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Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Dec 7

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract - Part II

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract - Part II
    As was stated in Part I of this article, whether you negotiate your own subcontracts or rely on your lawyer to do the heavy lifting at contract time, a savvy subcontractor should understand the basic purpose of common subcontract…
  • Nov 3

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract

    Five "Boilerplate" Terms to Negotiate in Your Next Subcontract
    Whether you negotiate your own subcontracts or rely on your lawyer to do the heavy lifting at contract time, a savvy subcontractor should understand the basic purpose of common subcontract provisions, and be prepared to negotiate for fair and…
  • Oct 20

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage

    Increases to Washington’s Minimum Wage
    As part of Washington’s Initiative 1433, approved by voters in November 2016, Washington’s minimum wage will be increased to $13.50 by January 1, 2020.  At the time the initiative was approved, Washington’s minimum wage…
Rank this Week: 131

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

Covers Hepatitis A news, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • Nov 1

    Hepatitis A Illnesses and Deaths Increase in California and Michigan

    Hepatitis A Illnesses and Deaths Increase in California and Michigan
    In San Diego California, the county Health and Human Services Agency published new weekly totals, which add one to the number of deaths recorded since the health crisis started in November 2016. The running tally of confirmed cases also…
  • Oct 20

    Massive Hepatitis A Outbreaks in California and Michigan

    Massive Hepatitis A Outbreaks in California and Michigan
    The two largest reported outbreaks of Hepatitis A are offering in San Diego and Southern Michigan. San Diego Cases Deaths Hospitalizations 507 19 (3.7%) 351 (69%) Southern Michigan Cases Hospitalizations Deaths 397 320 (85.6%) 15 (4.0%)…
  • Sep 30

    Two Michigan Restaurants at Risk for Hepatitis A

    Two Michigan Restaurants at Risk for Hepatitis A
    The Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness is investigating cases of Hepatitis A related to two Grosse Pointe restaurants. The restaurants are Uncle Paul’s Pizza on Mack Ave. and Cabbage Patch Cafe and…
Rank this Week: 158

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Covers trademark law developments from Seattle and beyond. By Michael Atkins.

http://seattletrademarklawyer.com/
  • Dec 10

    Uber Lawsuit Highlights Data Breach Disclosure Requirement

    Uber Lawsuit Highlights Data Breach Disclosure Requirement
    The Washington attorney general’s lawsuit against Uber highlights an organization’s disclosure obligations in Washington State in the event of a data breach. The Nov. 28 suit, filed in King County Superior Court, is thought to…
  • Nov 27

    Washington State Trademarks Are Now Searchable

    Washington State Trademarks Are Now Searchable
    The Washington Secretary of State’s database of trademark filings is now searchable. This is a big improvement. Before, searching state records was a hit-and-miss (and mostly miss) affair with the Washington State Digital Archives. Or…
  • Sep 19

    Amazon Gives Additional Benefits to Trademark Registrant

    Amazon Gives Additional Benefits to Trademark Registrant
    Amazon gives trademark owners a new reason to register their brands: it’s a ticket to enrolling in the Amazon Brand Registry program. Enrollment gives trademark owners access to enforcement tools within the Amazon marketplace,…
Rank this Week: 234

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Salmonella in Minnesota, Oregon and Washington

    Salmonella in Minnesota, Oregon and Washington
    In Minnesota, the Bemidji Pioneer reported two Burger King restaurants in Bemidji temporarily closed Thursday after more than two dozen people contracted salmonella after eating there.  Doug Schultz, a spokesperson with the…
  • Oct 22

    Tuna Recalled in Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Nevada, Idaho, and Arizona

    Tuna Recalled in Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Nevada, Idaho, and Arizona
    Relish Foods, Inc of Culver City, California voluntarily initiated the recall of Frozen Newport Brand Tuna Loins. The recall was the result of sampling by FDA which revealed that the product has potential to contain the bacteria…
  • Oct 20

    Salmonella Outbreaks in Louisiana and Virginia Sicken Hundred

    Salmonella Outbreaks in Louisiana and Virginia Sicken Hundred
    The Louisiana’s Department of Health is investigating a Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish that has sickened more than 100 and may have contributed to one death. Local and state authorities trying to determine if the…
Rank this Week: 232

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration
    The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (2014), packed with research and analysis from social scientists and policy experts, is available as a free PDF from the National Academies Press.This…
  • Apr 9

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense
    This interesting paper was recently posted on SSRN:Jennifer E. Laurin, Gideon by the Numbers: The Emergence of Evidence-Based Practice in Indigent Defense,  Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming 2015Abstract: A widespread…
  • Apr 3

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 247

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Dec 15

    Significant Foodborne Outbreaks of 2017

    Significant Foodborne Outbreaks of 2017
    2017 was somewhat of a quiet year for significant, yet still deadly, outbreaks. Listeria – Cheese The first to be noticed was announced by the CDC in March of 2017.  By then the CDC had been collaborating with public health and…
  • Dec 14

    Hepatitis A seeps into the Show Me State

    Hepatitis A seeps into the Show Me State
    The Department of Health said a case of Hepatitis A has been identified from a food handler that worked while potentially contagious at a Huddle House in Dexter, Missouri. Members of the public who ate at the Dexter, Missouri,…
  • Dec 14

