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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/
  • Oct 16

    Who’s Eligible for Special Weekend Sentences in Massachusetts?

    Who’s Eligible for Special Weekend Sentences in Massachusetts?
    In a recent Massachusetts assault case, the defendant pled guilty to assault and battery on a girlfriend and her child. A judge sentenced him to 2 1/2 years in the house of correction, but he only had to serve six months with the balance…
  • Oct 2

    Field Sobriety Testing in Massachusetts Marijuana Case

    Field Sobriety Testing in Massachusetts Marijuana Case
    In a recent Massachusetts case, the court considered whether field sobriety tests were admissible in situations in which the police believe a driver may have been driving under the influence of marijuana. The case arose in 2013, when the…
  • Sep 19

    Aggravated Assault and Kicking a Victim Down Steps in Massachusett

    Aggravated Assault and Kicking a Victim Down Steps in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts aggravated assault case, the defendant was convicted of assault and battery by a dangerous weapon, assault and battery, and threatening. The case arose from the defendant allegedly kicking the victim multiple times…
Rank this Week: 2680

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    THE DEATH OF A PLAINTIFF

    THE DEATH OF A PLAINTIFF
    “The wheels of justice turn slowly, but grind exceedingly fine.” Litigation is often a lengthy process and the old proverb is certainly true for the inundated Massachusetts courts. In 2017 close to 7,000 cases have been filed in…
  • Sep 27

    Application of Anti-SLAPP to Will Contest

    Application of Anti-SLAPP to Will Contest
    The average number of years that a person may expect to live has substantially increased over the past 25 years. Also, the life expectancy of a person now is 25 years longer than it was 100 years ago. Decreased infant mortality, improved…
  • Sep 22

    THE MASSACHUSETTS FORECLOSURE TITLE CLEARING STATUTE

    THE MASSACHUSETTS FORECLOSURE TITLE CLEARING STATUTE
    On November 25, 2015 Chapter 141, Acts of 2015, An Act Clearing Titles to Foreclosed Properties, was signed into Massachusetts law by Governor Baker.  Massachusetts Senate Bill 2015 now Chapter 141 of the Acts of 2015 is commonly called…
Rank this Week: 1972

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: 3635

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 2203

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Parking Lot Accidents Are Common in Massachusett

    Parking Lot Accidents Are Common in Massachusett
    There was a sad story in Westford over the weekend, when a woman was hit and killed in a Market Basket parking lot. Police are still investigating, but according to media reports, the 64-year-old woman was putting groceries into the back of…
  • Oct 12

    Redesign Ahead for Waltham’s Most Dangerous Roads and Intersection

    Redesign Ahead for Waltham’s Most Dangerous Roads and Intersection
    Parking lot serving the MBTA Commuter Rail Station in Waltham. The parking lot is on Carter Street, which the city may upgrade in coming years. Some of the region’s most dangerous roads and intersections are about to be redesigned in…
  • Oct 11

    Report: Motor Vehicle Crashes Claimed More Lives in 2016

    Report: Motor Vehicle Crashes Claimed More Lives in 2016
    Fatal car crashes in the U.S. rose more than 5 percent in 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The roads were far more dangerous in 2016, with 37,461 people killed in motor vehicle crashes across the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 711

Simmons & Schiavo, LLP Blog

Simmons & Schiavo, LLP Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law.

http://blog.sslawoffices.com
  • Oct 16

    Cutting a Child Out

    Cutting a Child Out
    It is not all that unusual for a child to not live up to the expectations of parents. Sometimes parents will be so disappointed when that happens, that they will attempt to cut the child out of their estate plans. They might want to…
  • Oct 13

    Planning for the Future (Without a Crystal Ball)

    Planning for the Future (Without a Crystal Ball)
    Creating a will, trust, or any type of estate plan has always involved dealing with an uncertain future. Consider that just 20 years ago in 1997, the estate tax had an astonishing 55% rate with only a $600,000 exemption. Back then, tax-driven…
  • Oct 12

