces is that…
  • Nov 23

    Angelina Jolie rejects Brad Pitt’s settlement offer for divorce

    Angelina Jolie rejects Brad Pitt’s settlement offer for divorce
    It has come to the attention of the public that the ongoing divorce saga of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie has made a very interesting turn on the part of the Brad Pitt. It was revealed that Pitt and Jolie have a $400 million divorce.  It…
  • Nov 21

    The High cost of Adoption

    The High cost of Adoption
    House Republicans’ initial tax-reform plan removed the adoption tax credit, which helps families defray the high cost of adoption. The backlash was swift. Conservatives argued the move ran contrary to the pro-life principles…
Rank this Week: 155

The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 141

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, trucking acident and product liability law. By Brett A. Burlison.

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 10

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco
    The Brain Injury Association of California is holding its ninth (9th) annual walk for brain injury in San Francisco and other locations this Summer. The walk is a great opportunity to raise awareness of an injury and disease that impacts…
  • May 6

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury
    A new study from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control has found the incidence of tribes to the ER due to traumatic brain injury among children under 14 increased significantly from 2005 to 2013. Researchers theorized that the…
  • Aug 13

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton
    We have written previously about robotics and exoskeletons helping injury victims. But the importance of this technology cannot be overstated. So when we came across a product like ReWalk Robotics we felt that we really needed to share…
Rank this Week: 144

Northern California Bankruptcy…

Northern California Bankruptcy Attorneys Blog

Covers bankruptcy, business and real state law. By Binder & Malter, LLP.

http://www.northerncaliforniabankruptcyattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)
    In Mejia v. Reed, 31 Cal. 4th 657 (2003), the California Supreme Court held that: 1) transfers of real property under a Marital Settlement Agreement ("MSA") may be fraudulent transfers under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act ("UFTA"); 2)…
  • Oct 28

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)
    In Mejia v. Reed, 31 Cal. 4th 657 (2003), the California Supreme Court held that: 1) transfers of real property under a Marital Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) may be fraudulent transfers under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act…
  • Oct 28

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)

    Bankruptcy, Divorce and Marital Settlement Agreements (Mejia v. Reed)
    In Mejia v. Reed, 31 Cal. 4th 657 (2003), the California Supreme Court held that: 1) transfers of real property under a Marital Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) may be fraudulent transfers under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act…
Rank this Week: 129

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 163

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers various ERISA, disability, health, and life insurance issues. By Kantor & Kantor.

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Caution when dealing with your insurance company: If you can’t prove it, it never happened!

    Caution when dealing with your insurance company: If you can’t prove it, it never happened!
    Okay, that headline is a simplification, and maybe even an overstatement, but that’s the attitude of insurance companies, and even courts, when looking at evidence related to life, health and disability claims. At Kantor & Kantor,…
  • Feb 12

    ERISA Appeal Deadline – Talk to an Attorney Early in the Proce

    ERISA Appeal Deadline – Talk to an Attorney Early in the Proce
    If you are receiving STD or LTD claims and your claim gets denied, you will usually have 180 days from the date you receive the denial letter in which to submit an appeal that includes all of your supporting documentation.  If you miss…
  • Dec 18

    Website Helps Families Confront Denials for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Service

    Website Helps Families Confront Denials for Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Service
    Founded in 2013 by former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy (D-R.I.), The Kennedy Forum focuses on advancing evidence-based practices, policies, and programming in mental health and substance use issues. This is achieved through promoting public…
Rank this Week: 214

Panish Shea & Boyle Personal…

Panish Shea & Boyle Personal Injury Blog

Features Los Angeles personal injury news and case results.

http://www.psblaw.com/blog.html/
  • Feb 15

    Panish Shea & Boyle LLP Supports Bicycle Safety with Kids Bike LA Sponsorship

    Panish Shea & Boyle LLP Supports Bicycle Safety with Kids Bike LA Sponsorship
    Panish Shea & Boyle LLP is proud to have sponsored the purchase of childrens’ bicycles for Kids Bike LA, a first-of-its-kind event where young Angelenos were given the opportunity to learn about bicycle safety and education while…
  • Jan 31