    Jet’s Pizza now added to Michigan Hepatitis A scare

    Jet’s Pizza now added to Michigan Hepatitis A scare
    Anyone who ate at the Jet’s Pizza at 15235 East Seven Mile Road from Nov. 30 through Monday (Dec. 11) should get a vaccine before Dec. 21, Detroit Health Department officials said. Generally, the risk of transmission of Hepatitis A…
Rank this Week: 395

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    Substance Abuse, Opioids, and Addiction at Sea

    Substance Abuse, Opioids, and Addiction at Sea
    A new bill is on the way to the Maine State Legislature, and if Representative Mick Devin can get approval next year, a new task force of healthcare professionals and community leaders will work on one of the state of Maine’s greatest…
  • Dec 5

    Restricting Commercial Fishing in the Arctic Ocean

    Restricting Commercial Fishing in the Arctic Ocean
    In what is being called an historic agreement, countries have joined forces and agreed to a moratorium on commercial fishing within the unregulated Arctic Ocean. Five countries with Arctic shorelines, the United States, Canada, Russia,…
  • Nov 21

    Vessel Stability Reports and Safety

    Vessel Stability Reports and Safety
    The overall safety of the commercial fishing industry is becoming safer every year. Those are the findings in a report issued by NIOSH in July of 2017. However, experts agree that an area that needs improvement concerns outdated stability…
Rank this Week: 766

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Discusses issues that affect consumer debtors considering filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Nov 19

    What Happens After Filing For Bankruptcy?

    What Happens After Filing For Bankruptcy?
    If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you likely want to know what exactly happens once you do so. However if you want to know if filing for bankruptcy is a good idea and whether chapter 7 or chapter 13… Read more › The…
  • Oct 18

    How Do Mortgage Payments Work?

    How Do Mortgage Payments Work?
    Figuring out what you owe on your mortgage can be very difficult, especially when you likely have to go in circles with your loan servicer to get a competent person to answer the phone with regard to how your mortgage… Read more…
  • Jul 30

    Can a Business File Bankruptcy?

    Can a Business File Bankruptcy?
    Can a Business File for Bankruptcy?  Yes a business can file for bankruptcy, but a business owner will need to determine whether it will make sense to file a business bankruptcy, or deal with the debts on a personal level… Read…
Rank this Week: 672

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Nov 18

    Stop and Shop and Giant Food Recalls Corn with Listeria

    Stop and Shop and Giant Food Recalls Corn with Listeria
    The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The following product is included in this recall:…
  • Nov 1

    More Vegetables Recalled over Listeria

    More Vegetables Recalled over Listeria
    In cooperation with the Mann Packing recall of minimally processed vegetable products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Albertsons stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas only are voluntarily…
  • Oct 22

    Listeria Recall Hits Whole Food

    Listeria Recall Hits Whole Food
    In response to Mann Packing’s recall, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling some salads from ten stores in Northern California out of an abundance of caution. Mann Packing issued the recall because the vegetables may be…
Rank this Week: 885

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

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

    Parenting, Politics, and the Rule of Law

    Parenting, Politics, and the Rule of Law
      Don’t worry. This won’t be another rambler. I realize that last post was a bit tangential. There was a reason for taking that approach; it was an experiment in trying to get people to read it. As Donald Trump ……
  • Apr 8

    Was the Airstrike in Syria Legal?

    Was the Airstrike in Syria Legal?
    All-righty then, another legal issue for us in this political nightmare we live in; one I feel that I can comment on in my goal to show how legal analysis comes up every day in regular life, even something as … Continue reading…
  • Apr 1

    In Like Flynn – Up to His Neck in Immunity Confusion

    In Like Flynn – Up to His Neck in Immunity Confusion
    For the two or three people who read my blog, you may have noticed that I have been off the grid lately. If you look at the timeline on that as closely as reporters are looking at Devin Nunes’ trips to … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 591

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Nov 17

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!
    ​The long awaited rules on I-140 EAD rules are finally out.  The rule will be effective from January 17, 2017. I am travelling at the moment so well write detailed thoughts next week. But feel free to send questions to me as you…
  • Sep 22

    We have moved!

    We have moved!
    We have found a new home and would love for you to continue following us! To subscribe to our new blog, please head over to http://immigrationlawyersinseattle.com/follow-us/ and fill out the subscription form.
  • Apr 19

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!
    We are honored to have announce today’s guest Mallori Thompson, Program Associate of Washington New Americans, One America! Mallori will talk about the upcoming Citizenship Day program to be held on April 23rd. This invaluable service…
Rank this Week: 723

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

William Carleton, Counselor @ Law

Covers legal and investment issues facing emerging tech companies.

http://www.wac6.com/wac6/
  • Mar 16

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi

    Secondary Sales and An Investor Covenant You Don’t Want To Mi
    Dear Readers: This is a post I co-wrote with Joe Wallin, who has published the almost identical post here. If you are investing in early stage companies, there are certain deal terms you want. Most you probably know already: if...
  • Mar 11

