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Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

Provides family law and divorce information for Ohio families. By Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues.

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
  • Oct 6

    Blast From The Past: Preventing a Parentectomy After Divorce

    Blast From The Past: Preventing a Parentectomy After Divorce
    Attorney Robert Mues looks at Parentectomy after a Divorce, and lists six preventive measures you can take to avoid separation between child and parent as presented by Dr. Frank S. Williams.
  • Sep 29

    Helping Kids Without Therapy

    Helping Kids Without Therapy
    One of six children has a mental health disorder, but most of these kids don't receive professional help for their problems. If you can't get involved with a mental health professional, consider one of these suggestions instead.
  • Sep 22

    Dealing with the Holidays if You Are in Divorce Transition…

    Dealing with the Holidays if You Are in Divorce Transition…
    Going though a period of transition during a divorce can bring sadness and loneliness. Here are several tips to make this autumn and the upcoming holiday season one that has meaning for you.
Rank this Week: 394

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.
    So the New York Times published a story about how movie executive Harvey Weinstein has allegedly been sexually harassing women for many years. I could link to a number of other news reports about other powerful men allegedly doing similar…
  • Oct 3

    Don't buy the myth

    Don't buy the myth
    As is my custom, I did not look at the news yesterday morning before I walked to work. So I was in a good mood when I passed the security guard in lobby of the building where I work.  My mood got even better when I noticed the guard had…
  • Aug 11

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.
    I was in Bismarck, North Dakota, for a couple of days this week. Bismarck, as Reader(s)™ may know, is the capitol of North Dakota. One thinks of North Dakota as being flat and treeless, but Bismarck has more hills than Minneapolis and a…
Rank this Week: 959

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Teacher’s Aide Hit Student with Autism at Chicago Public’s Hendricks Academy

    Teacher’s Aide Hit Student with Autism at Chicago Public’s Hendricks Academy
    Last week, the mother of a non-verbal 7 year old boy with autism made public a sickening incident that happened while her son was in his first grade class at Thomas A. Hendricks Elementary Community Academy on Chicago’s south side.…
  • Oct 6

    Johnson & Johnson Lied About Asbestos in Talc Powder

    Johnson & Johnson Lied About Asbestos in Talc Powder
    A St. Louis-based class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over claims their talc powders (officially called Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower) cause ovarian cancer has continuously revealed evidence that the company…
  • Sep 20

    Influence by Big Business Causing U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Spread Legal Untruth

    Influence by Big Business Causing U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Spread Legal Untruth
    It’s a misperception that just won’t go away: Today’s court system is bogged down by frivolous civil lawsuits. The truth is that more than 60% of lawsuits today are businesses suing other businesses or civilians and that…
Rank this Week: 129

Joshua Rogala's Criminal Law Blog

Joshua Rogala's Criminal Law Blog

Thoughts about common legal questions and the current status of the criminal justice system in Canada.

http://www.winnipegcriminaldefencelawyer.ca/legal-blog
  • Oct 6

    Eyewitness Identification

    Eyewitness Identification
    No matter the offence, the Crown Attorney must always prove the identity of the accused as the person who committed the crime in order to secure a conviction. Depending on the case, sometimes the accused identity is admitted and not in…
  • Aug 30

    General Intention Offences vs Specific Intention Offence

    General Intention Offences vs Specific Intention Offence
    All criminal offences have two elements: (1) the intention or knowledge, and (2) action or conduct. Lawyers often refer to the intention or knowledge as the mens rea of the offence. Not all criminal offences require the offender to have same…
  • Aug 24

    De Minimis Defence

    De Minimis Defence
    De Minimis Non Curat Lex is Latin for “the law does not care for small things.” In a number of criminal cases the de minimis defence has been raised successfully, though appellant courts have not been clear on its availability for…
Rank this Week: 996

Government Information Blog

Government Information Blog

Posts from the Government Documents Librarian at Brooklyn Law School Library

https://governmentinfo.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 6

    Congress.gov: An Overview

    Congress.gov: An Overview
    Congress.gov is the official website for United States federal legislative information, having replaced the former website, Thomas.gov, which was retired July 5, 2016. The Congress.gov website is a very robust site with many features not…
  • Jul 20

    The Regulatory Accountability Act: Proposed Legislation

    The Regulatory Accountability Act: Proposed Legislation
    Federal administrative agencies, which comprise the executive branch of the United States government, are required to conform to the procedures for their administration set out in the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946, which has been…
  • May 26

    The Sixties: the Digitized Version of the Congressional Record Recently Released

    The Sixties: the Digitized Version of the Congressional Record Recently Released
    The Congressional Record is the official record of the debates and proceedings of the United States Congress.  It is issued daily when Congress is in session, and is published by the United States Government Printing Office (GPO). …
Rank this Week: 462

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Announcing the Fred Parks Law Library’s Halloween Selfie Contest

    Announcing the Fred Parks Law Library’s Halloween Selfie Contest
    It’s October, and our spookiest patron, Stanley, is here with his fiancée, Stella, and their service dog Spike to work on his case. This year they are joined by their friends Blanche and Tennessee. Send your selfie with one or…
  • Aug 25

    Inclement Weather AlertDue to…

    Inclement Weather AlertDue to Hurricane Harvey, the law school building will close at noon today (8/25/2017) and will remain closed through the weekend. (Next update 8/27/2017)
  • Aug 23

