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Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    SHOWING OFF WASTEWATER TREATMENT EXPERTISE

    SHOWING OFF WASTEWATER TREATMENT EXPERTISE
    New York City Wastewater Treatment Workers Compete in the 31st Annual Operations Challenge Workers Showcase Their Skills and Expertise in Wastewater Treatment Operations Photos of the Event are Available on DEP’s Flickr Page New…
  • Apr 24

    IF YOU'RE RELIGIOUS, YOU'RE REPUBLICAN

    IF YOU'RE RELIGIOUS, YOU'RE REPUBLICAN
    Evangelicals and Trump by Frank Newport, Gallup Editor-in-Chief Highly religious Americans are significantly more likely than others to identify as Republicans. This is a robust, continuous facet of American society.…
  • Apr 24

    OUTSMARTING THE HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM

    OUTSMARTING THE HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM
    UMD researcher uncovers protein used to outsmart the human immune system Findings have major implications for tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND A University of Maryland (UMD) researcher has uncovered a mechanism…
Rank this Week: 10

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

https://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Internal Revenue Service Guidelines and retirement advisory opinion letter

    Internal Revenue Service Guidelines and retirement advisory opinion letter
    The Internal Revenue Service has begun issuing opinion/advisory letters for pre-approved defined benefit retirement plans restated for the 2012 Cumulative List, and changes the pre-approved plan program for cash balance plans.The NY…
  • Apr 16

    Posting a parody of a Facebook page and Free Speech Right

    Posting a parody of a Facebook page and Free Speech Right
    Posting a parody of a Facebook page and Free Speech Rights Novak v. The City of Parma, et al., 17-CV-2148 (N.D. Ohio)Hodgson Russ, LLP, a law firm with offices in Albany, New York, Buffalo, New York, Saratoga Springs, New York and New…
  • Apr 11

    Reassigning a member of the President's Cabinet to another Cabinet position

    Reassigning a member of the President's Cabinet to another Cabinet position
    Recently there has been speculation in the media that should the incumbent Attorney General be dismissed or the position otherwise becomes vacant, the President could appoint another member of the Cabinet to the position without having to…
Rank this Week: 35

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 75

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Apr 24

    While Employed by Morgan Stanley, Peter Lewis Allegedly Executed Excessive Trade

    While Employed by Morgan Stanley, Peter Lewis Allegedly Executed Excessive Trade
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 20, 2018 indicate that Nevada-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Peter Lewis is involved in resolved or pending customer…
  • Apr 24

    David Janny Allegedly Executed Unauthorized and Unsuitable Trades.

    David Janny Allegedly Executed Unauthorized and Unsuitable Trades.
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 20, 2018 indicate that Connecticut-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser David Janny has received resolved or pending customer disputes.…
  • Apr 23

    Charles Sorenson Allegedly Made Unauthorized Trade

    Charles Sorenson Allegedly Made Unauthorized Trade
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 19, 2018 indicate that Utah-based Allegis Investment Services broker/adviser Charles Sorenson has received resolved or pending customer…
Rank this Week: 101

Investor Lawyers Blog

Investor Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C.

https://www.investorlawyers.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 93

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 92

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Apr 24

    Limits on Privilege in a Judiciary Law 487 Setting

    Limits on Privilege in a Judiciary Law 487 Setting
    Judiciary Law § 487 relates to deceit by attorneys and allows for treble damages.  There are already multiple hurdles for the successful litigant, not the least of which is that the deceit must take place during litigation and…
  • Apr 23

    One Toll Permitted; Not Two

    One Toll Permitted; Not Two
    Continuous representation tolls the statute of limitations in legal and professional malpractice.  There are other more general tolls that apply to all cases, such as infancy and insanity.  Here, in Estate of Smulewicz v…
  • Apr 20

    The Rare Legal Malpractice Verdict

    The Rare Legal Malpractice Verdict
    While many legal malpractice cases are brought, few, very few proceed to trial and fewer reach verdict.  Our research shows only one jury verdict in 2017 and only this bench trial verdict in 2016. Abramowitz v Lefkowicz & Gottfried,…
Rank this Week: 106

IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Jun 30

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement
    On September 17, 2012, I along with my colleague Don Prutzman presented a program at the firm entitled How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from New Forms of Online Infringements and Brand Attacks. I outlined why online infringement is a…
  • Apr 15

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial
    I will moderate a panel entitled “Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media” at the Litigation Counsel of America’s 2015 Spring Conference & Celebration of…
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
Rank this Week: 174

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Apr 24

    Mark Sachse Was Discharged In Connection To Allegations of Company Policy Violation

    Mark Sachse Was Discharged In Connection To Allegations of Company Policy Violation
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 20, 2018 indicate that former Kansas-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker/adviser Mark Sachse, who has received a pending…
  • Apr 20

    James Clark Has Been the Subject of Four Regulatory Sanction

    James Clark Has Been the Subject of Four Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 18, 2018 indicate that Texas-based Worth Financial Group broker/adviser James Clark has received customer disputes and…
  • Apr 19

    Customer Alleged Robert Abramowitz Recommended Unsuitable Investment

    Customer Alleged Robert Abramowitz Recommended Unsuitable Investment
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 18, 2018 indicate that New York-based National Securities Corporation broker/adviser Robert Abramowitz has been involved in…
Rank this Week: 220

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Apr 23

    A motion to dismiss.

    A motion to dismiss.
    Pursuant to CPLR 3211(a)(4), the court may dismiss an action if there is another action pending, in any court, seeking the same relief.Ember v. Denizard, NY Slip Op 02715 (1st Dep't April 19, 2018)Here is the decision.
  • Apr 22

    Labor Law § 240(1).

    Labor Law § 240(1).
    The statute protects workers from elevation-related hazards while they are involved in the erecting, demolishing, repairing, altering, painting, cleaning, or pointing of a building or structure, or acts ancillary to those activities. Where…
  • Apr 19

    Workers' Compensation.

    Workers' Compensation.
    An employee who is entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits may not sue the general employer or special employer for injuries sustained in the course of employment, pursuant to Workers' Compensation Law §§ 11, 29[6]. A…
Rank this Week: 275

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Defendant Seeks to Represent Himself in Court

    Defendant Seeks to Represent Himself in Court
    People v. S New York Slip Op. 02286 April 3, 2018 Continue reading
  • Apr 5

    People of the State of New York v A. P., Appellant

    People of the State of New York v A. P., Appellant
    #6179 April 3, 2018 A judgment was originally entered against the defendant on May 31, 2017, convicting him of the charge of aggravated cruelty to animals, including torturing animals. He was sentenced to 2 years in prison, which was…
  • May 29

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York's laws. The…
Rank this Week: 276

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
Rank this Week: 297

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    NYC Auto Accident Injuries at their highest during the first trimester of 2018

    NYC Auto Accident Injuries at their highest during the first trimester of 2018
    Vision Zero Initiatives have helped decrease traffic accident deaths in New York City especially for pedestrians and bicyclists  but the number of people injured in auto accidents during the first three months of the year has been on a…
  • Apr 23

    Passenger killed in airplane accident after taking off from New York Laguardia Airport

    Passenger killed in airplane accident after taking off from New York Laguardia Airport
    A woman died in a plane accident. 43 year old Jennifer Riordan, a mother of two and a Wells Fargo bank executive was sitting in a plane that just took off from Laguardia airport when one of the engines exploded. Shrapnel blew out the window…
  • Apr 20

    Mother and daughter die in NYC fire accident

    Mother and daughter die in NYC fire accident
    Two women died after their home caught fire in Queens, NYC.  The two women were an elderly mother and her daughter living on Wheatley Street in Far Rockaway.  The two women had been living in the house for 20 years. The mother was…
Rank this Week: 382

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 433

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By Lax & Neville LLP.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 352

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers national and New York based elder neglect and nursing home abuse news. Published By Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorknursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Why Financial Stability of a Facility is Important for Prospective Nursing Home Resident