    11 PSB Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers in Southern California

    11 PSB Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers in Southern California
      Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Brian Panish, Kevin Boyle, Adam Shea, Peter Polos, Rahul Ravipudi, Deborah Chang, Daniel Dunbar, Tom Schultz, Candice Klein, Spencer Lucas and Lyssa Roberts (not pictured) have been selected as…
  • Jan 31

    10 PSB Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers in Southern California

    10 PSB Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers in Southern California
      Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Brian Panish, Kevin Boyle, Adam Shea, Peter Polos, Rahul Ravipudi, Deborah Chang, Daniel Dunbar, Tom Schultz, Candice Klein and Spencer Lucas have been selected as 2018 Southern California Super…
Rank this Week: 219

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Feb 15

    American Airlines Settles Lawsuit Over Veteran’s Support Dog

    American Airlines Settles Lawsuit Over Veteran’s Support Dog
    Service and support animals are becoming an increasingly common sight, especially with so many veterans suffering from PTSD. These animals are trained to meet the physical, psychological or emotional needs of disabled people. This makes them…
  • Feb 6

    Former Fox Exec Sues for Gender Discrimination & Harassment

    Former Fox Exec Sues for Gender Discrimination & Harassment
    When a corporation hires a coach for an executive, that executive probably expects to hone skills that enable her to take on a more advanced role. However, that was not the experience had by Denise Stilwell, a former executive at Twentieth…
  • Jan 26

    Former Employee Sues Target for National Origin Discrimination

    Former Employee Sues Target for National Origin Discrimination
    A former employee of a Chicago-area Target store is suing the retail chain based on numerous claims. Perhaps most explosive among them is the accusation that Target systematically accuses Hispanic employees of using fake Social Security…
Rank this Week: 197

California Bankruptcy Blog

California Bankruptcy Blog

Features news and commentary on current issues in the law of personal and business bankruptcy. By Macdonald & Associates.

http://www.calbk.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 176

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

By the Bankruptcy Group.

http://thebklawoffice.com/blog/
  • Feb 14

    Should You File Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy to Clear Medical Debt in CA?

    Should You File Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy to Clear Medical Debt in CA?
    Bankruptcy may be able to help you reduce or erase your medical debt. However, medical debts are handled differently in each type, or “chapter,” of bankruptcy in California. Therefore, it is important to understand how bankruptcy…
  • Nov 29

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Medical Debt in California?

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Medical Debt in California?
    In law, the “statute of limitations” is the deadline for bringing a claim or case. If a creditor wishes to sue a debtor in order to collect a debt, such as a medical bill resulting from a surgery or hospital visit, the creditor…
  • Nov 21

    Can Unmarried Couples File Joint Bankruptcy in California?

    Can Unmarried Couples File Joint Bankruptcy in California?
    According to court records, in 2016 more than 6,300 Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases were filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division. The same year, just under 2,150 Chapter 13 cases were filed,…
Rank this Week: 272

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 283

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Features bankruptcy updates & news in Los Angeles.

http://www.simonresnik.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

    Options for Debt Relief

    Options for Debt Relief
    There’s no doubt that debt is one of the most serious problems facing people across the nation. Being in debt is a hard spot to crawl out from. Everything seems to pile up: payments on credit cards, consumer loans, and student loans…
  • Feb 5

    Holding on to Property During Bankruptcy

    Holding on to Property During Bankruptcy
    Facing bankruptcy can make you unsure of a lot of things. Namely, what will happen to your personal property? Because bankruptcy means you are seeking help to get back on strong financial footing, chances are you will need to forfeit some of…
  • Feb 1

    Toys R Us Closes Store

    Toys R Us Closes Store
    At the end of last year toy retailer Toys R Us announced it would be filing for Chapter 11. This week, the company filed court documents that outline plans to close up to 182 stores as part of that bankruptcy reorganization plan. Toys R Us…
Rank this Week: 261

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Lessons Real People Learned from Their DUI

    Lessons Real People Learned from Their DUI
    There’s a lesson to be learned from every experience, good or bad—even being arrested for DUI. However, we can save ourselves a lot of pain by learning, whenever possible, from others’ negative experiences. No one can better…
  • Jan 15

    Celebrity DUIs and Other Misdeeds: Why Are We Obsessed with Them?

