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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: 217

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    How to Identify Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

    How to Identify Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    Stories of nursing home abuse and neglect are tragically, and disturbingly, common. If you have a loved one in a Massachusetts nursing home, don’t despair. There are ways to ensure that your loved one receives proper care in a safe,…
  • Dec 5

    Is My Landlord Responsible for Snow and Ice Removal in MA?

    Is My Landlord Responsible for Snow and Ice Removal in MA?
    Since 2010, property owners in MA can be legally responsible for damages and injuries caused by a failure to remove snow and ice. The 2010 ruling replaced 125 years of legal precedent. Previously, owners were not liable for removing…
  • Nov 30

    Signs of Concussion Following an Auto Accident

    Signs of Concussion Following an Auto Accident
    Americans suffer about two million concussions annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). A concussion is a mild form of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and is usually a “closed head” injury. What does that mean?…
Rank this Week: 234

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 253

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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 24

    Magazine Media Giant Bolsters TV Holding

    Magazine Media Giant Bolsters TV Holding
    Image via CrunchBaseDes Moines-based Meredith Corp. has added to its stable of tv stations by acquiring two stations from Gannett Co. for $407 million, mediabistro.com FishbowlNY reported.Meredith adds Top 25 Market St. Louis' KMOV-TV and…
Rank this Week: 258

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/
  • Dec 7

    Essential Apps to Increase Efficiency in Your Law Practice

    Essential Apps to Increase Efficiency in Your Law Practice
    From budgeting to finding a parking spot in the city, the right apps can make you a more efficient lawyer and a more focused human. Reliance on our smartphones is now the norm. 70% of lawyers report using a smartphone to do legal work while…
  • Nov 29

    Make Your Nominations for the Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards by Dec. 20

    Make Your Nominations for the Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards by Dec. 20
    Submissions for the 2018 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards are due by 5pm on December 20th. The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession is seeking nominations for the 28th Annual Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement…
  • Nov 17

    Tools for Lawyers for a Mentally Balanced Year End

    Tools for Lawyers for a Mentally Balanced Year End
    Lawyers have a range of unique stress, especially at this time of year. Here’s how and why you should handle it this holiday season. Are you excited about holiday celebrations one day and overwhelmed by them the next? Do inflated…
Rank this Week: 510

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: 395

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: 511

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 671

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
Rank this Week: 538

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Boston Product Liability Attorneys Talk Dangers of Taking Pradaxa

    Boston Product Liability Attorneys Talk Dangers of Taking Pradaxa
    Patients with a serious medical condition known as atrial fibrillation, also known as “Afib,” a type of irregular heartbeat, are generally required to take a prescription blood thinner or oral anticoagulant medication.  Blood…
  • Nov 30

    DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Plaintiffs Awarded $247 Million by Jury

    DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Plaintiffs Awarded $247 Million by Jury
    A number of medical device manufacturers have produced defective hip implants, but one of the most troubling is a company called DePuy, which produced the DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip.  The product has been plagued with problems…
  • Nov 21

    Defective Furniture Results in Death of Children

    Defective Furniture Results in Death of Children
    Dangerous around the household that can cause injury to small children can include things like household chemicals such as liquid drain cleaner, cleaning products, sharp edges, electrical outlets, the strings used to raise vertical blinds and…
Rank this Week: 683

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: 613

Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

Covers Massachusetts land use and real estate law, regulation and policy. By Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster, P.C.

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

    Pending SJC Case Could Change Condominium Litigation in Massachusett

    Pending SJC Case Could Change Condominium Litigation in Massachusett
    My colleague at Rackemann, Jonathan Hayden, has been watching this pending SJC decision and the following is his take on the case: The Supreme Judicial Court’s upcoming decision in Trustees of Cambridge Point Condominium Trust v.…
  • Nov 20

    Land Dedicated As A Public Park Is Protected Under Article 97

    Land Dedicated As A Public Park Is Protected Under Article 97
    With a shortage of vacant land available for construction of new school buildings, municipalities are frequently pressured to convert parkland to school uses. More often than not, such conversions implicate Article 97. Article 97 of the…
  • Aug 8