    The In-Law Problem

    The In-Law Problem
    A big concern for many people when they are planning their estates, is that they do not trust the people their children married. They fear that a son or daughter-in-law will waste their children's inheritances. The situation where parents do…
Rank this Week: 1610

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Oct 16

    Girl Dies After Fall from Carnival Cruise Ship at the Port of Miami

    Girl Dies After Fall from Carnival Cruise Ship at the Port of Miami
    A Girl has died after a fall from a Carnival cruise ship at the Port of Miami.  Reports reveal that the 8-year-old girl fell two stories from the interior atrium aboard the Carnival Glory Saturday morning.  Shortly after the…
  • Oct 13

    Jury to Resolve Injured Fisherman Jones Act Negligence and Unseaworthiness Claim

    Jury to Resolve Injured Fisherman Jones Act Negligence and Unseaworthiness Claim
    A Federal court recently found determined that a jury is to resolve an injured fisherman Jones Act negligence and unseaworthiness claims . Facts of the Case This case involves a personal injury sustained by a professional fisherman aboard a…
  • Oct 4

    Injured Cruise Line Seafarer Avoids Arbitration

    Injured Cruise Line Seafarer Avoids Arbitration
    Arbitration agreements are prevalent in cruise line seafarer contracts today.  This practice deprives the injured crewmembers of the fundamental right of a jury and sometimes precludes them of their statutory negligence causes of action…
Rank this Week: 2944

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

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

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Oct 16

    DOJ Changes Course on Transgender Discrimination

    DOJ Changes Course on Transgender Discrimination
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on October 4, 2017 issued a memorandum to all US Attorneys signaling a change in the previously articulated position of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ)  on transgender employment…
  • Sep 7

    Overtime Rule Update: Trump Administration Drops Its Appeal

    Overtime Rule Update: Trump Administration Drops Its Appeal
    In a brief court filing on Tuesday, the Trump Administration dropped its appeal of the injunction preventing the Obama Administration’s new overtime rule from going into effect. The new overtime rule, which was supposed to have gone…
  • Sep 1

    Obama-Era Overtime Rule Struck Down by Federal Court

    Obama-Era Overtime Rule Struck Down by Federal Court
    Yesterday, Judge Amos Mazzant, a federal judge based in Texas, issued an order invalidating the Obama-era overtime rule that would have made more than 4 million additional workers eligible to earn overtime. By way of background, in 2014,…
Rank this Week: 1991

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Oct 15

    Our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws – Update

    Our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws – Update
    For those following noncompete and trade secrets legislative activity around the country, I just updated our Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws page. (This is a never-ending task with so many states thinking about changing –…
  • Oct 10

    Massachusetts Noncompete Reform: What you need to know – by October 31

    Massachusetts Noncompete Reform: What you need to know – by October 31
    Almost nine years in the making, Massachusetts is on the cusp of noncompete reform. And, decades in the making (yes, decades, thanks to Steve Chow‘s extraordinary efforts), Massachusetts is also poised to update its trade secrets…
  • Aug 13

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (updated for Texas)

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (updated for Texas)
    This is an update to reflect statutory revisions to Texas’ version of its Uniform Trade Secrets Act statute, which will become effective on September 1.  For more on the changes, see Texas Updates Its Uniform Trade Secrets…
Rank this Week: 376

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/
  • Oct 15

    Don’t Sign The Form 105 If You Are Receiving Massachusetts Workers Compensation Benefit

    Don’t Sign The Form 105 If You Are Receiving Massachusetts Workers Compensation Benefit
    If you were injured in a workers compensation accident in Massachusetts there are certain things to do, and not to Read More... The post Don’t Sign The Form 105 If You Are Receiving Massachusetts Workers Compensation Benefits…
  • Oct 12

    Massachusetts Dog Bite Law

    Massachusetts Dog Bite Law
    It is harrowing how many people are injured by dogs each year.  These injuries can include scarring, disfigurement, puncture wounds, psychological Read More... The post Massachusetts Dog Bite Law appeared first on Christopher…
  • Oct 11

    Should You Hire An Attorney For a Massachusetts Workers Compensation Case?