    A Gift from Congress to Angel

    A Gift from Congress to Angel
    The picture here was taken by Joe Wallin, who was on a panel with me, Gary Kocher of K&L Gates, Tom Alberg of Madrona Ventures, and Dan Rosen of the Alliance of Angels, talking to the Angel Capital Association's NW...
  • Mar 3

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)

    Looking for Mr. 506(c)
    "On a relative basis, issuances claiming the new Rule 506(c) exemption have accounted for only 2.1% of the reported capital raised pursuant to Rule 506 since becoming effective in September 2014." So reads a key finding of a report,…
Rank this Week: 687

Seattle Sports, Entertainment &…

Seattle Sports, Entertainment & Trademark Lawyer Blog

By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://seattle-trademark-lawyer.com/
  • Oct 13

    The Evolution Of Sports Law

    The Evolution Of Sports Law
    I am excited to announce that my article, The Evolution of Sports Law has been published in the latest October 2015 Article of the NWLawyer Magazine.  You can check out the article HERE.  I will also post the full article below for…
  • Oct 13

    The Evolution Of Sports Law

    The Evolution Of Sports Law
    I am excited to announce that my article, The Evolution of Sports Law has been published in the latest October 2015 Article of the NWLawyer Magazine.  You can check out the article HERE.  I will also post the full article below for…
  • Jun 12

    What do I need to know about Trademarks?

    What do I need to know about Trademarks?
    On Monday 5/25/15 I had the pleasure of being a guest of Dr. James Gore on his radio show New Urban Unlimited on 1150AM KKNW in the Seattle area. I will be on the show which airs M-F at 6am, the last Monday of every month in 2015. You can…
Rank this Week: 599

Washington Injury Law Blog

Washington Injury Law Blog

Covers Washington state injury issues, laws, cases and news. By Max J. Meyers.

http://wainjurylawblog.com
  • Dec 16

    The Aspects of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Evaluation

    The Aspects of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Evaluation
    The Aspects of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Evaluation Source: Flickr Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Evaluation is the chapter of the United States Bankruptcy Code allowing a person’s earning to be collected by a trustee and paid to creditors…
  • Dec 15

    Effect Of New Bankruptcy Law’s On Foreclosure

    Effect Of New Bankruptcy Law’s On Foreclosure
    Effect Of New Bankruptcy Law’s On Foreclosure Source: Flickr Effect of New bankruptcy law’s on Foreclosure The bankruptcy reforms introduced by President Bush’s government in October 2005 changed the debt collection…
  • Dec 14

    {The main things or factors you must watch out for when you want to retain the service of a personal injury attorney is his competency

    {The main things or factors you must watch out for when you want to retain the service of a personal injury attorney is his competency
    {The main things or factors you must watch out for when you want to retain the service of a personal injury attorney is his competency {A competent personal injury lawyer should be able to provide you with reference; however, you will…
Rank this Week: 3709

Condo & HOA Law Blog

Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers issues around condominium ownership, homeowners associations, and construction defects. By Barker Martin.

http://www.barkermartin.com/blog/condo-hoa-blog
  • Dec 14

    Automatic Bankruptcy Stay

    Automatic Bankruptcy Stay
    This week, I am digging deeper into the bankruptcy world to discuss the Automatic Bankruptcy Stay. I'm guessing you are not a stranger to this term and that at some point you have been told that you cannot do "XYZ" because of the Automatic…
  • Dec 7

    Buyer Beware

    Buyer Beware
    The Washington Condominium Act (WCA) implied warranties are again under attack by some in the building industry. In the 1990s and early 2000s there was a glut of terrible construction that resulted in huge repair costs and a lot of…
  • Nov 30

    Directors v. Officer

    Directors v. Officer
    One of the benefits of being general counsel for many community associations—both HOAs and condos—is that we can recognize frequently misunderstood, confusing and difficult issues, and help our clients avoid them. One…
Rank this Week: 4165

Campylobacter Blog

Campylobacter Blog

Covers campylobacter outbreaks and news. By Marler Clark.

http://www.campylobacterblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    Petland Campylobacter Outbreak Grow

    Petland Campylobacter Outbreak Grow
    CDC, several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter infections. Campylobacter bacteria…
  • Oct 20

    Final FSA Campylobacter Statistics Encouraging

    Final FSA Campylobacter Statistics Encouraging
    According to Poultry World, levels of campylobacter in chicken sold by the UK’s major retailers continue to fall, according to statistics released by the Food Standards Agency on Wednesday 18 October. Just 5.9% of chickens had high…
  • Sep 30

    Puppies with Campylobacter

    Puppies with Campylobacter
    According to the CDC, at least 39 people across seven states have confirmed or suspected cases of Campylobacter bacteria, which can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever. While the investigation is ongoing, federal officials have linked it…
Rank this Week: 4268

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Dec 14

    WA L&I Acupuncture Pilot Project

    WA L&I Acupuncture Pilot Project
    DLI has implemented an Acupuncture Pilot Project. It’s only for workers with low back injuries at this time. The Acupuncture Pilot Project will collect information to inform the provision of acupuncture treatment for low back pain,…
  • Dec 11

    WA L&I NEWS: Cost of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Dropping for Many Yext Year

    WA L&I NEWS: Cost of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Dropping for Many Yext Year
    The price of workers’ compensation insurance will go down for many businesses in Washington next year. Today, the state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced that the average amount employers and workers pay for the…
  • Dec 7

