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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: 4004

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: 4566

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: 1918

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: 2275

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2018

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: 4088

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: 1635

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: 2482

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: 2307

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: 1693

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: 2839

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: 3753

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Oct 5

    Breaking: Boston City Council Passes Just Cause Eviction Petition

    Breaking: Boston City Council Passes Just Cause Eviction Petition
    Proposal Heads To State House Next Once thought to be dead, the Boston City Council yesterday approved the first ever “just cause” eviction proposal known as the Jim Brooks Community Stabilization Act. The Act, which…
  • Sep 25

    Rent Escrow Bill Heads Back Up To State House

    Rent Escrow Bill Heads Back Up To State House
    Public Hearing Scheduled For September 26, 1pm Small property owner groups are saying that this may finally be the year when state legislators pass a Rent Escrow bill on Beacon Hill. The bill is designed to reform tenant abuses of the…
  • Aug 21

    Land Court Dismisses Foreclosure Challenge Under New Title Clearing Act

    Land Court Dismisses Foreclosure Challenge Under New Title Clearing Act
    Kenney v. Brown:  First Reported Decision Under Act Clearing Title to Foreclosed Properties In a ruling applauded by the conveyancing bar and title underwriters, Land Court Justice Robert Foster has dismissed a borrower’s challenge…
Rank this Week: 4423

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 5

    Recovering Damages in Fatal Hit-and-Run Accidents in Boston

    Recovering Damages in Fatal Hit-and-Run Accidents in Boston
    In Boston, a troubling number of car accidents involve an at-fault driver flees the scene. Some of these are fatal crashes.  The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Highway Loss Data Institute (IIHSHLDI) keeps statistics by states on…
  • Sep 28

    Filing a Boston Truck Accident Lawsuit

    Filing a Boston Truck Accident Lawsuit
    According to a recent news report from CBS, two people were injured in an accident involving a car and dump truck in Dracut, Massachusetts. Authorities have said the collision, which occurred on Route 110, involved a woman who allegedly lost…
  • Sep 21

    Liability in Boston Single-Vehicle Crashe

    Liability in Boston Single-Vehicle Crashe
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Globe, firefighters had to cut a woman free from a mangled car in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Authorities have said the vehicle was carrying a 31-year-old mother, her husband, and their…
Rank this Week: 4368

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 5

    MA Health Facility Faces $207,690 in Penalties for Violations Involving Workplace Violence

    MA Health Facility Faces $207,690 in Penalties for Violations Involving Workplace Violence
    A behavioral health care facility in Massachusetts is facing a proposed $207,690 penalty for violations discovered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) during an inspection. UHS of Westwood Pembroke, Inc., which…
  • Sep 20

    The Dangers of Working on Scaffolding in Massachusetts Workplace

    The Dangers of Working on Scaffolding in Massachusetts Workplace
    Massachusetts scaffolding accidents are extremely common. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 65 percent of construction workers use scaffolds regularly. The agency estimates that 50 workers…
  • Sep 15

    Did You Get Mesothelioma While On The Job?

    Did You Get Mesothelioma While On The Job?
    Mesothelioma is a slow-growing cancer that forms in a thin layer of tissue surrounding certain internal organs, including the lungs, chest wall, and abdomen. Unfortunately, mesothelioma is often so advanced when discovered that long-term…
Rank this Week: 4066

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Michael O. Smith.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2649

The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Oct 4

    Corporate Deadlocks: Judicial Remedie

    Corporate Deadlocks: Judicial Remedie
    It is amazing how many corporations are set up “50-50,” which is to say two equal partners with equal ownership, and equal say on the board of directors. What happens when, over time, these shareholders come to violent…
  • Sep 22

    The Future of US Busine

    The Future of US Busine
    What do Boston thought leaders believe are the keystones to future business growth? Long-term focus on education, shareholder relations, and application of disruptive sciences to their companies. GE Director Dr. Susan Hockfield, Dr. Tom…
  • Jun 15

    Report: Activist Shareholder

    Report: Activist Shareholder
    2017 has been a banner year for activist shareholders approaching public companies. Major activists continue to target large companies, but the average market cap of targets is approximately $260,000,000. How should boards approach the…
Rank this Week: 3575

