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Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

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

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT
    January 25, 2017: Alphonse Ferent. 51, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, has died from an accident that occurred at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts. A tractor-trailer pulled away from a loading dock, causing…
  • Feb 10

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT

    WORKER DIES IN FREETOWN WORK ACCIDENT
    January 25, 2017: Alphonse Ferent. 51, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, has died from an accident that occurred at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts. A tractor-trailer pulled away from a loading dock, causing…
  • Dec 2

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses Dismissal of Court Officer’s Suit for Assault Pay
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court has reversed a trial court’s dismissal of a Court Officer’s claim for ‘Assault Pay’. The Court Officer had alleged in his action that he is entitled to ‘Assault Pay’ under a…
Rank this Week: 86

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

Covers consumer bankruptcy laws in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. By Doug Beaton.

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Oct 20

    Median income levels for the bankruptcy means test

    Median income levels for the bankruptcy means test
    Median income levels are used by the bankruptcy court to determine whether a debtor qualifies for a Chapter 7 case, and also to determine if a Chapter 13 debtor must file a three year plan or a five year plan. As of 2017, the median income…
  • Jul 6

    New rules on credit reports may leave them looking skimpier — and less accurate

    New rules on credit reports may leave them looking skimpier — and less accurate
    Starting July 1, 2017, important rules for credit reporting agencies have changed, and the changes may have a big impact on both the curious consumer who just wants to check his score, and the debtor seriously thinking about filing for…
  • May 24

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court
    Midland Funding, the giant California-based debt buyer, narrowly escaped judgment in the United States Supreme Court in May 2017, when the nation’s highest justices ruled 5-3 that they couldn’t be sued by a bankrupt debtor for…
Rank this Week: 142

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 7

    Faulty Railings Can Lead to Falls and Catastrophic Injurie

    Faulty Railings Can Lead to Falls and Catastrophic Injurie
    High-level falls can occur from any multi-story building, but when a building has old or broken railings on balconies or stairwells, the risk is particularly high. And high-level falls commonly result in serious injuries, including traumatic…
  • Jan 29

    Nursing Home Regulations Scaled Back Under Trump Administration

    Nursing Home Regulations Scaled Back Under Trump Administration
    If you have an elderly loved one in a nursing home, he or she may be at greater risk of elder abuse and neglect now that the new administration has relaxed nursing home accountability for these injustices. Nursing home industry reps lobbied…
  • Jan 25

    Priest Sexual Assault Case

    Priest Sexual Assault Case
    Roman Catholic priests keep making headlines, for all the wrong reasons. In 2003, Thomas O’Brien, who was bishop of the Dioceses of Phoenix at the time, admitted he had sheltered dozens of priests who had been accused of sexual abuse.…
Rank this Week: 175

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt
    OUI Marijuana On September 19, 2017 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decided the case of Commonwealth v. Gerhardt, SJC – 11967. This dealt with the admissibility of field sobriety tests as they relate to operating a motor…
  • Jul 18

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend
    Sex For a Fee Massachusetts In Massachusetts, soliciting a prostitute or the act of prostitution is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. The statute has a variety of subsections that make a conviction for this crime punishable by up to ten…
  • May 23

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
Rank this Week: 167

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

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

    “IF I AM ARRESTED IN MASSACHUSETTS, WILL MY NAME BE IN THE PAPER?”

    “IF I AM ARRESTED IN MASSACHUSETTS, WILL MY NAME BE IN THE PAPER?”
    Yesterday, we discussed an item posted on Boston.com , about a driver who was busy videotaping his car hit 100-miles-an-hour when he was stopped by law enforcement. The unnamed driver, hereinafter, the “Defendant”, was apparently…
  • Feb 15

    CRIMINAL DEFENDANT GETS LUCKY IN MASSACHUSETTS AUTOMOBILE CRIMES

    CRIMINAL DEFENDANT GETS LUCKY IN MASSACHUSETTS AUTOMOBILE CRIMES
    Interestingly, Boston.com Has on the front page of its website this little story.  The story is actually from 2013 according to the byline, but it is really too good a story to pass up. In my last two postings, we spoke about…
  • Feb 14

    “IF THE POLICE DON’T TELL ME MY ‘MIRANDA RIGHTS’, WILL MY CASE BE DISMISSED?”

    “IF THE POLICE DON’T TELL ME MY ‘MIRANDA RIGHTS’, WILL MY CASE BE DISMISSED?”
    About 14000 years ago, I was a prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York. The last bureau in which I worked was the Homicide Bureau. The first case that I brought to trial was a drug-deal-gone-sour matter in which the defendant was alleged to have…
Rank this Week: 323

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais Rusak.

https://news.braislaw.com
Rank this Week: 358

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Boston DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Criminal Law, DUI and OUI news. Published By Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostonduilawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Field Sobriety Tests Not Admissible in Massachusetts OUI/DUI Marijuana Case

    Field Sobriety Tests Not Admissible in Massachusetts OUI/DUI Marijuana Case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently considered whether police officers are permitted to testify concerning the administration of field sobriety tests (FST’s) where they suspect the driver is operating under the influence…
  • Aug 25