    U.S. DOL and TX Pottery Manufacturer Reach Settlement Following Worker Fatality

    U.S. DOL and TX Pottery Manufacturer Reach Settlement Following Worker Fatality
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Marshall Pottery, Inc., have reached a settlement agreement including a penalty of $545,160, after the death of an assistant plant manager. On April…
Rank this Week: 3593

The Velvet Hammer

The Velvet Hammer

Covers depositions, direct exams, opening statements and other trial tips. By Karen Koehler.

http://karenkoehler.com/wp/
  • Dec 13

    Re: Cornell Haynes, aka Nelly

    Re: Cornell Haynes, aka Nelly
    Good Afternoon, Our office has formally declined to file charges on this matter. The following statement will be released if there are inquiries on the status of the case: “Police responded to and investigated a sexual assault…
  • Nov 15

    Just the Law…

    Just the Law…
    Under Washington law, wrongful death actions are strictly governed by statute.  Atchison v. Great W. Malting Co., 161 Wn.2d 372 (2007).  When the death of a person is caused by the wrongful act of another, the decedent’s…
  • Oct 13

    To Whom It May Concern Part 2

    To Whom It May Concern Part 2
        PDF version:To Whom It May Concern Part 2    
Rank this Week: 3552

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Covers evictions. By Scott Eller.

http://washingtonlandlordtenant.info
  • Dec 9

    Who to Name in Post-Foreclosure Notice

    Who to Name in Post-Foreclosure Notice
    The purchaser at a trustee’s sale foreclosure is required to serve on all occupants a notice to vacate. The former owners and other non-tenant occupants must vacate within twenty days of the foreclosure auction. The new owner must give…
  • Dec 7

    Automatic Month-to-Month Lease Provision

    Automatic Month-to-Month Lease Provision
    Some leases have provisions that stipulate that if the tenant hold over a periodic month-to-month tenancy results. Such lease provisions may not be in the landlord’s interests. Automatic month-to-month lease provisions are not…
  • Nov 27

    Courts Clarify Service of Eviction Pleading

    Courts Clarify Service of Eviction Pleading
    Some tenants avoid service of the initial eviction lawsuit pleadings. The initial pleadings are a summons and a complaint. The summons and complaint must be served by a disinterested non-party (not the landlord) and must be placed into the…
Rank this Week: 1200

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Excited Utterances May Be Admissible in Washington Even If Partly Untrue

    Excited Utterances May Be Admissible in Washington Even If Partly Untrue
    Many people are aware of the general rule that hearsay is inadmissible.  Washington criminal defense attorneys know that a court may admit hearsay evidence if it meets one of a number of exceptions to that general rule.  A…
  • Nov 30

    Parallel Domestic Violence Protection Order and Criminal Proceedings in Washington

    Parallel Domestic Violence Protection Order and Criminal Proceedings in Washington
    It is not uncommon for a civil protection order case to occur at the same time as a criminal case.  When the issues in the cases are similar or related, the defendant’s Fifth Amendment rights can be implicated.  Washington…
  • Nov 22

    Washington Supreme Court Rules on State Delay in Disclosing Toxicology Witne

    Washington Supreme Court Rules on State Delay in Disclosing Toxicology Witne
    Washington DUI defense attorneys often have to fight vigorously to ensure they get information from the State.  In DUI cases, the State sometimes fails to name the toxicologist who will testify until very close to the trial.  In one…
Rank this Week: 1765

Seattle Condominium and Homeowners…

Seattle Condominium and Homeowners Association Attorney

Provides practical insights for community association board members in the Puget Sound area. By Kevin L. Britt.

http://seattlecondoattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 6

    The Gift of Guidance

    The Gift of Guidance
    Happy holidays to all! If your condominium or homeowners association board does not work with an attorney yet, consider giving your association, your board, and yourself the gift of our legal guidance in 2018!      
  • Nov 6

    Washington Appellate Court: Condominium Bylaws Amendment Is Invalid

    Washington Appellate Court: Condominium Bylaws Amendment Is Invalid
    A recent Washington unpublished opinion concerned the amendment of a condominium association’s bylaws.  The condominium’s declaration stated that amending the bylaws required the approval of a majority of the unit…
  • Oct 27

    Halloween: A Scary Time for Seattle-Area Condos and HOAs (and Their Attorneys)

    Halloween: A Scary Time for Seattle-Area Condos and HOAs (and Their Attorneys)
    Each year, some Seattle-area condos and HOAs are compelled to enforce their governing documents in response to Halloween-related activities.  One common type of enforcement action relates to installation of decorations that pose a…
Rank this Week: 4544

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

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

    Three rescued two still missing

    Three rescued two still missing
    The Coast Guard is searching for two men, 50-year-old James Cole and 48-year-old Sheridan “Scott” Stringer, after their 10-foot skiff capsized in Gastineau Channel near Juneau, Tuesday. The Juneau Police Department received a call…
  • Dec 4

    Crewman medevaced from F/V American No.1

    Crewman medevaced from F/V American No.1
    A 35-year-old male crewmember suffering from abdominal pain and vomiting was medevaced by Coast Guard helicopter on Sunday morning from the 143-foot fishing vessel American No.1, 230 miles north of Cold Bay. The Jayhawk helicopter crew…
  • Nov 17

    Crew with Cardiac issues Medevaced 200 mile

    Crew with Cardiac issues Medevaced 200 mile
    The captain of the 1200-foot Maersk Eindhoven reported a 53-year-old male crewmember was suffering from cardiac issues 600 miles south of Cold Bay. The captain made best course and speed to Cold Bay so a safe medevac could be conducted. A…
Rank this Week: 3079

Seattle Injury Blog

Seattle Injury Blog

This blog covers all aspects of personal injury law, including topics such as automobile accidents, insurance issues, motorcycle accidents, and truck accidents. By Bernard Law Group, PLLC.