    END RUN AROUND LOCAL WETLANDS JURISDICTION? NOT SO FAST

    END RUN AROUND LOCAL WETLANDS JURISDICTION? NOT SO FAST
    According to the Wetlands Protection Act, when an applicant files a notice of intent with a local conservation commission to perform work that may impact wetlands, the commission has 21 days to open a public hearing to consider the impact of…
Rank this Week: 727

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

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

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jul 19

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim
    Our Florida Jet Ski accident attorneys handle many different types of personal watercraft injury cases. These cases range from negligently conducted Jet Ski tours to improper personal watercraft design. In this case, we represent a person who…
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
Rank this Week: 681

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: 661

Massachusetts Estate Planning and…

Massachusetts Estate Planning and Elder Law

Discusses estate planning, elder law and health insurance matters in Massachusetts. By Leanna Hamil.

http://lhamillattorney.typepad.com/main/
  • Oct 10

    How Should I Divide My Assets?

    How Should I Divide My Assets?
    A lot of times when I’m meeting with clients they will ask me “how should we leave our stuff?” They have children, grandchildren, siblings, parents, nieces, nephews, charities they like to support and they are having trouble figuring…
  • Sep 18

    Leaving A Memo or Letter With Your Will

    Leaving A Memo or Letter With Your Will
    Your Will is the place where you distribute certain types of property after your death. Anything that has a joint owner (like a house or a bank account) or a named beneficiary (like a retirement plan or insurance policy) will pass to the…
  • Sep 10

    Changing Guardianship Nomination

    Changing Guardianship Nomination
    If you find yourself need to change the guardianship nominations for your children, there are some steps you need to take.  All parents of minor children (and parents of special needs children) should nominate guardians in legal documents so…
Rank this Week: 616

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Dec 11

    Dr. Nick van Terheyden and the Invisible Patient – Harlow On Healthcare

    Dr. Nick van Terheyden and the Invisible Patient – 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
  • Nov 27

    Dave Chase and the Long March on Health Care Benefits – Harlow on Healthcare

    Dave Chase and the Long March on Health Care Benefits – 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
  • Nov 27

    Dave Chase and the Long March on Health Care Benefits – Harlow on Healthcare

    Dave Chase and the Long March on Health Care Benefits – 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
Rank this Week: 1252

Christopher Earley Blog

Christopher Earley Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, slips and falls, dog bites and other accidents.

https://chrisearley.com/blog/
  • Dec 10

    Soft Tissue Injuries From Massachusetts Car Crashe

    Soft Tissue Injuries From Massachusetts Car Crashe
    As Massachusetts car crash lawyers, we have many clients that have experienced soft tissue injuries following their accident. Soft tissue Read More... The post Soft Tissue Injuries From Massachusetts Car Crashes appeared first on…
  • Dec 4

    Boston Personal Injury Cases And Trial

    Boston Personal Injury Cases And Trial
    As Boston personal injury lawyers, one of the first questions we receive from our new clients is “Will I have Read More... The post Boston Personal Injury Cases And Trial appeared first on Christopher Earley.
  • Dec 1

    When To Hire A Workers Comp Lawyer

    When To Hire A Workers Comp Lawyer
    The decision on when to hire a workers comp lawyer is a decision many injured workers face.  You may be Read More... The post When To Hire A Workers Comp Lawyer appeared first on Christopher Earley.
Rank this Week: 852

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Sexual Assault Accusations In the Wake of Harvey Weinstein & Kevin Spacey: What of Those Falsely Accused?

    Sexual Assault Accusations In the Wake of Harvey Weinstein & Kevin Spacey: What of Those Falsely Accused?
    A person would have to live under a rock not to know of the tsunami of sexual assault allegations that have rolled across the U.S. in the past few weeks, following the revelations of sexual assault allegations made against famous Hollywood…
  • Nov 13

    Sealing Criminal Records: To Do or Not To Do?

