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Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
    At this time of the year, I like to go back and reflect upon previous blog posts. One in particular stays with me, it is that of the Delia and Marvin family. It started as a normal Tuesday morning in the City of Chicago for this family. What…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accidents in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accidents in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
Rank this Week: 907

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    All about taxes in your estate - our latest episode of The Law Show is now online

    All about taxes in your estate - our latest episode of The Law Show is now online
    Is talking about tax scary or boring? To me it's neither, but I know it isn't everyone's fondest topic. Like it or not, there may well be tax issues arising when you pass away. If you don't think about it while you're alive, your executor…
  • Oct 18

    Swedish death cleaning is the new trend

    Swedish death cleaning is the new trend
    It's well known among estate planners and estate administrators that most of the household stuff accumulated over a lifetime is simply not wanted by the next generation. The days of passing down the good chinaware and silver are gone. So…
  • Oct 16

    The Law Show: An approach that includes financial, estate, business succession, and insurance planning

    The Law Show: An approach that includes financial, estate, business succession, and insurance planning
    In this week episode of The Law Show, we chatted with Carson Thistle. He has spent the last 30+ years advising individuals and families about finances, estate planning, retirement planning, business succession planning, and insurance planning…
Rank this Week: 945

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Oct 21

    Building a Cross Around Refreshing Recollection

    Building a Cross Around Refreshing Recollection
    A few days ago, I was preparing for cross-examination. The event never happened because the  hearing was terminated on a technical point before the other side could put on any witnesses. But court preparation is never a waste. All the…
  • Oct 21

    Title

    Title
    A few days ago, I was preparing for cross-examination. The hearing was terminated on a motion to dismiss before I could engage the witness in the planned cross examination. However, every time I prepare for something in trial, whether I do it…
  • Oct 20

    All Jail Visits Should Be Like Thi

    All Jail Visits Should Be Like Thi
    Last night, I attended the Griffin Historical Society’s “Drink in History” event at the old Griffin Jail, featuring the fine products of the Jailhouse Brewery. I had spent my entire afternoon at the new Spalding County…
Rank this Week: 940

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Oct 21

    Advice on Writing Appellate Brief

    Advice on Writing Appellate Brief
    Recently, the Hon. Victoria A. Graffeo and Lana Ivy presented a webinar “Why It Is Advantageous to Use Appellate Attorneys for Cases on Appeal” hosted by The Knowledge Group. From the Harris Beach firm blog, here are their critical…
  • Oct 20

    Dealing with Students Having a Sense of Entitlement

    Dealing with Students Having a Sense of Entitlement
    Here, we’re talking about students who claim they deserve better grades, because they feel entitled to them. Here is an academic definition of “entitlement”: “a self-centered disposition characterized by a general disregard for…
  • Oct 19

    Rules for Capitalizing the First Word after a Colon

    Rules for Capitalizing the First Word after a Colon
    The rules here follow the New York Times Manual of Style. From Geoff Pullam’s posting on the Chronicle of Higher Education: The worst trouble I have is with a curious principle governing capitalization after a colon. In Britain, what…
Rank this Week: 800

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Oct 21

    Nigeria: Government to Permanently Shut Open Drug Markets by 2018

    Nigeria: Government to Permanently Shut Open Drug Markets by 2018
    All open drugs markets in Nigeria shall be permanently shut down by December 31, 2018 as drug Coordinating Wholesale Centres nationwide shall be introduced to check the menace of falsified medical products in the country. [...] The post…
  • Oct 16

    Morocco Increases Intellectual Property Official Fee

    Morocco Increases Intellectual Property Official Fee
    The Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (OMPIC) recently announced an increase in the official fees for all Intellectual Property related matters. The increase, which became effective on October 1, 2017, affects trademarks,…
  • Oct 9

    Ending Soon: Call for Applications for Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018

    Ending Soon: Call for Applications for Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018
    Applications for the 2018 class of Women Deliver Young Leaders are now open. Women Deliver will be accepting 300 young advocates for the next class of Young Leaders. WHAT IS THE WOMEN DELIVER YOUNG LEADERS [...] The post Ending Soon: Call for…
Rank this Week: 779

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Oct 21

    Weekend Reading: Brothers at War

    Weekend Reading: Brothers at War
    With the threat of war (or the crazy rantings about war) with North Korea, I thought I should learn more about the history of the conflict. I realized that most of what I knew about Korea and the Korean War I had learned from MASH. In…
  • Oct 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for October 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for October 20
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. 6 Trends in AML Compliance by Ambreesh Khanna Anti-money laundering regulations (AML), including Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements, are hardly a new…
  • Oct 19

    Is a TIC a security?