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

    Your Holiday Decor May Pose Aircraft Accident Risk

    Your Holiday Decor May Pose Aircraft Accident Risk
    The holiday season brings out everybody’s creative side. But when it comes to Holiday decoration that will be used outdoors only, some businesses tend to be a little too creative, increasing the risk of plane accidents. According to the…
  • May 16

    Pet Owners Have The Power To Avoid Dog Bite Incident

    Pet Owners Have The Power To Avoid Dog Bite Incident
    Many dog bite incidents happen with animals victims are familiar with. It’s because of that reality that many victims of these horrific attacks are now speaking up. To a mother whose child lost the left side of his face in a dog bite…
  • Nov 3

    Students Scared After Distracted Driving ‘Drill’

    Students Scared After Distracted Driving ‘Drill’
    Every now and then, official government entities launch campaigns and other efforts to fight distracted driving. But other groups are also part of the effort, attempting to promote safety within their circles and make sure that safety comes…
Rank this Week: 1427

The Seattle Injury Attorney

The Seattle Injury Attorney

Covers Washington injury court cases and laws. By Travis Eller.

http://www.theseattleinjuryattorney.com/
  • Nov 24

    Recreational Use Statute

    Recreational Use Statute
    Recreational use statutes encourage landowners to open land for public recreational use by providing the landowner immunity from liability for personal injury.  The purpose of the recreational use statute is to encourage the opening of…
  • Feb 16

    Tenants’ Dog Bites Visitor during Home Inspection

    Tenants’ Dog Bites Visitor during Home Inspection
    Shelly’s daughter was considering buying a house. The house was occupied by tenants who kept a Rottweiler-Labrador mixed dog.  Shelly accompanied her daughter on an inspection of the house. The tenants had informed the real estate…
  • Feb 9

    Wrongful Death Statute of Limitation

    Wrongful Death Statute of Limitation
    Jamie Fast lost her viable unborn son. She attributed the loss to an alleged failure by her health care providers to timely recognize and act upon the risk she would develop gestational diabetes. The Fasts sued for the mom’s own…
Rank this Week: 2991

Cannabis Industry Legal Blog

Cannabis Industry Legal Blog

By Northwest Marijuana Law.

http://7pointlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    California Cannabis Laws: Proposed Emergency Regulation

    California Cannabis Laws: Proposed Emergency Regulation
    On November 16, 2017, California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities—the Bureau of Cannabis Control, the Department of Food and Agriculture, and the Department of Public... The post California Cannabis Laws: Proposed…
  • Aug 23

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh
    United States v. McIntosh: In ten consolidated interlocutory appeals and petitions for writs of mandamus arising from three district courts in two states, the panel... The post Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh appeared first on 7…
  • Aug 23

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh

    Case Law Update: United States v. McIntosh
    United States v. McIntosh: In ten consolidated interlocutory appeals and petitions for writs of mandamus arising from three district courts in two states, the panel vacated the district court’s orders denying relief to the appellants,…
Rank this Week: 1610

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 17

    Carpenter v. United States – What future for digital privacy?

    Carpenter v. United States – What future for digital privacy?
    By Jabu Diagana On November 29th, 2017, the Supreme Court will hear Carpenter v. United States and decide whether the government violates the Fourth Amendment when it accesses a third party’s record of an individual’s cell phone…
  • Nov 15

    CHEERLEADERS AND BANANAS: STAR ATHLETICA’S IMPLICATIONS FOR A POPULAR HALLOWEEN COSTUME

    CHEERLEADERS AND BANANAS: STAR ATHLETICA’S IMPLICATIONS FOR A POPULAR HALLOWEEN COSTUME
    By Anna McCurley Every Halloween, some of the most popular costumes come with more than funny hats, swords, or fake blood – they come with copyright implications. Halloween costumes often correspond to the summer’s biggest…
  • Nov 13

    New Damages Trial for Apple and Samsung, Questions Still Left Unanswered

    New Damages Trial for Apple and Samsung, Questions Still Left Unanswered
    By Alex Hagel Apple and Samsung are back! A new chapter in the Apple v. Samsung saga is set to begin in May. A federal judge in California has scheduled a third trial since Apple’s initial suit in 2011. The suit alleges Samsung…
Rank this Week: 2767

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Nov 16

    It’s complicated

    It’s complicated
    If you have a Longshore claim with an unscheduled injury, your permanent disability is based on your loss of wage earning capacity. If you have a scheduled injury, your permanent disability is based on a number of weeks of compensation for…
  • Nov 9

