Most Popular Washington Blawgs Expanded View List View

Blogs 1 - 45 of 81
Sort by Popularity | Sort by Name | Sorted by Last Post Date

Washington Injury Law Blog

Washington Injury Law Blog

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

http://wainjurylawblog.com
  • Oct 21

    What’s the Difference Between

    What’s the Difference Between
    What’s the Difference Between Source: Flickr Have you ever wondered where all these somewhat confusing terms came from? Well the answer is they are all types of Lawyers originated from various legal systems. Some of the terms…
  • Oct 20

    Student Loans And Bankruptcy

    Student Loans And Bankruptcy
    Student Loans And Bankruptcy Source: Flickr Student Loans Often Remain Following Bankruptcy One question many former students have when considering filing for bankruptcy is how their student loans will be handled. In a majority of…
  • Oct 19

    {When hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case, it is significant to get a legal mind that is experienced in your kind of injury case

    {When hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case, it is significant to get a legal mind that is experienced in your kind of injury case
    {When hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case, it is significant to get a legal mind that is experienced in your kind of injury case Source: Flickr {Have you found yourself in any kind of personal injury problem? If perchance…
Rank this Week: 1032

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 21

    FDCPA, Bankruptcy and the Oregon Consumer

    FDCPA, Bankruptcy and the Oregon Consumer
    Many of the Oregonians who come to us to file bankruptcy have been harassed by debt collectors for year. A significant portion of them are unaware that not only is there a mechanism for stopping many of those debt collectors in their tracks,…
  • Oct 19

    What to Do with Taxes that Bankruptcy won’t Discharge without Repayment?

    What to Do with Taxes that Bankruptcy won’t Discharge without Repayment?
    Some taxes don’t qualify for bankruptcy discharge. Most often this is because they were due less than three years ago or were filed less than two years ago. Many of our potential bankruptcy clients worry about a big tax bill after…
  • Oct 17

    NO MORE MYSTERY COLLECTIONS LAWSUITS IN OREGON

    NO MORE MYSTERY COLLECTIONS LAWSUITS IN OREGON
    I am happy to report that on October 6, 2017, Oregonians who are victimized by debt collectors with mystery lawsuits achieved a substantial victory. House Bill 2356 which was signed into law this summer became effective. This new law enacts…
Rank this Week: 4226

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

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

    Clostridium perfringens found at Louisiana Baseball Fundraiser

    Clostridium perfringens found at Louisiana Baseball Fundraiser
    Columbia Health officials have released the latest numbers on the Salmonella outbreak in Caldwell Parish. According to the Louisiana Dept. of Health, 125 people are now confirmed to have a gastrointestinal illness. This is up from just…
  • Oct 20

    Mann Packing Recalls Vegetables because of Listeria

    Mann Packing Recalls Vegetables because of Listeria
    Mann Packing of Salinas, California is voluntarily recalling minimally processed vegetable products listed below because they may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. Mann Packing is issuing this recall in response to a single…
  • Oct 20

    Tuna Loins Recalled Over Salmonella Risk

    Tuna Loins Recalled Over Salmonella Risk
    On October 13, 2017, 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…
Rank this Week: 127

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

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

    Crewman injured by 20 ft fall, M/V Delsa

    Crewman injured by 20 ft fall, M/V Delsa
    A 42 year old crewman fell 20 feet from a scaffolding resulting in back and hip injuries. Coast Guard medevaced the man from the 655-foot motor vessel Delsa 130 miles southeast from Cold Bay and transported him there and on to Anchorage for…
  • Oct 1

    Tawa Arrow Crewman burned

    Tawa Arrow Crewman burned
    A 38-year-old crewman with burns on legs and arms from boiler steam was medevaced from the cargo vessel Tawa Arrow located 174 miles off the Columbia River entrance, Saturday. A Coast Guard helicopter safely hoisted the injured crewman and…
  • Sep 24