    Massachusetts District Attorneys Suspend Alcohol Breath Test Evidence in Drunk Driving Case

    Massachusetts District Attorneys Suspend Alcohol Breath Test Evidence in Drunk Driving Case
    District Attorneys across Massachusetts this week have suspended the use of Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) evidence in drunk driving or Operating Under the Influence cases at trial or in plea negotiations.  This action follows recent…
  • May 20

    OUI/DUI Roadblock Held Constitutional Despite Deviations from Operational Plan

    OUI/DUI Roadblock Held Constitutional Despite Deviations from Operational Plan
    Massachusetts law permits police officers to conduct OUI/DUI roadblocks, or what is legally known as “field sobriety checkpoints.” For OUI/DUI roadblocks to be constitutionally valid, the selection of vehicles to be stopped must…
Rank this Week: 331

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers OUI and DUI news and updates for the state of Massachusetts. Published by Stephen Neyman, P.C.

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

    How to Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation

    How to Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation
    Know Your Rights Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation Whether you are innocent or guilty, it is normal to be stressed during a DUI/DWI traffic stop. People are often afraid it will look bad if they don’t cooperate, so they…
  • Dec 18

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Boston’s Holiday OUI Campaign

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Boston’s Holiday OUI Campaign
    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over A national campaign called Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over has made its way to the Boston area.  The goal is to curb drunk driving during the holiday season, and federal grant money is being used to beef up…
  • Jun 11

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?
    The last time the Massachusetts OUI laws saw a significant modification the legislature had one thing in mind. They wanted to get accountability as soon as possible. The changes to the law made the prospect of immediately pleading guilty…
Rank this Week: 394

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 18

    In Massachusetts you can't sue for fraudulent inducement to marry.

    In Massachusetts you can't sue for fraudulent inducement to marry.
    What do you do if you find out that your spouse lied to induce you to marry? What do you do if your spouse married you just to get your money? What do you do if your spouse lied to get you to marry for immigration status? What if you find…
  • Feb 12

    Should you file for divorce because of the new tax law?

    Should you file for divorce because of the new tax law?
    IIn writing this article I am not encouraging people to file for divorce. In my opinion, the decision to divorce or stay married should be based on a desire to spend the rest of your life with your spouse. It should not be based on…
  • Nov 4

    When asking for a lawyer be clear in your request.

    When asking for a lawyer be clear in your request.
    In a case in Louisiana a suspect in a case said the following: “if y’all, this is how I feel, if y’all think I did it, I know that I didn’t do it so why don’t you just give me a lawyer dog cause this is not…
Rank this Week: 914

The Unruly of Law

The Unruly of Law

Reports on media law cases, developments in new media and traditional journalism. By Sheldon Toplitt.

http://theunrulyoflaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 18

    Follow my new website

    Follow my new website
    After 1,900 posts about media law & intellectual property, I've moved on to real property. Follow my new Website: stoplitt.kw.com & visit me on Twitter: @WriteLawyer. Cheers.
  • Dec 24

    TUOL's 1,900 Milestone, Kidney Stone & A New Chapter...

    TUOL's 1,900 Milestone, Kidney Stone & A New Chapter...
    The Unruly of Law today published its 1,900th post. That's pretty amazing, we state unabashedly, and in disbelief. The Unruly of Law today is included among the American Bar Association's Legal Blogs and Justia's Law Blogs.When "TUOL" began…
  • Dec 24

    Hulu Can't Shake Privacy Suit

    Hulu Can't Shake Privacy Suit
     (Photo credit: Wikipedia)United States Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler last week denied a summary judgment motion by Hulu, LLC, to dismiss a putative class action invasion of privacy suit brought by users of the on-demand streaming video…
Rank this Week: 590

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Feb 13

    Verdeva Signs Deal with E-ZPass to Test Automatic Payment

    Verdeva Signs Deal with E-ZPass to Test Automatic Payment
    MBBP client Verdeva, Inc. has partnered with E-ZPass to test automatic payments with E-ZPass toll transponders in a new service called PayByCar. The service will allow E-ZPass users to pay for goods and services at participating businesses…
  • Feb 12

    Joe Hunt Speaking at BU School of Law Tax Reform Roundtable

    Joe Hunt Speaking at BU School of Law Tax Reform Roundtable
    Tax attorney Joe Hunt will participate on a panel about tax reform at Boston University School of Law on Friday, February 16. The “Tax Reform Roundtable – Corporations” is being hosted by the Graduate Tax Program and is…
  • Feb 8

    The Olympics Are Coming, the Olympics Are Coming – But Don’t Tell Your Customers!