    The 100th anniversary of the Houston Mutiny & Riot

    The 100th anniversary of the Houston Mutiny & Riot
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist             On this day in 1917, over 100 African American soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 24th US Infantry disobeyed orders,…
Rank this Week: 477

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Has Enforced an Arbitration Clause in an Engagement Letter

    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Has Enforced an Arbitration Clause in an Engagement Letter
    Some lawyers include arbitration clauses in their agreements with their clients. In this unpublished decision, the Third Circuit upheld an arbitration clause and rejected a challenge that the clause was prohibited by New Jersey law. Source:…
  • Sep 29

    Proximate Causation Defeats Another Legal Malpractice Case

    Proximate Causation Defeats Another Legal Malpractice Case
    When you sue a lawyer for a breach of the standard of care, you must prove proximate causation. If the underlying matter, was a lawsuit, you must show that, but for the negligence, you would have won the case. Here, the lawyer was hired to…
  • Sep 7

    If a lawyer supports a judge’s campaign, must the judge recuse himself from that lawyer’s cases?

    If a lawyer supports a judge’s campaign, must the judge recuse himself from that lawyer’s cases?
    In this matter, a typical drug prosecution, the record reflected that county prosecutors supported the reelection campaign of a judge. Did that support create an obligation, on the part of the judge, to recuse himself from cases in which…
Rank this Week: 227

Reclaiming Futures

Reclaiming Futures

Covers juvenile courts, justice and reform.

http://reclaimingfutures.org/
  • Oct 6

    Webinar Opportunity: Family Centered Strategies in Juvenile Court

    Webinar Opportunity: Family Centered Strategies in Juvenile Court
    Webinar Opportunity: Family Centered Strategies in Juvenile Court Featuring Members of the Reclaiming Futures National Program Register: Mon. Nov. 20, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM PST Register now for this November webinar featuring…
  • Sep 25

    New Data on LGBQ/GNCT Youth in the Justice System

    New Data on LGBQ/GNCT Youth in the Justice System
    cerespolicyresearch In August, 2017, Dr. Angela Irvine released an important report examining new data on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning, Gender Nonconforming, and Transgender (LGBQ/GNCT) Youth in the Justice System. Here is a…
  • Sep 6

    Girls and Opioids: Vulnerabilities & Opportunitie

    Girls and Opioids: Vulnerabilities & Opportunitie
    In two separate blog posts in 2016, we discussed opioid use rates and substance use issues among adolescent girls involved with juvenile justice. In July 2017, the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s…
Rank this Week: 256

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Jury Selection in Personal Injury Cases in Boston

    Jury Selection in Personal Injury Cases in Boston
    Jury selection can be very crucial element in Boston slip-and-fall accident litigation. The best injury attorneys know the extensive research that goes into this process, and how to be most effective to maximize the potential for success in…
  • Sep 24

    Boston Personal Injury Risk During Recreational Activitie

    Boston Personal Injury Risk During Recreational Activitie
    There are many fun and exciting things to do in Boston throughout the year, but in some cases, engaging in these activities could result in serious personal injury. As we head into the fall, there will be people doing all kinds of outdoor…
  • Sep 19

    Ski Area Accidents in Massachusett

    Ski Area Accidents in Massachusett
    With the winter months approaching, many in New England including Massachusetts will head to the slopes for a day or weekend ski trip.  While this can be a lot of fun, it can also result in serious personal injury or even death. …
Rank this Week: 122

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule
    It is safe to say that most people have an expectation of privacy when it comes to sending messages and information on Facebook. Although posts on your wall and comments may be readily available for the public to see, you probably expect the…
  • Oct 4

    Coaches Can’t Pray on the Field, Court Rule

    Coaches Can’t Pray on the Field, Court Rule
    Recently, we’ve seen that sports can spark controversy. NFL players have taken knees and locked arms during the national anthem to protest inequality and injustice, but the NFL isn’t the only form of football causing controversy.…
  • Sep 22

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court
    Earlier this year, under President Trump’s aggressive immigration policies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents began keeping a watchful eye on people coming in and out of courthouses, seizing an opportunity to detain…
Rank this Week: 737

New York Trusts & Estates…

New York Trusts & Estates Litigation Blog

Discusses recent cases and developments pertaining to New York trusts and estates law. By Farrell Fritz.

http://www.nyestatelitigationblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Releases: End of the Road or Just a New Beginning?

    Releases: End of the Road or Just a New Beginning?
    The fiduciary who thinks a receipt and release is the answer to all future claims for an accounting and liability may have a surprise in store. Over the past several months, Surrogates have explored the issue of receipts and releases, and…
  • Oct 6

    Releases: End of the Road or Just a New Beginning?