    Celebrity DUIs and Other Misdeeds: Why Are We Obsessed with Them?
    Justin Bieber. Lindsey Lohan. Paris Hilton. Kevin Hart. Chris Pine. Reese Witherspoon. Bella Hadid. This list represents a mere handful of known names who have been charged with DUI in Los Angeles (and elsewhere) over the past 10 years, with…
  • Jan 5

    3 Great Driving Habits to Adopt in 2018 (Especially If You Just Got a DUI)

    3 Great Driving Habits to Adopt in 2018 (Especially If You Just Got a DUI)
    As the New Year gets underway, millions of people are trying to keep those resolutions they made over the holidays. Some of the most common resolutions are health related (e.g., get in shape, quit smoking, lose weight, eat healthy). However,…
Rank this Week: 262

Hart, King & Coldren Blog

Hart, King & Coldren Blog

Covers California real estate law.

http://www.hkclaw.com/topic/blog/
  • Oct 5

    CLUBHOUSE USE AND "SOCIAL HOSTS"

    CLUBHOUSE USE AND "SOCIAL HOSTS"
    Many manufactured home communities have clubhouses for park and social events. Some events are sponsored by the Park, but some are sponsored by individuals or groups that reside within a given manufactured home community. An ongoing issue in…
  • Oct 5

    CLUBHOUSE USE AND "SOCIAL HOSTS"

    CLUBHOUSE USE AND "SOCIAL HOSTS"
    Many manufactured home communities have clubhouses for park and social events. Some events are sponsored by the Park, but some are sponsored by individuals or groups that reside within a given manufactured home community. An ongoing issue in…
  • Oct 27

    Mobilehome Park Ground Lease

    Mobilehome Park Ground Lease
    Ground leases are long term-leases that share many of the characteristics of a land purchase. The ground lessee acquires long-term exclusive rights of possession, including the right to build on and use the property as the lessee sees fit…
Rank this Week: 244

California Condo & HOA Law…

California Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers affordable housing, elections, collections, boards and committees. By Beth Grimm.

http://communityassociations.net/cacondoguru/
  • Oct 10

    Who’s the Bully in your HOA? Could it Be You?

    Who’s the Bully in your HOA? Could it Be You?
    Who’s the Bully in your HOA? October is National Anti- Bullying Month, officially. It doesn’t just apply to bullying in the schools or in relationships between family members or friends.
  • Oct 5

    HOA SALES TRANSACTIONS CAN BE PRECARIOUS-THERE ARE MANY “SHARKS” IN THE WATER

    HOA SALES TRANSACTIONS CAN BE PRECARIOUS-THERE ARE MANY “SHARKS” IN THE WATER
    HOA sales transactions can be precarious when the parties that are doing the talking do not know what they’re talking about. I did a blog about a month ago with
  • Oct 1

    Time For A Beat The Bully Campaign in your HOA?

    Time For A Beat The Bully Campaign in your HOA?
      October 1 2016 OCTOBER has been designated National Bullying Prevention Month. Today happens to be the10th anniversary. Every October, schools and organizations across the country join STOMP Out Bullying™
Rank this Week: 249

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 245

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Car Insurance Premium Factor

    Car Insurance Premium Factor
    I'm Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury lawyer. Many factors come into consideration when an automobile insurance company calculates your premium rates. Some factors of which many may not even know about. For more details on car insurance…
  • Feb 16

    New California Bill Would Increase DUI Education Funding

    New California Bill Would Increase DUI Education Funding
    I’m Ed Smith, a Fairfield car accident lawyer. An anti-DUI bill was introduced this week by Senator Bill Dodd, who represents California’s 3rd Senate District including Solano County. If passed, the bill would double the amount of…
  • Feb 16