    Should You Hire An Attorney For a Massachusetts Workers Compensation Case?
    Many people injured at work in Massachusetts decide to handle their Massachusetts workers compensation case on their own.  With very Read More... The post Should You Hire An Attorney For a Massachusetts Workers Compensation Case?…
Rank this Week: 2398

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice issues and cases. By the Law Offices of Keith L. Miller.

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

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Reinstates Legal Malpractice Claim of Vessel Owner

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Reinstates Legal Malpractice Claim of Vessel Owner
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has reversed a lower court ruling granting summary judgment to a law firm, saying the firm had failed to use all measures to combat an erroneous ruling by a French court. The firm, Dechart, had…
  • Oct 5

    Massachusetts Attorney Suspended Indefinitely for Criminal Forgery and Misconduct

    Massachusetts Attorney Suspended Indefinitely for Criminal Forgery and Misconduct
    A Massachusetts attorney has been suspended indefinitely as the result of two claims of misconduct, including falsifying information to the FBI and forging real estate documents.  Specifically, in April of 2006 and January of 2007, the…
  • May 24

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.

    ATLANTA-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM SUES LEGAL COUNSEL, ALSTON & BIRD LLP.
    MSouth Equity Partners, an Atlanta-based private equity investment firm, has sued the legal firm, Alston & Bird LLP (“A&B”), in Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta, GA, seeking to reclaim more than $7.6 million paid in…
Rank this Week: 2772

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
  • 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,…
  • 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: 2153

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 23

    Massachusetts Football/Sports Concussion Injuries: Who’s Liable?

    Massachusetts Football/Sports Concussion Injuries: Who’s Liable?
    I’m going to weigh in here on the subject of sports and the subject of sports-related brain injuries, specifically chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE.)   CTE is caused by repeated and violent blows/impacts to the head, such…
  • Aug 23

    Massachusetts Negligent Security Lawsuit Follows Murder of Two M.D.’s – Part Two of Two

    Massachusetts Negligent Security Lawsuit Follows Murder of Two M.D.’s – Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this case, I discussed the tragic murders of Dr. Richard Field and Dr. Lina Bolaños, who were murdered in their multimillion dollar condominium, in the luxury Macallen Building, in South Boston on May 5 2017.…
Rank this Week: 810

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/
  • Oct 14

    Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Stirs Debate

    Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Stirs Debate
    Like an unusually large wave that occasionally hits the shore, every few years there is a swell on Beacon Hill to “reform” something. Back in the 1990’s, get-tough-on-crime advocates successfully passed legislative…
  • Sep 22

    Massachusetts SJC Limits Police Testimony on Sobriety Tests for DUI/Marijuana Case

    Massachusetts SJC Limits Police Testimony on Sobriety Tests for DUI/Marijuana Case
    Whether and what kind of sobriety tests would be allowed in court to prosecute drivers suspected of operating while under the influence of marijuana, was a question just waiting to be answered from the moment pot was legalized in…
  • Aug 25

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Tests Temporarily Suspended In OUI Case

    Massachusetts Alcohol Breath Tests Temporarily Suspended In OUI Case
    As I’ve said many times, people often ask me how I can defend certain types of clients accused of crimes such as, for example, drunk driving or sex offenses.  And I give them the same answer, every time:  “Because my…
Rank this Week: 3968

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/
  • Oct 14

    Study: DePuy Attune Knee System Has “Unusually High” Early Failure Rate

    Study: DePuy Attune Knee System Has “Unusually High” Early Failure Rate
    A recent study conducted by nine prominent orthopaedic surgeons and published in The Journal of Knee Surgery revealed the Attune Total Knee Arthroplasty System had an unusually high rate of failure, prompting calls for further research. The…
  • Oct 8

