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Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer…

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal news and case developments in personal injury. By Berniard Law Firm.

http://www.louisianapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 826

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Oct 18

    “Pretty Sure Stank Is Patented,” Lawyer Claims—But It’s Complicated

    “Pretty Sure Stank Is Patented,” Lawyer Claims—But It’s Complicated
    Yet another answer to a legal question you didn't know you had.        Related StoriesLawyer Music Video Asks You Not to Call It “Velcro”It Is Not Illegal to Drive With an Axe Embedded in…
  • Oct 16

    Assorted Stupidity #106

    Assorted Stupidity #106
    In this edition: an update on canoeing under the influence, an update on hooting laws, an update on Michael Grimm, and a "field test" for drugs that had trouble distinguishing between meth and donut…
  • Oct 12

    Anti-Mask Law Saddens Austrian Shark Mascot

    Anti-Mask Law Saddens Austrian Shark Mascot
    Dejected, off he trudged with a 150-euro ticket clutched in his pectoral fin.          
Rank this Week: 195

Lumen

Lumen

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices. A project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 31

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Aug 18

    Faculty Position - Richmond

    Faculty Position - Richmond
    Richmond is seeking to fill slots in the corporate area. See notice below: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill three tenure-track positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, including one in corporate/securities law.…
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
    CALL FOR PAPERS AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation
    Fifth Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: Call for Papers UCLA School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Richmond School of Law, Boston University School of Law, and University of Illinois College of Law,…
Rank this Week: 184

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Oct 17

    Leadership for New Lawyer

    Leadership for New Lawyer
    I gave a short presentation recently on a leadership course that I’ve developed at Pitt Law. The slide deck – without audio – follows. A full account of the course is available here. A shorter and sweeter version is here.
  • May 3

    There Are No Poor People in the Rust Belt

    There Are No Poor People in the Rust Belt
    What? In recent days, I’ve come across not one but two online features that celebrate contemporary Pittsburgh for its economic and cultural sexiness. Largely because of the regional tech economy, the millennials and GenXers who dominate…
  • May 1

    The Future of Law Teaching

    The Future of Law Teaching
    The faculty of the St. Louis University School of Law invited me to deliver the 2017 Vincent C. Immel Lecture on Teaching Law on April 20, 2017. The lecture was and is not designed for journal publication, but I thought that some (including…
Rank this Week: 412

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 181

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer…

Maritime & Boating Accident Lawyer News

Covers boating accident and fishermen injury news. By Brais Brais Rusak.

https://news.braislaw.com
  • Jul 19

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim

    Florida Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Defeat Attempt to Dismiss Negligence Per Se Claim
    Our Florida Jet Ski accident attorneys handle many different types of personal watercraft injury cases. These cases range from negligently conducted Jet Ski tours to improper personal watercraft design. In this case, we represent a person who…
  • Jun 5

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable

    Florida Personal Watercraft Injury Release Found Unenforceable
    Our Florida personal watercraft injury lawyers were recently successful in convincing a court that a release was legally insufficient and, therefore, unenforceable. Facts of the Case Our client and her boyfriend were staying at the…
  • Apr 25

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard

    After Multiple Drownings and Near-Drownings Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Finally Hire Lifeguard
    Earlier this year, Royal Caribbean announced its implementation of a new water safety program fleet wide starting with Oasis of the Seas.  The program includes stationing of lifeguards trained by StarGuard Elite at every pool including…
Rank this Week: 552

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: 560

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Oct 18

    1 Killed, 2 Injured In Boating Accident

    1 Killed, 2 Injured In Boating Accident
    A personal watercraft crashed into a boat on Sunday at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Lake Louise in Windemere, Florida. Larry Marin, 37, the operator of the personal watercraft was pronounced dead upon arrival at a nearby hospital. …
  • Oct 17

    Florida Maritime Death Claim Remedie

    Florida Maritime Death Claim Remedie
    Florida maritime death claim remedies for non-seamen vary depending upon whether the death occurred in territorial waters or the high seas. Deaths Occurring on Territorial Waters Territorial waters are generally considered as rivers, bays,…
  • Oct 16