    Why Financial Stability of a Facility is Important for Prospective Nursing Home Resident
    Elderly New Yorkers should carefully examine a nursing home’s finances before making their final decision, according to The New York Times. While full-blown insolvencies are rare, a poorly-run nursing home can offer a…
  • Apr 7

    For-Profit Nursing Home Chains Deliver Lower-Quality Care

    For-Profit Nursing Home Chains Deliver Lower-Quality Care
    A recent report released by Kaiser Health News shines a light on the diminished quality of care received by many senior citizens at for-profit nursing homes. The Kaiser Health study found that the average for-profit nursing home receives…
  • Apr 3

    NYT: The Elderly Are Using More Addictive Drug

    NYT: The Elderly Are Using More Addictive Drug
    Mirroring national trends, elderly Americans are beginning to use more addictive prescription drugs. In a report by the New York Times, the number of prescriptions for benzodiazepines, a class of anxiety drugs which includes Xanax and opioids…
Rank this Week: 354

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Covers traffic ticket laws and news. By Matthew J. Weiss.

http://nytrafficticket.com/blog/
  • Apr 2

    New York Driver’s License Suspension For Committing Just One Violation?!

    New York Driver’s License Suspension For Committing Just One Violation?!
    Did you know that you can be suspended for just one violation of New York’s Vehicle And Traffic Law (“VTL”)?  That’s right, a traffic judge can suspend you for just one speeding ticket or other traffic offense.…
  • Mar 25

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License
    The rules are surrounding how to calculate points from New York traffic tickets are complicated. However, for those with Taxi & Limousine Licenses, a whole different set of rules exist making the calculations even more difficult.…
  • Jan 14

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?
    A recent Insurane.com report indicates that homeowners are better drivers than renters.  The website found that drivers who own their home file fewer insurance claims than than renter counterparts.   Data from over 700,000 drivers…
Rank this Week: 328

Law Praxis

Law Praxis

Covers legal theory and practice. By Matthew Parham.

http://lawpraxis.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 350

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 418

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Apr 24

    Florida Public Service Commission Allows Solar Company to Offer Residential Solar Equipment Lease

    Florida Public Service Commission Allows Solar Company to Offer Residential Solar Equipment Lease
    On April 20, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) met to review a petition for a declaratory statement filed by Sunrun, Inc. The petition sought a declaratory statement that Sunrun residential solar equipment leases did not constitute…
  • Apr 20

    Controversy Over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Controversy Over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Acting Director Mick Mulvaney testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on April 12, 2018, on the CFPB’s Semi-Annual Report for the period April 1 to…
  • Apr 18

    International Maritime Organization Agrees on Climate Change strategy for Shipping Industry

    International Maritime Organization Agrees on Climate Change strategy for Shipping Industry
    Last week, the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is a body of the UN, met in London to discuss ways in which the shipping industry could respond to climate change. The IMO…
Rank this Week: 466

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    At 14-Year High, Construction Deaths in New York Continue to Increase

    At 14-Year High, Construction Deaths in New York Continue to Increase
    In 2016, a total of 71 construction workers were killed on the job in New York State. This number represents a 29 percent increase compared to 2015 and brought New York’s construction fatality rate to a level not seen since 2002. New…
  • Apr 21

    Marijuana Linked to Increase in Fatal Car Accident

    Marijuana Linked to Increase in Fatal Car Accident
    A recent study suggests that marijuana use may cause fatal car accidents. The study, released by JAMA Internal Medicine, found there were more fatalities and car accidents on April 20, a “holiday” of sorts for cannabis…
  • Apr 18

    With Five Killed in Helicopter Crash, Safety Harnesses Became “Death Trap”

    With Five Killed in Helicopter Crash, Safety Harnesses Became “Death Trap”
    After a helicopter crashed into the East River last month and killed five passengers, the victims’ families and politicians are looking for answers to how the tragic accident  occurred. The deadly helicopter crash was part of a…
Rank this Week: 542

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law news. By Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Defendant Seeks to Shorten Probation Sentence

    Defendant Seeks to Shorten Probation Sentence
    People for the State of New York v. T.W. NY Slip Op. 02210 When T was a minor, she and another man sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl. She plead guilty to 1st Degree sexual abuse (a Class D Felony). The Supreme Court said that in the…
  • Apr 15

    The People of New York v. P.