    The Olympics Are Coming, the Olympics Are Coming – But Don’t Tell Your Customers!
    By: Howard Zaharoff Yes, the Winter Games start this week. But before you decide to use this exciting event to promote your products or services or to communicate with customers, be aware that commercial use of Olympic indicia without the…
Rank this Week: 620

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Wrongful Death Car Accidents — Cases of Delayed Death in Massachusett

    Wrongful Death Car Accidents — Cases of Delayed Death in Massachusett
    In many serious car accidents in the Greater Boston area, one or more victims will be pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, or at the hospital a short time later. In some accidents, however, victims will survive for some time following…
  • Feb 4

    Establishing Causation in Boston Car Accident Lawsuit

    Establishing Causation in Boston Car Accident Lawsuit
    The clear majority of Boston car accident lawsuits are filed under a theory of negligence.  If a plaintiff was killed, a claim for wrongful death would be added as well, but the case would likely be pleaded under the same theory of…
  • Jan 24

    Litigating a Fatal Boston Car Crash Lawsuit

    Litigating a Fatal Boston Car Crash Lawsuit
    Each year car accidents many car accidents in Boston result in serious personal injury, but some result in death.  Unfortunately, the numbers are getting worse instead of better as the Boston Globe reported the number of traffic deaths…
Rank this Week: 543

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Search Warrants Obtained After Illegal Search in Massachusetts Meth Crime Case

    Search Warrants Obtained After Illegal Search in Massachusetts Meth Crime Case
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, a trial court judge allowed a criminal defendant’s motion to suppress evidence that had been seized by police executing a search warrant after first making two warrantless searches of the…
  • Feb 6

    Illegal Possession of a Dangerous Weapon in Massachusett

    Illegal Possession of a Dangerous Weapon in Massachusett
    At a Massachusetts juvenile crime trial, a teenager was adjudicated delinquent for assault and illegal possession of a dangerous weapon at school. He claimed on appeal that there wasn’t enough evidence for the judge to adjudicate…
  • Jan 16

    Criminal Threats in Massachusett

    Criminal Threats in Massachusett
    Under Instruction § 6.700 of the Criminal Model Jury Instructions for Use in the District Court, the Commonwealth needs to establish the following to show a criminal threat:  (1) the defendant stated an intention to harm someone or…
Rank this Week: 944

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 7

    Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firm

    Standing Firm Against Harassment: Policy Guidelines for Law Firm
    Law firms should take – and understand – these 5 minimum steps to effectively address sexual harassment. This article was written collaboratively by Heidi S. Alexander, Justin L. Kelsey and Melissa Levine-Piro and was originally…
  • Feb 2

    Law Practice Startup: Operations Best Practices for Solo and Small Firm

    Law Practice Startup: Operations Best Practices for Solo and Small Firm
    To operate a sustainable law practice, you have to do more than practice law well. You have to run your practice like a business – and do that well, too. Our Best Practices for Solo and Small Law Firm Operations are outlined here,…
  • Jan 26

    Tech Tools for Client Development: Self-Directed Legal Marketing [Webinar]

    Tech Tools for Client Development: Self-Directed Legal Marketing [Webinar]
    In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Vedia Jones-Richardson will cover the technology you can use to make client development work for your law practice – in 30 minutes or less. No one understands the value of your legal…
Rank this Week: 578

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Feb 2

    What to Do If an Onsite ICE Raid Occurs?

    What to Do If an Onsite ICE Raid Occurs?
    With news of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agencies raiding nearly 100 7-Eleven stores across 17 states in the US demanding employment verification from managers, TerraLex recently asked me to discuss what considerations…
  • Jan 29

    Massachusetts High Court Rules That Unused Accrued Sick Time Is Not “Wages”

    Massachusetts High Court Rules That Unused Accrued Sick Time Is Not “Wages”
    This week, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that unused accrued sick time does not constitute “wages” that must be paid upon termination under the Massachusetts Wage Act.  This decision, Mui v. Massachusetts…
  • Jan 29

    What Can an Employer Do When Employees Talk About Their Pay?

    What Can an Employer Do When Employees Talk About Their Pay?
    Long gone are the days when employers could prohibit employees from talking about their pay with each other, including bonuses, pay raise rates and/or paid benefits and/or to fire them for doing so. It is illegal for an employer to take any…
Rank this Week: 735

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Covers family law, divorce mediation and collaborative law. By Howard I. Goldstein.

http://www.massachusetts-divorce.com/blog/
  • Dec 21

    2018 will be the last year alimony will be tax deductible. What’s to be done?

    2018 will be the last year alimony will be tax deductible. What’s to be done?
    After months of uncertainty and differences between the House and Senate versions we now have a final decision on how the new tax law will deal with alimony. The tax deduction for alimony is unchanged until January 1, 2019. After that alimony…
  • Nov 16

    Divorcing parents and children still may see one another every day

    Divorcing parents and children still may see one another every day
    “The children didn’t ask for this divorce” shared the premier plasterer who scheduled his day around meeting the children at their buses after school, doing homework with them at their Mother’s home, until she returned…
  • Nov 7

    No more alimony deduction? How can that be.