    L&I and Structured Settlement

    L&I and Structured Settlement
    Is a structured settlement of your L&I claim right for you? I know the department sends out form letters to injured workers who are at least 50 years old and have allowed claims informing them that they may be eligible for a structured…
  • Nov 1

    Vocational Option 2

    Vocational Option 2
    There have been some changes to the choices you have when you have been found eligible for Vocational Retraining. You will still work with your vocational counselor to develop a retraining plan, which will include a specific job goal approved…
Rank this Week: 3985

Goldstein Law Firm, PLLC Blog

Goldstein Law Firm, PLLC Blog

Covers franchise law. By Jeff Goldstein.

http://www.goldlawgroup.com/category/blog/
  • Nov 14

    Own ‘Em All or Franchise ‘Em Out?

    Own ‘Em All or Franchise ‘Em Out?
    Own ’em all or franchise ’em out? Or, do some of each, and dual-distribute? According to famous Economist Ronald Coase, firms exist to minimize transaction costs. On its face, this theory, even though it is from 1937,…
  • Nov 14

    Own ‘Em All or Franchise ‘Em Out?

    Own ‘Em All or Franchise ‘Em Out?
    Own ’em all or franchise ’em out? Or, do some of each, and dual-distribute? According to famous Economist Ronald Coase, firms exist to minimize transaction costs. On its face, this theory, even though it is from 1937,…
  • Oct 31

    Franchisee Waves Goodbye to Car Dealership due to Ineffective Waiver

    Franchisee Waves Goodbye to Car Dealership due to Ineffective Waiver
    Franchisee Waves Goodbye to Car Dealership due to Ineffective Waiver By: Jeffrey M. Goldstein A recent decision by the United States District Court for the Sixth Circuit affirmed a lower federal court’s ruling that Chrysler…
Rank this Week: 1249

Law Offices of Leah V. Durant,…

Law Offices of Leah V. Durant, PLLC

Covers vaccine injuries.

https://vaccinelaw.com/lawyer/blog
  • Nov 13

    Injuries from Travel Vaccines—What Overseas Travelers Need to Know

    Injuries from Travel Vaccines—What Overseas Travelers Need to Know
    When making preparations to travel overseas, it is important not to overlook the need for obtaining the vaccinations recommended for the region to which you are traveling. In addition to the standard vaccination schedules for children and…
  • Nov 13

    Federal Government Resources for Individuals Diagnosed with Vaccine Injurie

    Federal Government Resources for Individuals Diagnosed with Vaccine Injurie
    For individuals diagnosed with vaccine injuries, finding reliable information can be difficult. Vaccines are a hot-button issue for many individuals, and many websites claiming to provide vaccine-related resources are often out-of-date and…
  • Apr 27

    Signs That a Loved One May Have a Vaccine Injury

    Signs That a Loved One May Have a Vaccine Injury
    Vaccines are critical to public health and serve as one of the most effective tools in preventing infectious illness and disease. Although vaccines are necessary for keeping the public safe from illness and disease, like any form of medical…
Rank this Week: 1245

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Covers admiralty law. By James M. Beard.

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

    Crewman Suffers Head Injury Aboard Alaska Fishing Vessel Defender

    Crewman Suffers Head Injury Aboard Alaska Fishing Vessel Defender
    A crewman was airlifted from the F/V Defender today after suffering a head injury while working aboard the vessel. The Defender is a 154-factory trawler. Early reports indicate the crewman was struck in the head by a 37-pound block of frozen…
  • Nov 7

    Dutch Harbor Remains Top Port For Commercial Fishing Landing

    Dutch Harbor Remains Top Port For Commercial Fishing Landing
    Dutch Harbor remains the United States top commercial fishing port for 2016. NOAA’s annual fishing data report published last week showed fishing boats delivered 770 million pounds of product to Dutch Harbor in 2016 with a value of 198…
  • Nov 7

    Shooting Aboard Alaska Fishing Boat

    Shooting Aboard Alaska Fishing Boat
    Police have arrested a Sitka man in connection with a shooting aboard a fishing boat in Juneau. The incident happened on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Police responding to the shooting in Eliason Harbor found a man with a gunshot wound to his…
Rank this Week: 2624

Luvera Law Firm Blawg

Luvera Law Firm Blawg

Provides information for individuals who have been injured by the neglect of other people or businesses.

http://www.luveralawfirm.com/blog/news
Rank this Week: 1712

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy…

Oregon and Washington Bankruptcy Blog

Provides bankruptcy information for people living in Oregon and Washington. By the Northwest Debt Relief Law Firm.

http://nwdrlf.com/blog/
  • Oct 27

    Overview of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington

    Overview of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington
    Sometimes it's helpful to have kind of a global or overhead view of a process before drilling down in into the particulars. What follows is a view of Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Oregon and Washington from 30,000 feet up. I mean that both…
  • Oct 25

    Oregon, Bankruptcy and Marijuana

    Oregon, Bankruptcy and Marijuana
    So you were in the marijuana business or worked in it and things didn’t work out. Now you are thinking about filing bankruptcy and wonder what effect, if any, your former business or employer is going to have on you.  As…
  • Oct 23