    The People of New York v. P.
    2018 NY Slip Op 02488 April 11, 2018 Decision Continue reading
  • Mar 12

    People v. Hawthorne

    People v. Hawthorne
    2018 Slip Op 00855 This case was an appeal from the Supreme Court, where the defendant was categorized as a Level Two sex offender. The defendant had originally pleaded guilty for the use of a child in a sexual performance (violation of Penal…
Rank this Week: 647

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
Rank this Week: 652

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • Apr 20

    Interview with Maddie Drew, Creator of Crzy Lvr

    Interview with Maddie Drew, Creator of Crzy Lvr
    We sat down with our client Maddie Drew, a startup entrepreneur and creator of Crzy Lvrs, a community of creatives that work collectively to make a positive impact in society. Tell us a little about your background. Where are you from? I…
  • Apr 13

    Interview with Software Developer David Horowitz

    Interview with Software Developer David Horowitz
    David Horowitz is the lead software developer and co-founder with his wife Bonnie Laszlo Horowitz of Soundside, Inc., located in New York City. David was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, began his career at Microsoft.…
  • Apr 6

    Interview with LoTempio Copyright Client Solomon Schmidt

    Interview with LoTempio Copyright Client Solomon Schmidt
    Solomon Schmidt was only 12 years old when he wrote his first book, U.S. History Bites. Then, at age 13, he wrote the second book in his “History Bites” series called, US. Presidential History Bites. Now at age 14, he…
Rank this Week: 519

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 513

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Did John Pronovost Sell You the LJM Preservation Growth Fund?

    Did John Pronovost Sell You the LJM Preservation Growth Fund?
    The investment attorneys at Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints against Cambridge Investment Research broker John Provonost (Pronovost). According to BrokerCheck records kept by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA),…
  • Mar 7

    Dave Nicolas Has Been Subject to a Customer Complaint

    Dave Nicolas Has Been Subject to a Customer Complaint
    The investment attorneys at Gana LLP are investigating a customer complaint against Garden State Securities broker Dave Nicolas (Nicolas). According to BrokerCheck records kept by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), A…
  • Mar 7

    Previously Registered Broker Alexander Kibrik Subject to Two Pending Complaint

    Previously Registered Broker Alexander Kibrik Subject to Two Pending Complaint
    The securities lawyers at Gana LLP are investigating complaints against broker Alexander Kibrik (Kibrik). According to BrokerCheck records, Kibrik currently has two pending customer complaints. In March 2017, a customer alleged unauthorized…
Rank this Week: 530

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

New York Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Covers foreclosures, co-ops, condos and mortgage modification. By the Law Offices of Weiss & Weiss.

http://www.newyorkrealestatelawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    How Low Can You Go?

    How Low Can You Go?
    Some of our clients have recently inquired as to whether their cooperative board may have been declined their proposed sale because the proposed purchase price is too low.  As we have indicated in previous posts ,…
  • Apr 12

    Evictions as a Societal Issue

    Evictions as a Societal Issue
    A recent article in the New York Times discusses a large-scale study of evictions in the United States.  More than 83 million records were studied, and the impact on the our society as a whole was further examined.  Our law…
  • Mar 29

    Happy Holidays from Weiss & Wei

    Happy Holidays from Weiss & Wei
Rank this Week: 692

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
  • Apr 18

    DC Court Weighs Whether Bristol-Myers Squibb Applies to Class Actions in Whole Foods Case

    DC Court Weighs Whether Bristol-Myers Squibb Applies to Class Actions in Whole Foods Case
    The District of Columbia district court added to the growing collection of orders opining on whether and to what extent the Supreme Court’s decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb applies to class actions. This case involved a putative class…
  • Apr 12

    No Celebration For Yahoo!: Data Breach Claims Survive Motion to Dismi

    No Celebration For Yahoo!: Data Breach Claims Survive Motion to Dismi
    After Yahoo! Inc. suffered three data breaches in a span of four years, plaintiffs brought a putative class action lawsuit against the internet service provider and a subsidiary (collectively, “Yahoo”), alleging defendants failed…
  • Apr 10