    No more alimony deduction? How can that be.
    Just finished reading the morning paper about all the lobbying to change the new tax proposal. There was no talk about saving the deductibility of alimony. I was unaware until the draft bill came out that eliminating the alimony deduction was…
Rank this Week: 916

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    An Aggravated Drunk Driving Conviction Can Mean Deportation

    An Aggravated Drunk Driving Conviction Can Mean Deportation
    Drunk Driving Convictions and Potential Deportation A driving under the influence conviction in Massachusetts is a serious thing because it can mean that you will have to pay a fine and face jail time, but you will also establish a permanent…
  • Nov 17

    Pulling a Fire Alarm Can Result in Disorderly Conduct Charge

    Pulling a Fire Alarm Can Result in Disorderly Conduct Charge
    Imagine that you are out on the town with your friends having a good time. You have not seen each other in a while, and thought that it would be fun to get some drinks and catch up. After throwing back a few, you all start to reminisce about…
  • Oct 5

    Charged With The Crime of Mayhem? Get a Lawyer

    Charged With The Crime of Mayhem? Get a Lawyer
    The Crime of Mayhem It is not uncommon when a fight breaks out at a bar or some other public place for the fight participants to do whatever it takes to win. The fighters might punch one another, slap each other, kick, or hurl objects at the…
Rank this Week: 778

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

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

    Bankruptcy Lawyers, Integrity, and Jail?

    Bankruptcy Lawyers, Integrity, and Jail?
    Personal bankruptcy lawyers in Massachusetts are entrusted with their clients’ personal information and access to their financial assets.  Some attorneys also have clients’ monies in their Massachusetts IOLTA (Interest On…
  • Jul 10

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity
    How far can an attorney go in seeking relief for his or her client?  Can he draft and file misleading pleadings and argue the wrong law before the Bankruptcy (or any) Court?  Twice? The Bankruptcy Court Rules Against A Deceptive…
  • Jul 10

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity

    Bankruptcy and Attorney Integrity
    How far can an attorney go in seeking relief for his or her client?  Can he draft and file misleading pleadings and argue the wrong law before the Bankruptcy (or any) Court?  Twice? The Bankruptcy Court Rules Against A Deceptive…
Rank this Week: 598

The Law Offices of Todd D.…

The Law Offices of Todd D. Beauregard PC Blog

Legal blog relating to laws on divorce, personal injury , car accidents, immigration and business law.

http://toddbeauregardlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA
    What to Do When You Cannot Pay Your Student Loan Student loans are sometimes a necessary means of helping individuals obtain a college degree. And the hope is that once you have the degree, you can get the job to help pay back those student…
  • Oct 22

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett
    Bankruptcy can be quite complicated. In a nutshell, bankruptcy is a process wherein those with debt problems can discharge such debt, meaning that it is forgiven and the debtor does not owe any money to the government. Things can get a bit…
  • Mar 29

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ
    What is My Car Accident Case Worth? Have you been injured in a car accident in the state of Massachusetts and want to know what your case is worth? The answer to your question isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. There are a variety…
Rank this Week: 700

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
  • Oct 30

    Detroit Law Firm Hit with $5 Million Legal Malpractice Verdict

    Detroit Law Firm Hit with $5 Million Legal Malpractice Verdict
    A jury has delivered a $5 million legal malpractice verdict against a Detroit law firm in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Michigan.  Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss was retained to “vet” a Minneapolis-based office…
  • Oct 15

    Motion to Dismiss Denied in New York Federal Legal Malpractice Case

    Motion to Dismiss Denied in New York Federal Legal Malpractice Case
    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has recently refused to dismiss a legal malpractice action against a law firm.  A client sued his former counsel, Seward & Kissel LLP, for failing to conduct due diligence…
  • Feb 22

    AIRPLANE CRASH VICTIMS SUE ATTORNEY FOR FAILING TO TIMELY FILE CLAIM

    AIRPLANE CRASH VICTIMS SUE ATTORNEY FOR FAILING TO TIMELY FILE CLAIM
    Three Plaintiffs have filed suit in the Northern District Court of Illinois against an attorney, alleging legal malpractice. They claim that the Defendant failed to timely file their action in connection with an airplane crash. On August 24,…
Rank this Week: 651

Boston Personal Injury Lawyers…

Boston Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury law on animal attacks, car accidents, premises liability and slip and fall accidents. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Nursing Homes Offering Dementia Care Subject to New Regulation

    Nursing Homes Offering Dementia Care Subject to New Regulation
    As of February 28, 2014, the Department of Public Health (DPH) implemented new amended regulations involving the requirements for the care of residents with dementia. The new regulations, which are summarized in DPH Circular Letter: DHCQ -…
  • Aug 22

    OSHA Penalizes Contractor for Serious Risk of Worker Electrocution at Massachusetts Construction Site

    OSHA Penalizes Contractor for Serious Risk of Worker Electrocution at Massachusetts Construction Site
    According to a recent press release, a local contractor faces fines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) arising from OSHA's discovery of electrocution hazards that pose serious safety risks to workers at the…
  • Aug 19

    New Massachusetts Law May Mean Better Patient Care, Fewer Medical Errors in Hospital

    New Massachusetts Law May Mean Better Patient Care, Fewer Medical Errors in Hospital
    Governor Deval Patrick recently signed into law a new measure that requires Massachusetts hospitals to limit the number of patients that registered nurses working in intensive care units (ICUs) will be required to oversee at once. Under the…
Rank this Week: 570