    Medevac from Chinese Research vessel Xue Long

    Medevac from Chinese Research vessel Xue Long
    Coast Guard safely medevaced a man suffering a broken arm from the Chinese research vessel Xue Long, 15 nautical miles from Nome, Alaska, Saturday morning. The smallboat crew transferred the man to the Cutter Alex Haley for transport to Nome.…
Rank this Week: 3069

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
  • 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…
  • Oct 12

    Changes to Family and Medical Leave in Washington

    Changes to Family and Medical Leave in Washington
    On July 6, 2017, Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee signed a new family and medical leave law that will offer paid leave to employees in our state to care for a newborn or newly adopted child or for a serious health condition. …
  • Oct 5

    Utility Contractor Held Responsible for Damaged Underground Electrical Line

    Utility Contractor Held Responsible for Damaged Underground Electrical Line
    The Washington State Court of Appeals recently addressed an excavation contractor’s responsibilities under the Underground Utilities Damage Prevention Act (UUDPA), RCW 19.122. That statute was enacted in 2011 and imposed certain…
Rank this Week: 3943

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

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

    Listeria Recall: Packaged Vegetable

    Listeria Recall: Packaged Vegetable
    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says numerous packaged vegetable products have been recalled over concerns about listeria contamination. The agency says 26 Mann’s products, two Compliments products and six Western Family products…
  • Sep 30

    Chicken Salad with Listeria

    Chicken Salad with Listeria
    King Soopers said today it has recalled its chicken salad sandwiches that are sold in King Soopers and City Market stores, located in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.…
  • Sep 5

    Vegetables Recalled Over Listeria Worry

    Vegetables Recalled Over Listeria Worry
    Country Fresh Orlando, LLC. of Orlando, Florida, is recalling 5,999 cases of diced bell pepper, vegetable kabobs, and creole and fajita mixed diced vegetables (product descriptions attached), because they have the potential to be contaminated…
Rank this Week: 788

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

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

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 30

    Salmonella Risk in Raw Milk in Washington

    Salmonella Risk in Raw Milk in Washington
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is advising consumers not to drink Pride & Joy Dairy organic retail raw milk because it may be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious illness. This…
  • Sep 12

    Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Spread

    Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Spread
    This outbreak is one of four separate outbreaks currently under investigation that are linked to imported Maradol papayas from Mexico This past spring, CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 4262

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

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

http://www.hepatitisblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 19

    City of Angles has 10 with Hepatitis A

    City of Angles has 10 with Hepatitis A
    Public Health Announces Hepatitis A Outbreak in LA County  – Hepatitis A vaccine is the best protection The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has declared a local outbreak of hepatitis A (HAV) in…
Rank this Week: 378

Campylobacter Blog

Campylobacter Blog

Covers campylobacter outbreaks and news. By Marler Clark.

http://www.campylobacterblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 19

    Raw Milk, tainted with Campylobacter, Recalled

    Raw Milk, tainted with Campylobacter, Recalled
    The State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced Monday that milk from Martin Yoder Farm, 2594 Murdock Rd., was contaminated by Campylobacter jejuni, a bacteria that is a common cause of food poisoning, in samples conducted last…
Rank this Week: 4257

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Commingled Assets in Washington Divorce Case

    Commingled Assets in Washington Divorce Case
    The court must distribute the assets in a divorce if the couple does not reach an agreement as to distribution.  Certain property may be considered separate property.  In Washington, an asset is separate property if it is either…
  • Oct 13

    Washington Statute of Limitations and Service

    Washington Statute of Limitations and Service
    Personal injury cases are subject to a statute of limitations, and if the injured person does not bring a lawsuit prior to its expiration, he or she will be time-barred from doing so.  Washington car accident attorneys know that…
  • Oct 6

    Jury Access to Inadmissible Evidence Results in New Trial for Washington Criminal Defendant

    Jury Access to Inadmissible Evidence Results in New Trial for Washington Criminal Defendant
    A jury must base its decision on the evidence before the court and may not consider evidence outside the record.  While courts do their best to ensure that juries are properly instructed and not exposed to outside information, jurors…
Rank this Week: 1729

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/
Rank this Week: 451

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
  • Oct 19

    What is the Guarantee in a Guaranteed Maximum Contract?