    Student-Athletes Score Partial Win on Challenge to NCAA’s Scholarship Cap

    Student-Athletes Score Partial Win on Challenge to NCAA’s Scholarship Cap
    A nationwide class action currently consolidated in multidistrict litigation filed by current and former student-athletes received a boost from a ruling on the parties’ cross motions for summary judgment. The athletes, from…
Rank this Week: 445

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 595

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Apr 11

    First Amendment and the Second Gilded Age: Mitchell Lecture Exhibit

    First Amendment and the Second Gilded Age: Mitchell Lecture Exhibit
    Professor Jack M. Balkin, Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School, will present a lecture, “The First Amendment and the Second Gilded Age,” on Friday, April 13, 2018.…
  • Apr 5

    John Oliver’s Take on U.S. Immigration Court

    John Oliver’s Take on U.S. Immigration Court
    On last Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver exposed some shocking flaws in our immigration system as only he can, including the fact that immigrants in deportation proceedings are not entitled to counsel. Incredibly,…
  • Mar 30

    Holiday closure reminder

    Holiday closure reminder
    The Law Library will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.  We’ll resume regular hours on Monday, April 2, at 7:30 a.m.  
Rank this Week: 518

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 11

    Regulators Calling Your Clients? Maybe Yes, Maybe No.

    Regulators Calling Your Clients? Maybe Yes, Maybe No.
    Anyone who has been involved in an SEC or FINRA investigation into a sales practice issue has experienced the infuriating problem of the Staff calling the firm's customers as part of their investigation.While they claim to have every right to…
  • Apr 10

    Longfin Accountants Resign

    Longfin Accountants Resign
    On Thursday, April 5, Longfin said it was notified that public accounting firm CohnReznick would no longer work with the company, effective immediately, according to an 8-K filing Monday with the SEC.The accounting firm also told Longfin…
  • Apr 10

    Unusual Confidentiality Provision in Sexual Harassment Settlement

    Unusual Confidentiality Provision in Sexual Harassment Settlement
    The NYT is reporting that there are six publicly known settlements involving former Fox News star Bill O’Reilly, five for sexual harassment and one for verbal abuse, that total about $45 million. According to the article the…
Rank this Week: 502

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Punitive Damages Assessed in Medical Malpractice Case

    Punitive Damages Assessed in Medical Malpractice Case
    On October 26, 2009, when six year old Claudialee Gomez Nicanor was examined by her pediatrician, a test revealed that her blood had an excessive amount of glucose so she was referred to an endocrinologist in Elmhurst, Dr. Arlene Basa…
  • Apr 2

    Shoulder Injury Awards Modified

    Shoulder Injury Awards Modified
    On June 22, 2010, John Bermingham was working as a union concrete laborer in a shaft at the bottom level of the World Trade Center construction site when he was struck on the right shoulder by the lid of a vacuum cleaner that fell from a…
  • Mar 30

    Liability Verdict Affirmed but Pain and Suffering Award Reduced for Bus Passenger

    Liability Verdict Affirmed but Pain and Suffering Award Reduced for Bus Passenger
    On November 4, 2006, at about 9:30 a.m., Yvette Martinez stepped out of a city bus at 163rd Street and Third Avenue in the Bronx. As she moved her left foot from the last step down to the street below, she stepped into a pothole, fell and…
Rank this Week: 552

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Apr 2

    Waiver of Future Child Support Voided, But Miscalculated Credit Struck

    Waiver of Future Child Support Voided, But Miscalculated Credit Struck
    In its March 21, 2018 decision in Elkins v. Mizrahi, the Appellate Division, Second Department, struck a credit issued at the time a father’s new child support obligation was established. That determination tacitly affirmed the new…
  • Mar 25

    When One Spouse Transfers Sole Title to the Home to Both Spouses Jointly

    When One Spouse Transfers Sole Title to the Home to Both Spouses Jointly
    What happens on divorce when during the marriage, the marital residence that had been owned by one spouse prior to the marriage is conveyed during the marriage to the parties jointly? That was the issue addressed by the Appellate Division,…
  • Mar 18