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug, OUI and firearm offenses. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Appeals Court Affirms Suppression of Firearm Seized During Warrantless Search of Vehicle

    Appeals Court Affirms Suppression of Firearm Seized During Warrantless Search of Vehicle
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently upheld a superior court ruling allowing a motion to suppress a firearm seized after a warrantless search of a backpack following an investigatory stop of a motor vehicle. In Commonwealth v.…
  • Aug 20

    SJC Reverses Conviction Based on Improper DNA Evidence Testimony

    SJC Reverses Conviction Based on Improper DNA Evidence Testimony
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently reversed a defendant's conviction and remanded the case for a new trial due to the improper admission of expert testimony regarding DNA evidence. The SJC concluded that an opinion…
  • Aug 18

    Violation of Right to Public Trial Earns Defendant New Trial

    Violation of Right to Public Trial Earns Defendant New Trial
    In a recent decision, the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed a superior court judge's decision that the closure of the courtroom for the general questioning of the venire violated a criminal defendant's Sixth Amendment right to a public…
Rank this Week: 569

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts products liability, medical malpractice and dram shop liability news. By Alan H. Crede.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 613

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

Covers business, health care, intellectual property and media law.

http://pkjlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 2

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On
    If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans permanently traumatized by the government’s highly lauded, but horribly executed, loan modification program, take heart.  I’m here to tell you that there’s another government…
  • Feb 2

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On
    If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans permanently traumatized by the government’s highly lauded, but horribly executed, loan modification program, take heart.  I’m here to tell you that there’s…
  • Oct 27

    The Lincoln Lawyer

    The Lincoln Lawyer
    Before Abraham Lincoln became our greatest president, he was a great corporate lawyer.  And before he was a corporate lawyer, he was a brilliant trial lawyer. In the 1840s, Lincoln represented a Revolutionary War widow who had been bilked…
Rank this Week: 912

Real Estate Space

Real Estate Space

Covers real estate law and the real estate business. By Doug Cornelius.

http://realestatespace.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    Lights Out

    Lights Out
    Thanks for reading and stopping by. With the launch of my new Compliance Building blog, I have stopped blogging here.
  • Feb 14

    Compliance Building

    Compliance Building
    With my move from Goodwin Procter to be Chief Compliance Officer at a real estate company, I have been using a blog to keep my notes. I have just open up this blog to the public. You can see what I have been up to at Compliance Building.
  • Feb 6

    Clash of the Utopias - The Story of Stuyvesant Town

    Clash of the Utopias - The Story of Stuyvesant Town
    New York magazine has a lengthy story on the largest real estate deal deal in US history: The $5.4 Billion sale of MetLife's interest in the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village residential complex.
Rank this Week: 886

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Feb 19

    Pure Collection Settles Lawsuit Over Customs Fraud

    Pure Collection Settles Lawsuit Over Customs Fraud
    Pure Collection, a UK fashion retailer, committed customs fraud resulting in the evasion of routine tax duties. A case that was first brought to the attention of authorities in 2014, has finally reached a 900K settlement thanks to the False…
  • Feb 16

    OIG Report: chiropractor fraud costing Medicare of hundreds of millions of dollars per year

    OIG Report: chiropractor fraud costing Medicare of hundreds of millions of dollars per year
    A report just issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General reveals that the Government overpaid chiropractors for their services an average of $257 million to $304 million per year over a 6 year…
  • Feb 15

    3 Banks pay $46.6 million to settle charges of manipulation schemes on precious metals in futures trading

    3 Banks pay $46.6 million to settle charges of manipulation schemes on precious metals in futures trading
    Three major banks, Deutsche Bank, UBS and HSBC have agreed to pay $46.6 million to settle allegations of schemes to manipulate precious metals futures market trading, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said. Also eight people …
Rank this Week: 1219

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Feb 19

    HealthBI’s Scott McFarland says Step Away From the Fax Machine — Harlow on Healthcare

    HealthBI’s Scott McFarland says Step Away From the Fax Machine — Harlow on Healthcare
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Feb 19

    HealthBI’s Scott McFarland says Step Away From the Fax Machine — Harlow on Healthcare

    HealthBI’s Scott McFarland says Step Away From the Fax Machine — Harlow on Healthcare
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Feb 5

    Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare

    Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
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Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Who makes decisions Criminal Defense Lawyer or the client at issue in McCoy v. Louisiana

    Who makes decisions Criminal Defense Lawyer or the client at issue in McCoy v. Louisiana
    In McCoy v. Lousiana, the United States Supreme Court will address the issue of who has the authority to control the decision to admit guilt, the lawyer or the client.  Can the Lawyer for strategy reasons, concede guilt to avoid the…
  • Feb 5

    Young teens charged with cyberstalking following suicide of a classmate in Florida

    Young teens charged with cyberstalking following suicide of a classmate in Florida
    A Florida pre-teen was found dead in her home in Glades, Florida on January 10. The alleged culprits in the case, two middle-schoolers, are facing cyberstalking charges after one of their classmates, Gabriella Green, took her own life after…
  • Jan 26

