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Attorney Peter Vickery

Attorney Peter Vickery

Covers copyright, trademark, anti-discrimination, and election law.

http://attorneypetervickery.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    What is "just compensation" for a pipeline taking?

    What is "just compensation" for a pipeline taking?
    What rights do landowners have when a pipeline company takes part of their property by eminent domain? As I mentioned on Monte Belmonte's show on the River, although federal law governs the taking itself, state law determines the meaning of…
  • Feb 17

    New Gas Pipeline in Western Massachusetts: Federal Law

    New Gas Pipeline in Western Massachusetts: Federal Law
    According to TV and print media, a new natural-gas pipeline might soon stretch 250 miles across northern Massachusetts, winding its way under a dozen or so towns in Berkshire and Franklin Counties. The extension depends on several factors,…
  • Jul 9

    Affirmative Action after Fisher

    Affirmative Action after Fisher
    A stable society depends on the rule of law, which involves, among other things, legal certainty. This is a simple principle that means people should have a reasonable sense of what is lawful and what is not. It also depends on the general…
Rank this Week: 1727

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

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

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

    Median income levels for the bankruptcy means test

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

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

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

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court

    Midland Funding survives bankruptcy scare in Supreme Court
    Midland Funding, the giant California-based debt buyer, narrowly escaped judgment in the United States Supreme Court in May 2017, when the nation’s highest justices ruled 5-3 that they couldn’t be sued by a bankrupt debtor for…
Rank this Week: 418

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/
  • Nov 14

    The Importance of Seeking Prompt Medical Attention Following a Boston Bike Crash

    The Importance of Seeking Prompt Medical Attention Following a Boston Bike Crash
    If you are involved in a bike accident that was not your fault in Boston, you should never decline medical attention. In far too many cases, cyclists decline offers of medical assistance from first responders. When a Boston bike crash victim…
  • Nov 8

    Boston Bike Injury Lawyers To Participate in 2017 World Day of Remembrance

    Boston Bike Injury Lawyers To Participate in 2017 World Day of Remembrance
    BikeAttorney.com Andrew Fisher will be playing a role in Boston’s activities for World Day of Remembrance. The annual international event, which recognizes the burden of traffic crash victims globally, will be commemorated in Boston on…
  • Nov 4

    Bike Rider Killed in Dorchester Following Crash with Dump Truck

    Bike Rider Killed in Dorchester Following Crash with Dump Truck
    In Boston and cities and towns in the Greater Boston area, some of the biggest dangers to bike riders is being hit by a truck or other large commercial vehicles. These vehicles have large blind spots in the areas in which bike riders tend to…
Rank this Week: 2122

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: 4707

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3136

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: 3228

Boston Business Litigation Lawyer…

Boston Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers business litigation, employment law, and commercial law. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostonbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Oct 2

    No Lost Profits Damages in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case

    No Lost Profits Damages in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ("SJC") recently analyzed the use of expert testimony regarding "lost profits" damages in a case from Suffolk Superior Court's Business Litigation Session, and provided some guidance relative to the…
  • Sep 25

    Delaware Amends Laws Relating to Corporations, LLCs, LPs, and Partnership

    Delaware Amends Laws Relating to Corporations, LLCs, LPs, and Partnership
    Many Massachusetts residents elect to incorporate their businesses under the often more favorable and flexible business laws of Delaware. Accordingly, it is important to be aware of changes in the applicable Delaware statutes, and to…
  • Aug 25

    SJC Clarifies Statutory Duty to Defend as Between Car Manufacturers and Car Dealer

    SJC Clarifies Statutory Duty to Defend as Between Car Manufacturers and Car Dealer
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently interpreted a statute under M.G.L. c. 93B, section 8(a), which requires a car manufacturer, under certain circumstances, to defend a car dealer against a claim "predicated upon the…
Rank this Week: 1683

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: 1983

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 14

    Proving Liability in Car Accident

    Proving Liability in Car Accident
    In many Boston car accidents, there is often no question as to fault.  These are called clear liability cases by attorneys and insurance company claims adjusters.  For example, if a car is stopped at a red light and the driver…
  • Nov 7

    Teen Driving Accidents in Boston involving Rollover

    Teen Driving Accidents in Boston involving Rollover
    While many more teen driving accidents occurred during the roughly 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day ( the 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers), the winter also posses a significant risk for teen drivers who are not accustomed to…
  • Nov 1

    Pedestrians Face High Risk of Serious Injury in Boston Crashe

    Pedestrians Face High Risk of Serious Injury in Boston Crashe
    Boston car accidents in which pedestrians are hit often result in serious personal injury or death. These cases often involve substantial pain and suffering and other types of legal damages so the plaintiff’s pedestrian accident lawyer…
Rank this Week: 3577