    Is a TIC a security?
    TIC refers to Tenancy in Common, not the blood-sucking insect. A TIC is a completely legal way of owning real estate that has been around for hundreds of years. When one of the parties owning real estate dies, that ownership interest passes…
Rank this Week: 780

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Oct 21

    Assistant Professor Position at La Verne

    Assistant Professor Position at La Verne
    Announcement of a position for Assistant Professor in the Center for Academic and Bar Readiness (CABR) at the University of La Verne College of Law. This position is a contract faculty position with voting rights (except on tenure and…
  • Oct 20

    Registration Deadline for WCCASP Conference is Today!

    Registration Deadline for WCCASP Conference is Today!
    Today is the deadline for registration!!!! The link is here: Registration for WCCASP West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals Sixth Annual Conference: Lost in Translation Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, CA…
  • Oct 18

    Be a Risk-taker for Your Legal Education

    Be a Risk-taker for Your Legal Education
    Occasionally, prospective law students ask me what it takes to be a successful law student. I am always happy to respond to this question because most of the time, these students find information from current students more valuable. One…
Rank this Week: 742

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Covers Nevada law in the areas of civil litigation, estate planning, and family law.

https://piccololawoffices.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Can My Employer Require Me Take A Lie Detector Test?

    Can My Employer Require Me Take A Lie Detector Test?
    You’re at work sitting at your desk, happily completing your latest project. Your relationship with your employer seems strong and, to your knowledge, everything is going great. Then you receive an e-mail from Human Resources asking you…
  • Oct 18

    What Can Make a Job Posting or Advertisement Discriminatory?

    What Can Make a Job Posting or Advertisement Discriminatory?
    When hiring, employers typically want to give preference to a person with particular characteristics or qualifications. In doing so, however, they need to avoid giving preference in a way that amounts to illegal discrimination. Which Types of…
  • Oct 17

    Can a Decision from an Unemployment Appeal Be Used in Another Case?

    Can a Decision from an Unemployment Appeal Be Used in Another Case?
    Sometimes clients hire me to do an unemployment appeal with the Nevada DETR and also have another claim against their employer, such as wrongful discharge, discrimination, or retaliation. At times, they assume they can use the referee’s…
Rank this Week: 834

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Hunton Retail Law Resource Blog

Analysis and Insight in Retail Law

https://www.huntonretailindustryblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Proposed Changes to California’s Hazardous Waste Regulations Could Significantly Impact Your Operation

    Proposed Changes to California’s Hazardous Waste Regulations Could Significantly Impact Your Operation
    As reported in The Nickel Report, our Trends and Developments in Energy and Environmental Law blog, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) continues to make California’s hazardous waste management program more…
  • Oct 12

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule

    SEC Issues Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Rule
    On September 21, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued interpretive guidance to assist public companies with complying with the “pay ratio” rule…
  • Oct 5

    Recall Roundup: September

    Recall Roundup: September
    Last month, the solar eclipse captivated the United States and many consumers flocked to purchase solar eclipse glasses to safely observe the astronomical phenomenon. We discussed how NASA issued a safety alert advising consumers on the…
Rank this Week: 833

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Oct 20

    A History of the Word "Ladies"

    A History of the Word "Ladies"
    Jessica Halem and Jen Manion, Why Do You Call Us Ladies? History, Gender and Manners in Public Life It seems as if the term ‘ladies’ has made a comeback in public life. No matter where we are — in a...<img…
  • Oct 18

    McDonald's Moms v. Organic Moms: Regulating Motherhood

    McDonald's Moms v. Organic Moms: Regulating Motherhood
    Kate Cairns, Josée Johnston & Merin Oleschuk, Calibrating Extremes: The Balancing Act of Maternal Foodwork When it comes to feeding children, mothers today must avoid the appearance of caring too little, or too much. Either extreme…
  • Oct 18

    32 Years of Equality Advocacy in Canada

    32 Years of Equality Advocacy in Canada
    Jena McGill & Daphne Gilbert, Of Promise and Peril: The Court and Equality Rights, 78 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 235 (2017) In this brief reflection, we look back on 32 years of equality advocacy and outcomes at the Supreme...<img…
Rank this Week: 812