    Tips to Increase Motorcycle Safety

    Tips to Increase Motorcycle Safety
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident attorney. Motorcycle riders are familiar with the dangers of riding a bike in California. In 2016, there were 842,106 motorcycles registered in the state. However, there were also over 14.5…
Rank this Week: 459

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Feb 16

    Don’t forget about makeup time

    Don’t forget about makeup time
    Makeup time is one of the rare occurrences under California law that employees have flexibility to adjust their work schedule to accommodate for important life events that come up from time to time. Makeup time allows employees to take time…
  • Feb 12

    Learn about best employment law practices for 2018

    Learn about best employment law practices for 2018
    My firm is hosting a seminar for business owners, in-house counsel, human resource professionals, and managers to learn about and how to implement best practices at the start of 2018.  Plus, get to see the newly renovated Proud Bird and…
  • Feb 9

    Go-to hiring practices employers need to consider

    Go-to hiring practices employers need to consider
    The hiring process cannot be underestimate, both from a managerial and legal perspective.  This Friday’s Five focuses on critical management and legal considerations for employers during the hiring process: 1. Ignore the…
Rank this Week: 326

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Feb 16

    SuperLawyer

    SuperLawyer
    I’ve been named a SuperLawyer among Bay Area bankruptcy lawyers. That makes 10 years running. It’s flattering, but probably not much more than that. The real measure of my skills is in the clients’ lives whom I’ve…
  • Feb 14

    The Real Causes of Bankruptcy

    The Real Causes of Bankruptcy
    The commentator who equated debt problems with irresponsibility nearly caused me to melt down, right in my office. Irresponsibility, he said! The idea that people who find themselves with bills they can’t pay got in that mess through…
  • Feb 12

    Tax Refund & Bankruptcy

    Tax Refund & Bankruptcy
    The prospect of a tax refund makes most of us light up  even when we haven’t even calculated what the refund might be. But if you’re thinking of filing bankruptcy before you actually see Uncle Sam’s check, take a minute…
Rank this Week: 471

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 339

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Marsh v. J. Alexander's LLC (9th Cir. - Feb. 16, 2018)

    Marsh v. J. Alexander's LLC (9th Cir. - Feb. 16, 2018)
    When you've got (1) a majority opinion written by a hard core conservative, (2) over the dissent of a liberal judge, (3) with the swing vote provided by a district court judge sitting by designation, (4) that creates an express circuit split,…
  • Feb 15

    People v. Hutchinson (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 15, 2017)

    People v. Hutchinson (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 15, 2017)
    It's a home invasion robbery of a wealthy family in Rancho Palos Verdes by a group of people who threaten and repeatedly tase the occupants and who have prior felonies.Guess whether the sentence is short or long.Right.  42 years.
  • Feb 14

    Tovar v. Sessions (9th Cir. - Feb. 14, 2018)

    Tovar v. Sessions (9th Cir. - Feb. 14, 2018)
    The Ninth Circuit says:"The question before us is whether Margarito Rodriguez Tovar, a child of a lawful permanent resident (LPR) who was deemed by statute to be a minor child until the very day his father naturalized, still qualified as a…
Rank this Week: 460

California Accident Attorneys Blog

California Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers California injury and accident law. By Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat - A Professional Corporation.

http://www.californiaaccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Defective Gate At Apartment Complex Injures Tenant $1M Jury Verdict

    Defective Gate At Apartment Complex Injures Tenant $1M Jury Verdict
    Automatic gate accidents in Los Angeles can cause serious injuries or deaths. In these types of cases, there are several parties that might be liable. The property owners or lessors may be responsible if they negligently retain or repair the…
  • Feb 9

    Liebeck v. McDonalds – The Truth Behind the Hot Coffee Case

    Liebeck v. McDonalds – The Truth Behind the Hot Coffee Case
    Most people have heard about the McDonald’s coffee case and might have misconceptions about it. The case, Liebeck v. McDonald’s, in which a 79-year-old woman ordered a 49-cent cup of coffee in a drive-through and then burned…
  • Feb 1

    Employer found liable for employee hitting pedestrian on way home from work

    Employer found liable for employee hitting pedestrian on way home from work
    Employers may be liable for the negligence of their employees when their employees injure others during the course and scope of their employment. Employers hold vicarious liability for the negligent acts of their employees while they are…
Rank this Week: 479

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Who Said It: Mitt Or Groucho?