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • 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)…
  • Oct 27

    The Dangers of Fatigued Driving

    The Dangers of Fatigued Driving
    The dangers of driving drunk are well known. But what about driving tired? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), fatigued or drowsy driving leads to more than 100,000 reported accidents annually in the…
Rank this Week: 4485

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and defense in Massachusetts. By the Law Office of Robert J. Wheeler, Jr.

http://www.bostoncriminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 3

    Supreme Court rules on forced DNA swabbing as part of booking procedure

    Supreme Court rules on forced DNA swabbing as part of booking procedure
    The Supreme Court held today that taking and analyzing an arrestee's cheek swab for DNA is like fingerprinting and photographing and is a legitimate booking procedure, reasonable under the Fourth Amendment. In Maryland v. King, the facts…
  • May 9

    Massachusetts drug distribution and probable cause to search a home

    Massachusetts drug distribution and probable cause to search a home
    Here in Massachusetts, probable cause to believe that drugs will be found in one's home cannot be established by the simple fact that a known drug dealer lives in the home. There is a large body of law dealing with questions of whether there…
  • May 3

    Developments in Massachusetts marijuana crimes defense

    Developments in Massachusetts marijuana crimes defense
    Last month, the highest court in our Commonwealth issued opinions that will favorably affect persons accused of Massachusetts marijuana crimes. In Commonwealth v. Jackson, the court decided that socially sharing small amounts of marijuana…
Rank this Week: 2490

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/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 815

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/
  • 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…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 4491

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/
  • Nov 17

    Identifying a Masked Armed Robber Based on Facebook Photo in Massachusett

    Identifying a Masked Armed Robber Based on Facebook Photo in Massachusett
    A recent Massachusetts robbery case arose when the defendant was convicted of armed burglary, masked armed robbery, and armed assault in a dwelling. The events giving rise to the case occurred one night when the victims, a couple, woke up to…
  • Nov 2

    Armed Robbery and Surveillance Footage in Massachusett

    Armed Robbery and Surveillance Footage in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts theft case, the defendant was convicted of aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and armed robbery while masked. The case arose when the victim of the robbery came to his brother’s convenience…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2865

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: 3348

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/
  • Nov 21

    Can a Convicted Domestic Abuser Purchase a Firearm in MA?

    Can a Convicted Domestic Abuser Purchase a Firearm in MA?
    Beginning in 1996, federal law made it illegal for any person convicted of domestic abuse to purchase a firearm. But in the more than 20 years since that law passed, countless mass shootings have been perpetrated by individuals with a history…
  • Nov 17

    Be Smart This Holiday Season- Don’t Become a Drunk Driving Statistic

    Be Smart This Holiday Season- Don’t Become a Drunk Driving Statistic
    The holidays are notoriously one of the worst times of year for drunk driving. From just before Thanksgiving to just after New Year’s Day, people attend more alcohol-laden parties than at any other time of year. We eat more, drink more,…
  • Nov 8

    Should Left Lane Hogs be Ticketed and Fined?

    Should Left Lane Hogs be Ticketed and Fined?
    We’ve all been stuck behind a slow driver in the left lane. It can be frustrating, aggravating, even infuriating. But should it be illegal? Most states have addressed the issue of left lane “slowpokes” through legislation,…
Rank this Week: 83

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: 229

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/
  • Nov 15

    Recovering DUI Injury Compensation When At-Fault Driver Commits Hit-and-Run

    Recovering DUI Injury Compensation When At-Fault Driver Commits Hit-and-Run
    Boston drunk driving car accidents sometimes involve a driver who attempts to flee the scene following the accident.  In some cases, the at-fault driver’s car is still running and able to move and they will try to get away in the…
  • Nov 7

    Mass Supreme Court Makes Major Ruling on Drunk Driving Case

    Mass Supreme Court Makes Major Ruling on Drunk Driving Case
    A lawsuit filed after a drunk driving accident in Boston is a civil action where defendant may be held liable and the plaintiff awarded monetary damages. The same is not true in a criminal action.  However, unlike with many other Boston…
  • Oct 28

    Family of Drunk Driving Victim to Get $4.8M in Settlement

    Family of Drunk Driving Victim to Get $4.8M in Settlement
    Losing a family member in a Boston drunk driving accident can have such a devastating effect on the surviving family members. The emotional pain and mental suffering is unbearable, but the financial losses are crushing as well. These losses…
Rank this Week: 2867

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: 3346

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment law. By Conforto Law Group.

http://www.bostonemploymentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1941

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Boston Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Altman & Altman.