Torrent Defenders

Torrent Defenders

Covers defenses for persons charged with online copyright infringement.

http://www.torrent-defenders.com
Rank this Week: 860

The Super Lawyers Blog

The Super Lawyers Blog

Covers legal marketing and lawyer rankings.

http://blog.superlawyers.com/
  • Oct 20

    Getting Social With Your Selection

    Getting Social With Your Selection
    Legal consumers, especially millennials, are searching for you on social media. According to a recent FindLaw study, 37 percent of millennials, and 20 percent of general legal consumers are incorporating social media into their search for a…
  • Oct 16

    The Thurgood Marshall Generation

    The Thurgood Marshall Generation
    The long legal legacy of the subject of the new film "Marshall" Last weekend, "Marshall," a biopic about the early years of NAACP civil rights attorney and U.S. Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman),…
  • Oct 5

    From the Vault -- Ted Wells in the Courtroom

    From the Vault -- Ted Wells in the Courtroom
    Ted Wells is no stranger to headlines. Those come with the territory when the NFL has you on speed dial as their must-trusted investigator into the football world's top scandals. But long before Wells was preparing reports on Tom Brady's...
Rank this Week: 828

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

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

    As infertility, testicular cancer rates rise, is it time for male private(s) talk?

    As infertility, testicular cancer rates rise, is it time for male private(s) talk?
    Gentlemen, rev those engines of anxiety: Male infertility rates are on the rise, as are those for testicular cancer. Meantime, a global effort to improve one of the most common forms of male contraception may provoke some uncomfortable…
  • Oct 19

    Little red pills, given off-label to seniors by the millions, are no laughing matter

    Little red pills, given off-label to seniors by the millions, are no laughing matter
    With baby boomers leading a graying wave that’s sweeping the nation, there’s little wonder why there’s a furious search under way to medically assist and to support seniors suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s…
  • Oct 18

    Uncle Sam should be wary in partnering with Big Pharma on cancer treatment

    Uncle Sam should be wary in partnering with Big Pharma on cancer treatment
    Is Uncle Sam launching a way to speed and improve   cancer treatments so they get to patients sooner—or is Big Pharma about to fleece taxpayers, yet again? The National Institutes of Health should carefully consider its just…
Rank this Week: 890

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Oct 20

    Third Circuit Ruling Gives Employers Some Relief On “Willfulness” Claims In FLSA Collective Action

    Third Circuit Ruling Gives Employers Some Relief On “Willfulness” Claims In FLSA Collective Action
    In every FLSA class action I have defended (as well as every demand letter I have seen on this subject) the plaintiff’s lawyer always alleges that the violations were “willful.” It does not matter what the facts are. No,…
  • Oct 12

    Independent Contractor Status and the ABC Test

    Independent Contractor Status and the ABC Test
    I have handled almost 100 unemployment insurance audits by the New Jersey DOL, where the underlying gravamen is that certain individuals are or are not independent contractors. The Auditors enforce the law very strictly and follow, in my…
  • Oct 5

    More Law Firms Hit With FLSA Misclassification Claims: A Cautionary Tale

    More Law Firms Hit With FLSA Misclassification Claims: A Cautionary Tale
    I have written a number of times about law firms that have been sued in FLSA actions. Another example. Employees have sued two Florida personal injury law firms, alleging that they were misclassified and not properly paid proper overtime…
Rank this Week: 763

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

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

    Dallas-Fort Worth Roads Will Be Safer When This Happen

    Dallas-Fort Worth Roads Will Be Safer When This Happen
    Dallas Has Almost 3rd Worst Traffic in the Country. We all know how dangerous and frustrating driving on Dallas-Fort Worth roads can be. And if you think Dallas is the worst city to drive in, you’re close. It was recently ranked almost…
  • Oct 18

    Join Us Saturday At Fort Worth Walk Like MADD

    Join Us Saturday At Fort Worth Walk Like MADD
    As a 5th year Presenting Sponsor and a Fort Worth injury lawyer who unfortunately sees many drunk and drugged driving crash cases, I support Mothers Against Drunk Driving in its fight to stop this deadly problem. MADD is the only organization…
  • Oct 16

    How To Stop Our Teens From Being in Car Wreck

    How To Stop Our Teens From Being in Car Wreck
    National Teen Driver Safety Week Is A Good Start. Here’s a great idea that gives parents and schools the chance to focus on this critical safety issue. The U.S. Department of Transportation devised this excellent awareness program to…
Rank this Week: 851