    Sealing Criminal Records: To Do or Not To Do?
    Many clients have asked me whether they can or should seal a criminal record that they have.  While people who have a criminal record might think that sealing that record (if possible) is a no-brainer, it’s not so…
  • Oct 27

    Should Drug Testing Violators Be Sentenced to Jail – Or A Hospital?

    Should Drug Testing Violators Be Sentenced to Jail – Or A Hospital?
    Here’s a very interesting hypothetical legal question:  Let’s assume that “Dave Defendant” is convicted of a certain crime – whether a misdemeanor or felony –and is sentenced to probation.  Part…
Rank this Week: 1223

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: 951

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Driverless Cars – Wave of the Future or a Disaster Waiting to Happen?

    Driverless Cars – Wave of the Future or a Disaster Waiting to Happen?
    Driverless cars will likely be the main mode of transportation in the future, but that future may be a bit more distant than expected. A self-driving taxi pilot project in Las Vegas ended with less-than-desirable results last week. After only…
  • Nov 21

    How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Weather in New England

    How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Weather in New England
    Harsh winters and less-than-ideal driving conditions are a fact of life in New England. If we could all avoid driving when roadways are covered with snow and ice, winterizing our vehicles wouldn’t be so important. But the reality is,…
  • Nov 3

    Motor Vehicle Accidents Are Leading Cause of Teen Fatalitie

    Motor Vehicle Accidents Are Leading Cause of Teen Fatalitie
    According to recent research, car crashes are one of the top causes of death for U.S. teens. Fortunately, the vast majority of these deaths are easily preventable. Research conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)…
Rank this Week: 941

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers legal strategies in Massachusetts injury and wrongful death cases. By Karsner & Meehan, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1327

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Nov 2

    Pit Bull Attack Death A Painful Reminder: Dogs Are Sometimes Deadly

    Pit Bull Attack Death A Painful Reminder: Dogs Are Sometimes Deadly
    The recent horrific mauling death in Lowell of a 7 year old boy has led a lot of clients and friends to ask me, “What legal liability exists when someone is bitten by a dog?”   The answers can get technical, but…
  • Oct 14

    Talc/Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuits Gain Traction

    Talc/Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuits Gain Traction
    As many people have read or heard in the past few months, a rapidly growing number of cases have been filed by women who have contracted ovarian, uterine and vaginal cancers that they claim were caused by an ordinary, everyday item found in…
Rank this Week: 1045

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/
Rank this Week: 953

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit
    Is there a more hyped sporting event with less substance than the NFL Draft? Does everyone on the internet drive traffic to their sites by linking to the draft if at all possible? Well, of course the answer to both questions is yes, and so I…
  • Apr 4

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work
    There is a lot of discussion on whether lawyers should be required to have at least a certain degree of competency with technology as a core skill set, on a par with, for instance, the rules of evidence. Personally, I am not convinced of the…
  • Mar 29

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan
    I have used this anecdote before, so you can jump ahead if you have either read something where I have written it before or heard a talk of mine where I have said it, but if you haven’t, I have always thought it is a good lead in to any…
Rank this Week: 1103

The Divorce Collaborative

The Divorce Collaborative

Covers Massachusetts family law, divorce mediation and collaborative divorce. By Stephen F. McDonough.

http://www.divorcecollaborative.com
  • Mar 2

    Part 2 – How Much Will My Divorce Mediation Cost?

    Part 2 – How Much Will My Divorce Mediation Cost?
    If you did not have a chance to read Part One about the range of fees for divorce mediation, please do so or be prepared to be confused. The answer is X-Rays. Yes, that is right, X-Rays. My dentist can …
  • Mar 2

    Valuation Issues Surrounding Professional Practices at Divorce

    Valuation Issues Surrounding Professional Practices at Divorce
    When a divorcing spouse owns a business, several factors must be examined as part of the distribution of the marital estate. The type of business entity in question will obviously play a major role in how the business asset will …
  • Mar 2

    What Do We Make?