    Who Said It: Mitt Or Groucho?
    Mitt Romney has announced that he is running for the U.S. Senate in the State of Utah (it must be nice having residences in multiple states).  It is a sign of how degraded our politics have become that he is now…
  • Feb 15

    Republicans Have No Solutions To Gun Violence; They Are The Problem

    Republicans Have No Solutions To Gun Violence; They Are The Problem
    "[T]here are many reasons you might have for voting for candidates of one or the other party that have nothing to do with guns. But the fact is that one of our two parties has in recent years decided that it will stop any and all efforts to…
  • Feb 12

    Resist Trump -- Play Ball!

    Resist Trump -- Play Ball!
    As the #shithole that lurks in the White House seeks to delegitimize truth, justice and the American Way, it is critical that we #resist by protesting, mobilizing and organizing.  We must insist on truth and push…
Rank this Week: 406

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Feb 16

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception
    The “dying declaration” exception to the hearsay rule just jumped from law school textbooks onto California newspapers: A young woman who was stabbed and bleeding told officers who had assaulted her shortly before she died,…
  • Feb 14

    When Marriage Is Not About Love

    When Marriage Is Not About Love
    Valentine’s Day is about romance and love—and a lot of marriage proposals are made on that day. But sometimes there’s fraud lurking among the roses and chocolates. Marriage fraud under immigration law is a big issue for…
  • Feb 12

    Checklist for Employers Conducting Misconduct Investigation

    Checklist for Employers Conducting Misconduct Investigation
    Whenever an employer learns of employee behavior that’s inappropriate, unlawful, or violates company policies, it’s time to investigate. California law may require an employer investigation (e.g., for harassment), but even if not…
Rank this Week: 511

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Feb 16

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception
    The “dying declaration” exception to the hearsay rule just jumped from law school textbooks onto California newspapers: A young woman who was stabbed and bleeding told officers who had assaulted her shortly before she died,…
  • Feb 14

    When Marriage Is Not About Love

    When Marriage Is Not About Love
    Valentine’s Day is about romance and love—and a lot of marriage proposals are made on that day. But sometimes there’s fraud lurking among the roses and chocolates. Marriage fraud under immigration law is a big issue for…
  • Feb 12

    Checklist for Employers Conducting Misconduct Investigation

    Checklist for Employers Conducting Misconduct Investigation
    Whenever an employer learns of employee behavior that’s inappropriate, unlawful, or violates company policies, it’s time to investigate. California law may require an employer investigation (e.g., for harassment), but even if not…
Rank this Week: 359

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/
  • Feb 15

    Valentine’s Day Proposals … Can You Get the Engagement Ring Back?

    Valentine’s Day Proposals … Can You Get the Engagement Ring Back?
    Getting the Ring Back If the Wedding Is Called Off California has a law dating back to 1939 which specifically addresses engagement rings and other gifts in contemplation of marriage. Civil Code section 1590 states: “Where either party…
  • Feb 11

    Law Student, Bronze Star Recipient Jennifer Barrow wins $3,000 Scholarship

    Law Student, Bronze Star Recipient Jennifer Barrow wins $3,000 Scholarship
    The Reeves Law Group is honored to name former U.S. Army Intelligence Officer and Bronze Star recipient Jennifer Barrow as the 2017 winner of our scholarship competition. Jennifer is in her final year at Harvard Law School and will use the…
  • Feb 9

    Are Lottery Winners Required to Reveal Their Identities?