Wall of Separation

Wall of Separation

From the Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

https://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation
  • Oct 20

    Poll Shows Increasing Numbers Of Americans Are Rejecting The Religious Right’s Narrow Views On Morality

    Poll Shows Increasing Numbers Of Americans Are Rejecting The Religious Right’s Narrow Views On Morality
    Liz HayesWall of SeparationDuring last week’s Values Voter Summit, I heard speakers like former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and researcher/author George Barna lament the shrinking “biblical worldview”…
  • Oct 19

    Americans United Stands With Our Allies In Saying: No Muslim Ban Ever

    Americans United Stands With Our Allies In Saying: No Muslim Ban Ever
    Rokia HassaneinWall of SeparationYesterday, I joined my Americans United colleagues in standing shoulder to shoulder with our allies and with the Muslim community to send President Donald J. Trump’s administration a clear message: There…
  • Oct 19

    Trump Declares Victory In Non-Existent ‘War On Christmas’

    Trump Declares Victory In Non-Existent ‘War On Christmas’
    Rob BostonWall of SeparationI’m not sure if you’ve heard the news, but President Donald Trump has declared that the ‘War on Christmas’ is over – and his side won. Trump relayed the news twice recently, at last…
Rank this Week: 908

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Oct 20

    Why You May Not Want a Mandatory Mediation Clause in Your Construction Contract

    Why You May Not Want a Mandatory Mediation Clause in Your Construction Contract
    I know, you are likely surprised by the title of this post.  You’ve read Construction Law Musings for a while now and know that as a Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator, I have advocated mediation as a great way to resolve…
  • Sep 29

    Contractors and Force Majeure: Contractual Protection from Hurricanes and Severe Weather

    Contractors and Force Majeure: Contractual Protection from Hurricanes and Severe Weather
    This week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings welcomes back Clay Olsen.  Clay is is an attorney at Harper Whitwell PLLC.  The firm is located in Mississippi and South Carolina where they routinely represent the interests of…
  • Sep 25

    Be Careful with Venue in Contract

    Be Careful with Venue in Contract
    Originally posted 2010-03-05 09:00:56. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIf Musings has one overarching theme it is be careful with your construction contracts. The Courts remind us of that on a regular, if not daily, basis. One such case, in…
Rank this Week: 795

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Oct 20

    The Double-Taxation Bogeyman Rides Again

    The Double-Taxation Bogeyman Rides Again
    by Neil H. BuchananThe sales job for the White House's non-plan to change the tax system is not going well, by all accounts.  As usual, Donald Trump's lack of focus has distracted everyone, as he flits from one personal feud to another…
  • Oct 19

    What to Do about SCOTUS Mistakes: A Not-So Modest Proposal

    What to Do about SCOTUS Mistakes: A Not-So Modest Proposal
    By Eric SegallThis week ProPublica issued a report with the headline "It's a Fact, Supreme Court Errors aren't Hard to Find." The group reviewed "dozens of cases" and said that it found a "number of false or wholly unsupported claims."…
  • Oct 19

    Guns, Constitutional Tests, and Game

    Guns, Constitutional Tests, and Game
    by Michael DorfMy latest Verdict column asks whether a federal ban on bump stocks would violate the Second Amendment. The short answer is no, but as I explain, the full answer is a bit more complicated. During the litigation that culminated…
Rank this Week: 850

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Edited by David R. Cleveland, Kendall D. Isaac, Tonya Kowalski, Elizabeth Berenguer Megale and Randall L. Hodgkinson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/appellate_advocacy/
  • Oct 20

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup October 20, 2017

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup October 20, 2017
    Each week, the Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup presents a few tidbits of news and Twitter posts from the past week concerning appellate advocacy. As always, if you see something during the week that you think we should be sure...
  • Oct 19

    Is Appellate Oral Argument on the Way Out?

    Is Appellate Oral Argument on the Way Out?
    A recent study conducted by the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers showed that the percentage of cases that are argued before a judicial panel are declining to a concerning degree. Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34(b) begins with…
  • Oct 18

    The advocacy of "the greatest lawyer of the 20th century"

    The advocacy of &quot;the greatest lawyer of the 20th century&quot;
    My law school was fortunate to welcome Elena Kagan earlier this week. (The artist's rendering above is the work of Professor Evelyn Brody.) During a delightfully wide-ranging conversation with Professor Carolyn Shapiro, Justice Kagan took a…
Rank this Week: 876

Hull & Hull LLP Blog

Hull & Hull LLP Blog

Covers trusts and estate planning.

https://hullandhull.com/feed/
  • Oct 20

    Unsent Text Message Found to Be Valid Will. LOL.