    Releases: End of the Road or Just a New Beginning?
    The fiduciary who thinks a receipt and release is the answer to all future claims for an accounting and liability may have a surprise in store. Over the past several months, Surrogates have explored the issue of receipts and releases, and…
  • Aug 21

    Removed Corporate Trustee’s Refusal to Turn Over Trust Assets to Individual Trustee Was Prudent and Appropriate

    Removed Corporate Trustee’s Refusal to Turn Over Trust Assets to Individual Trustee Was Prudent and Appropriate
    In Matter of Sinzheimer, the New York County Surrogate's Court held that a corporate co-trustee that had been “removed” pursuant to the terms of the trust agreement was not required to deliver the trust’s assets to the sole…
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Mass Appeals Blog

Mass Appeals Blog

Covers appellate issues affecting practice in Massachusetts and important appellate cases. By Cross Nadel LLC.

http://www.crossnadel.com/mass-appeals-blog
Rank this Week: 258

Aviation Law Blog

Aviation Law Blog

Covers developments in Canadian aviation law. By Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP.

http://aviationlawblog.ahbl.ca/
Rank this Week: 361

California Securities Fraud Lawyer…

California Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities regulation, fiduciaries, and securities disputes news and updates. Published By Alcala Law Firm.

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

    October is FINRA Mediation Settlement Month

    October is FINRA Mediation Settlement Month
    During Mediation Settlement Month, FINRA is reducing their standard mediation fees and costs in order to promote the benefits of mediation. As a longtime securities arbitration lawyer, I am a big supporter of mediation to resolve FINRA…
  • Aug 3

    Securities Whistleblower Awarded More Than $1.7 Million by SEC

    Securities Whistleblower Awarded More Than $1.7 Million by SEC
    A company insider was recently awarded more than $1.7 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to the SEC’s securities fraud whistleblower program.  Whistleblowers who provide the SEC with original and credible…
  • Jul 31

    Another Securities Arbitration Win for University of San Francisco School of Law

    Another Securities Arbitration Win for University of San Francisco School of Law
    For the past ten years, I have had the pleasure of serving as the supervising attorney for the University of San Francisco School of Law Investor Justice Clinic (IJC). The IJC provides free legal services to financial consumers who wish to…
Rank this Week: 300

University of South Carolina Law…

University of South Carolina Law Library Blog

Shares items of interest with its user base of law students, law faculty, and the general public in South Carolina.

http://library.uofsclaw.org
  • Oct 5

    In Memoriam: M. Cherif Bassiouni

    In Memoriam: M. Cherif Bassiouni
    M. Cherif Bassiouni, a renowned expert in international criminal law, died September 25. The New York Times obituary describes him as “a mix of quintessential intellectual, diplomat and human rights activist, as comfortable in…
  • Sep 25

    Chat and Text with the Law Library

    Chat and Text with the Law Library
    The law library is proud to announce that the same reference services that have long been available by phone, by email, and in person at the reference desk are now also available via online chat on our website, as well as by text to…
  • Sep 22

    LibraryFest 2017

    LibraryFest 2017
    LibraryFest 2017 is now in the books. Enjoy the photos we’ve posted to Facebook and Instagram. A time-lapse video is below, along with the full text of our librarian superhero descriptions from our librarian superhero poster. Time-Lapse…
Rank this Week: 994

Construction Law blog

Construction Law blog

By Holland & Hart LLP.

http://www.hhconstructionlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 851

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Oct 5

    Breaking: Boston City Council Passes Just Cause Eviction Petition

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

    Rent Escrow Bill Heads Back Up To State House

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

    Land Court Dismisses Foreclosure Challenge Under New Title Clearing Act

    Land Court Dismisses Foreclosure Challenge Under New Title Clearing Act
    Kenney v. Brown:  First Reported Decision Under Act Clearing Title to Foreclosed Properties In a ruling applauded by the conveyancing bar and title underwriters, Land Court Justice Robert Foster has dismissed a borrower’s challenge…
Rank this Week: 476

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and child custody law. By Beck Law.

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

    Substance Abuse as the Root Cause of a Divorce

    Substance Abuse as the Root Cause of a Divorce
    Are you considering divorcing a spouse who has trouble with substance abuse? Anyone experiencing a divorce can tell you that there are all kinds of mitigating factors that may impact divorce proceedings and outcomes. One particular issue that…
  • Oct 2

    Tax Questions Associated with Divorce

    Tax Questions Associated with Divorce
    Are you considering a divorce, but concerned about the tax implications? It is definitely a good idea to be aware of the financial fallout associated with terminating a marriage. An attorney experienced in family law and divorce can be of…
  • Sep 29

    Spousal/Partner Support Payments in California

    Spousal/Partner Support Payments in California
    Support payments in California. Leaving a marriage can be a difficult decision. It is not made any easier by the financial constraints associated with dividing a household. Living separately is obviously going to cost more, and in many cases…
Rank this Week: 911

Denver, Colorado's Personal Injury…

Denver, Colorado's Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers personal injury cases in Colorado. By Chad Hemmat.

http://www.andersonhemmat.com/denvers-personal-car-accident-injury-blog
  • Oct 5

    The Downsides of Using Social Media Following a Personal Injury Accident

    The Downsides of Using Social Media Following a Personal Injury Accident
    The use of social media is ubiquitous in today’s world, with more teens and adults maintaining social media accounts than ever before. The Pew Research Center reports that in 2016, 79% of internet users, and 68 % of all American adults,…
  • Sep 29

    How to Prepare for a Free Consultation with a Denver Personal Injury Attorney

    How to Prepare for a Free Consultation with a Denver Personal Injury Attorney
    A serious injury, no matter how it occurred, can be a very traumatic and scary thing to deal with on your own. While you may not even be thinking about filing a lawsuit at this point after all, you have insurance, and are confident that…
  • Sep 12

    The Four Elements of a Personal Injury Case

    The Four Elements of a Personal Injury Case
    Colorado civil law allows those who are harmed by the negligence and wrongful actions of another to bring forth a personal injury case for damages. Personal injury cases are used to recover damages in the form of monetary compensation,…
Rank this Week: 561

Climate Change and Carbon…

Climate Change and Carbon Management Blog

Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP. Covers carbon capture and sequestration, clean tech, carbon markets, and renewable energy. By Alston + Bird LLP.