    What is the Guarantee in a Guaranteed Maximum Contract?
    Associations facing repair projects are often given the option of entering into a guaranteed maximum contract or G-Max contract with their contractor. These contracts are common for repair projects, whether the repairs are required because…
  • Oct 13

    Common Pitfalls in Dealing with Major Repair

    Common Pitfalls in Dealing with Major Repair
    Recent experience as litigation and general counsel for numerous associations who are currently tackling significant repairs suggests a couple of common pitfalls.
  • Oct 6

    Loss Assessment Insurance

    Loss Assessment Insurance
    You live in a condominium association and happily (ok, probably not "happily") pay your dues each month. Your board has diligent members and your association is well insured. What could go wrong? Well, lots can go wrong, unfortunately. Life…
Rank this Week: 4137

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • Oct 19

    Annual Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2016

    Annual Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2016
    Since 1956, the Social Security program has provided cash benefits to people with disabilities. This annual report provides program and demographic information about the people who receive those benefits. The basic topics covered are—…
  • Oct 16

    The Road Ahead: Adjusting To Life After An Injury

    The Road Ahead: Adjusting To Life After An Injury
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. As an attorney who has represented injured workers for more than 27 years, I see first hand what an injury can do to…
  • Oct 12

    Inclusion Drives Innovation – National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Inclusion Drives Innovation – National Disability Employment Awareness Month
    Inclusion drives innovation. In this spirit, throughout October, the Department of Labor will be recognizing the many ways disability inclusion benefits today’s innovative economy during this year’s National Disability…
Rank this Week: 3235

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/
  • 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…
  • Jul 2

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?
    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust and why are they suing me?  It’s not surprising that you have never heard of National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no…
Rank this Week: 2909

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: 2370

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: 3397

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Federal Agencies Respond to Oil Rig Platform Explosion in Louisiana

    Federal Agencies Respond to Oil Rig Platform Explosion in Louisiana
    One person is missing and 7 others have been injured in an oil rig platform explosion on Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana. Locals reported an explosion that sounded like a “sonic boom” at approximately 7:20 p.m. on…
  • Oct 9

    Google and Rolls-Royce Partner to Build Autonomous Vessel

    Google and Rolls-Royce Partner to Build Autonomous Vessel
    At the Google Cloud Summit in Stockholm, Sweden, Rolls-Royce announced that it will be applying Google’s Cloud Machine Learning Engine to power autonomous ships. The technology will be used to detect, identify, and track surface objects…
  • Sep 19

    Jones Act Waiver Extended

    Jones Act Waiver Extended
    The Jones Act Waiver that we reported on last week, has been extended through September 22, 2017 at the recommendation of the Departments of Defense and Energy. The waiver was initially signed on September 8, 2017 by the Department of…
Rank this Week: 938

The Velvet Hammer

The Velvet Hammer

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

http://karenkoehler.com/wp/
  • 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    
  • Oct 12

    Full text of the complaint re: The Estate of Charleena Lyles v. City of Seattle et al

    Full text of the complaint re: The Estate of Charleena Lyles v. City of Seattle et al
      This is the full text of the amended complaint adding the City of Seattle as a defendant in the civil rights/wrongful death case involving the shooting of Charleena Lyles by the Seattle Police Department June 18, 2017.   Amended…
  • Oct 9

    To Whom It May Concern

    To Whom It May Concern
    On October 9, 2017, the above letter was delivered to the investigating Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys, Criminal Division, of the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
Rank this Week: 3549

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: 1001

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: 2483

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/
  • Oct 4

    Homeowners Association Orders Owner to Remove Tank

    Homeowners Association Orders Owner to Remove Tank
    Even the parking disputes are bigger in Texas.Houston attorney Tony Buzbee bought a fully functional World War II tank.  His homeowners association board was not pleased when he parked the tank outside his home.  "It's not violating…
  • Jul 21

    Can Landlords Reject Prospective Tenants With Criminal Histories?