    What Do We Make?
    I was watching television earlier  tonight  – on Valentine’s night as a matter of fact – and saw a commercial for BMW automobiles.  It was a fairly long spot during the olympics, right after I decided that I…
Rank this Week: 1053

Cambridge Personal Injury Law Blog

Cambridge Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts car accident and other personal injury cases. By Bellotti Law Group, P.C.

http://www.bellottilaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 6

    Boston Orange Line Overheats, Leading to Smoke Inhalation Injurie

    Boston Orange Line Overheats, Leading to Smoke Inhalation Injurie
    Last week, on October 26, 2016, around 4:40 P.M., the northbound Orange Line train, while stopped at Back Bay Station in Boston, Massachusetts, began to spew smoke. The train had overheated right before rush hour, and Massachusetts Bay…
  • Oct 27

    Massachusetts Wrong-Way Crash Kills Five People

    Massachusetts Wrong-Way Crash Kills Five People
    Tragedy struck earlier this week, when a Massachusetts’ woman drove the wrong way on Interstate 495 in Middleborough, killing four college students. The four students who were killed were later identified by Massachusetts’ state…
  • Oct 20

    Massachusetts’ Doctor Killed in Bike Accident in Cambridge’s Porter Square

    Massachusetts’ Doctor Killed in Bike Accident in Cambridge’s Porter Square
    Cambridge, Massachusetts – On October 5, 2016, Bernard Lavins, a 60-year-old doctor, was riding his bicycle in Porter Square during rush hour, when he was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer. Mr. Lavins was struck by a Ryder truck…
Rank this Week: 802

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: 1227

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and divorce. By Gabriel Cheong.

http://gabrielcheonglaw.com
  • Feb 17

    This Blog Has Moved

    This Blog Has Moved
    I’ve been posting on this blog since 2007 when I first started and I’m very proud of it. Because I want to consolidate my websites, this blog and all its posts have been moved to my main website.  For future updates to this…
  • Oct 30

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?
    In order to modify a current order of custody or a parenting plan that’s in place, you have to start a separate action with the Probate and Family Court called a Complaint for Modification.  Before considering filing such an…
  • Oct 12

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?
    I get a lot of calls from people who want to hire us after they have already filed a case themselves.  In many of these cases, they’ve already tried to navigate the court system for a while and they’re now contacting an…
Rank this Week: 745

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: 1110

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/
Rank this Week: 4059

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: 3648

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Dec 11

    Massachusetts Federal Court Holds Prisoner Tort Claim Barred by Statute

    Massachusetts Federal Court Holds Prisoner Tort Claim Barred by Statute
    In a Massachusetts tort case, a prisoner who was incarcerated at FMC Devens filed a pleading captioned as a petition for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2241. He alleged that while he was incarcerated at FCC Butner, prison…
  • Dec 4

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Holds Manufacturers Not Liable for Truck Accident Death

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Holds Manufacturers Not Liable for Truck Accident Death
    A Massachusetts farmer owned a dump truck for hauling soil. One morning in April 2009, he was seen at his farm working on the truck. Later that day, he was found dead underneath it, with his clothing caught up in a spinning universal joint…
  • Nov 20

    Massachusetts District Court Refuses to Amend Complaint in Medical Malpractice Case

    Massachusetts District Court Refuses to Amend Complaint in Medical Malpractice Case
    A plaintiff, in his capacity as the personal representative of the estate of a victim, brought a Massachusetts nursing home negligence action against Park, Marion, and Vernon Streets Operating Company, LLC d/b/a Brookline Health Care Center…
Rank this Week: 2194

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    Hip Implant Lawsuits – It’s Not Too Late to File a Claim

    Hip Implant Lawsuits – It’s Not Too Late to File a Claim
    Hip replacements are one of the most common surgeries in the United States today. For years, hip replacement implants were made of plastic or ceramic, but a “longer-lasting, more durable” alternative gained popularity over the…
  • Nov 13

    The Dangers Of Transvaginal Mesh

    The Dangers Of Transvaginal Mesh
    Women may develop medical conditions such as urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse due to age, childbirth, or after having a hysterectomy. These conditions may cause the pelvic organs to slip into the vaginal canal, resulting in…
  • Oct 26