    Hip Replacement Market Booms Despite Boston Injury Case

    Hip Replacement Market Booms Despite Boston Injury Case
    Defective hip implants are a major and ongoing problem throughout the U.S., yet the demand for the procedure is at an all-time high. A recent analysis of the of the state of the hip replacement market though 2024 by Persistence Market…
  • Sep 30

    Pursuing a Defective Vehicle Lawsuit

    Pursuing a Defective Vehicle Lawsuit
    There are many reasons a car accident can occur in Boston. Most of the time, the crash occurs as a result of an at-fault driver who was engaged in negligent driving.  However, in some cases, including single-vehicle accidents, we are…
Rank this Week: 1906

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
  • Oct 13

    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 paper from on the proposed draft elements for an international…
  • Oct 12

    Jesner v. Arab Bank – Highlights from the Oral Argument

    Jesner v. Arab Bank – Highlights from the Oral Argument
    On Wednesday, October 11, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Jesner v. Arab Bank. The case may once and for all determine whether companies are appropriate defendants in cases filed pursuant to the Alien Tort Statute…
  • Oct 9

    New Standards of Conduct for Companies Seeking to Operate with Respect for the Rights of LGBTI People

    New Standards of Conduct for Companies Seeking to Operate with Respect for the Rights of LGBTI People
    On September 26, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights released new Standards of Conduct intended to support the business community in tackling discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex…
Rank this Week: 3626

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: 1903

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: 219

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

https://www.bostonemploymentlawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 13

    Are You A Victim Of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

    Are You A Victim Of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?
    Film producer Harvey Weinstein was fired from the company he co-founded, the Weinstein Company, following accusations of sexual harassment by at least 30 women. Among them are several well-known actresses including Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth…
  • Oct 13

    Gender Bias in the Workplace

    Gender Bias in the Workplace
    Despite the significant advancements and legal protections of recent years, gender discrimination is still a major problem in the workplace. Laws such as Title VII and the Equal Pay Act of 1963 were enacted to prevent gender bias, but issues…
  • Sep 28

    Was I Wrongfully Terminated From My Job?

    Was I Wrongfully Terminated From My Job?
    If you hate your job and decide to stop showing up for work, chances are you’ll get fired. And you aren’t likely to be surprised by that termination. But what if your termination is unjust? Sometimes a worker is terminated for the…
Rank this Week: 1508

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2527

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
Rank this Week: 2585

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Oct 13

    Conducting Business in Illinois May Be Insufficient to Establish Personal Jurisdiction

    Conducting Business in Illinois May Be Insufficient to Establish Personal Jurisdiction
    Katherine E. Vogelhuber According to the Supreme Court of Illinois, merely conducting business within that state is insufficient to satisfy the standards for personal jurisdiction established by the U.S. Supreme Court in Daimler AG v. Bauman,…
  • Oct 12

    The Third Circuit Strips Some of the Protections of the “Bare-Metal Defense”

    The Third Circuit Strips Some of the Protections of the “Bare-Metal Defense”
    Cory D. Lapin Imagine this scenario:  Company X manufactures a “bare-metal” product. After the product is sold, the buyer adds defective asbestos-containing insulation manufactured by Company Y to the product, which is sold…
  • Oct 6

    Medical Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation Coverage

    Medical Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation Coverage
    Michael D. Resnick This article is Part Four of our Medical Marijuana and the Workplace: Recent Decisions from New England Courts Provide Significant Protections to Medical Marijuana Patient Employees Five-Part Series. See Parts…
Rank this Week: 3244

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Tapalian Law.

https://www.tapinjury.com/news/
  • Oct 13

    Distracted Driving Worsens with New Auto Technology, Reports AAA

    Distracted Driving Worsens with New Auto Technology, Reports AAA
    In our tech-savvy society, we constantly want faster and better technology. Automakers scramble to keep up with continually updated tech demands by cramming more intricate technology options into our vehicles. Cars used to have only a small…
  • Oct 12