    Girl Dies After Fall from Carnival Cruise Ship at the Port of Miami

    Girl Dies After Fall from Carnival Cruise Ship at the Port of Miami
    A Girl has died after a fall from a Carnival cruise ship at the Port of Miami.  Reports reveal that the 8-year-old girl fell two stories from the interior atrium aboard the Carnival Glory Saturday morning.  Shortly after the…
Rank this Week: 444

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    A San Diego Church steps up to help in Hepatitis A Crisi

    A San Diego Church steps up to help in Hepatitis A Crisi
    University Christian Church in Hillcrest along with the San Diego County Health Department hosted a breakfast and offered free vaccines Sunday to the homeless and parishioners. Dozens of people took part. University Christian Church is in the…
  • Oct 14

    Bread & Butter Farm Burgers tied to E. coli Outbreak

    Bread & Butter Farm Burgers tied to E. coli Outbreak
    Vermont Livestock Slaughter and Processing, LLC, a Ferrisburg, Vt., establishment, is recalling approximately 133 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food…
  • Oct 14

    Norovirus Outbreak Tied to Herringbone Waikiki

    Norovirus Outbreak Tied to Herringbone Waikiki
    The Hawaiian Star Advertiser reports that at least 45 people became ill after dining at a popular Waikiki restaurant at the International Market Place, state Department of Health officials said today. Some of the cases have been confirmed as…
Rank this Week: 43

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 791

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    Sprye v. Ace Motor Acceptance Corp. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)

    Sprye v. Ace Motor Acceptance Corp. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)
    Filed:  September 29, 2017Opinion by:  Judge Anne K. AlbrightHolding:  Although Maryland is a “two-party” consent state under the Maryland Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act and therefore requires prior…
  • Oct 10

    Small Business Financial Solutions, LLC v. Pearl Beta Funding, LLC (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)

    Small Business Financial Solutions, LLC v. Pearl Beta Funding, LLC (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)
    Filed: September 29, 2017Opinion by: Harry C. StormHolding: A claim that a small business finance lender tortiously interfered with a contract and with the rights of a senior secured lender under the UCC could not be resolved on summary…
  • Oct 9

    Bainbridge St. Elmo Apts v. White Flint Express Realty (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Bainbridge St. Elmo Apts v. White Flint Express Realty (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed: July 18, 2017Opinion By: RakerHolding: Bainbridge was liable for White Flint's attorney's fees under an express attorney fees shifting provision found in the indemnification agreement between the parties.Facts: The case involves a…
Rank this Week: 316

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 845

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge
    Former Gonzaga high school standout and current freshman quarterback at the University of Virginia Nick Johns is facing driving while intoxicated charges after being pulled over in Charlottesville with a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the…
  • Aug 4

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update
    The jury trial of Bernard Pierce, former Ravens’ running back and current Jacksonville Jaguar player, is set on October 27th for his DUI case that took place in Maryland. After requesting a jury trial, Pierce’s case was…
  • Aug 3

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland
    Over the weekend, a Maryland driver was arrested by Cambridge police officers after they allegedly found him drunk and asleep behind the wheel. At 10:00 pm on Friday, officers responded to a report stating that there was a vehicle…
Rank this Week: 968

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Maryland Bed Sore Claims | Answers for Your Question

    Maryland Bed Sore Claims | Answers for Your Question
    Get answers to your bed sore question and how to bring a nursing home lawsuit in Maryland
  • Sep 13

    Birth Injury Claims on Behalf of Military Parents | New Opinion

    Birth Injury Claims on Behalf of Military Parents | New Opinion
    I stumbled across a just brutal 9th Circuit opinion in S.H. v. United States earlier this year. This case reversed a $10 million verdict in a birth injury case, finding that the foreign country exception bars plaintiffs’ Federal Tort…
  • Aug 9

    What Are Motor Vehicle Crash Personal Injury Cases Worth in Maryland?