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

    New Regulatory Hurdles Proposed for Hazardous Waste Facilities in California

    New Regulatory Hurdles Proposed for Hazardous Waste Facilities in California
    On September 22, 2017, DTSC commenced the public comment period for its proposed regulations update the criteria for the issuance of hazardous waste facility permit and permit modifications pursuant to SB 673. The 70 pages of the proposed…
  • Aug 15

    Is That Regulation Affordable? If It’s Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, It Better Be

    Is That Regulation Affordable? If It’s Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, It Better Be
    You open your mailbox. There’s your monthly water bill. Inside, you notice it’s gone up nearly $500—but your use hasn’t changed. How could this be? And maybe more important, can you afford it? This is an essential…
  • Jul 25

    Cannabis Industry Jammed With Extensive Environmental Regulation

    Cannabis Industry Jammed With Extensive Environmental Regulation
    The surge of new cannabis-related regulations continues in California this month, this time courtesy of the State Water Resources Control Board.  In response to Senate Bill 837, the agency recently released a draft Cannabis Policy and…
Rank this Week: 425

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Oct 4

    Winner, winner — no chicken dinner. . . but at least there’s FREE CLE.

    Winner, winner — no chicken dinner. . . but at least there’s FREE CLE.
    Who knew President Trump was on to something? Forget ‘finger lickin’ goodness. Taking the President’s lead, fried chicken may be safest eaten with a knife  — not just a spork. Well at least that was the lawsuit…
  • Oct 2

    California Governor Signs Historic State Bar Reform Bill.

    California Governor Signs Historic State Bar Reform Bill.
    History was made today in California. Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 36, unprecedented legislation that required painstaking effort the past two years to realize. Bar reform failed in 2016 but this time was different. The…
  • Sep 29

    Janus may herald changes for lawyers.

    Janus may herald changes for lawyers.
    Free speech and free association relief for lawyers may be on the way. The nation’s highest court agreed this week to hear Janus v American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), a case that revisits the issue…
Rank this Week: 151

Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers pension plans, 401(k) plans, and the Pension Protection Act of 2006. By National Benefit Services, Inc.

http://www.retirementplanblog.com/
  • Oct 4

    Group Health Plan Audit Requirements: Who do you trust?

    Group Health Plan Audit Requirements: Who do you trust?
    Is a self-funded group health plan with more than 100 participants required to have an annual audit? There seems to be a difference of opinion among professionals on this question. Let’s start  with the rules on group health plans…
  • Sep 7

    SIMPLE vs. 401(k): November 1 Deadline Approaching

    SIMPLE vs. 401(k): November 1 Deadline Approaching
    Tax planning as in life can be a series of trade-offs. Whether to have a SIMPLE-IRA vs. a 401(k) plan is one of those trade-offs. And if you currently have a SIMPLE-IRA and want to change to 401(k), then you’ve got a November 1,…
  • Sep 7

    SIMPLE vs. 401(k): November 1 Deadline Approaching

    SIMPLE vs. 401(k): November 1 Deadline Approaching
    Tax planning as in life can be a series of trade-offs. Whether to have a SIMPLE-IRA vs. a 401(k) plan is one of those trade-offs. And if you currently have a SIMPLE-IRA and want to change to 401(k), then you’ve got a November 1,…
Rank this Week: 472

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Texas Wills and Trusts Law Online

Covers issues relating to wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate in Texas. By Rania Combs.

http://www.texaswillsandtrustslaw.com
  • Oct 4

    When Can a Financial Institution Reject a Durable Power of Attorney in Texas?

    When Can a Financial Institution Reject a Durable Power of Attorney in Texas?
    E&ffective September 1, 2017, a person to whom a durable power of attorney is presented must accept a durable power of attorney except unless: The person is not otherwise required to engage in a transaction with the principal under…
  • Sep 27

    Recent Changes to Durable Power of Attorney Statute

    Recent Changes to Durable Power of Attorney Statute
    The legislature made several beneficial changes to the Durable Powers of Attorney statute that went into effect on September 1, 2017. Below are a few of the most significant changes: Prior to September 1, 2017, financial institutions…
  • Sep 13

    Must Financial Instidutions Accept a Durable Power of Attorney?