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

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

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Oct 3

    Schrems II Judgment Rendered

    Schrems II Judgment Rendered
    A 152 page judgment was rendered today by the Irish High Court in Schrems II:  DPC v Facebook Final. Nor surprisingly, the court decided to refer the case to the Court of Justice of the European Union to make a decision about the…
  • Oct 2

    EU Updates on Schrems II and the Privacy Shield

    EU Updates on Schrems II and the Privacy Shield
    The current challenge to Facebook’s privacy practices in Ireland (“Schrems II”) may be coming to a head.  You will recall that in Schrems I, the challenge to Facebook’s privacy practices led to a decision issued…
  • Sep 25

    Security in our Decentralized Election System: News from DHS

    Security in our Decentralized Election System: News from DHS
    After repeated requests from various states, the Department of Homeland Security informed state governments which states had their election systems hacked or otherwise compromised during the 2016 general election.  According to reports,…
Rank this Week: 3667

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: 3398

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

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

http://www.massachusetts-divorce.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    New alimony case discusses percentage alimony order

    New alimony case discusses percentage alimony order
    We have just uploaded a new Supreme Judicial Court Alimony case (Docket: SJC – 12240) that discusses percentage alimony orders. You can see it here: DEREK L. YOUNG vs. JOY G. YOUNG  
  • Feb 26

    Proposed Bill to Allow Pre 2012 Alimony Orders to Terminate at Retirement

    Proposed Bill to Allow Pre 2012 Alimony Orders to Terminate at Retirement
    Massachusetts Representative John Fernandes recently (February 19, 2016) filed House Bill HD4546 which if enacted would now allow alimony orders which were entered into prior to 2012 to terminate upon the Federal Age of…
  • Dec 17

    Thinking outside the box about mediation

    Thinking outside the box about mediation
    Clients and family law attorneys are by now very familiar with using mediation as a technique to settle divorce cases. What is less well understood is that there are a myriad of ways to use mediators to make litigation of divorce cases more…
Rank this Week: 3460

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/
  • Sep 27

    Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Address College Expenses (Finally).

    Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Address College Expenses (Finally).
    Massachusetts child support law allows for payment of child support until age 23 if the child attends an undergraduate college. Judges can also order parents to pay for the cost of college. This has resulted in onerous orders where parents…
  • Mar 15

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.
    Planning for your own death is more than writing a will and instructions on how you want doctors to treat you. You should take steps to provide information to your family and heirs to make administration of your estateeasier. Anticipating…
  • Feb 25

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation
    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiations.1From the time that I started practicing law others have told me do act in a particular way or do things differently using the argument “that's how everybody else does it.” In…
Rank this Week: 3629

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://blog.mass.gov/masslawlib/
  • Sep 26

    Can You Take your Dog to a Restaurant or Grocery Store?

    Can You Take your Dog to a Restaurant or Grocery Store?
    Massachusetts regulations (105 CMR 590.007) follow the federal Food and Drug Administration’s Food Code (1999 edition) (section 6-501.115), which states that “live animals may not be allowed on the premises of a food…
  • Sep 8

    DACA and Advice for Immigrant Families in Massachusett

    DACA and Advice for Immigrant Families in Massachusett
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in a June 15, 2012 Memorandum . In the Memorandum, the DHS “announced that certain individuals without a lawful…
  • Aug 31

    Governor’s Power to Pardon

    Governor’s Power to Pardon
    The power to grant executive clemency for offenses violating state law, including both pardons and commutations, is held in Massachusetts by the governor, with the advice and consent of the Massachusetts Governor’s Council. The…
Rank this Week: 4493

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://beveragelawupdate.com
  • Sep 25

    Lawyers on Tap: Risk Management Podcast Serie

    Lawyers on Tap: Risk Management Podcast Serie
    In a special three-part miniseries for the Verrill Voices podcast, attorney Jonathan Dunitz discusses risk management for breweries and brewpubs with a successful brewery owner, a leading insurance agent in the craft beverage industry, and an…
  • Sep 20