    The Phantom Bankruptcy Discharge for the Washington Non-filing Spouse

    The Phantom Bankruptcy Discharge for the Washington Non-filing Spouse
    A little known secret about bankruptcy in Washington is that you can get most of the benefits of a bankruptcy discharge even if your spouse filed and you don’t. This is so because of Section 523(a)(5) of the bankruptcy code, a little…
Rank this Week: 4230

Orbit Law Blog

Orbit Law Blog

Provides commentary on immigration issues in the news and a review of immigration related policies. By Orbit Law, PLLC.

http://www.orbitlawpllc.com/blog-right-sidebar/
  • Oct 24

    New Roadblocks for Extension of Non Immigrant Visa

    New Roadblocks for Extension of Non Immigrant Visa
    USCIS released a new policy yesterday, October 23, 2017 that rescinds prior USCIS policy of giving deference to an earlier examiner’s findings in adjudications of Non-Immigrant Visa applications. You can read the release…
  • Sep 6

    Phase out of DACA and What this means for DREAMers and Employer

    Phase out of DACA and What this means for DREAMers and Employer
    The Trump Administration announced on September 5, 2017, that it is terminating DACA. The program named Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has permitted people who were…
  • Jun 6

    Employers: Be Prepared for Increased Audits from Department of Labor

    Employers: Be Prepared for Increased Audits from Department of Labor
    Department of Labor has today announced their intention to conduct sweeping audits against employers who hire foreign national employees on H-1B and other visa types, see here: https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/opa/opa20170606 Please make…
Rank this Week: 3478

Washgington Labor and Employment…

Washgington Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers Washington State employment law and public sector collective bargaining law.By Cline and Associates.

http://www.washingtonlaborandemploymentblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2167

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

Covers legal developments concerning law enforcement and firefighter labor law. By Cline and Associates.

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 3389

iVLG Business Law Blog

iVLG Business Law Blog

Covers news, strategy and legal services of businesses and entrepreneurs. By inVigor Law Group PLLC.

http://www.invigorlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 9

    Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave

    Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave
    Washington State has passed a bill that grants paid family and medical leave to eligible employees. We explain how it works, how it will be funded, and how it will affect small businesses.... Read More The post Washington State Paid Family…
  • Sep 13

    Intrastate Securities Offerings Under 3(a)(11) and Rule 147 & 147a

    Intrastate Securities Offerings Under 3(a)(11) and Rule 147 & 147a
    As we’ve discussed previously, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is the governmental body responsible for the regulation and enforcement of federal securities laws that govern both interstate securities offerings and…
  • Jul 18

    Friends and family financing round: Raising capital from non accredited investor

    Friends and family financing round: Raising capital from non accredited investor
    Is the family and friends round worth the costs and risks? After discussing the pros and cons with us, entrepreneurs often decide against raising money from family and friends. In today's post we'll talk about six different ways you could…
Rank this Week: 3532

Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on shigella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Shigella in Bali

    Shigella in Bali
    In early September 2017, an over-30-year-old male who resides in northern Taiwan traveled to Bali, Indonesia with 18 tour group members. On the following day the case returned, he sought medical attention after developing symptoms, including…
  • Jun 27

    Camarillo Souplantation Tied to Shigella Outbreak

    Camarillo Souplantation Tied to Shigella Outbreak
    Ventura County Public Health was notified on Thursday, June 22nd, of an unusually high number of Shigella cases in the county. Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella (shih-GEHL-uh), which most often…
  • Jun 27

    Camarillo Souplantation Tied to Shigella Outbreak

    Camarillo Souplantation Tied to Shigella Outbreak
    Ventura County Public Health was notified on Thursday, June 22nd, of an unusually high number of Shigella cases in the county. Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 4264

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Covers Washington car accident and other personal injury news. By Premier Law Group PLLC.

http://www.plg-pllc.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Determining Fault in a Seattle Pedestrian Accident

    Determining Fault in a Seattle Pedestrian Accident
    According to a KIRO article from January of 2017, a pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in downtown Seattle. The accident happened at James Street just west of Eighth Avenue at around 6 a.m. on a Tuesday. Police…
  • Sep 29

    Determining Fault in a Seattle Pedestrian Accident

    Determining Fault in a Seattle Pedestrian Accident
    According to a KIRO article from January of 2017, a pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in downtown Seattle. The accident happened at James Street just west of Eighth Avenue at around 6 a.m. on a Tuesday. Police…
  • Sep 29

    Determining Fault in a Seattle Pedestrian Accident

    Determining Fault in a Seattle Pedestrian Accident
    According to a KIRO article from January of 2017, a pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in downtown Seattle. The accident happened at James Street just west of Eighth Avenue at around 6 a.m. on a Tuesday. Police…
Rank this Week: 2772

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Mar 4

    Divorce, Children and Taxe

    Divorce, Children and Taxe
    Most divorcing couples feel financially strained. The good news is that parents may receive significant tax benefits for children; the bad news is that even though more and more parents are choosing joint parenting the IRS still hangs on…
Rank this Week: 1718

Lutz Law blog

Lutz Law blog

Covers Washington family law.