    Must Financial Instidutions Accept a Durable Power of Attorney?
    <span class=”dropcap”>B</span>efore September 1, 2017, financial institutions routinely rejected durable powers of attorney for a multitude of reasons. A colleague once told me that a bank rejected her…
Rank this Week: 439

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Oct 4

    Service-disabled veteran owned business fraud leads to more than $3 million in settlement

    Service-disabled veteran owned business fraud leads to more than $3 million in settlement
    On October 3, the Department of Justice announced that three Buffalo, New York area contractors have agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the companies defrauded the government by using a…
  • Sep 23

    SolarCity pays nearly $30 million to settle allegations of false claims to solar energy program

    SolarCity pays nearly $30 million to settle allegations of false claims to solar energy program
    On September 22, the Department of Justice announced that SolarCity Corp. had agreed to pay $29.5 million to resolve civil allegations that arose from a federal investigation into the company’s claims for solar energy subsidy payments.…
  • Sep 19

    Alaska settles with DOJ over alleged false claims in SNAP

    Alaska settles with DOJ over alleged false claims in SNAP
    On September 18, the Department of Justice announced a settlement with the state of Alaska over its use of federal nutrition assistance funds. According to DOJ’s press release: The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (ADHSS)…
Rank this Week: 381

Florida Probate Litigation

Florida Probate Litigation

Covers corporate trustees, compensation disputes, contested guardianship proceedings, creditors' claims, homestead litigation, will construction litigation, and trust and estates litigation. By Juan C. Antunez.

http://www.flprobatelitigation.com/
  • Oct 4

    Fla S.Ct: Marriage, Guardianships . . . and the Power of Framing

    Fla S.Ct: Marriage, Guardianships . . . and the Power of Framing
    Smith v. Smith, — So.3d —-, 2017 WL 3774702 (Fla. August 31, 2017) How do we protect the elderly from exploitation and abuse, without sacrificing our fundamental rights as we enter old age, like the constitutionally…
  • Oct 4

    Fla.: Marriage, Guardianships . . . and the Power of Framing

    Fla.: Marriage, Guardianships . . . and the Power of Framing
    Smith v. Smith, — So.3d —-, 2017 WL 3774702 (Fla. August 31, 2017) How do we protect the elderly from exploitation and abuse, without sacrificing our dignity and fundamental rights as we enter old age, like the constitutionally…
  • Sep 16

    2017 legislative news: Big Changes to Florida’s Elective Share Statute

    2017 legislative news: Big Changes to Florida’s Elective Share Statute
    If you’re a working probate attorney, elective share claims loom large in your practice. Which means anytime the thicket of interconnected and complicated statutes making up this body of law gets changed, it’s worth paying…
Rank this Week: 174

Justia Law, Technology & Legal…

Justia Law, Technology & Legal Marketing Blog

Covers legal research tools, notable websites and blogs, web site design, search engine optimization and marketing for law firms.

https://onward.justia.com/
  • Oct 3

    The Virtual Assistant Wars Heat Up

    The Virtual Assistant Wars Heat Up
    As the powerhouses in technology continue to battle it out for the chance to be your personal voice assistant, your options continue to grow. Check out the latest salvos in the ongoing voice assistant wars. The post The Virtual Assistant Wars…
  • Sep 28

    Justia Launches New Marketing Website

    Justia Launches New Marketing Website
    We are pleased to announce the launch of our newly designed marketing website. There you can find descriptions of the legal marketing services we offer, read testimonials from a few of our many satisfied clients, and talk to one of our legal…
  • Sep 8

    Hurry! Time is running out to migrate your site to HTTPS!

    Hurry! Time is running out to migrate your site to HTTPS!
    October 2017 will bring stronger warnings on non-HTTPS sites for users of the Google Chrome browser. Make sure you are ready when it comes. The post Hurry! Time is running out to migrate your site to HTTPS! appeared first on Legal Marketing…
Rank this Week: 445

Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers boat accidents, motorcycle accident, and nursing home abuse in Arkansas. By Pfeifer Law Firm.

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

    Crosswalk Accidents on College Campuses are Happening Far too Often

    Crosswalk Accidents on College Campuses are Happening Far too Often
    Crosswalks can be dangerous places to walk. They’re “danger areas” where foot traffic intersects with car and truck traffic and, all too often, these alleged “safe zones” are the scenes of terrible pedestrian…
  • Sep 30

    The effects of driving while tired are much like driving while intoxicated

    The effects of driving while tired are much like driving while intoxicated
    Fatigued Driving Accidents in Arkansas are Crimes Most of us have been there: our hands on the wheel, our eyelids getting heavier. But fatigued driving kills hundreds of people nationwide every year. So why do we still do it? And, more…
  • Sep 20

    Arkansas-based Nursing Home Accused of Negligence in Death of Dementia Patient

    Arkansas-based Nursing Home Accused of Negligence in Death of Dementia Patient
    Nursing home neglect in Arkansas is, unfortunately, not a new phenomenon. Cases date back decades and have resulted in avoidable deaths. Nursing home abuse is 100% avoidable, and our loved ones should not be subjected to mistreatment at the…
Rank this Week: 701

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Cincinnati Attorney Blog

Covers Cincinnati personal injury and workers compensation issues. By McKenzie & Snyder LLP.

http://www.mckenzie-snyder.com/blog
  • Oct 3

    Spanish Speaking Injury Attorney in Cincinnati, Dayton

    Spanish Speaking Injury Attorney in Cincinnati, Dayton
    McKenzie & Snyder LLP serves the entire population of Southwest Ohio when injured on the job or in a car accident; they are proud to provide Spanish speaking free injury case evaluations. Spanish is the official second language in the…
  • Aug 16

    Supreme Court of Ohio Affirms Positive Post-Accident Drug Screen Results Not an Automatic Bar to Compensation

    Supreme Court of Ohio Affirms Positive Post-Accident Drug Screen Results Not an Automatic Bar to Compensation
    In State ex rel. Cordell v. Pallet Cos., Inc., 149 Ohio ST.3d 483, 2016-Ohio-8446, the Supreme Court of Ohio recently held in favor of an injured worker terminated for post-accident drug screen results. In 2012, James Cordell was working…
  • Aug 2

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Hamilton Ohio

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Hamilton Ohio
      Getting hurt on the job undoubtedly sends shockwaves through your entire life. Whether you’ve just become injured or you’re already at odds with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, call us anytime with any questions…
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Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation case law, medical benefits and news, litigation, and settlement topics. By Brilliant & Neiman, LLC.