    What it means to Possess a Firearm in Massachusett

    What it means to Possess a Firearm in Massachusett
    In a Massachusetts gun charge of possession of a firearm without an FID card, there are typically three common defenses that are successful in fighting the case: 1.  That you did not possess the firearm 2.  That the seizure of…
Rank this Week: 2860

Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

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

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely
    It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: a new venture fund intended to support companies trying to increase…
  • Feb 14

    Watch: Brand Management for In-House Counsel

    Watch: Brand Management for In-House Counsel
    The Intersection of Trademarks, Advertising and Corporate Social Responsibility Protecting the value of your corporate brand is a critical mission. As companies are increasingly asked to make disclosures regarding their efforts to address…
  • Jan 19

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely
    It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: a lawsuit by the City of New York seeking compensation for the costs…
Rank this Week: 4009

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 16

    I’m Being Discriminated Against at Work Because of My Religion

    I’m Being Discriminated Against at Work Because of My Religion
    If you are being treated differently at work based on your religious beliefs or practices, you may be a victim of religious discrimination. In the United States, individuals are protected – by federal law – against this type of…
  • Feb 12

    My Boss has Made Sexual Advances Toward Me, What Should I Do?

    My Boss has Made Sexual Advances Toward Me, What Should I Do?
    Sexual harassment in the workplace is a form of gender discrimination. As such, it is illegal. Discrimination, including sexual harassment, can create an environment that is hostile, intimidating, or offensive. The situation can be even worse…
  • Jan 10

    My Work Environment is Unsafe – What Should I Do?

    My Work Environment is Unsafe – What Should I Do?
    Employers are required – by federal law – to provide a safe workplace. If you are concerned that your workplace is unsafe or unhealthy, you have rights. In most cases, the first course of action is to report the hazard to your…
Rank this Week: 1962

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 4044

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

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

    Legislators Consider Law that would Grant Broad Sexual Harassment Powers to Massachusetts Attorney General

    Legislators Consider Law that would Grant Broad Sexual Harassment Powers to Massachusetts Attorney General
    If there isn’t already enough for employers to worry about amid the plethora of sexual deviance reports that have hit the media lately, add to the list the prospect of an amended anti-discrimination statute that would give the…
  • Jan 30

    Massachusetts High Court Clarifies that Sick Leave is not Wage

    Massachusetts High Court Clarifies that Sick Leave is not Wage
    Though most employment lawyers never thought of accrued sick leave benefits as a wage, it took only one, armed with a big enough sick leave balance, to test the question in Massachusetts’ highest legal venue. To the surprise of few, the…
  • Jan 19

    Vigilance on Sexual Behaviors is an Essential Tool for Employer

    Vigilance on Sexual Behaviors is an Essential Tool for Employer
    If there’s one thing we’re learning as claims of sexual impropriety continue to grab headlines in workplaces across the country, it’s that employers often don’t effectively address sexual harassment issues until…
Rank this Week: 3094

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

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

    Drowsiness a Factor in Nearly 10 Percent of all Car Crashe

    Drowsiness a Factor in Nearly 10 Percent of all Car Crashe
    According to a recently released report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drowsiness is a factor in about 9.5 percent of all motor vehicle crashes. When serious property damage is involved, that figure rises to 10.8 percent. This is…
  • Feb 8

    Vision Zero Boston – Using Technology to Make Streets Safer

    Vision Zero Boston – Using Technology to Make Streets Safer
    The City of Boston is making its streets smart with technology – such as cameras and sensors – to learn how people interact on, and with, Boston’s streets. The Vision Zero initiative, which is being implemented in multiple…
  • Feb 6

    Highway Guardrail Manufacturer Facing Lawsuits After 11 Death

    Highway Guardrail Manufacturer Facing Lawsuits After 11 Death
    Lindsay Corporation, manufacturer of the X-LITE highway guardrail, is facing lawsuits for negligence after 11 deaths have been attributed to its product. Last week, two lawsuits were filed in Tennessee and South Carolina, both alleging that…
Rank this Week: 4515

Bike Accident Lawyers Blog

Bike Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law with a focus on bicycle accidents. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

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

    Massachusetts Bicycle Safety Bill Promises Broadest Action to Date: Show Your Support!

    Massachusetts Bicycle Safety Bill Promises Broadest Action to Date: Show Your Support!
    An Act to Reduce Traffic Fatalities, a broad and sweeping bill directed at improving bicyclist safety in Massachusetts has survived its latest hurdle in the State House but now needs your support. The bill, S.1905 and H.2877, covers a…
  • Feb 7

    Boston Bike Safety Issues Often Misunderstood

    Boston Bike Safety Issues Often Misunderstood
    There is no question more people are biking and bike commuting than ever before in the Greater Boston area including Cambridge just across the Charles River.  To get an idea of just how the tread is moving, we can look to data published…
  • Jan 31