    Social Media is an (age) gated community

    Social Media is an (age) gated community
    Few brewers would dream of serving someone in their brewery or tasting room without checking an ID to ensure that all the craft beer lovers in the room are of legal drinking age.  When it comes to their virtual breweries and tasting…
  • Sep 6

    Out of the (Maine Beer) Box: Standing Out in a Global Marketplace

    Out of the (Maine Beer) Box: Standing Out in a Global Marketplace
    After traveling to Iceland with more than a dozen of Maine’s brewers to greet the Maine Beer Box at the Bjorfestival in Reykijavik, Verrill Dana Attorney Tawny Alvarez reflected on the importance of standing out in a global marketplace…
Rank this Week: 1631

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: 3095

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2499

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2169

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers patient safety topics and related verdicts and settlements. By Lubin & Meyer PC.

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Sep 11

    Sepsis: Raising Awareness of the Number 1 Killer of Patients in Hospital

    Sepsis: Raising Awareness of the Number 1 Killer of Patients in Hospital
        What is sepsis? Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening, and without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly cause tissue damage, organ failure, and death. According to information compiled by…
  • Aug 1

    Women Dying in Childbirth in U.S. — A Preventable Tragedy

    Women Dying in Childbirth in U.S. — A Preventable Tragedy
    Lubin & Meyer Maternal Death Case Prompts State Probe at MetroWest Medical Center The Boston Globe's Liz Kowalczyk exposes a worrisome trend — an increase in the maternal mortality rate — in her July 30 article in response to the…
  • Jul 14

    When Gallbladder Surgery Goes Wrong

    When Gallbladder Surgery Goes Wrong
    Less invasive laparoscopic gallbladder surgery has record of serious medical mistakes Removal of the gallbladder is a common surgery (also known as cholecystectomy) and is either performed as an “open” surgery where a surgeon removes the…
Rank this Week: 2474

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

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

http://www.healthblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1390

Boston Head Injury Blog

Boston Head Injury Blog

By the Law Office of David Dwork.

http://www.bostonheadinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Sep 7

    Traumatic Brain Injury Finding Hope, Help and Healing Within the Challenge

    Traumatic Brain Injury Finding Hope, Help and Healing Within the Challenge
    This excellent and encouraging article From Traumatic Brain Injury to PhD Then Harvard, by Dr. Jonathan Doll, shares the hope, encouragement and lessons he learned from not one, but two Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) in his life. An overview…
  • May 30

    The Curious ( and Striking ) Case of Phineas Gage

    The Curious ( and Striking ) Case of Phineas Gage
    Traumatic brain injuries are older than the story of David and Goliath, but few people have heard of Phineas Gage. He remains the most famous patient in neuroscience and I’m sure you will find his case as remarkable as I ……
  • May 30

    The Curious ( and Striking ) Case of Phineas Gage

    The Curious ( and Striking ) Case of Phineas Gage
    Traumatic brain injuries are older than the story of David and Goliath, but few people have heard of Phineas Gage. He remains the most famous patient in neuroscience and I’m sure you will find his case as remarkable as I ……
Rank this Week: 2309

Sherin and Lodgen Real Estate Blog

Sherin and Lodgen Real Estate Blog

Updates in real estate law including leasing, financing, corporate real estate, environmental law. By Sherin and Lodgen.

http://www.sherin.com/real-estate/
  • Sep 5

    Commercial Real Estate: Tensions in Due Diligence

    Commercial Real Estate: Tensions in Due Diligence
    Whenever a buyer wants to acquire real estate, due diligence can make or break the deal.  For obvious reasons a buyer wants not to buy a “pig in a poke.”  (As an aside, do you know the origin of “pig in a…
  • Sep 5

    Commercial Real Estate: Tensions in Due Diligence

    Commercial Real Estate: Tensions in Due Diligence
    Whenever a buyer wants to acquire real estate, due diligence can make or break the deal.  For obvious reasons a buyer wants not to buy a “pig in a poke.”  (As an aside, do you know the origin of “pig in a…
  • Aug 23