    Contempt Available for Violators of “Automatic Orders”

    Contempt Available for Violators of “Automatic Orders”
    In the first New York appellate decision to rule on the issue, the Appellate Division, Second Department held in its February 28, 2018 opinion in Spencer v. Spencer, that violations of matrimonial action “Automatic Orders”…
Rank this Week: 626

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 18

    Use of Focus Groups to Gauge Impact of Evidence

    Use of Focus Groups to Gauge Impact of Evidence
    I attended the legal seminar "Evidence to Win 2018" presented by New York State Trial Lawyers Institute. The speakers were Robert Genes, Nicolas Timko, Larry Simon, Andrew Finklestein, and Martin Edelmen. It is no mystery why these rock stars…
  • Nov 20

    Medical-Debt Blog: Basic Hospital Classification

    Medical-Debt Blog: Basic Hospital Classification
    It never hurts to understand your adversary. Medical debt relating to unplanned hospital visits can result in the financial dispute of your life. But as in any other collection cases, defenses exist! A little effort goes a long way. The…
  • Nov 17

    Collection Defense: Tips & Hacks #4 (Vacate Judgment, Debt-buyers, Court Rules, Asset Recovery Solutions, LLC)

    Collection Defense: Tips & Hacks #4 (Vacate Judgment, Debt-buyers, Court Rules, Asset Recovery Solutions, LLC)
    Inspired from our business facebook page, we delightfully offer some points and rules to use in your collection defense. The New York City Civil Court system has been dubbed, "the credit card courts" because of the proliferation of debt-buyer…
Rank this Week: 700

New York Divorce Report

New York Divorce Report

Covers child custody, child support, divorce, equitable distribution, marriage, spousal maintenance, and visitation. By Daniel E. Clement.

http://clementlaw.com/the-divorce-report/
  • Mar 12

    Social Media in New York Divorce: Just Stay Off!!

    Social Media in New York Divorce: Just Stay Off!!
    Everything you put on Facebook or other social media may be used as evidence against you in a divorce in New York.   We have long known that the posts that are actually published or made public could be discovered and used against…
  • Feb 13

    New York Maintenance and The Tax Reform Bill: Alimony Will Not Be Deductible After 2018

    New York Maintenance and The Tax Reform Bill: Alimony Will Not Be Deductible After 2018
    The clock is ticking; 2018 will be the last year maintenance in New York (alimony virtually everywhere else will be deductible.  The recently enacted tax bill eliminates the tax deduction for the payment of alimony. Historically,…
  • Nov 28

    New York Prenups: Not Just Protection From Gold-Digger

    New York Prenups: Not Just Protection From Gold-Digger
    Eighteen years, eighteen years She got one of yo kids got you for 18 years I know somebody paying child support for one of his kids His baby momma's car and crib is bigger than his You will see him on TV, Any Given Sunday Win the Superbowl…
Rank this Week: 478

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 10

    Stranger to the Contract and to the World

    Stranger to the Contract and to the World
    It Was a Dark and Stormy Night All around the country, first year law students are staring at the prospect of their final examination in contracts, one of the required courses in the law school curriculum in the United States. So here is a…
  • Mar 2

    Statistical Deontology

    Statistical Deontology
    In courtrooms across America, there has been a lot of buzzing and palavering about the American Statistical Association’s Statement on Statistical Significance Testing,1 but very little discussion of the Society’s Ethical…
  • Feb 24

    The 5% Solution at the FDA

    The 5% Solution at the FDA
    The statistics wars rage on1, with Bayesians attempting to take advantage of the so-called replication crisis to argue it is all the fault of frequentist significance testing. In 2016, there was an attempted coup at the American Statistical…
Rank this Week: 511

New York Real Estate Lawyer Blog

New York Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers New York real estate insurance, regulation, and litigation. By Klose & Associates.

http://www.newyorkrealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 468

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Supreme Court Allows More Time to Refile Cases in State Court