    Are Lottery Winners Required to Reveal Their Identities?
    Why Would Lottery Winners Want to Stay Anonymous? Lottery winners should watch their backs. In November 2015, Craigory Burch Jr. won  $434,272 in a Georgia jackpot. Two months later, Burch was killed in his home by seven masked men.…
Rank this Week: 418

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 435

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Tipped Employees Might Have to Share Tips Under Proposed Rule

    Tipped Employees Might Have to Share Tips Under Proposed Rule
    Anyone who has ever waited tables knows how valuable a good tip is. It brings the wages of tipped employees up, makes it possible for restaurant owners to keep food prices reasonable, and gives workers an incentive to work during extra busy…
  • Feb 14

    Washington Supreme Court: Firefighter Axed for Religious Messages Can Sue

    Washington Supreme Court: Firefighter Axed for Religious Messages Can Sue
    Many companies have employment policies in place to help separate people’s personal lives from the workplace. Limiting personal calls, restricting social media use on company computers, forbidding offensive materials from being…
  • Feb 13

    Abercrombie Workers Win Wage Settlement

    Abercrombie Workers Win Wage Settlement
    According to a report last year by CareerBuilder, research conducted on behalf of the site shows 78 percent of American workers live paycheck-to-paycheck. The number breaks down further: 38 percent responded they sometimes live…
Rank this Week: 480

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Stone Brewing Fires the Shot Heard Round the Brewing World

    Stone Brewing Fires the Shot Heard Round the Brewing World
    The fight between craft brewers and Big Beer (i.e. MillerCoors & Budweiser) has been ongoing for years. Ever since craft beer came to prominence in the late ‘90s, it has been stealing Big Beer’s share of the marketplace. In…
  • Jan 25

    Copyright Infringement and Third Party Software Support

    Copyright Infringement and Third Party Software Support
    A recent case out of the Ninth Circuit, Oracle USA, Inc. v. Rimini Street, Inc. (July 13, 2017), illustrates some of the risks third party software vendors run concerning copyright issues.  Oracle develops and licenses…
  • Jan 11

    U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Makes Rare FRAND Royalty Rate Determination

    U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Makes Rare FRAND Royalty Rate Determination
    The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California recently issued its opinion in TCL Communications v. Ericsson (SACV 14-341 JVS(DFMx) and CV 15-2370 JVS (DFMx)) on standard-essential patents and whether a commit to license them…
Rank this Week: 468

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 12

    California's Child Support Law

    California's Child Support Law
    When a couple has children together and they separate or divorce, both parents continue to be responsible for financially supporting their children. Even if the children live most, if not all of the time with one parent, the other…
  • Feb 5

    Can Dads Win Child Custody?

    Can Dads Win Child Custody?
    Historically, mothers have received custody of the children in a divorce far more than their husbands. If you’re a child of divorce, or if you’re from Generation X, think back to your personal experiences with divorce…
  • Jan 29

    Collecting a Family Law Money Judgement

    Collecting a Family Law Money Judgement
    Were you successful in obtaining a family law judgement against your former spouse or domestic partner? If he or she has failed to pay you what they owe, you’re probably wondering if the court can help you collect the money. After…
Rank this Week: 440

Modesto Personal Injury Lawyer…

Modesto Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, negligence and product liability. By The Bogan Law Firm, APC.

http://www.modestopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 362

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Feb 6

    I’m back!

    I’m back!
    Or, should I say, the blog is back. I’m not sure how much blogging I will do in the near future, but at least the old posts are up again after an extended outage. The fix was really simple, but it took three tech support guys at my…
  • Sep 25

    TrueFiling comes to the Second District Court of Appeal

    TrueFiling comes to the Second District Court of Appeal
    Perhaps the title of this post should be the other way around: The Second District Court of Appeal comes to TrueFiling. Although the The Second District has had e-filing for some document sin place for several years, it appears to…
  • Aug 21

    Mandatory e-filing in the California Supreme Court is imminent – learn the rules!