    USDOT Releases 2016 Fatal Traffic Crash Data

    USDOT Releases 2016 Fatal Traffic Crash Data
    On October 6th, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released fatal crash data for 2016. NHTSA data reports a 5.6% rise in traffic fatalities from 2015. Collected from all 50…
  • Oct 5

    Warwick Drivers Tested by Undercover Pedestrian

    Warwick Drivers Tested by Undercover Pedestrian
    Warwick police put drivers to the test last week when they conducted an undercover assessment to see if drivers complied with Rhode Island state law that requires them to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk. Financed in part by a Rhode…
Rank this Week: 1485

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

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

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    Social Security Recipients Get 2% Increase in 2018

    Social Security Recipients Get 2% Increase in 2018
    The 66 million+ individuals receiving Social Security benefits will receive a 2 percent increase in their payments in 2018. More than 61 million Social Security beneficiaries will receive higher payments in January of 2018, and 8 million SSI…
  • Oct 11

    Women in Retirement: Should Women Need to Think About Staying in The Workforce Longer?

    Women in Retirement: Should Women Need to Think About Staying in The Workforce Longer?
    It is already a well-established fact that women tend to live longer than men and this has important ramifications from the perspective of planning for a successful future and a long and healthy retirement. New studies show that women can…
  • Oct 4

    New Study Shows That Having Children Financially Challenging for Retiree

    New Study Shows That Having Children Financially Challenging for Retiree
    Parents may have numerous challenges as they shift into senior citizen years. However, a new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, determined that children can be a detriment to saving enough for retirement. Children…
Rank this Week: 3481

Massachusetts Estate Planning,…

Massachusetts Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law

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

http://elderlaw.info/
Rank this Week: 4380

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Is Your Child’s Car Seat Prepared for a Crash?

    Is Your Child’s Car Seat Prepared for a Crash?
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), children’s car seats are commonly installed incorrectly. More often than not, actually. Thanks to research and advancements in technology, car seats get safer…
  • Oct 11

    Who is Liable for Playground Accidents?

    Who is Liable for Playground Accidents?
    Now that school is back in full swing, there are millions of children playing on playgrounds every day. Playgrounds provide kids with an opportunity to have fun, unwind, and engage in creative play. But when playground equipment is not…
  • Oct 4

    $3 Million Award in Delaware Birth Injury Case

    $3 Million Award in Delaware Birth Injury Case
    In 2014, Monica Broughton filed a lawsuit against the doctor who delivered her son six years earlier. Amari Broughton-Fleming, now nine years old, suffered nerve damage during birth. During his delivery – which was induced –…
Rank this Week: 91

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: 4586

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/
  • Oct 12

    $6.8M Jury Verdict in Boston Area Mesothelioma Case

    $6.8M Jury Verdict in Boston Area Mesothelioma Case
    In the span of two weeks, two juries in Massachusetts have rendered multi-million dollar verdicts in favor of plaintiffs in mesothelioma lawsuits. According to a recent news article form EHS Today, in the second of the two cases, the…
  • Sep 29

    Damages for Boston Asbestos Exposure Violation

    Damages for Boston Asbestos Exposure Violation
    In the summer 2017, the news headlines were filed with information about what has become known as the Marco Polo fire.  The fire occurred in Hawaii in the 36-story Marco Polo condominium on the Big Island. When the blaze erupted, …
  • Sep 20

    Boston Area Demolition Causes Asbestos Scare

    Boston Area Demolition Causes Asbestos Scare
    According to a recent news article from CBS Boston, a construction crew in Wilmington were tearing down a home that was filled with asbestos.  Authorities allege there were no  abatement permits or proper protocol being followed and…
Rank this Week: 2690

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: 971

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

Covers injury and accident law. By Michael O. Smith.

https://www.bostoncaraccidentattorneynews.com/
Rank this Week: 1561

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/
  • Oct 12

    MA Man Among 10 People Arrested in Death of LSU Fraternity Pledge

    MA Man Among 10 People Arrested in Death of LSU Fraternity Pledge
    On September 14, an 18-year-old college student from Roswell, Georgia was killed during a hazing incident at Louisiana State University. Maxwell Gruver died of complications related to acute alcohol intoxication while trying to join Phi Delta…
  • Oct 10

    Can I Appeal a Criminal Conviction?