    Can Landlords Reject Prospective Tenants With Criminal Histories?
    Seattle politicians are considering legislation to limit the ability of landlords to reject potential tenants due to their criminal records.  Under the proposed new law, landlords would be prohibited from posting ads barring people with…
  • Jun 26

    Collection Options for Community Association

    Collection Options for Community Association
    Assessments are the lifeblood of community associations.  If owners fail to pay their assessments, then associations can not perform their duties.  Once reminder notices have proven ineffective, associations should consider taking…
Rank this Week: 4507

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: 4261

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: 2758

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

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

http://seattletrademarklawyer.com/
  • 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,…
  • Aug 9

    Floodgates on "Offensive" Trademarks Not Open Yet

    Floodgates on "Offensive" Trademarks Not Open Yet
    Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act bars registration of trademarks that may “disparage” persons, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into “contempt, or disrepute” (the “disparagement”…
  • May 16

    Best IP Practices for the Small Business Owner

    Best IP Practices for the Small Business Owner
    I often get trademark and copyright questions from startups or small business owners. Though one size doesn’t fit all, there are some common things to think about when getting your IP house in order. 1. Consider registering your…
Rank this Week: 411

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/
  • 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…
  • May 19

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder
    Increasingly, we find that we are answering questions from  entrepreneurial souls who want to start their own businesses to market their great ideas but are hobbled in their goals due to the severe restrictions placed on certain visa…
Rank this Week: 3468

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Washington Workplace Law Blog

Covers employment law, and wage and hour regulations. By Foster Pepper PLLC.

http://www.washingtonworkplacelaw.com/
  • Aug 23

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available

    Updated FMLA Guide Now Available
    An updated explanation of FMLA and Washington’s family and medical leave law is now available on the Foster Pepper website. Family and Medical Leave Guide for Washington Employers is a valuable resource for HR and business managers who…
  • Jul 14

    Washington State To Provide Paid Family and Medical Leave

    Washington State To Provide Paid Family and Medical Leave
    Bipartisan efforts led to the passage of a paid family and medical leave law, signed by Governor Inslee on July 6. Washington is one of only a handful of states to offer such a program. The paid leave will be funded through weekly paycheck…
  • Jul 14

    Washington Fine Dining Restaurant’s Unpaid Apprenticeship Program Targeted by U.S. Department of Labor

    Washington Fine Dining Restaurant’s Unpaid Apprenticeship Program Targeted by U.S. Department of Labor
    With assistance from Rose McCarty The Willow’s Inn, Washington’s most expensive restaurant, recently agreed to pay nearly $150,000 in back pay and penalties after a Department of Labor investigation revealed entry-level employees…
Rank this Week: 3422

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Covers admiralty law. By James M. Beard.

http://www.seattlemaritimelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    Fire Aboard Oregon Fishing Vessel – Two Crewman Saved From Sinking Vessel

    Fire Aboard Oregon Fishing Vessel – Two Crewman Saved From Sinking Vessel
    Two crewmen were rescued by the Coast Guard after their fishing vessel caught fire and sank. The incident happened 20 miles west of Cape Blanco. The two fishermen aboard the 47-foot vessel were able to escape to a life raft before the fire…
  • Jul 24

    Ilwaco Charter Boat Investigated for Halibut Fishing Violation

    Ilwaco Charter Boat Investigated for Halibut Fishing Violation
    On July 13 2017, Washington State Fish and Wildlife officers and agents for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration served search warrants for records upon Ilwaco’s Pacific Salmon Charters. The investigation relates to…
  • Jul 16

    Two Oregon Fishermen Rescued 52 Miles West of Coos Bay

    Two Oregon Fishermen Rescued 52 Miles West of Coos Bay
      Two commercial fishermen were airlifted to safety by a Coast Guard helicopter crew on July 8, 2017. The two crewmen were aboard the 40-foot commercial fishing vessel New Faith and were fishing approximately 52 miles west of Coos…
Rank this Week: 1983

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: 2499

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Washington Landlord Tenant .Info

Covers evictions. By Scott Eller.