    Boston Bike Accidents involving Criminal Prosecutions and Civil Lawsuit

    Boston Bike Accidents involving Criminal Prosecutions and Civil Lawsuit
    A civil lawsuit following a Boston bike accident is a case designed to obtain compensation for a plaintiff with respect to any injuries suffered as a result of defendant’s negligence. In many cases, civil defendants who are at fault in…
Rank this Week: 2056

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 14

    Negligent Entrustment in Boston Drunk Driving Accident Case

    Negligent Entrustment in Boston Drunk Driving Accident Case
    Negligent Entrustment in Boston Drunk Driving Cases In some drunk driving accidents in Boston the defendant is driving a vehicle owned by a parent, friend, or other family member. There is generally nothing wrong with lending someone a car,…
  • Feb 11

    Boston Drunk Driving Car Accidents Involving Multiple Vehicle

    Boston Drunk Driving Car Accidents Involving Multiple Vehicle
    Most car accidents involve only two vehicles.  In the case of a serious Boston drunk driving case however, there may be multiple vehicles involved. This can complicate matters as the total loss in terms of both property damage and…
  • Jan 29

    Boston Drunk Driving Crashes Involving Harm to At-Fault Driver’s Passenger

    Boston Drunk Driving Crashes Involving Harm to At-Fault Driver’s Passenger
    In many drunk driving car accidents in Boston, a drunk driver will consume too much alcohol to a point where he or she is intoxicated and then crash into another car harming occupants in this vehicle or even hitting a bicyclist or…
Rank this Week: 3027

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Feb 14

    Tinder No Match for CA’s Second District Court of Appeal in Allegedly Ageist Pricing Case

    Tinder No Match for CA’s Second District Court of Appeal in Allegedly Ageist Pricing Case
    Joseph M. Aguirre A California appellate court recently ruled that Tinder’s age-based pricing strategy violated the state’s Unruh Civil Rights Act, which broadly outlaws discrimination based on sex, race, sexual orientation, age,…
  • Jan 31

    Massachusetts Focuses on the Elements of Spoliation

    Massachusetts Focuses on the Elements of Spoliation
    Alexander L. Zodikoff In Santiago[1] v. Rich Products Corp., et al.[2], the Massachusetts Appeals Court held that a finding of spoliation requires both: (1) the negligent and intentional loss or destruction of evidence; and (2) the awareness…
  • Jan 24

    Death, Taxes, and Sexual Harassment: How the #MeToo Movement Affected Trump’s Tax Bill

    Death, Taxes, and Sexual Harassment: How the #MeToo Movement Affected Trump’s Tax Bill
    William H. Champlin IV On December 22, 2017 President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (officially Public Law no. 115-97, named “An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent…
Rank this Week: 1864

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

Covers workers' compensation. By Kantrovitz & Associates P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1314

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 14

    What You Need to Know About the Stretch-Out Approach for IRA

    What You Need to Know About the Stretch-Out Approach for IRA
    One of the ways to make the most of an inherited IRA is to use what’s known as a stretch-out approach. Some people make a common error of naming their own estate as the beneficiary of their individual retirement account. This means that…
  • Feb 7

    Understanding Special Needs Trusts and Qualifying for Government Assistance

    Understanding Special Needs Trusts and Qualifying for Government Assistance
    Taking care of a loved one who has special needs is a primary concern for all of the immediate family members. Trusts and especially special needs trusts may be a powerful strategy used to ensure that your family member has the support he or…
  • Jan 30

    What Power of Attorney Do I Need?

    What Power of Attorney Do I Need?
    Most people are aware that estate planning has benefits for everyone, but it is especially critical for seniors. Do you already have a power of attorney? What does it cover? If your document is outdated or if you never created it, now is the…
Rank this Week: 4119

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accident law. By William D. Kickham, Esq.

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Johnson & Johnson: “Asbestos Was Never in Our Talc Products.” The Evidence May Prove Otherwise.

    Johnson & Johnson: “Asbestos Was Never in Our Talc Products.” The Evidence May Prove Otherwise.
    At this stage, more than 5,000 lawsuits have been filed against the iconic baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, most alleging that cases of ovarian cancer and mesothelioma were caused by asbestos contained in the pharmaceutical…
  • Jan 9

    Statutes of Limitations in Massachusetts Personal Injury Case

    Statutes of Limitations in Massachusetts Personal Injury Case
    Many people have heard of the term “Statute of Limitations,” but they aren’t quite sure what this is, or how it might affect them if they’ve been injured in some kind of accident in Massachusetts. This post will…
  • Nov 23

    Let’s Remember to be Truly Thankful For what Each Of Us Ha

    Let’s Remember to be Truly Thankful For what Each Of Us Ha
    I’m posting this very brief piece on Thanksgiving Day, a day I wouldn’t normally be working. But as I was thinking last night of all that I have in this life – many things that others less fortunate than I don’t have…
Rank this Week: 3110

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Boston SSI Appeals Involving Residual Functioning Capacity

    Boston SSI Appeals Involving Residual Functioning Capacity
    When a claimant applies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits in Massachusetts, the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) will only approve an application if they are convinced claimant is eligible for SSDI benefits by…
  • Feb 9

    Use of Vocational Experts in Boston SSDI Hearings and Appeal

    Use of Vocational Experts in Boston SSDI Hearings and Appeal
    Once an application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits has been rejected by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA), the next thing which will happen in the appeals process is claimant must complete and submit what…
  • Jan 30

    Social Security Disability During a Government Shutdown

    Social Security Disability During a Government Shutdown
    As 2017 ended and another year began we found ourselves watching congress fight over the federal budget to the point of months without a finalized budget, a series of temporary continuing resolutions and at least one relatively short partial…
Rank this Week: 1009

The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Feb 13

    Are you an IP Licensee?