    Can I Appeal a Criminal Conviction?
    A criminal conviction in Massachusetts doesn’t necessarily mean the end of a case. If you feel that you’ve been wrongfully convicted of a crime, you may have a few more options. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your…
  • Oct 10

    Despite New Evidence, “Making a Murderer’s” Stephen Avery Denied a New Trial

    Despite New Evidence, “Making a Murderer’s” Stephen Avery Denied a New Trial
    Steven Avery, subject of the popular Netflix show “Making a Murderer,” was denied a new trial by a Wisconsin judge last week. Avery maintains his innocence in the 2005 murder of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach. Despite the…
Rank this Week: 4005

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/
  • Oct 11

    How Lawyers Can Improve Client Communication for Result

    How Lawyers Can Improve Client Communication for Result
    Improving client communication improves every aspect of your law practice. Find out how to proactively manage client communication at each step throughout the client experience. Sometimes lawyers communicate to be persuasive. Sometimes…
  • Sep 28

    How to Delegate Effectively in Your Law Practice [Webinar]

    How to Delegate Effectively in Your Law Practice [Webinar]
    Our next edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers will give you the best practices of champion delegators – in 30 minutes or less. You’re a lawyer, but you’re only one human. There are hard limits on how much you can accomplish,…
  • Sep 21

    How Lawyers Can Be More Productive with Office 365

    How Lawyers Can Be More Productive with Office 365
    Find out what features and tools in MS Office 365 will help lawyers the most! Microsoft Office 365 offers too many features to keep up with, from built-in tools to apps and add-ins. While you were busy practicing law, our friends at Attorney…
Rank this Week: 4607

Boston Personal Injury Attorneys…

Boston Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Mitcheson & Lee LLP.

https://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 11

    Did you sign a liability waiver when you signed up for a gym membership?

    Did you sign a liability waiver when you signed up for a gym membership?
    If you have ever signed up for a gym or health club, chances are you also signed a liability waiver, waiving your ability to later bring a claim against the facility if you got hurt due to the facility’s negligence. According to WFAA…
  • Oct 10

    Personal Injury and Sovereign Immunity

    Personal Injury and Sovereign Immunity
    You might find yourself facing an uphill battle against the government when trying to recover compensation due to the negligent act of a public employee. Many states have laws that limit the amount an injured person can recover and even…
  • Sep 21

    What to do after a Car Crash

    What to do after a Car Crash
    If you’ve been in a car crash, stay calm do not leave the scene of the crash until it is appropriate to do so, and you have had time to assess the situation. In a crash where someone has been injured or killed, you may face criminal…
Rank this Week: 1252

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Surviving the Social Security Disability Applications Proce

    Surviving the Social Security Disability Applications Proce
    Many people are familiar with the red tape often associated with local, state and especially the federal government agencies. For instance, going to the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) in Boston can take a long time and it can be an…
  • Sep 28

    The Benefits of Having A Lawyer for a Boston SSDI Case

    The Benefits of Having A Lawyer for a Boston SSDI Case
    When a claimant is disable and applies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, they will typically submit an application, which will be denied.  The vast majority of all applications are denied.  At this point the…
  • Sep 18

    SSDI Wait Times in Boston

    SSDI Wait Times in Boston
    Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is often a long process.  According to a recent news article from the Memphis Daily News, the backlog of disability benefits cases is now up to 1 million. The waiting time…
Rank this Week: 2489

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1197

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    The Dangers of Using Social Media While Behind the Wheel

    The Dangers of Using Social Media While Behind the Wheel
    It should be obvious, shouldn’t it? Using Facebook or Instagram while driving is a bad idea. But knowing what’s right and doing what’s right are two entirely different things. Unfortunately, statistics show that although we…
  • Sep 25

    Why Are There So Many MBTA Accidents?