    What Are Motor Vehicle Crash Personal Injury Cases Worth in Maryland?
    How much is an injury case worth in Maryland? Jury Verdict Research published a new Maryland specific study on the median compensation awards for car, truck and motorcycle accidents. In cases that go to trial, the median recovery was $11,328.…
Rank this Week: 81

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home injuries, negligence and legislation. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Court Upholds Jury’s Decision to Award Punitive Damages in Nursing Home Case

    Court Upholds Jury’s Decision to Award Punitive Damages in Nursing Home Case
    In most cases alleging Maryland nursing home abuse or neglect, if successful, the plaintiff will receive compensation for the injuries sustained by their loved one. This normally includes the costs of medical expenses, and it may also include…
  • Oct 6

    Pre-Trial Discovery in Maryland Nursing Home Case

    Pre-Trial Discovery in Maryland Nursing Home Case
    When a Maryland nursing home neglect lawsuit is filed, the case will proceed through several stages before it is ready to be heard. One of the most important pre-trial stages is the discovery stage, at which the parties request and exchange…
  • Sep 28

    A Maryland Nursing Home’s Duty to Its Resident

    A Maryland Nursing Home’s Duty to Its Resident
    When a Maryland nursing home accepts a resident into its care, the nursing home takes on a responsibility to provide a certain level of care for the resident. In most cases, this duty requires that nursing home staff provide the resident with…
Rank this Week: 694

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: 923

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 220

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Oct 9

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study
    A new and really fascinating case study about environmental mass tort litigation against Du Pont was posted recently by the NBER. You can find the piece here. It demonstrates how a company came to ignore the injuries that its product...
  • Aug 16

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?
    There is a persistent question in multidistrict proceedings: what duties do lead lawyers owe to individual plaintiffs who have no direct attorney-client relationship with them? That's the question at the heart of a recent opinion by Judge…
  • Aug 7

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial
    Bellwether trials are a mass tort phenomenon that is often reported in the media, but too often journalists put more emphasis on an individual trial or even a small set of trials than is warranted. This post tries to explain...
Rank this Week: 73

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt
    OUI Marijuana On September 19, 2017 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decided the case of Commonwealth v. Gerhardt, SJC – 11967. This dealt with the admissibility of field sobriety tests as they relate to operating a motor…
  • Jul 18

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend
    Sex For a Fee Massachusetts In Massachusetts, soliciting a prostitute or the act of prostitution is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. The statute has a variety of subsections that make a conviction for this crime punishable by up to ten…
  • May 23

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
Rank this Week: 179

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 402

Massachusetts Divorce & Family…

Massachusetts Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current issues in Massachusetts divorce and family law. By Steven Ballard.

http://massachusettsfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 633

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and divorce. By Gabriel Cheong.

http://gabrielcheonglaw.com
  • Feb 17

    This Blog Has Moved

    This Blog Has Moved
    I’ve been posting on this blog since 2007 when I first started and I’m very proud of it. Because I want to consolidate my websites, this blog and all its posts have been moved to my main website.  For future updates to this…
  • Oct 30

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?
    In order to modify a current order of custody or a parenting plan that’s in place, you have to start a separate action with the Probate and Family Court called a Complaint for Modification.  Before considering filing such an…
  • Oct 12

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?
    I get a lot of calls from people who want to hire us after they have already filed a case themselves.  In many of these cases, they’ve already tried to navigate the court system for a while and they’re now contacting an…
Rank this Week: 863

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers OUI and DUI news and updates for the state of Massachusetts. Published by Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    How to Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation

    How to Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation
    Know Your Rights Protect Yourself in a Drunk Driving Investigation Whether you are innocent or guilty, it is normal to be stressed during a DUI/DWI traffic stop. People are often afraid it will look bad if they don’t cooperate, so they…
  • Dec 18

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Boston’s Holiday OUI Campaign

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Boston’s Holiday OUI Campaign
    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over A national campaign called Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over has made its way to the Boston area.  The goal is to curb drunk driving during the holiday season, and federal grant money is being used to beef up…
  • Jun 11

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?
    The last time the Massachusetts OUI laws saw a significant modification the legislature had one thing in mind. They wanted to get accountability as soon as possible. The changes to the law made the prospect of immediately pleading guilty…
Rank this Week: 703

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Parking Lot Accidents Are Common in Massachusett

    Parking Lot Accidents Are Common in Massachusett
    There was a sad story in Westford over the weekend, when a woman was hit and killed in a Market Basket parking lot. Police are still investigating, but according to media reports, the 64-year-old woman was putting groceries into the back of…
  • Oct 12