    Unsent Text Message Found to Be Valid Will. LOL.
    An unsent text message found on the deceased’s mobile phone has admitted to probate bythe Supreme Court of Queensland. In  Re Nichol; Nichol v. Nichol [2017] QSC 220 (9 October 2017), the deceased created a text message on his…
  • Oct 18

    A New Way to Prevent Elder Abuse

    A New Way to Prevent Elder Abuse
    Elder financial abuse is a growing concern.  What is being done in Ontario to prevent it? I recently came across a new service called Estate Protect which acts as a registry and fraud monitoring service for important estate documents,…
  • Oct 18

    Personalized medicine – just a cheek swab away

    Personalized medicine – just a cheek swab away
    Other than the last name of Denis Shapovalov (Canada’s newest rising tennis star), one of the most difficult pronunciations I’ve come across lately is pharmacogenomics – a form of personalized medicine that could be a…
Rank this Week: 951

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

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

    How employers can help employees after a natural disaster

    How employers can help employees after a natural disaster
    In recent months we have seen a significant number of natural disasters – from Hurricanes Irma to Harvey to Maria and the massive wild fires crossing Northern California. Our colleague, Abby Brothers, shares the tax-free options…
  • Oct 10

    Workers’ compensation law aiming to reduce appeal time is constitutional

    Workers’ compensation law aiming to reduce appeal time is constitutional
    The Ohio Supreme Court has definitively decided that an employee cannot unilaterally dismiss an employer-initiated appeal in a workers’ compensation case; rather, the employer must consent to the dismissal. After a workers’…
  • Oct 9

    The OFCCP strikes, puts State Street’s pay inequity problem out on Front Street

    The OFCCP strikes, puts State Street’s pay inequity problem out on Front Street
    Well known asset management company State Street Corporation will pay $5 million to settle allegations of pay inequity raised by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in an audit. OFFCP alleged that the company paid…
Rank this Week: 898

OC Patent Lawyer

OC Patent Lawyer

Provides basic patent information and case updates. By James Yang.

http://ocpatentlawyer.com
  • Oct 20

    How to establish USE of system claim to establish patent infringement?

    How to establish USE of system claim to establish patent infringement?
    A system claim is a claim directed to a system having a number of different components that work together.  In Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Motorola Mobility LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017), the patent claim being litigated was a system…
  • Oct 10

    Preparing Drawings for a Utility Patent Application

    Preparing Drawings for a Utility Patent Application
    The drawings for a utility patent application are one of the most important parts of the patent application. The drawings are a quick, easy way to establish some understanding of what to expect if one were to spend time reading the utility…
  • Oct 3

    Causal nexus requirement of the irreparable injury factor

    Causal nexus requirement of the irreparable injury factor
    Four factors for a permanent injunction To secure a permanent injunction, the patent owner must demonstrate that four factors favor issuance of the permanent injunction. These four factors include (1) that it has suffered an irreparable…
Rank this Week: 825

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 892

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

https://valentilaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 775

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

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

    Lawyers (and other advocates) Need A Hobby

    Lawyers (and other advocates) Need A Hobby
    All too often in life, those who are professional advocates get so wrapped up in their little piece of the world that they fail to see the bigger picture. This happens with lawyers, of course, but likewise with any political advocacy group…
  • Sep 6

    New York Attempts Real Tort Reform

    New York Attempts Real Tort Reform
    When I use this blog to write about tort reform, it’s often with scare quotes around the reform. Because reform means to improve something, not destroy it. When that phrase is commonly used, however, it’s used in conjunction with…
  • Aug 11

    About Eric Bolling’s $50 Million Defamation Suit – And the Ad Damnum Clause Loophole

    About Eric Bolling’s $50 Million Defamation Suit – And the Ad Damnum Clause Loophole
    News junkies know that yet another Fox News anchor has been shit-canned over allegations of sexual harassment, this time it being anchor Eric Bolling. Fox has “suspended” him for allegedly sending lewd texts and photos to…
Rank this Week: 815