    If You Have an All-Metal Hip Implant, Here’s What You Should Know

    If You Have an All-Metal Hip Implant, Here’s What You Should Know
    Every year in the United States, thousands of patients undergo hip replacement surgery to treat severe hip arthritis and other degenerative conditions affecting the hip joint. Hip replacement surgeries are generally a last resort option,…
Rank this Week: 3350

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/
  • Dec 9

    Mass Lawmakers and MADD Push for Tougher Alcohol Ignition Interlock Law

    Mass Lawmakers and MADD Push for Tougher Alcohol Ignition Interlock Law
    The winter holiday season is a time of year when many people are out on the roads after drinking alcohol, due to the all holiday parties and family festivities. This is one reason Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), uses this time to push…
  • Nov 27

    Serious Drunk Driving Accidents in the Greater Boston Area

    Serious Drunk Driving Accidents in the Greater Boston Area
    Drunk driving may be considered a misdemeanor for a first offense, but it is a misdemeanor that can result in serious personal injury as well as significant property damage.  There are some cases in which a defendant will crash into a…
  • Nov 19

    Framingham DUI Guilty Plea Underscores Ongoing Problem of Drunk Driving

    Framingham DUI Guilty Plea Underscores Ongoing Problem of Drunk Driving
    A high-profile Boston drunk driving case recently resulted in conviction, just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday – the No. 1 holiday for drunk driving deaths nationally. While public derision and criminal penalties can serve as powerful…
Rank this Week: 2834

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 3737

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/
  • Dec 8

    Insurance Issues in Boston Mesothelioma Lawsuit

    Insurance Issues in Boston Mesothelioma Lawsuit
    One of the more difficult aspects of litigating a mesothelioma lawsuit in Boston is identifying who is responsible for the harm caused. Beyond that, there may be issues determining which liability insurance company is responsible to pay the…
  • Dec 1

    Vintage Building Materials Pose Asbestos Risk

    Vintage Building Materials Pose Asbestos Risk
    There are many old buildings in Boston including closed factories, churches, the ubiquitous three-decker homes and many other types of structures that have fallen into a state of disrepair. Instead of demolishing these old buildings, industry…
  • Nov 22

    Worcester Mass Developer Fined $100,000 for Asbestos Violation

    Worcester Mass Developer Fined $100,000 for Asbestos Violation
    When a landowner wants to renovate or demolish a property that is suspected of containing asbestos, as many commercial, residential and industrial buildings in the Greater Boston area do, there is a strict protocol that must be…
Rank this Week: 2822

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • Dec 8

    NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Joins Growing List of Alleged Sexual Harasser

    NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Joins Growing List of Alleged Sexual Harasser
    Sexual harassment has been a major topic of discussion in recent months. This should be no surprise, considering how widespread the problem has been for decades, centuries, probably since the beginning of time. The modern concept of sexual…
  • Dec 6

    Can I be Fired While on Disability?

    Can I be Fired While on Disability?
    Long and short-term disability insurance policies in Massachusetts can offer income protection when a medical problem renders you unable to work, but these policies don’t protect against job loss. Receiving disability benefits does not…
  • Dec 5

    Louisville Basketball Coach Fired for “Just Cause,” Brings Lawsuit Against the University

    Louisville Basketball Coach Fired for “Just Cause,” Brings Lawsuit Against the University
    When Rick Pitino was fired for “just cause” as University of Louisville’s head basketball coach in September, the former Boston Celtics coach lost a contract worth about $38.7 million. Last week, Pitino filed a lawsuit…
Rank this Week: 1451

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    VA Disability Rating Does Not Confer Automatic SSDI Approval

    VA Disability Rating Does Not Confer Automatic SSDI Approval
    A Disability Rating from the VA Does Not Guarantee Social Security Disability Benefits There is little question that going to war as U.S. service member can have lifelong consequences for those who return home.  One major health…
  • Nov 27