    Are you an IP Licensee?
    What happens when your licensor files for bankruptcy?  Companies filing Chapter 11 always have had the right to accept or reject any contract that has yet to be performed fully.  This right become volatile in the new economy where…
  • Feb 13

    ERM: Defining Risk

    ERM: Defining Risk
    Directors sometimes don’t understand the meaning of risk.  Boards undertake ERM (enterprise risk management) as making sure there is regulatory compliance, sound accounting and reasonable cyber protection.  These are important…
  • Feb 9

    Corporate Compliance Programs; What if you are Mid-Market or Privately Held?

    Corporate Compliance Programs; What if you are Mid-Market or Privately Held?
    So your company has been accused of committing a fraud, or of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  You have attracted investigation by the US Department of Justice.  You are negotiating whether to enter a plea, or to try to…
Rank this Week: 1613

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Feb 13

    852 Rare: How to Read a Manor Court Roll

    852 Rare: How to Read a Manor Court Roll
    This is the second in a series of five blogs about Historical & Special Collections’ English Manor Rolls (1305-1770). HSC was honored to have Eleanor Goerss, Pforzheimer Fellow ’17, with us last summer to perform research on…
  • Jan 31

    Digital Wall Street Journal access is here!

    Digital Wall Street Journal access is here!
    We’re happy to announce that HLSL has, in collaboration with the Harvard Library, secured a subscription to the digital Wall Street Journal. Digital membership is available to all current Harvard faculty, students and staff, and…
  • Jan 31

    Tenth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Tenth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    Interested in rare books, legal history or legal archives? The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Tenth Annual Morris L.…
Rank this Week: 4153

Boston Head Injury Blog

Boston Head Injury Blog

By the Law Office of David Dwork.

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

    The Elderly and Traumatic Brain Injury

    The Elderly and Traumatic Brain Injury
    Brain injuries to seniors are on the rise in United States, a recent study has found. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that adults aged 75 or over have the highest rate of hospitalization and death from ……
  • Dec 25

    Traumatic Brain Injury – An Overview

    Traumatic Brain Injury – An Overview
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that approximately 2.5 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries in the United States every year. The injury causes 2.2 million emergency room visits, 280,000 extended hospital stays…
  • Dec 1

    The 6 Leading Causes of Traumatic Brain Injurie

    The 6 Leading Causes of Traumatic Brain Injurie
    On average, nearly 70,000 Massachusetts residents are diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury each year. A traumatic brain injury, also known as a TBI, is defined as a blow, jolt, or bump to the head that disrupts normal brain function.…
Rank this Week: 1153

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    “WHAT ABOUT ME?” SAID THE DERELICT FEE

    “WHAT ABOUT ME?” SAID THE DERELICT FEE
    Is there a path with ancient tire tracks or what looks like an old a dirt or gravel road or undeveloped right of way near your land?  Perhaps just a simple path through the trees between you and your neighbor’s yard?…
  • Jan 15

    Social Host Liability

    Social Host Liability
    According to a study conducted by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, in 2016 there were 119 drunk driving deaths in Massachusetts, which comprised 31 percent of all traffic fatalities in the state. Drunk driving is often thought of as a criminal…
  • Dec 14

    Bankruptcy Cram Down

    Bankruptcy Cram Down
    Both Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings allow a debtor to “cram down” or “strip off” a secured lien under certain circumstances. The so-called “cram down” statute for Chapter 11 proceedings is…
Rank this Week: 2362

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Feb 12

    New Bill Introduced to Keep Asbestos Out of Children’s Makeup

    New Bill Introduced to Keep Asbestos Out of Children’s Makeup
    Over the past year, there have been allegations of asbestos fibers being present in two different cosmetic products designed for use by children.  Both of these products contained talc, which is common in makeup and also a glitter…
  • Feb 8

    Second Major Asbestos-Talc Trial Now Underway

    Second Major Asbestos-Talc Trial Now Underway
    Talcum powered is a powdered form for talc which is a naturally occurring mineral.  It has been found to develop in the same geological conditions as asbestos and for this reason, talcum powder products can contain deadly asbestos…
  • Jan 29

    Failure to Warn Claims in Boston Mesothelioma Lawsuit

    Failure to Warn Claims in Boston Mesothelioma Lawsuit
    Whenever a plaintiff (or plaintiff’s surviving family members) files a mesothelioma lawsuit in Boston, we are dealing with what is known as a products liability matter. A products liability matter involves a plaintiff who was injured or…
Rank this Week: 3014