    Redesign Ahead for Waltham’s Most Dangerous Roads and Intersection

    Redesign Ahead for Waltham’s Most Dangerous Roads and Intersection
    Parking lot serving the MBTA Commuter Rail Station in Waltham. The parking lot is on Carter Street, which the city may upgrade in coming years. Some of the region’s most dangerous roads and intersections are about to be redesigned in…
  • Oct 11

    Report: Motor Vehicle Crashes Claimed More Lives in 2016

    Report: Motor Vehicle Crashes Claimed More Lives in 2016
    Fatal car crashes in the U.S. rose more than 5 percent in 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The roads were far more dangerous in 2016, with 37,461 people killed in motor vehicle crashes across the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 736

Massachusetts Special Education…

Massachusetts Special Education Law Blog

Discusses local and national news in special education law. By Lillian E. Wong.

http://www.lillianwongesq.com/blog.html
  • Feb 23

    US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student with Disability

    US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student with Disability
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided, 8-0, in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, that families do not have to exhaust remedies under IDEA when rights are fully supported by the ADA and Section 504. This is a huge deal in the…
  • Dec 1

    Is my child's teacher licensed?

    Is my child's teacher licensed?
    Educators, including teachers, professional support personnel, and administrators, are generally required to hold a license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to be eligible for employment in public…
  • Nov 18

    Free Course for Parents of Children with Emotional and Behavioral Challenge

    Free Course for Parents of Children with Emotional and Behavioral Challenge
    Is your child on an IEP?Is your child angry, sad, anxious, acting out or withdrawn?Are you concerned about how your child is behaving?Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD, Conduct Disorder or other emotional problems?ARE YOU HAVING A…
Rank this Week: 981

May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

Covers legal news and observations. By J. Craig Williams.

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
Rank this Week: 948

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 851

McDonald Worley Law Blog

McDonald Worley Law Blog

Provides lawsuit news, case information and legal analysis,

http://www.mcdonaldworley.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Severe Injuries Prompt Atrium Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

    Severe Injuries Prompt Atrium Hernia Mesh Lawsuit
    A Mississippi patient recently filed an Atrium hernia mesh lawsuit after allegedly suffering emotional distress, lost earning capacity, diminished quality of life, lost wages and severe pain. Plaintiff David W. filed the lawsuit against…
  • Oct 18

    Xarelto Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Following Mom’s Fatal Bleed

    Xarelto Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Following Mom’s Fatal Bleed
    The daughter of a Kentucky woman who suffered a fatal bleeding episode allegedly caused by the popular, but controversial, blood-thinner Xarelto is suing its manufacturers, Bayer AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Nancy B., daughter of Doris G.,…
  • Oct 17

    Semi-Truck Accident in Texas Prompts Litigation

    Semi-Truck Accident in Texas Prompts Litigation
    A motorist injured in a semi-truck accident in Texas has filed a federal lawsuit against the trucking company and the truck driver alleging negligence by both defendants. According to the complaint, filed in Webb County, Texas, truck driver…
Rank this Week: 549

McEldrew Young Blog

McEldrew Young Blog

Covers whistleblower law and wage theft for employees.

http://www.mceldrewyoung.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    SEC Charges Rio Tinto with Accounting Fraud

    SEC Charges Rio Tinto with Accounting Fraud
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint in the Southern District of New York alleging violations of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act for an accounting fraud related to the valuation of a coal business in…
  • Oct 16

    Australia Joint Committee Recommends More Whistleblower Protection

    Australia Joint Committee Recommends More Whistleblower Protection
    Australia appears to have moved one step closer to adopting whistleblower rewards and additional retaliation protections with a report last month by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services. The report’s…
  • Oct 13

    Simultaneous Surgeries Create Potential Liability for Medical Malpractice, Fraud

    Simultaneous Surgeries Create Potential Liability for Medical Malpractice, Fraud
    The practice of concurrent and overlapping procedures by medical surgeons has come into the spotlight over the past two years due to injuries resulting from the practice. Since this practice can sometimes involve fraud or medical malpractice,…
Rank this Week: 992