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    U.S. Park Service Plans to Grow Ombuds Program

    U.S. Park Service Plans to Grow Ombuds Program
    Following a recent survey finding that nearly 40 of employees had suffered sexual harassment in the past year, the National Park Service will hire more Ombuds.  Acting NPS Director Mike Reynolds said the department will grow the Ombuds…
  • Oct 19

    Tribunal Protects Confidentiality of Asian Development Bank Ombud

    Tribunal Protects Confidentiality of Asian Development Bank Ombud
    The external administrative tribunal that reviews personnel decisions for the regional development bank ruled that the Ombudsperson cannot be compelled to testify.  The tribunal issued the decision in response to a grievance filed by a…
  • Oct 18

    Job Posting: University of California Merced

    Job Posting: University of California Merced
    The UC campus in Northern California is hiring an Assistant Ombudsperson. The position "serves as the initial, and sometimes sole, contact for students [about 8,000 and growing], staff and faculty seeking assistance from the Office of Ombuds…
Rank this Week: 883

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 755

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

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

    Five Ways to Manage Difficult Transition

    Five Ways to Manage Difficult Transition
    Change is exciting … and overwhelming. When faced with change, you must manage all the transitions that flow from it. You can feel adrift, and sometimes alone, as you re-evaluate your circumstances, or decisions, or even your entire…
  • Oct 20

    Five Ways to Manage Difficult Transition

    Five Ways to Manage Difficult Transition
    Change is exciting … and overwhelming. When faced with change, you must manage all the transitions that flow from it. You can feel adrift, and sometimes alone, as you re-evaluate your circumstances, or decisions, or even your entire…
  • Oct 19

    Engage! A Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media Marketing

    Engage! A Lawyer’s Guide to Social Media Marketing
    Today, the question is not whether you should be on social media — it’s how long will it take you to get up to speed. For "Engage! A Lawyer's Guide to Social Media Marketing" we asked top law firm marketers for advice on where…
Rank this Week: 738

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Oct 20

    Latin Terms, “Per Stirpes” and “Per Capita”, Still Present in Will

    Latin Terms, “Per Stirpes” and “Per Capita”, Still Present in Will
    Estate planners commonly use the Latin term, “per stirpes”, when drafting wills, but most lay people have no idea what the term even means. This arcane term differs from the less commonly used, but still present, Latin term,…
  • Oct 17

    The Living Hands that Control the Grave

    The Living Hands that Control the Grave
    As a law student, my trust law professor brought in a “dead hand” to help us remember the rule against perpetuities. The prop was effective: I have not forgotten that the rule stops trust property from being governed indefinitely…
  • Oct 17

    55(2) and Pipeline Planning

    55(2) and Pipeline Planning
    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) was asked to comment on the application of subsection 55(2) of the Income Tax Act to a hypothetical pipeline plan implemented on or after the date of death.  Their answer was both comforting and not…
Rank this Week: 757

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #298

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #298
    Lights, Camera, Action! For the 5 months it took to film last year’s ‘Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords’ for Channel 5 I cracked the same on camera joke. Whenever we came out of a scuzzy building the shooting director would…
  • Oct 19

    The emerging trend of Meter Tampering

    The emerging trend of Meter Tampering
    One thing that I am coming across increasingly over the last 5 or 6 years working in Rogue-Land, is landlords renting out properties where the rent is inclusive of bills. A curious arrangement for anything other than an HMO and in the past,…
  • Oct 18

    Fighting the Housing Crisis: Introduction

    Fighting the Housing Crisis: Introduction
    I was very inspired recently listening to a Guardian Podcast when Dexter Dias QC told us that we only get the Justice that we fight for. “If you want it” he said “you have to fight for it. And now is the time you have to…
Rank this Week: 941

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 728

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Breath or Blood Test After a California DUI Stop?