    Mandatory e-filing in the California Supreme Court is imminent – learn the rules!
    The California Supreme Court adopted voluntary e-filing this summer, but e-filing will become mandatory on September 1, 2017. The court uses the TrueFiling system, which I have found to be rather user-friendly.…
Rank this Week: 513

Education Law and Student Rights

Education Law and Student Rights

Covers education law and student rights in public and private school settings, from preschool through college. By Michelle Ball.

http://edlaw4students.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 344

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Dec 29

    The Form 8-Ks That The SEC May Have Overlooked

    The Form 8-Ks That The SEC May Have Overlooked
    As reported by Cydney Posner, Broc Romanek and undoubtedly many others, Corporation Finance staff issued a new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation addressing whether a re-measurement of a deferred tax asset to incorporate the…
  • Dec 28

    Does Choice Of Law Include The Parol Evidence Rule?

    Does Choice Of Law Include The Parol Evidence Rule?
    On the antepenultimate day before Christmas, the California Court of Appeal issued an opinion that should be of interest and concern to lawyers documenting merger and acquisition agreements.  Kanno v. Marwit Capital, No. G052348, 2017…
  • Dec 22

    Nevada Supreme Court Won’t Allow Advisory Mandamus Escape Hatch

    Nevada Supreme Court Won’t Allow Advisory Mandamus Escape Hatch
    In Archon v. Eight Jud. Dist. Ct., 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 101 (2017), the Nevada Supreme Court provides a concise explanation of the uses of mandamus and administrative mandamus as escape hatches from the final judgment rule.  The…
Rank this Week: 403

California Appellate Law Blog

California Appellate Law Blog

News and insight about appellate law. By Archer Norris, a professional law corporation.

http://www.caappellatelaw.com/
  • Dec 20

    Attorney Fees Provision May Be Enforced Even If the Contract Is Deemed Void

    Attorney Fees Provision May Be Enforced Even If the Contract Is Deemed Void
    In a recent opinion, the California Court of Appeal held that a party could be liable for the prevailing party’s attorney fees and costs even though the underlying contracts were deemed void and unenforceable. In California-American…
  • Jun 12

    Are remands to administrative agencies always immediately appealable? Not quite yet.

    Are remands to administrative agencies always immediately appealable? Not quite yet.
    In Dhillon v. John Muir Health, 2017 Cal. LEXIS 3649, the Supreme Court of California shed some light on the resolution of the long-standing conflict concerning the appealability of a trial court’s order on a petition for writ of…
  • Jun 12

    Are remands to administrative agencies always immediately appealable? Not quite yet.

    Are remands to administrative agencies always immediately appealable? Not quite yet.
    In Dhillon v. John Muir Health, 2017 Cal. LEXIS 3649, the Supreme Court of California shed some light on the resolution of the long-standing conflict concerning the appealability of a trial court’s order on a petition for writ of…
Rank this Week: 367

California Debt Blog

California Debt Blog

Provides information and advice about debt collection, dealing with debt collectors, and how to protect yourself from the tactics of the debt collection industry. By Jonathan G. Stein.

http://www.californiadebtblog.com/
  • Nov 6

    Debt validation letter

    Debt validation letter
    I have always told people, whenever you are contacted by a debt collector, the initial letter from the debt collector will state that you have the right to request validation of the debt within 30 days. You MUST, MUST, MUST...
  • Oct 23

    A voicemail can be a debt collection violation

    A voicemail can be a debt collection violation
    Bloomberg has an interesting discussion of a case out of the United States Appeals Court. From the article: "In this case, Credit Control left a voicemail for the debtor, Stacey Hart. The message was: “This is Credit Control calling…
  • Jun 6

    Ringless Voice Mail and Debt Collector

    Ringless Voice Mail and Debt Collector
    You take a break at work and find some voice mail messages. The weird thing is that your phone did not ring. How did these messages get here? Lilian Min at Cosmopolitan covers this in a new story she has...
Rank this Week: 334

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

Covers complex litigation and class actions. By H. Scott Leviant.

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
Rank this Week: 355