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Oct 18

    Tsesis on Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda @LoyolaLaw

    Tsesis on Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda @LoyolaLaw
    Alexander Tsesis, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, is publishing Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda in volume 86 of the Fordham Law Review (2017). Here is the abstract. Terrorist organizations have found social media…
  • Oct 18

    Walker on Investigative Journalism and Counter Terrorism Law

    Walker on Investigative Journalism and Counter Terrorism Law
    Clive Walker, University of Leeds, Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, has published Investigative Journalism and Counter Terrorism Laws at 31 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy 129 (2017). Here is the abstract. Since…
  • Oct 17

    Madison and Lombardi on Blurred Justice: The "Blurred Lines" Case @ChanceyGardener

    Madison and Lombardi on Blurred Justice: The "Blurred Lines" Case @ChanceyGardener
    Allen D. Madison, University of South Dakota Law School, and Paul Lombardi, University of South Dakota School of Music, are publishing Blurred Justice in volume 38 of the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review (2018). Here is the…
Rank this Week: 83

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • May 31

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
Rank this Week: 411

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Can You Hear Me Now? Working With People Who Don’t Listen

    Can You Hear Me Now? Working With People Who Don’t Listen
    Trying to communicate with someone so focused on themselves that they simply don’t listen just adds to your already stressful day. Whether it’s a colleague, client or opposing counsel, they might interrupt you, ramble endlessly or…
  • Oct 10

    “No” May Be the Most Liberating Word in the English Language

    “No” May Be the Most Liberating Word in the English Language
    Whether it’s another activity your child wants to get involved with, a dinner out with your spouse’s friend who you really don’t like or a client that wants you to do something unethical, sometimes the right answer is…
  • Oct 3

    You Won’t Be Able to Take Care of Others if You Don’t Take Care of Yourself

    You Won’t Be Able to Take Care of Others if You Don’t Take Care of Yourself
    It’s your obligation to support your family, as well as do well at your job and to take care of your clients. While pursuing these goals and responsibilities are you making the time and effort to take care of yourself?…
Rank this Week: 196

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Brain Death Conflict - Taquisha Desirae McKitty

    Brain Death Conflict - Taquisha Desirae McKitty
    On September 14, 2017, 27-year old Taquisha Desirae McKitty was brought to Brampton Civic Hospital suffering from a drug overdose. After six days, doctors declared her brain dead despite her family’s wishes. The family filed…
  • Oct 16

    12% of Patients Receive “Futile" Treatment

    12% of Patients Receive “Futile" Treatment
    Hannah CarterA new Australian study determined that 12% of end-of-life treatment was "futile" as determined by a consensus of clinicians.   This corroborates a figure determined a few years ago in a study at UCLA in the United…
  • Oct 15

    NJ Judge Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Prolongation of Life

    NJ Judge Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Prolongation of Life
    Earlier this year, I argued that courts are becoming more receptive to tort claims when clinicians administer life-sustaining treatments contrary to patient wishes or instructions.  The New York Times picked up on my piece. Now, the New…
Rank this Week: 291

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

Law school information and legal research blog of the Mendik Library of New York Law School.

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Oct 18

    Attention 1Ls: A Westlaw Scholarship opportunity awaits!

    Attention 1Ls: A Westlaw Scholarship opportunity awaits!
    From now until November 19th, 1Ls have the opportunity to enter into Westlaw’s “Ready to Go Pro?” Sweepstakes. To enter the sweepstakes, complete the short interactive eLearning modules and/or the “Ready to Go…
  • Oct 15

    The Haunted Halloween Info Hunt is Back!

    The Haunted Halloween Info Hunt is Back!
    Happy Halloween from the Mendik Library! As an early Halloween Treat, here’s your opportunity to WIN one of more than a dozen great study aids, texts, NYLS swag, Starbucks gift cards, and many other prizes! Just answer any 3 of the 6…
  • Oct 12

    Halloween is coming . . . and so is the Hunt!