    Lengthy SSDI Wait Times Harms Rightful Beneficiarie

    Lengthy SSDI Wait Times Harms Rightful Beneficiarie
    Despite what the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) would have you believe there is nothing easy or quick about the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application process. The wait in many areas, including Boston is…
  • Nov 23

    SSDI Applicants Now Waiting Nearly Two Year

    SSDI Applicants Now Waiting Nearly Two Year
    When an unrepresented claimant applies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, they often have no idea how long the process will take and how difficult it will be to qualify for disability benefits. They have no idea because…
Rank this Week: 2554

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
  • Dec 7

    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 revised Toolkit on National Action Plans on business and human…
  • Nov 24

    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 look ahead at the upcoming UN Forum on Business and Human Rights;…
  • Nov 21

    Forced Labor and North Korean Workers: New Concerns for Importer

    Forced Labor and North Korean Workers: New Concerns for Importer
    In Washington, D.C., the news this week focused on President Trump’s decision to designate (or redesignate) North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. For companies importing goods into the United States, developments this past August…
Rank this Week: 3728

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Tapalian Law.

https://www.tapinjury.com/news/
Rank this Week: 2820

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 2052

Massachusetts Special Education…

Massachusetts Special Education Law Blog

Discusses local and national news in special education law. By Lillian E. Wong.

http://www.lillianwongesq.com/blog.html
  • Dec 7

    What a difference a year makes!

    What a difference a year makes!
    A year ago, this student with dyslexia was anxious, depressed and hated going to school.  She was not making progress in reading and was keenly aware of her learning differences. Now that she is in the right educational placement…
  • Feb 23

    US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student with Disability

    US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student with Disability
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided, 8-0, in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, that families do not have to exhaust remedies under IDEA when rights are fully supported by the ADA and Section 504. This is a huge deal in the…
  • Dec 1

    Is my child's teacher licensed?

    Is my child's teacher licensed?
    Educators, including teachers, professional support personnel, and administrators, are generally required to hold a license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to be eligible for employment in public…
Rank this Week: 4271

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Litigating a Fatal Boston Car Accident

    Litigating a Fatal Boston Car Accident
    Fatal car accident lawsuits in Boston are often very complex and best handled by an experienced personal injury lawyer who has a track record of success in deadly crash litigation. While fault may seem a fairly straightforward issue, there…
  • Nov 29

    Using Expert Witnesses in Boston Car Accident Lawsuit

    Using Expert Witnesses in Boston Car Accident Lawsuit
    Most Boston car accident cases will settle prior to even being filed in the Suffolk Superior Court.  In some cases, when a settlement offer by the at-fault driver’s insurance company is insufficient, the case will be filed in…
  • Nov 20

    Statutes of Limitations, Damages in a Fatal Boston Car Accident

    Statutes of Limitations, Damages in a Fatal Boston Car Accident
    A car accident often results in serious personal injury.  The worst Boston car accidents result in one of more fatalities. These fatal Boston car crashes will obviously be emotionally devastating for friends and family, but they can be…
Rank this Week: 4449

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2454

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Comments on injury law. By Heinlein Beeler Mingace & Heineman, P.C.

http://www.bostoninjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 6

    I shot the Clerk? – Why video taping testimony is so important!

    I shot the Clerk? – Why video taping testimony is so important!
    One of my favorite movies is “My Cousin Vinnie”.  In one scene, Ralph Macchio, who accidently left a convenience store with an extra can of tuna fish, thinks he is being questioned about this “shoplifting” when,…
  • Dec 1

    The Problem of Pre-injury Release

    The Problem of Pre-injury Release
    We have all been there. You wait in a long line to sign a son or daughter up for an activity in which they are excited to participate. By the time you get to head of the line, you are ready to quickly sign anything – including the…
  • Dec 1

    Computer Operated Cars: New Driving and Legal Challenge

    Computer Operated Cars: New Driving and Legal Challenge
    How will the possibly, perhaps inevitably, driverless future impact motor vehicle accidents? In 2015 there were over 6 million reported car crashes that resulted in over 2 million injuries.[1]  The primary cause behind most motor vehicle…
Rank this Week: 2558