    Breath or Blood Test After a California DUI Stop?
    Let’s imagine a common DUI scenario. A person is stopped on suspicion of a California DUI. The person stopped has read my many posts telling readers that the field sobriety tests are optional and should not be submitted to. So they…
  • Oct 13

    DUI in a Driverless Car

    DUI in a Driverless Car
    Driverless cars are so close to becoming a reality that just this past week, California published new draft rules that provide a clearer picture of how the driverless car industry will be regulated in the state. Amongst the many proposed…
  • Oct 6

    Drunk Driver May Finally Lose License After 28th DUI Arrest

    Drunk Driver May Finally Lose License After 28th DUI Arrest
    Danny Lee Bettcher of New York Mills, Minnesota, has been arrested for driving under the influence for the 28th time. Yes, that’s correct, 28th time. This past week, an off-duty police officer spotted Bettcher drinking at a local…
Rank this Week: 813

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Oct 19

    Court Strikes Down Gender Segregation in UK School

    Court Strikes Down Gender Segregation in UK School
    Barrister Claire McCann writes in the Oxford Human Rights Hub about a recent United Kingdom Court of Appeal case concluding that sex segregation in education is discriminatory. According to McCann, "[i]n HM Chief Inspector of Education,…
  • Oct 18

    Before 5:00 am

    Before 5:00 am
    Jonathan Todres The shuttle to Logan airport picked me up at 4:40 am. I had given a presentation the day before and was returning home early in time to teach my afternoon class. If you haven’t been on the road...
  • Oct 17

    UN Secretary General Calls for Death Penalty Abolition

    UN Secretary General Calls for Death Penalty Abolition
    "The death penalty has no place in the 21st century" said UN Secretary Guterres as part of World Day Against the Death Penalty. The event took place at the United Nations and Mr. Guterres was joined by the Assistant UN...
Rank this Week: 808

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

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

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    FINRA Considering Rule Changes for Non-Attorneys In Arbitration

    FINRA Considering Rule Changes for Non-Attorneys In Arbitration
    FINRA Requests Comment on the Efficacy of AllowingCompensated Non-Attorneys to Represent Parties inArbitrationFINRA Rules do not prohibit non-attorneys from representing parties in arbitrations, although some states do have such a…
  • Oct 18

    SEC Names Brett Redfearn as Director of the Division of Trading and Market

    SEC Names Brett Redfearn as Director of the Division of Trading and Market
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Brett Redfearn has been named Director of the agency's Division of Trading and Markets.The SEC's Division of Trading and Markets establishes and maintains standards for fair,…
  • Oct 18

    SEC Announces 2017 Government-Business Forum to Be Held at University of Texas at Austin

    SEC Announces 2017 Government-Business Forum to Be Held at University of Texas at Austin
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it is partnering with the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Renewal at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin to host the SEC’s…
Rank this Week: 831

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Oct 19

    Facilitating Law Library Sponsor

    Facilitating Law Library Sponsor
    After another session in a longstanding conversation with my wonderful colleague, Alyson Drake, about the state of the profession, she made the brilliant connection that law libraries need sponsors. In the past 5 or so years, there's been…
  • Oct 17

    Teaching Legal Research in the Books: Necessary or Not?

    Teaching Legal Research in the Books: Necessary or Not?
    Over the course of the last week or so, there's been a lively discussion on the LRW-PROF listerv about teaching legal research using books.The discussion started from this post:At SCU, we have traditionally held one or two class sessions in…
  • Oct 12

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology
    As librarians, we are often the go-to institutional source for teaching technologies. In law, the faculty often look to us to help train on and maintain these technologies for the benefit of the law school community. And with a 21st Century…
Rank this Week: 953

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 743

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.reyeslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    10 Negotiation No-No

    10 Negotiation No-No
    Negotiating a personal injury claim with an insurance company is a delicate process. If you make a mistake during the negotiation process with the claims adjuster, you can cause irreversible damage to your claim. This is one of the…
  • Oct 17

    I Got Hurt in a Wreck, Do I Have a Case?

    I Got Hurt in a Wreck, Do I Have a Case?
    After being involved in a serious accident, you may be wondering whether you are entitled to receive financial compensation for your injuries. Many people want to know if they can file a personal injury lawsuit in addition to, or…
  • Oct 13

    “I Had [a] Severe Brain Injury. And basically, They Said I Was Dead at the Hospital”

    “I Had [a] Severe Brain Injury. And basically, They Said I Was Dead at the Hospital”
    Terry Cooper of Dallas, Texas, shares his Reyes Browne Reilley experience and level of satisfaction with our staff and customer service while helping her recover from damages stemming from a car wreck in Dallas. “Hello, my name is Terry…
Rank this Week: 950

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 873

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Zen & The Art of Legal Networking

Covers legal marketing, risk management, client service and social media. By Lindsay Griffiths.

http://www.zenlegalnetworking.com
  • Oct 19

    “Metrics” is Not a Dirty Word

    “Metrics” is Not a Dirty Word
    You’ve probably heard a lot of chatter about “big data,” “data,” “metrics,” and other buzzwords, which can sound like a lot of fancy talk about things you can’t be bothered with (Spoiler…
  • Oct 17

    Practical Steps for Undertaking Change in Legal

    Practical Steps for Undertaking Change in Legal
    Change can be intimidating. Whether you find it exciting or not, even those of us who are the most adept at it can find it daunting and exhausting. In the legal industry, where change is historically slow, when it happens at all, it can be…
  • Oct 16

    ILN Firm of the Month – A. & K. Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm, Greece!