    LeaseCraft – Lease Drafting and Automation Solution

    LeaseCraft – Lease Drafting and Automation Solution
    In accordance with our commitment to delivering efficient and cost effective legal services for our clients, Sherin and Lodgen’s leasing team has established LeaseCraft™, a technology based solution that allows our…
Rank this Week: 3382

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Appeals Court Clarifies Sentencing Under ACCA

    Appeals Court Clarifies Sentencing Under ACCA
    In Commonwealth v. Widener, the Appeals Court vacated the sentence imposed on the defendant pursuant to the armed career criminal act (ACCA), G.L. c.269, §10G(c), and remanded the case for resentencing. The background was as follows. In…
  • Aug 20

    U.S. Supreme Court Weighs in on Forfeiture Proceeding

    U.S. Supreme Court Weighs in on Forfeiture Proceeding
    The United States Supreme Court recently reversed a judgment of the Sixth Circuit in Honeycutt v. United States. In the decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled that under 21 U.S.C. §853(a)(1), which mandates forfeiture of…
  • Aug 15

    Appeals Court Clarifies Commonwealth’s Ability to Request 58A Hearing at OUI Third Arraignment

    Appeals Court Clarifies Commonwealth’s Ability to Request 58A Hearing at OUI Third Arraignment
    In a recent decision, Commonwealth v. Dayton, the Supreme Judicial Court responded to a reported question: whether, under G.L. c.276, §58A, a defendant who is charged with OUI third offense, must have three prior OUI convictions…
Rank this Week: 3528

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

https://www.bu.edu/lawlibrary/
  • Aug 24

    Labor Day Weekend and Academic Semester Hour

    Labor Day Weekend and Academic Semester Hour
    The Law Libraries will observe the following hours for the Labor Day Weekend: Saturday, Sept. 2 10:00am-6:00pm Sunday, Sept. 3 9:00am-10:00pm Monday, Sept. 4 9:00am-11:00pm We will resume our normal semester hours…
  • Jul 11

    AALL Conference Poster

    AALL Conference Poster
    This summer, our law librarians will be participating in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting & Conference in a variety of ways, including by presenting two posters. These posters will highlight our recent…
  • Jun 13

    Bar Exam Resource

    Bar Exam Resource
    Check out our bar exam resources!
Rank this Week: 2919

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2511

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/
  • 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…
  • Jul 19

    Appeals Court Ruling Confirms Grandfathering Protection for Former Cambridge Courthouse

    Appeals Court Ruling Confirms Grandfathering Protection for Former Cambridge Courthouse
    Today the Appeals Court decided Gund v. Planning Board of Cambridge.  That case concerns the former location of the Middlesex Superior Court, an asbestos-filled, anomalous sky-scraper near Lechmere in Cambridge.  The building, which…
  • Jul 12

    Permitting, First Amendment and Jury Trial Issues All in One Case

    Permitting, First Amendment and Jury Trial Issues All in One Case
    On June 29, 2017, the First Circuit Court of Appeals decided Steinmetz v. Coyle Caron, Inc.  That case, which has its roots in the mundane desire of a couple to build a new home on their land in Cohasset, gave rise to some interesting…
Rank this Week: 3158

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment law. By Conforto Law Group.

http://www.bostonemploymentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1989

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: 2961

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real…

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law Blog

Covers news and commentary on real estate development, environmental and construction law. By Mirick O'Connell.

http://mirickrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2297

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Keches Law Group, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Keches Law Group’s Claudine Cloutier wins jury verdict of nearly $4.1 million dollars in Barnstable County MA case

    Keches Law Group’s Claudine Cloutier wins jury verdict of nearly $4.1 million dollars in Barnstable County MA case
    Claudine A. CloutierCCloutier@kecheslaw.com508-822-2000 On June 27, 2017 the jury verdict in case awarded Mr. Pocknett a total of $2,892,857 for his damages and awarded Mrs. Pocknett $1,142,857 for her loss of her husband’s consortium…
  • Jun 22

    Our State Has a Work Zone Accident Problem: What’s Being Done to Fix it?