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

    New Web Portal Allows Individuals to File Employment Discrimination Charges Online

    New Web Portal Allows Individuals to File Employment Discrimination Charges Online
    With the Equal Employment Commission’s (EEOC) new web portal, filing a workplace discrimination charge just got easier than ever. According to the EEOC, the portal was created in response to an increasing demand for the agency’s…
  • Nov 6

    Former Netflix Employee Wins Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against the Company

    Former Netflix Employee Wins Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against the Company
    Barry Coleman was hired as HR director at Netflix in early 2016. The streaming giant offered Coleman the job after seeing his presentation on doing business in China, in 2015. Shortly after receiving the offer, Coleman learned that his son…
  • Nov 3

    Skilled Nursing Facility Medicare Fraud

    Skilled Nursing Facility Medicare Fraud
    When admission to a skilled nursing facility is medically necessary, Medicare covers at least a portion of the services, as long as certain requirements are met. For starters, admission to the facility must come on the heels of a covered…
Rank this Week: 2310

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: 1149

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: 1182

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2091

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

Boston Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjuryattorney-blog.com/
  • Nov 15

    School Liability for Injuries on Field Trip

    School Liability for Injuries on Field Trip
    Often, one of the best parts of an educational experience comes from putting the books and lectures aside while getting out into the real world to see and experience things. Unfortunately, such trips sometimes come with various risks of…
  • Nov 15

    Practical Estate Planning Tip

    Practical Estate Planning Tip
    Thinking about creating a Will or end of life planning can be uncomfortable and daunting for many people but it should not be avoided. The failure to plan for the future may place an unanticipated burden on your loved ones. A Will is the…
  • Nov 6

    Negligence and Winter in New England

    Negligence and Winter in New England
    Owners of property and persons in control of property have a responsibility under the law to keep the property in a reasonably safe condition.  Now that winter is approaching, questions arise as to the responsibility of property owners,…
Rank this Week: 1032

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.boston-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
Rank this Week: 550

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Slip and Fall Accidents Happen With Surprising Frequency and can be Accompanied by Serious Injurie

    Slip and Fall Accidents Happen With Surprising Frequency and can be Accompanied by Serious Injurie
    Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common, and costly, workplace accidents. About $70 billion is spent annually on compensation and medical costs related to on-the-job slip and fall accidents. But people don’t only fall at…
  • Nov 17

    Have You Suffered a Head Injury at Work or as a Result of an Accident? What You Need to Know.

    Have You Suffered a Head Injury at Work or as a Result of an Accident? What You Need to Know.
    The frequency of traumatic brain injury (TBI) for Americans is eight times greater than that of breast cancer, spinal-cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and AIDS combined. TBI is a serious, and potentially-life threatening medical condition…
  • Nov 10

    Is MIT Liable for Student’s Suicide?

    Is MIT Liable for Student’s Suicide?
    Moments after being reprimanded by one of his professors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 25-year old Han Nguyen committed suicide. Nguyen had been struggling with depression, according to his attorney, but the prestigious…
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Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 8

    Massachusetts Moves Toward New Law on College Sexual Assault

    Massachusetts Moves Toward New Law on College Sexual Assault
    On November 2, 2017, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed a bill that would dictate how colleges and universities in the Commonwealth must handle sexual assault allegations. As a mecca for higher education, with over 100 colleges and…
  • Oct 31

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 3: Title IX and Dress Code

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 3: Title IX and Dress Code
    In this series, I look at some of the protections afforded by Title IX that have received less attention in the media and political arena than Title IX’s applications to equity in athletics and campus sexual assault. Part 1 looked at…
  • Oct 24

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 2: Title IX and Bullying/Harassment Based on Gender Stereotype

    Beyond Sports and Sex Part 2: Title IX and Bullying/Harassment Based on Gender Stereotype
    In this series, I look at some of the protections afforded by Title IX that have received less attention in the media and political arena than Title IX’s applications to equity in athletics and campus sexual assault. Part 1 looked at…
Rank this Week: 2443

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/
Rank this Week: 2987

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 31

    Litigating Slip-and-Fall Ice and Snow Cases in Boston

    Litigating Slip-and-Fall Ice and Snow Cases in Boston
    As we head into the winter months, the weather will turn colder and snow and ice will begin to accumulate on  streets, sidewalks, and parking lots across the Greater Boston area.  While this often creates a picturesque scene, we…
  • Oct 22

    Seeking Damages for Daycare Injuries in Massachusett

    Seeking Damages for Daycare Injuries in Massachusett
    The U.S. Census Bureau reports that as American families increasingly rely on dual incomes, childcare outside the home is the norm. In a typical week, 61 percent of children under 5 were in some type of regular child care arrangement, whether…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3574