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

    Employee in the Scope and Course of his Employment at the Time of Death

    Employee in the Scope and Course of his Employment at the Time of Death
    Though the phrase “scope and course of employment” does not appear anywhere in the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, this is a frequent issue involved with appellate cases.  After all, a work injury is only…
  • Sep 25

    UEGF Forms Now Available on WCAIS System

    UEGF Forms Now Available on WCAIS System
    In past blog posts, we have discussed the Uninsured Employers’ Guaranty Fund (UEGF).  This is the safety net available for workers who have been injured while working for an employer who (in violation of Pennsylvania law) fail to…
  • Sep 19

    WCAB to Change Oral Argument

    WCAB to Change Oral Argument
    When a party to a PA workers’ compensation litigation receives a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Judge (WCJ), the party can file an appeal to the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (WCAB).  If a party is not…
Rank this Week: 697

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 3

    Civil Asset Forfeiture: Innocent or Not, Your Property Can Be Seized

    Civil Asset Forfeiture: Innocent or Not, Your Property Can Be Seized
    No Criminal Charge Necessary Did you know that the state and federal government can take your possessions without charging you with a crime?  Through a controversial legal process called Civil Forfeiture or Civil Asset Forfeiture, law…
  • Aug 6

    Royal Oak’s Unlawful Vehicle Noise Ordinance – Update

    Royal Oak’s Unlawful Vehicle Noise Ordinance – Update
    Woodward Avenue is host of the Annual Dream Cruise which draws thousands of car enthusiasts and their vehicles all summer long. Many of those vehicles make more noise than others and sometimes their owners do it purposely. They rev their loud…
  • Mar 8

    Unlawful Police Search Leads to Dismissal of Felony Drug Charges in Ann Arbor

    Unlawful Police Search Leads to Dismissal of Felony Drug Charges in Ann Arbor
    Drug offense prosecutions almost always involve a police search which are sacredly protected by the Constitution. The Fourth Amendment states that all persons shall be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. There is no higher law in…
Rank this Week: 608

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

Covers health law, psychology and mental health law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
  • Oct 3

    Florida Government Officer Charged in Billion Dollar Medicare Fraud

    Florida Government Officer Charged in Billion Dollar Medicare Fraud
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Health Care Administrator Accepts Bribes. An alleged $1 billion health care scheme has lead to the first known prosecution against a Florida Agency…
  • Sep 18

    CMS Approves Five Year Extension of Florida Medicaid Managed Care Demonstration

    CMS Approves Five Year Extension of Florida Medicaid Managed Care Demonstration
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On August 3, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a five-year extension of Florida’s Managed Medical…
  • Sep 13

    Avoid Being Labeled as a “Disruptive Physician” at All Cost

    Avoid Being Labeled as a “Disruptive Physician” at All Cost
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law Although “old news” at this point, on July 9, 2008, the Joint Commission (TJC) published the following alert to health care…
Rank this Week: 403

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Oct 2

    Repeal or Replace?

    Repeal or Replace?
    Fiona de Londras | @fdelond There is going to be a referendum on the 8th Amendment in 2018. That much is clear. What we don’t yet know is what proposition will be put to the people. In part, this is because the Citizens Assembly…
  • Sep 28

    An Abortion Law Immune from Constitutional Review?

    An Abortion Law Immune from Constitutional Review?
    In yesterday’s hearing of the Committee on the 8th Amendment to the Constitution talk turned to the idea that a new constitutional provision might be crafted and introduced which would provide that any law on abortion would be…
  • Sep 27

    Should the pro-choice movement support a new constitutional provision on abortion?

    Should the pro-choice movement support a new constitutional provision on abortion?
    In the run-up to the Citizens’ Assembly deliberations on abortion, there was a lot of discussion on the possibility of a ‘compromise’ or ‘moderate’ solution. Many envisaged (and feared) that instead of…
Rank this Week: 237

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices P.C.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 606

The Energy Law Blog

The Energy Law Blog

Covers oil and gas exploration, development, and marketing on the Gulf Coast. By Liskow and Lewis.

http://www.theenergylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 651

Financial Industry Review

Financial Industry Review

Covers asset management, litigation, and rating agencies. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/financial/
  • Oct 2

    ESMA Comments on MiFID II Implementation and Brexit

    ESMA Comments on MiFID II Implementation and Brexit
      On September 29, 2017, Reuters.com reported on comments by Stephen Maijoor, ESMA Chair, on the implementation of MiFID II and Brexit. Mr. Maijoor believes that while implementation of the new rules under the MiFID II Directive…
  • Oct 2