    Our State Has a Work Zone Accident Problem: What’s Being Done to Fix it?
    The start of summer is the official kick-off for vacation and road trip season for most, but for those who work tirelessly to keep our roads in good driving condition, it can mean months of danger. Sean C.…
  • Mar 29

    PREMISES LIABILITY CLAIMS

    PREMISES LIABILITY CLAIMS
    Adam Becker508-822-2000ABecker@KechesLaw.com Under the law of premises liability, landlords and tenants may be held responsible for injuries that occur on their property.  Whether the landlord or the tenant will be held responsible for a…
Rank this Week: 2049

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Jan 17

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?

    Are Insurance Companies Looking Out for Consumers?
    Many consumers who have settled insurance claims are perplexed when they hear of other claimants receiving more in settlements for property damage or pain and suffering for their injuries that they did for very similar claims. While not every…
Rank this Week: 4620

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • 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…
  • Mar 30

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase
    The upper debt limits for going in to Chapter 13 bankruptcy increased as of April 1, 2016. Chapter 13 debtors must have less than $1,184,200 in secured loans in order to qualify for relief. They also must have less than $394,725 in unsecured…
Rank this Week: 4288

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2583

Sherman Law News & Insights

Sherman Law News & Insights

Focuses on employment law, personal injury, construction law, real estate law, workers' compensation, civil rights and appeals.

http://www.johnshermanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast

    Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast
    In the case of Green v. Brennan, Marvin Green was a mailman experiencing racial discrimination at work in the form of threats, harassment and demeaning comments. After filing informal complaints against his employer, Green was subjected to…
  • May 25

    11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

    11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law
    It is not surprising that unfortunate events can happen to unsuspecting people. A distracted driver could run a red light and total your car. A vicious dog could get loose and attack a jogger. Or a careless employee could leave a puddle of…
  • May 18

    What to Know Before Hiring a Construction Accident Attorney

    What to Know Before Hiring a Construction Accident Attorney
    You’re on a construction site and—almost out of nowhere—a large beam knocks you out, leaving you unconscious and in pain. You’ve suffered a head wound and broken your leg in the fall, causing you to stay off your feet…
Rank this Week: 1843

Musings of a Massachusetts Estate…

Musings of a Massachusetts Estate Lawyer

Focuses on estate planning, probate and corporation law in Massachusetts. By David E. Peterson.

http://blog.deplawfirm.com/
  • Jun 1

    Recent Court Decision Highlights Dangers in Medicaid Planning in Massachusett

    Recent Court Decision Highlights Dangers in Medicaid Planning in Massachusett
    On May 30 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court published their decision on Daley v. Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. The case focused on two common estate planning techniques that elders can use to protect…
  • Apr 28

    The Dusty Binder: When Good Estate Plans Go Bad

    The Dusty Binder: When Good Estate Plans Go Bad
    Jim and Sally did everything right… or so they thought. They grew up in strong, middle class families, did well in school, and had many friends. Jim had a successful career with a local company, while Sally raised four responsible,…
  • Jan 20

    Four Reasons to Own Life Insurance

    Four Reasons to Own Life Insurance
      Let’s face it: most people are averse to life insurance. For permanent policies, the premiums are high, and the payouts typically don’t happen until you die. Couple that with the fact that many life insurance agents are…
Rank this Week: 2879

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: 1230

The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt…

The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt Blog

Covers caregiver issues, estate planning, living at home and special needs trusts.

http://www.alexislevitt.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Open House @ New England Village – attn Parents of Special Needs Adult

    Open House @ New England Village – attn Parents of Special Needs Adult
    Admissions Open House Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00am – 1:00pm Learn all about their residential, day services and community offerings. RSVP preferred Please contact Mary Stanley at 781-293-5461, ext. 113 or…
  • Mar 13

    Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

    Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library
    Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals.   Wednesday, March 15: “Learn to Speak Alzheimereze” Discover tips to work with a person…
  • Mar 9

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare
    There are so many articles coming out right now trying to summarize RyanCare.  I’ve gone straight to my favorite source for all things medical financing – the Kaiser Foundation.  Their reports are well researched,…
Rank this Week: 3023