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: 2181

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: 570

Boston Personal Injury Lawyers…

Boston Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Nursing Homes Offering Dementia Care Subject to New Regulation

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

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

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

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

    New Massachusetts Law May Mean Better Patient Care, Fewer Medical Errors in Hospital
    Governor Deval Patrick recently signed into law a new measure that requires Massachusetts hospitals to limit the number of patients that registered nurses working in intensive care units (ICUs) will be required to oversee at once. Under the…
Rank this Week: 3329

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: 2512

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1321

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/
  • Nov 4

    When asking for a lawyer be clear in your request.

    When asking for a lawyer be clear in your request.
    In a case in Louisiana a suspect in a case said the following: “if y’all, this is how I feel, if y’all think I did it, I know that I didn’t do it so why don’t you just give me a lawyer dog cause this is not…
  • 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…
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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: 2957

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John S. Moffa.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2715

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: 776

Charnas Law Firm Blog

Charnas Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://charnaslawfirm.com/blog
  • Apr 15

    Legal Action? The dangers of Zofran

    Legal Action? The dangers of Zofran
    Zofran is a brand name prescription drug that, through a tablet or injection, alleviates nausea and vomiting. It is known generically as ondansetron and works by blocking the chemicals produced in the body that cause those symptoms.…
  • Jun 10

    Trenching: A Dangerous Construction Job

    Trenching: A Dangerous Construction Job
    Trenching: Summary Trenching is one of the most dangerous aspects of construction work. It is used to excavate ground for electrical wiring, plumbing and for other reasons results in construction site accidents that claim on average two lives…
  • Jun 1

    Bike sharing, a safety problem

    Bike sharing, a safety problem
    Green does not always mean “GO”! At least not without a helmet.   * Readers of this article should be aware that helmet laws vary from state to state
Rank this Week: 2582

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/
  • Nov 18

    Massachusetts Personal Injury Statues of Limitation

    Massachusetts Personal Injury Statues of Limitation
    If you have been injured in a Massachusetts accident, it is important to not delay in bringing your claim.  The Read More... The post Massachusetts Personal Injury Statues of Limitations appeared first on Christopher Earley.
  • Nov 16

    Massachusetts PIP Benefits Information

    Massachusetts PIP Benefits Information
    If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident in Massachusetts, you probably have a lot of car accident questions Read More... The post Massachusetts PIP Benefits Information appeared first on Christopher Earley.
  • Nov 14

    Boston Workers Compensation Attorney

    Boston Workers Compensation Attorney
    Roughly 3.5% of the US workforce will sustain an injury on the job in a given year.  The accidents that cause Read More... The post Boston Workers Compensation Attorney appeared first on Christopher Earley.
Rank this Week: 1869

Considine & Furey, LLP Blog

Considine & Furey, LLP Blog

Covers DUI, OUI, DWI law, and gaming law.

http://blog.considinefurey.com/
  • Oct 7

    The Unregulated World of Fantasy Sport

    The Unregulated World of Fantasy Sport
    Online fantasy sports is a multibillion dollar industry, but it is unregulated.  This week a major scandal erupted when DraftKings admitted that an employee inadvertently released data before the start of the third week of N.F.L. games,…
  • Sep 24

    Volkswagen Class Action Lawsuit

    Volkswagen Class Action Lawsuit
    Considine & Furey, LLP is pleased to announce that it is currently exploring a class action lawsuit against Volkswagen. Reports indicate that Volkswagen engineers intentionally designed cars to circumvent emissions test regulators.…
  • Aug 7

    Hostile Work Environment

    Hostile Work Environment
    Massachusetts General Laws chapter 151B defines “hostile work environment” harassment as: sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when . . . such advances, requests or…
Rank this Week: 2079

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
Rank this Week: 4111

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 1870

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Covers Massachusetts family law. By Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates.

http://northandovermafamilylawattorney.com/
  • Jul 25

    My Divorce is Final-Now What?

    My Divorce is Final-Now What?
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover If you are nearing the end of a divorce or have recently signed the papers to finalize your divorce, you may be asking yourself: “What’s next”? Sure, the actual legal part of…
  • Apr 15

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Concealing or overlooking an asset: In Massachusetts all property, no matter how or when acquired, is considered marital property.  How it is divided is another subject entirely. That said, even if it is…
  • Mar 16

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates hosted an open house for more than 50 clients, colleagues and friends at its High Street location in North Andover’s Historic Mill Buildings to celebrate 30 years in…
Rank this Week: 1763