    Halloween is coming . . . and so is the Hunt!
    The post Halloween is coming . . . and so is the Hunt! appeared first on Mendik Matters.
Rank this Week: 789

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Equifax Hack Doesn’t Dampen GOP Zeal to Deregulate Credit Agencie

    Equifax Hack Doesn’t Dampen GOP Zeal to Deregulate Credit Agencie
    Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, is responsible to collect detailed data from American consumers, including driver’s license numbers, Social Security numbers and more. Earlier this month, a massive data breach…
  • Sep 15

    U.S. Sues Deutsche Bank for Subprime Trading

    U.S. Sues Deutsche Bank for Subprime Trading
    Ten years after the financial crisis that leveled the U.S. housing market, the federal government is taking civil action against the previous head of subprime trading at Deutsche Bank. The complaint accuses the former bank executive Paul…
  • Sep 12

    Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Clean, Part 2

    Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Clean, Part 2
    A recent report by The New York Times details how billions of dollars in student loan debts have the potential to be wiped clean because of lapses in paperwork tracking – mirroring what happened during the 2008 housing crisis.  At…
Rank this Week: 679

Miami Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida personal law issues associated with resorts and the hospitality industry. By Alvarez & Barbara, LLP.

http://www.miamiresortinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Legislatures are attempting to Stiffen Criminal Penalties for Hit and Run Car Accident

    Legislatures are attempting to Stiffen Criminal Penalties for Hit and Run Car Accident
    South Florida has a serious problem when it comes to fatal hit and run car accidents. Last year alone there were over 70,000 hit and run crashes in Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, there were 330 fatalities combined in 2011…
  • Oct 25

    Traumatic Drowning at Sea

    Traumatic Drowning at Sea
    Another traumatic accident has plagued the cruise ship industry, as a young boy of six years old accidently drowned to death. Qwentyn Hunter's family was supposed to be enjoying a four-day cruise through the Caribbean, when suddenly…
  • Aug 23

    Parasailing Accident Heightens the Need for Reform

    Parasailing Accident Heightens the Need for Reform
    The state of Florida has failed to pass legislation, which would enact regulations for the parasailing industry. This is extremely troubling to native Floridians and tourist, who are looking to experience the thrill of parasailing. Since 1998…
Rank this Week: 769

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 302

Michigan Appeals

Michigan Appeals

Explores and discusses issues affecting appellate practice, including recent cases, primarily from the Michigan Supreme Court, Michigan Court of Appeals, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. By the Speaker Law Firm.

http://www.michiganappeals.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Attorney Found to be Ineffective for Not Calling Witness of Child Suggestibility

    Attorney Found to be Ineffective for Not Calling Witness of Child Suggestibility
                   Ineffective assistance of counsel is an incredibly difficult burden for a criminal defendant to prove – “to establish a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel, the…
  • Oct 11

    Exclusive Remedy as in Monroe? MSC Says, "NO! NO! NO!"

    Exclusive Remedy as in Monroe? MSC Says, "NO! NO! NO!"
    In Michigan Dep't of Agriculture v Appletree Marketing, Inc, the Michigan Supreme Court held that the Agricultural Commodities Marketing Act (ACMA) does not provide the exclusive remedy for its violation and does not supersede preexisting…
  • Oct 2

    2 Trial Judges + Same Facts = Opposite Orders - Which Controls?

    2 Trial Judges + Same Facts = Opposite Orders - Which Controls?
    MCR 2.613(B) sets out the limitations on error-correction by one judge of the orders ofanother judge and provides the following:A judgment or order may be set aside or vacated, and a proceeding under a judgment or order may be stayed, only by…
Rank this Week: 971

Michigan Auto Law Blog

Michigan Auto Law Blog

Provides tips, news and information for Michigan auto accident victims, drivers, and lawyers. By Steven M. Gursten.

http://www.michiganautolaw.com/auto-lawyers-blog
  • Apr 25

    Defense lawyers must produce surveillance within 28 day

    Defense lawyers must produce surveillance within 28 day
    Insurance defense lawyers have less than a month to produce surveillance of auto accident victims – not when it’s convenient for them There is a big problem in Michigan with insurance companies abusing discovery, and nowhere is…
  • Apr 25

    How to report an unsafe trucking company

    How to report an unsafe trucking company
    A lawyer’s response to a plea from a truck driver bring pressured by his employer to break the laws I recently received a plea for help from a truck driver who e-mailed me: “The company that I drive for has … Continue…
  • Apr 24