    Why Are There So Many MBTA Accidents?
    Every day thousands of people in and around the Boston metro area rely on the Massachusetts Bay Transit Association (MBTA) for transportation. MBTA provides several public transportation options, including busses, ferries, commuter rail, and…
  • Sep 25

    Lyft/Uber crash claims in Boston

    Lyft/Uber crash claims in Boston
    Ride sharing apps like Lyft and Uber have taken cities by storm. Being able to herald a ride from anywhere at any time is not only incredibly convenient (not having to rely solely on the T is certainly a positive), it also makes the streets…
Rank this Week: 4092

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    MA Xarelto Lawsuit Update

    MA Xarelto Lawsuit Update
    Xarelto is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) used to treat certain medical conditions, such as atrial fibrillation, stroke, and deep vein thrombosis. Although this drug and others in its class are quite effective, they carry the risk of…
  • Oct 6

    Invokana Lawsuit Update

    Invokana Lawsuit Update
    Invokana is a prescription medication used to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. The drug works with the kidneys to eliminate excess blood sugar through the passing of urine. Although effective at reducing glucose…
  • Sep 22

    Schizophrenia Drug Recalled for Dangerous Defect

    Schizophrenia Drug Recalled for Dangerous Defect
    In May 2017, Teva Pharmaceuticals initiated a recall of its schizophrenia drug, Paliperidone. According to a report released by the pharmaceutical company, the drug may not be dissolving properly, which could lead to less-than-sufficient…
Rank this Week: 1019

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/
  • Oct 9

    Comparative Negligence in Boston Bike Crashe

    Comparative Negligence in Boston Bike Crashe
    When a person gets on a bike and hits the streets, they are getting exercise, reducing their carbon footprint and engaging in an activity that is becoming very popular in the greater Boston area and across the nation. While that is the…
  • Sep 27

    Promoting Bike Safety to Avoid Boston Bike Crashe

    Promoting Bike Safety to Avoid Boston Bike Crashe
    Our Boston bicycle accident lawyers are not just attorneys – we are avid riders ourselves. We are committed to advocacy that makes Boston streets safer for cyclists, and have been on the forefront of some of the state’s most…
  • Sep 18

    Comparative Negligence in Boston Bike Crashe

    Comparative Negligence in Boston Bike Crashe
    Comparative negligence in bicycle accidents involves a rider who is partially to blame for the cause of a collision. In Massachusetts, comparative negligence is not necessarily a bar to recovery, but it may limit the amount of damages one can…
Rank this Week: 1130

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2519

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Oct 8

    Attorney Michael J. Princi will be honored as a distinguished attorney

    Attorney Michael J. Princi will be honored as a distinguished attorney
    On Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at the Red Mass Annual Celebration Attorney Michael J. Princi of Wynn and Wynn P.C. will be honored as a distinguished attorney. We would like to congratulate Mr. Princi on receiving this prestigious award. Mr.…
  • Aug 28

    WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO CONSULT AN ATTORNEY ABOUT MY LEGAL ISSUE?

    WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO CONSULT AN ATTORNEY ABOUT MY LEGAL ISSUE?
    By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley| Partner I. Introduction Each of us, over the course of our lives, will encounter situations where legal advice is required. Whether it is an automobile accident, an injury at work, employment issues,…
  • Aug 7

    HOW TO APPLY FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS AFTER BEING INJURED

    HOW TO APPLY FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS AFTER BEING INJURED
    By: Cara M. Kuzmiski | Law Clerk Have you been hurt and can’t return to work as a result of your injuries? Are you, or have you been involved in a workers compensation or personal injury case due to these injuries? If so, you may…
Rank this Week: 2630

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/
  • Oct 8

    Proving Impairment in Boston Drugged Driving Accident Injury Claim

    Proving Impairment in Boston Drugged Driving Accident Injury Claim
    With marijuana being legal in Massachusetts, there have been an uptick of crashes caused by drivers under the influence of the drug. While we often talk about the dangers of drunk driving, drugged driving, can and often does result in serious…
  • Sep 30

    Negligence in Boston Drunk Driving Crash Case

    Negligence in Boston Drunk Driving Crash Case
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Globe, a New York City bus driver was involved in serious bus accident when he allegedly crashed into another bus.  He was killed, as were two others. Authorities have said this driver…
  • Sep 22

    Boston Drunk Driving Crashes are Not Accident

    Boston Drunk Driving Crashes are Not Accident
    When people talk about drunk driving crashes in Boston, they often call them drunk driving accidents.  While it is okay to use this term, as discussed in a recent article from The Chronicle of Higher Education, these are generally…
Rank this Week: 980

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Jury Selection in Personal Injury Cases in Boston

    Jury Selection in Personal Injury Cases in Boston
    Jury selection can be very crucial element in Boston slip-and-fall accident litigation. The best injury attorneys know the extensive research that goes into this process, and how to be most effective to maximize the potential for success in…
  • Sep 24

    Boston Personal Injury Risk During Recreational Activitie

    Boston Personal Injury Risk During Recreational Activitie
    There are many fun and exciting things to do in Boston throughout the year, but in some cases, engaging in these activities could result in serious personal injury. As we head into the fall, there will be people doing all kinds of outdoor…
  • Sep 19

    Ski Area Accidents in Massachusett

    Ski Area Accidents in Massachusett
    With the winter months approaching, many in New England including Massachusetts will head to the slopes for a day or weekend ski trip.  While this can be a lot of fun, it can also result in serious personal injury or even death. …
Rank this Week: 234

Mass Appeals Blog

Mass Appeals Blog

Covers appellate issues affecting practice in Massachusetts and important appellate cases. By Cross Nadel LLC.

http://www.crossnadel.com/mass-appeals-blog
Rank this Week: 1475

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Oct 5

    Head-On Crash Leaves One Dead, Three Injured

    Head-On Crash Leaves One Dead, Three Injured
    A recent crash in the Saxonville section of Framingham caused the death of one driver and sent all the occupants of a second vehicle to the hospital. The crash, which took place early on the evening of September 21, shut down Water Street for…
  • Sep 21

    Ford Explorer CO Probe Digging Deeper

    Ford Explorer CO Probe Digging Deeper
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that it will be taking a more thorough look at Ford Explorer SUVs to determine whether there’s a defect or design flaw that’s putting vehicle occupants…
  • Sep 1

    Labor Day Marks End of ‘100 Deadliest Days’

    Labor Day Marks End of ‘100 Deadliest Days’
    This holiday weekend marks the end of a dangerous period for teen drivers. According to AAA, Memorial Day in May and Labor Day in September bookend the highest-risk time all year for crashes involving teen drivers. These 100 days are nothing…
Rank this Week: 2843

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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 6

    The Crime of Threatening to Commit a Crime in Massachusett

    The Crime of Threatening to Commit a Crime in Massachusett
    Threatening to Commit a Crime Most people do not realize that threatening to commit a crime in Massachusetts is actually a crime itself. Someone who makes a threat against someone or property can be charged with a crime under M.G.L.…
  • Sep 2

    What is Criminal Charge Stacking?

    What is Criminal Charge Stacking?
    Criminal Charge Stacking Sometimes when law enforcement officers makes an arrest, they charge as many crimes as they can at once. Police have the right to use their discretion when asserting criminal charges, and they sometimes err on the…
Rank this Week: 3921