    ESMA Consults on Draft Guidelines on Non–Significant Benchmarks Under Benchmarks Regulation

    ESMA Consults on Draft Guidelines on Non–Significant Benchmarks Under Benchmarks Regulation
      On September 29, 2017, ESMA published a consultation paper on draft guidelines for non-significant benchmarks under the Regulation on indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts or to measure the…
  • Oct 2

    ECON Draft Reports on Proposed BRRD II Directive and SRM II Regulation

    ECON Draft Reports on Proposed BRRD II Directive and SRM II Regulation
      On September 29, 2017, the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (“ECON“) published two draft reports relating to the European Commission’s proposed revisions to the Bank Recovery and…
Rank this Week: 398

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 2

    Quickscribe Annotations for September 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for September 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for September 2017.Eileen Vanderburgh, Alexander Holburn + Lang LLP - Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy ActBill Buholzer, Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors…
  • Sep 14

    Access to Justice BC Launches New Website

    Access to Justice BC Launches New Website
    Very pleased to announce that Access to Justice BC has launched a brand new website!Many thanks to the A2JBC volunteers that helped the process; and especially the project leadership provided by Jane Morley, Q.C. and Jennifer Muller!
  • Sep 14

    Quickscribe Annotations for August 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for August 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for August.Katherine Hardie - British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeKimberly Jakeman, Harper Grey LLP – Veterinarians ActQuickscribe 2.0 is an…
Rank this Week: 157

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

By Reiff & Bily.

http://www.reiffandbily.com/blog/
  • Oct 2

    Are Charter and Budget Bus Companies at Fault...

    Are Charter and Budget Bus Companies at Fault...
    Several serious accidents involving charter buses have occurred this year, bringing concerns about industry safety into the national spotlight. In September 2017, a deadly collision between an MTA bus and privately-owned charter bus killed…
  • Sep 26

    How Common Are Safety Violations Involving Ch...

    How Common Are Safety Violations Involving Ch...
    If you live in Philadelphia, New York, or other major cities on the East Coast, you’re probably familiar with discount bus services like Yep Tour and Dahlia Group. These services are popular among tourists, gamblers, commuters, and…
  • Sep 21

    How Many Car Accidents Are Caused by Sleeping...

    How Many Car Accidents Are Caused by Sleeping...
    Most car accidents are caused by preventable human errors, such as driving over the speed limit or failing to stop at red lights. Another common example is drowsy driving, which, in some cases, can even lead to falling asleep behind the…
Rank this Week: 990

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

https://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com
  • Oct 2

    The FDA Releases Enhanced Regulatory Initiatives for Drug Compounder

    The FDA Releases Enhanced Regulatory Initiatives for Drug Compounder
    On September 26, 2017, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. released a statement about FDA’s ramped up regulatory initiatives for drug compounders. These initiatives include: (1) publishing a report that provides a list of all the…
  • Sep 27

    Upcoming Free CLE Webinar: “3D Printing: Component Parts/Raw Materials Product Liability & Health Risks”

    Upcoming Free CLE Webinar: &ldquo;3D Printing: Component Parts/Raw Materials Product Liability &amp; Health Risks&rdquo;
    Reed Smith is at the forefront of thought leadership surrounding 3D printing and how this revolutionary technology will impact our pharmaceutical and medical device clients, as well as universities and other leading medical centers which are…
  • Sep 14

    FDA Clarifies Trading Partners Under the DSCSA

    FDA Clarifies Trading Partners Under the DSCSA
    The Federal Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) recently published a draft guidance to assist industry and State and local governments in understanding how to categorize entities in the drug supply chain in accordance with the…
Rank this Week: 649

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Oct 2

    DRI’s Annual Meeting

    DRI’s Annual Meeting
    As you may know, our firm, Gallivan, White, & Boyd, P.A. is very, very active in DRI. John Cuttino of our Columbia office serves as its president. Jim Dedman, the editor of this blog, currently acts as the liaison of the Product Liability…
  • Sep 22

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    According to this News Alert, the Clerk’s Office of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina has posted some electronic filing tips for ECF users. You can read the new handout here. How many of you are…
  • Sep 15

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Who’s going to the DRI Annual Meeting in Chicago next month? We’ll be there, so let us know! In fact, next week, we will be posting a bit more about this topic, so stay tuned for more information about the DRI Product Liability…
Rank this Week: 368

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 332

Ohio Environmental Law Blog

Ohio Environmental Law Blog

Discusses environmental law and policy at both the national level and with a focus on developments in Ohio. By Joseph P. Koncelik of Frantz Ward LLP.

http://www.ohioenvironmentallawblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Has Ohio Undermined Its Voluntary Cleanup Program?