http://www.lutzlaw.com/articles/
  • Jul 5

    People Love Us on Yelp Award

    People Love Us on Yelp Award
    Lutz Law Office, PS is a winner of Yelp’s “People Love Us on Yelp” award. Our Yelp page has multiple 5 star reviews. It is [...]
  • Jul 5

    Free Consultation with Family Law Attorney

    Free Consultation with Family Law Attorney
    Call or send us a message to schedule a FREE initial consultation with a Family Law attorney at Lutz Law Offices, PS. To get the most [...]
  • Jun 7

    Spanish Speaking Attorney

    Spanish Speaking Attorney
    Jorge Ramos utilizes his cultural background and Spanish speaking ability to represent individuals struggling with English as their second language. [...]
Rank this Week: 1673

Calbom & Schwab News

Calbom & Schwab News

Covers the topics of workers' compensation, personal injury, and Social Security disability.

http://www.calbomschwab.com/category/news/
  • Jun 12

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability

    What Trump Gets Wrong About Social Security Disability
    After promising voters to not touch Social Security, the Trump administration has proposed a budget(1) to Congress that would cut $72 billion from Social Security disability. This move, not supported by the facts, is based on the belief is…
  • May 17

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together

    2017 Law Day Luncheon: Bringing the Community Together
    Calbom & Schwab attorneys Jeff Schwab and Ashley Grout recently attended the 2017 Law Day Luncheon in Wenatchee on May 12. Law Day brings together members of our community and recognizes our outstanding members of the Chelan-Douglas Bar…
  • Apr 20

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation

    Social Security Offset of Worker’s Compensation
    In Washington State, RCW 51.32.220 allows for the offset of two types of monetary benefits if an individual receives payments for Social Security Disability. Those two state benefits are temporary total disability and permanent total…
Rank this Week: 3257

Bellevue Tax Lawyer Blog

Bellevue Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By the Law Office of Aaron P. Richter.

http://www.richtertaxblog.com/
  • Jun 7

    5 Tips for Developing a Viable Business Plan

    5 Tips for Developing a Viable Business Plan
    A business plan is an important tool that every aspiring entrepreneur should develop. A business plan can help you clarify what needs to be done in order for your company to succeed. It can also help you plan for changes in the market and…
  • May 8

    The Taxation of LLC Member Distributions for Broker Dealers | Bethesda Tax Lawyer

    The Taxation of LLC Member Distributions for Broker Dealers | Bethesda Tax Lawyer
    In today’s blog, I’d like to look at another case, Fleischer v. Commissioner (2016), that deals with the reporting of income.  In this case, Ryan Fleischer, a financial advisor with various securities-trading licenses, had…
  • Apr 9

    FBARs are Due April 18th | Bethesda Tax Lawyer

    FBARs are Due April 18th | Bethesda Tax Lawyer
    Beginning this year, FBARs are due on tax day, April 15th, most years, and April 18th this year. If you cannot file by the deadline, for this year only, an automatic extension until October 18th will be provided. The FBAR is now filed…
Rank this Week: 3182

Seattle Entertainment Lawyer

Seattle Entertainment Lawyer

By Heather M. Morado. Covers entertainment and intellectual property law.

http://www.seattleentertainmentlawyer.com/
  • May 26

    Connecting Writers with Hollywood

    Connecting Writers with Hollywood
    Today I will be presenting at the Connecting Writers with Hollywood conference, in Spokane, Washington.  I will be speaking about intellectual property and other legal issues that arise for writers and producers.  More information…
  • Apr 6

    Does stealing jokes constitute copyright infringement?

    Does stealing jokes constitute copyright infringement?
    In an unusual case, a comedian has filed suit against the Conan O-Brien Show for copyright infringement arising out of alleged joke theft.  The plaintiff, Robert Alexander Kaseberg, alleges that five jokes posted on his comedy blog and…
  • Nov 8

    Congrats to client Andy Brown

    Congrats to client Andy Brown
    Congratulations to client Andy Brown on the release of his book, Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base.  The book is a vivid and moving account of the events that led up to the 1994 mass shooting and B-52 bomber…
Rank this Week: 1939

Seattle Entertainment Lawyer

Seattle Entertainment Lawyer

Provides entertainment and intellectual property law updates. By Heather M. Morado.

http://www.seattleentertainmentlawyer.com/
  • May 26

    Connecting Writers with Hollywood

    Connecting Writers with Hollywood
    Today I will be presenting at the Connecting Writers with Hollywood conference, in Spokane, Washington.  I will be speaking about intellectual property and other legal issues that arise for writers and producers.  More information…
  • Apr 6

    Does stealing jokes constitute copyright infringement?

    Does stealing jokes constitute copyright infringement?
    In an unusual case, a comedian has filed suit against the Conan O-Brien Show for copyright infringement arising out of alleged joke theft.  The plaintiff, Robert Alexander Kaseberg, alleges that five jokes posted on his comedy blog and…
  • Nov 8

    Congrats to client Andy Brown

    Congrats to client Andy Brown
    Congratulations to client Andy Brown on the release of his book, Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base.  The book is a vivid and moving account of the events that led up to the 1994 mass shooting and B-52 bomber…
Rank this Week: 3627

Washington Gun Rights Lawyer Blog

Washington Gun Rights Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Rainier Law Group, PLLC.

http://www.washingtongunrightslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2640