    ILN Firm of the Month &ndash; A. &amp; K. Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm, Greece!
    The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, A. & K. Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm, Greece! The firm, founded in Athens in 1955 by Agis Metaxopoulos, was known as A. Metaxopoulos Law Offices until 2005 when it took its…
Rank this Week: 877

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 810

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Oct 19

    Naked and Afraid in the Digital Age: Survival of the Fittest

    Naked and Afraid in the Digital Age: Survival of the Fittest
    I didn’t suggest the title. “Naked and Afraid in the Digital Age: Survival of the Fittest” was dreamed up by my Executive Director and some of our creative OBA officers. But I did get to suggest a lot of the...
  • Oct 15

    Celebrating the 200th Episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report

    Celebrating the 200th Episode of the Kennedy-Mighell Report
    Keeping a podcast going for 11 years is quite the accomplishment, particularly for lawyers. The Internet is littered with lawyer blogs and podcasts that start strong, fade after a few months and are dead within a year. But as regular...
  • Oct 10

    Two Things Your Law Firm Should Be Producing: Great Solutions and Happy Client

    Two Things Your Law Firm Should Be Producing: Great Solutions and Happy Client
    If there is a single sentence summing up what every law firm of any size should be focusing on today, I'll nominate this one. A law firm today should be in the business of producing great solutions and happy clients....
Rank this Week: 884

Financial Regulatory Report

Financial Regulatory Report

Covers financial services regulation, compliance, enforcement and litigation. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.financialregulatoryreport.com/
  • Oct 19

    Educational Tool on Virtual Currencies released by CFTC

    Educational Tool on Virtual Currencies released by CFTC
    On October 17, 2017, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC”) LabCFTC released a primer on virtual currencies, available here.  The primer is an “education tool” that provides an overview of…
  • Oct 16

    Travis Nelson Organizes Annual OCC Alumni Association Event in Washington, DC

    Travis Nelson Organizes Annual OCC Alumni Association Event in Washington, DC
    On October 12, 2017, Travis Nelson of the Reed Smith’s Financial Services Regulatory Group, organized the annual Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Alumni Association reception and dinner in Washington, DC. Travis is the…
  • Oct 10

    Blunt Talk on Marijuana Banking in New Jersey

    Blunt Talk on Marijuana Banking in New Jersey
    On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, Reed Smith Princeton attorneys Travis Nelson and Kristy Keiser will lead a discussion at the quarterly meeting of the Banking Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. In addition to the…
Rank this Week: 909

Law Clips

Law Clips

Covers employment law. By Greenwald Doherty.

http://greenwaldllp.com/law-clips/
  • Oct 19

    Terminating an At-Will Employee for Poor Performance

    Terminating an At-Will Employee for Poor Performance
      The post Terminating an At-Will Employee for Poor Performance appeared first on Greenwald Doherty LLP.
  • Oct 9

    Holiday Pay Policie

    Holiday Pay Policie
    Holiday pay policies would seem to be fairly straightforward – these are the days the company is closed for a holiday and employees will be paid for the day. As it so happens, this is one of the policies we employment lawyers get called…
  • Oct 9

    Can You Fire An Employee On Workers’ Compensation Leave?

    Can You Fire An Employee On Workers’ Compensation Leave?
    It comes to many employers’ surprise that it can be legal to let an employee go who is out on workers’ compensation leave.  The fact that an employee was hurt at work generally does not guarantee that his or her job will be…
Rank this Week: 797

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
Rank this Week: 785

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday October 19, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.When a person is married in Ontario, the marriage automatically revokes a prior Last Will made by that person. The sole…
  • Oct 18

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday October 18, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute.Common law spouses may still…
  • Oct 17

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday October 17, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Did you know that your Employer has a duty to accommodate your disability up until a point of undue hardship? An employee is…
Rank this Week: 947