    Has Ohio Undermined Its Voluntary Cleanup Program?
    As discussed in my prior post, in September Ohio EPA announced that it would be sending "hundreds of letters" to property owners that have trichloroethylene  (TCE) contamination, including property owners that cleaned up their property…
  • Sep 6

    Ohio EPA to Issue Letters Regarding TCE to Property Owner

    Ohio EPA to Issue Letters Regarding TCE to Property Owner
    At a recent meeting of brownfield cleanup professionals, Ohio EPA announced plans to issue letters to owners of property contaminated with TCE.  Ohio EPA says it reviewed thousands of sites and will be issuing letters to "hundreds" of…
  • Aug 24

    Major Federal Court Decision Shows Climate Change Still In Play

    Major Federal Court Decision Shows Climate Change Still In Play
    The D.C. Circuit Court of appeals issued a major rebuke to those who believe climate change is no longer relevant in environmental reviews.  In Sierra Club v. FERC, No. 16-1329 (D.C. Cir. Aug. 22, 2017), the Court agreed with…
Rank this Week: 659

Antitrust Lawyer Blog

Antitrust Lawyer Blog

Covers antitrust and international trade law. By Doyle, Barlow & Mazard PLLC.

http://www.antitrustlawyerblog.com
  • Oct 1

    FTC Settles With Integra on its Acquisition of J&J’s Codman Neuro Division

    FTC Settles With Integra on its Acquisition of J&amp;J&rsquo;s Codman Neuro Division
    On September 27, 2017, the FTC announced that Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. (“Integra”) and Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) agreed to a divestiture of five neurosurgical medical device product lines to settle…
  • Sep 28

    DOJ Protects U.S. Electric Arc Furnace Mill Operator

    DOJ Protects U.S. Electric Arc Furnace Mill Operator
    On September 27, 2017, the DOJ announced Showa Denko K.K. (“SDK”) will be required to divest SGL Carbon SE’s (“SGL”) entire U.S. graphite electrodes business in order for SDK to proceed with its proposed $264.5…
  • Sep 27

    Does Avoiding a Second Request Mean that Your Deal Is Approved?

    Does Avoiding a Second Request Mean that Your Deal Is Approved?
    The answer is No.  The fact that your deal avoided a second request investigation does not mean that you are in the clear if your deal substantially lessens competition in a relevant antitrust market. The Department of Justice’s…
Rank this Week: 168

Unique Estate Law Blog

Unique Estate Law Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning.

http://uniqueestatelaw.com/lawyer/blog/Unique_Estate_Law_Blog.htm
  • Oct 1

    What Happens If You Die Without a Will?

    What Happens If You Die Without a Will?
    A will sets out whom you would like to get your property when you pass away. It also appoints someone who will settle your estate on your behalf. While you can certainly plan your estate without a will, a will is often considered one of the…
  • Sep 26

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?
    A Minneapolis Probate Lawyer Helps You Understand the Responsibilities of Being a Personal Representative (Executor) for an EstateYou remember so clearly how proud you were when you received the telephone call from your Aunt Emma! She…
  • Sep 26

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?

    The Will Names You As A Minnesota Personal Representative (Executor), Now What?
    A Minneapolis Probate Lawyer Helps You Understand the Responsibilities of Being a Personal Representative (Executor) for an EstateYou remember so clearly how proud you were when you received the telephone call from your Aunt Emma! She…
Rank this Week: 246

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

Gay & Lesbian Legal Update

Cover estate planning for gays and lesbians. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://gaybilesbian.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Woodbridge Library Wills, Estate Planning & Probate Seminar November 20

    Woodbridge Library Wills, Estate Planning &amp; Probate Seminar November 20
    Woodbridge LibraryWills, Estate Planning & Probate SeminarNovember 20 at 7pm  Woodbridge Public Library1 George Frederick PlazaWoodbridge NJ 07095        WILLS & ESTATE…
  • Sep 15

    NJ BIAS INCIDENT SUMMARY 2009

    NJ BIAS INCIDENT SUMMARY 2009
    BIAS INCIDENT SUMMARY INTRODUCTION Crimes motivated by hate and bias tend to erode the basic fabric of society. Bias incidents having a racial, religious, ethnic, sexual or gender component as well as crimes against…
  • Sep 15

    Justices Hear Arguments in Offensive Flyer…

    Justices Hear Arguments in Offensive Flyer FlapA state prosecutor asked the New Jersey Supreme Court to reinstate the criminal conviction of a corrections officer who added offensive comments to a co-worker's wedding photos and posted them as…
Rank this Week: 685

Ad Briefs: Covering Your Ads

Ad Briefs: Covering Your Ads

Covers legal issues affecting interactive, sports and entertainment marketing and promotions. By Sheppard Mullin Richter and Hampton LLP.

http://www.coveringyourads.com/
  • Sep 29

    Paid to Post? #FTCAdvice for Influencer

    Paid to Post? #FTCAdvice for Influencer
    In our previous blog post, “#CAUTION: FTC Ramps Up Enforcement of and Education on Social Media Influencer Disclosure Requirements,” we discussed a recent Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) settlement and the…
  • Sep 19

    #CAUTION: FTC Ramps Up Enforcement of and Education on Social Media Influencer Disclosure Requirement

    #CAUTION: FTC Ramps Up Enforcement of and Education on Social Media Influencer Disclosure Requirement
    In 2017, being a “social media influencer” can mean big bucks. Companies are increasingly eager to pay individuals with large social media followings substantial sums to promote products in the hopes of reaching millions of…
  • Jul 31

    Privacy Hat Trick: Three New State Laws to Juggle

    Privacy Hat Trick: Three New State Laws to Juggle
    Nevada, Oregon and New Jersey recently passed laws focusing on the collection of consumer information, serving as a reminder for advertisers, retailers, publishers and data collectors to keep up-to-date, accurate and compliant privacy and…
Rank this Week: 672