    Meet Jordan Jones, our newest trial and pre-litigation attorney

    Meet Jordan Jones, our newest trial and pre-litigation attorney
    Jordan Jones is the latest addition to the Michigan Auto Law team. Jordan started off at the firm as a law clerk, and he’s hit the ground running faster than perhaps any new personal injury attorney in Michigan. Jordan already ……
Rank this Week: 405

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Hearings – Never call a Witne

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Hearings – Never call a Witne
    The goal of every Michigan driver’s license restoration or clearance appeal is, of course, to win. Let’s skip over all the fluff and not mince words here, so we can be clear: the bottom line is that when you hire a lawyer, you…
  • Oct 9

    1st Offense DUI in Michigan – Never been in Trouble Before

    1st Offense DUI in Michigan – Never been in Trouble Before
    Most of the DUI cases that go through the courthouses all over the country are 1st offense cases. In fact, OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) 1st offense is one of, if not THE most common charge seen just about everywhere, and certainly here,…
  • Oct 6

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Hearings – Never do Video

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Hearings – Never do Video
    In my practice as a Michigan driver’s license restoration lawyer, I conduct a lot of appeal hearings, and every last one of them is done live and in-person, in the same room with a Michigan Secretary of State Administrative Hearing…
Rank this Week: 492

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Oct 17

    The Plain Smell Doctrine: A Dangerous Issue to Your Freedom

    The Plain Smell Doctrine: A Dangerous Issue to Your Freedom
    With the growing interest in medical cannabis within the state of Michigan, prosecutions for drug possessions have grown by leaps and bounds, the main reason for this is the “Plain Smell Doctrine.” The “Plain Smell…
  • Sep 20

    Excluding a Piece of Evidence from Trial – The Exclusionary Rule

    Excluding a Piece of Evidence from Trial – The Exclusionary Rule
    As the name implies, the exclusionary rule works to exclude or “leave out” a piece of evidence in a criminal or civil trial. Essentially, this rule is used in courts across the U.S. to keep people’s constitutional rights…
  • Sep 14

    Cannabis Community Disturbed by State Board Meeting

    Cannabis Community Disturbed by State Board Meeting
    On September 12, 2017, the Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing Board left many patients and caregivers with a sense of fear and frustration. As one member of the audience stated, “Does this board want us to start buying drugs on the…
Rank this Week: 338

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Oct 17

    The Bed Battle is on.

    The Bed Battle is on.
    Update (October 17, 2017): The extraordinarily hard-fought and long-standing civil litigation (trademark litigation, to be specific) between Minnesota bed behemoth, Select Comfort, and a smaller on-line bed-selling competitor, Personal Touch…
  • Oct 16

    The Corporate Indemnification Statute Can Be Hard for Some to Swallow.

    The Corporate Indemnification Statute Can Be Hard for Some to Swallow.
    Imagine you are a business, a corporation, and you sell off part of your business to one of your executives. After the sale, you are convinced that the buyer, your former fellow shareholder, ripped you off to the tune of millions of dollars…
  • Oct 13

    Minnesota Litigator Profile: Kenneth U. Udoboik

    Minnesota Litigator Profile: Kenneth U. Udoboik
    Mr. Kenneth Udoibok’s passions, it seems, are justice and empowerment. He’s a 20+ year solo Minnesota litigator who focuses on criminal defense, police brutality,  employment cases and insurance coverage cases. He fights for…
Rank this Week: 314

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Oct 18

    Legal Tech: Case Management Software

    Legal Tech: Case Management Software
    It took me a long time to believe in case management software. Not the idea of it–I’ve liked the idea for 20 years. But in practice, it hasn’t worked for me until now. I installed a case management software program when I…
  • Oct 16

    October Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    October Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the October 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $1,128,744 verdict- Coahoma County medical malpractice trial mentioned here (3/30/17); defense verdict- Lamar County car wreck case (8/30/17); defense verdict-…
  • Oct 12

    Announcing an Exciting New Topic: Legal Technology

    Announcing an Exciting New Topic: Legal Technology
    I’ve decided to regularly discuss here the aspect of practicing that has interested me the most over the last year: legal technology. Legal technology is exciting. Here are some of the many benefits of legal tech: lawyers and staff can…
Rank this Week: 71

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 428