http://washingtonlandlordtenant.info
  • Jul 6

    Seattle Considers Limiting Landlords from Screening for Criminal History

    Seattle Considers Limiting Landlords from Screening for Criminal History
    A proposed Seattle ordinance would limit landlords’ use of criminal history, including sex offender registration.[1] Under the proposal, among other requirements and prohibitions: landlords could not use arrest records for any purpose,…
  • Jul 1

    Seattle Landlords Must Provide Voter Registration

    Seattle Landlords Must Provide Voter Registration
    A new ordinance requires Seattle landlords to provide voter registration to new tenants. Seattle landlords are already required to provide an informational packet on landlord-tenant law to each new prospective renter (not only those who sign…
  • Apr 22

    Criminal History and Fair Housing

    Criminal History and Fair Housing
    If a landlord treats individuals with comparable criminal histories differently because of their race, national origin, or other protected characteristic this is intentional discrimination and the landlord is in violation of the Fair Housing…
Rank this Week: 571

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: 2448

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: 3222

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: 3180

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: 1660

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: 3605

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/
  • 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…
  • 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: 1299

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: 2225

CMS Law Firm's DUI Defense Blog

CMS Law Firm's DUI Defense Blog

Covers Seattle DUI and criminal law.

http://dui-defense-blog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Which States Have the Toughest DWI Laws?

    Which States Have the Toughest DWI Laws?
    You do not want to get a DUI in any state. A DUI conviction anywhere in the US will involve serious penalties that can affect your ability to work, get a student loan, rent an apartment and more. But some states have stricter DWI laws than…
  • Apr 12

    Texas DWI Law

    Texas DWI Law
    I was arrested for DWI in Texas…Now What? http://www.lubbockdwilawblog.com Board certified criminal defense attorney Stephen Hamilton, practicing in Lubbock, Texas, talks about what you should do now that you’ve been arrested for…
  • Apr 3

    Texas DWI Penaltie

    Texas DWI Penaltie
    In the state of Texas, you are deemed to be driving while intoxicated or DWI if you have a blood alcohol limit (BAC) above a certain level. For those 21 years old +, you are legally intoxicated with a BAC of .08%. For commercial drivers, the…
Rank this Week: 4669

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: 2949

Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law, law and technology stories, and first amendment issues from around Eastern Washington. By Stephen Graham.

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3142

Local Open Government Blog

Local Open Government Blog

Covers legal issues on open government laws in Washington state and the rest of the nation. By Foster Pepper.

http://www.localopengovernment.com/
  • Feb 24

    Second Washington Appellate Court Affirms Broad Standing Requirements Under State's Open Public Meetings Act

    Second Washington Appellate Court Affirms Broad Standing Requirements Under State's Open Public Meetings Act
    Arthur West filed suit under Washington’s Open Public Meetings Act, ch. 42.30 RCW (“OPMA”), against the Pierce County Council and individual Council members based on a series of e-mails between members of the Council and the…
  • Feb 14

    From $37 to $339,000: Why the Price of Public Records Requests Varies So Much

    From $37 to $339,000: Why the Price of Public Records Requests Varies So Much
    The laws about public records differ from one government to the next and are further complicated by some technologies, like police body cameras.  By Liz Farmer from Governing.com In 2015, the editor of a newspaper in Florida filed a…
  • Jan 27

    FOIA and Complaints About Judicial Conduct

    FOIA and Complaints About Judicial Conduct
    Immigration judges are career civil-service employees in the Department of Justice’s executive office. The judges preside over matters such as deportation, exclusion, removal and rescission proceedings for non-citizens charged with…
Rank this Week: 3911

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • Feb 22

    The Sequential Evaluation Proce

    The Sequential Evaluation Proce
    We get a lot of callers asking “How do I qualify for Social Security?”  Great question! All applicants must go through the sequential evaluation process and  I’m going to talk about what that is in this post. The…
  • Jun 29

    Legal Help

    Legal Help
    I get quite a few questions on this blog and on the phone which start with, “I already have an attorney . . ” Which begs the question – Why don’t people feel comfortable asking their attorneys questions? Are they…
  • Feb 10

    Future Medical Care- Longshore

    Future Medical Care- Longshore
    If you have a Longshore* claim, and have not settled future medical care with an 8(i) agreement – then you have lifetime medical coverage for conditions related to your injury. That sounds great – but I like to tell my clients…
Rank this Week: 3927

The Seattle Injury Attorney

The Seattle Injury Attorney

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

http://www.theseattleinjuryattorney.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 13

    $82,500 settlement after client offered only $8,000 before hiring an attorney.