    Supreme Court Allows More Time to Refile Cases in State Court
    Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued an interesting ruling in an employment law case that impacts the statute of limitations. By way of background, when a case is filed in (or removed to) federal court based on the fact that the…
  • Jan 24

    New Jersey Expands “Ban-the-Box” Protection

    New Jersey Expands “Ban-the-Box” Protection
    Last month, Governor Christie signed into law an amendment to the New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act (“OTCA”).  The OTCA, more commonly known as the “ban-the-box” law, restricts employers from inquiring about a…
  • Jan 18

    New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Protects Breastfeeding

    New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Protects Breastfeeding
    Last week, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) was expanded to prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of breastfeeding and to require employers to provide certain reasonable accommodations for nursing.…
Rank this Week: 483

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Dec 22

    Bronx Italian Restaurant Sued For Wage Theft

    Bronx Italian Restaurant Sued For Wage Theft
    Roberto’s Restaurant, a famous Italian restaurant on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, was sued by Gerardo Luna, a food preparer and porter, for unpaid overtime compensation and spread of hours pay, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards…
  • Dec 15

    Haru Restaurants Sued for Forcing Waitstaff to Share Tips with Sushi Chef

    Haru Restaurants Sued for Forcing Waitstaff to Share Tips with Sushi Chef
    Haru restaurants in New York City, were hit with a tip theft lawsuit that claimed the restaurants had a tip distribution scheme where sushi chefs would receive a daily portion of the tip pool. The lawsuit claims that the sushi chefs did not…
  • Dec 11

    Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment

    Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment
    A sex harassment expose by Eater accuses celebrity chef Mario Batali of inappropriately touching four women and engaging in a pattern of sex harassment that has spanned the last twenty years. According to Eater, one woman accused Batali of…
Rank this Week: 558

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Apr 24

    Pennsylvania also weighs in on email tracking

    Pennsylvania also weighs in on email tracking
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Pennsylvania Also Weighs In On Email Tracking Last week I wrote about the recent ethics opinion out of Illinois, Opinion 18-01, wherein…
  • Apr 19

    Here’s How Lawyers Can Demystify Legal Technology

    Here’s How Lawyers Can Demystify Legal Technology
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Here’s How Lawyers Can Demystify Legal Technology In last week’s column, I shared an assortment of online resources that lawyers…
  • Apr 10

    Round Up: AI Contract Analytics Software, Technology Tips, Bitcoin, and More

    Round Up: AI Contract Analytics Software, Technology Tips, Bitcoin, and More
    I often write articles and blog posts for other outlets and am going to post a round up here from time to time (but won't include my Daily Record articles in the round up since I re-publish them to this blog in full). Here are my posts and…
Rank this Week: 738

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment agreements, employment discrimination and compensation issues. By Salvatore Gangemi of Murtha Cullina LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 702

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

Covers New York insurance coverage cases and issues. By Roy A. Mura.

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1209

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination and sexual harassment cases. By Phillips & Associates.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1159

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Apr 23

    Copyright problems in tattoo and graffiti art

    Copyright problems in tattoo and graffiti art
    This is a great article on the copyright issues raised by tattoo art. It also made me think that the four “bizarre outcomes” listed by copyright guru, David Nimmer, are similar in the area of graffiti art (at least graffiti done…
  • Apr 21

    Mexican court blocks sales of Frida Kahlo Barbie doll

    Mexican court blocks sales of Frida Kahlo Barbie doll
    According to Frida Kahlo’s official twitter feed, distant relatives of Frida Kahlo have won a temporary injunction that stops Mattel from selling a Barbie doll depicting Frida Kahlo. Prior story here. Thanks to our good friend, Raoul…
  • Apr 21

    MoMA, the museum, sues Moma, the cafe

    MoMA, the museum, sues Moma, the cafe
    Love the cafe owner’s thoughts on this lawsuit: “They can have Richard Prince in their collection, but I can’t use Helvetica? It doesn’t make any sense.” Lesson of the day: Protect your brand, people. Protect…
Rank this Week: 735

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
Rank this Week: 1292