    $82,500 settlement after client offered only $8,000 before hiring an attorney.
    Our client was offered only $8,000 before he had an attorney. We were able to eventually settle the personal injury claim for $82,500. The post $82,500 settlement after client offered only $8,000 before hiring an attorney. appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 2985

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer…

Seattle Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and admiralty law. By Kraft Davies, PLLC.

http://www.seattlemaritimeinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 14

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea
    On Saturday, the Seattle-based crab boat F/V DESTINATION went missing in the Bering Sea, approximately two miles off of St. George Island, with six crewmembers aboard.  St. George Island is located about 650 miles west of Kodiak Island,…
  • Feb 14

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea

    Seattle-based crab boat and six-member crew missing in Bering Sea
    On Saturday, the Seattle-based crab boat F/V DESTINATION went missing in the Bering Sea, approximately two miles off of St. George Island, with six crewmembers aboard.  St. George Island is located about 650 miles west of Kodiak Island,…
  • Dec 29

    10 Things to Know Before Going up to Alaska for “A Season”

    10 Things to Know Before Going up to Alaska for “A Season”
     It’s that time of year again.  The holidays are over and you’re going back to work on a factory trawler up in Alaska for “A-Season.”  Whether you’re a returning crew member or a greenhorn,…
Rank this Week: 2113

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

Covers copyright and other intellectual property topics. By Tonya Gisselberg.

http://seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Jan 19

    State Law Can’t Protect Butterfly Valve from the Copyright Preemption Net

    State Law Can’t Protect Butterfly Valve from the Copyright Preemption Net
    Ultraflo Corporation manufactures butterfly valves for use in the transportation industry. Ultraflo redesigned its Model 390 butterfly valve with the help of employee Thomas Mueller. Mueller left Ultraflo to work for Pelican Tank Parts, one…
  • Dec 29

    No New York Common Law Public Performance Right for Sound Recording Creator

    No New York Common Law Public Performance Right for Sound Recording Creator
    We close 2016 with the latest on the Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM saga. My previous posts on this topic include Unhappy Turtles Take a Bite Out of Sirius XM for Unauthorized Public Performance, Flo and Eddie Goes for the Two Coast Punch…
  • Dec 15

    No More One and Done for DMCA Agent Designation Filing

    No More One and Done for DMCA Agent Designation Filing
    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) shields online service providers from liability for copyright infringement for information uploaded to their networks by users, the “safe harbor,” if the online service providers meet…
Rank this Week: 2831

Washington Public Sector Labor…

Washington Public Sector Labor Negotiations Blog

Covers Washington State public sector collective bargaining. By Cline & Associates.

http://www.washingtonpublicsectorlabornegotiationsblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    Wage Series Part 10: 2017 Economic Conditions and A Look Ahead

    Wage Series Part 10: 2017 Economic Conditions and A Look Ahead
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer This is the 10th article in our 11 part economy and wage settlement series. Even before Donald Trump was elected president indicators pointed to the return of both the local and the US CPI to a 2% + figure for the…
  • Dec 28

    Wage Series Part 9: Does Geographic Location Matter?

    Wage Series Part 9: Does Geographic Location Matter?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In the previous two articles in this wage series, we discussed the extent to which population and assessed valuation correlated with wage rankings. In this article, we discussed geographic location and the effect…
  • Dec 21

    Wage Series Part 8: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?

    Wage Series Part 8: Does Assessed Valuation Matter?
    By Jim Cline and Kate Kremer In the last issue we discussed whether – and to what extent — population influenced a jurisdiction’s relative wage ranking. In this article we discussed to what extent assessed valuation…
Rank this Week: 3396