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Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 768

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Philadelphia Restaurant to Pay $400,000 to 63 Workers for Wage Theft Violation

    Philadelphia Restaurant to Pay $400,000 to 63 Workers for Wage Theft Violation
    Talula’s Garden, a Philadelphia restaurant, has agreed to pay 63 workers $400,000 for wage theft violations, including requiring employees to work unpaid hours, according to a lawsuit initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor. The…
  • Oct 17

    Mastro’s Restaurant Accused of Stealing from Tip Pool

    Mastro’s Restaurant Accused of Stealing from Tip Pool
    Tipped employees at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Chicago sued the restaurant in Illinois state court, claiming that the restaurant illegally retained a portion of the tip pool, and failed to pay its servers the correct minimum wage. Former…
  • Sep 25

    Dimora Ristorante Pays Waiter $60,000 in a Wage Violations Settlement

    Dimora Ristorante Pays Waiter $60,000 in a Wage Violations Settlement
    Dimora Ristorante, an Italian restaurant in Norwood, New Jersey, has paid $60,000 to a former waiter to settle a wage violations lawsuit for unpaid minimum and overtime wages and tip theft.  The waiter argued that Dimora unlawfully…
Rank this Week: 767

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Oct 18

    Can a Paternity Test Be Performed Before My Child Is Born?

    Can a Paternity Test Be Performed Before My Child Is Born?
    Yes. But you cannot officially establish your child’s parentage until he or she is born. In other words, though you might know who fathered your unborn child, that man does not have parental rights until the child is born and if you…
  • Oct 11

    Why Are Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce Proceedings than Men?

    Why Are Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce Proceedings than Men?
    Divorces occur between all types of couples for a variety of reasons. Just like no two couples and no two marriages are alike, every divorce is unique in its own way. But this does not mean that there are not measurable patterns and…
  • Oct 5

    The Divorce Mediator’s Job

    The Divorce Mediator’s Job
    If you and your spouse decide to complete the divorce process through mediation, you will work with a divorce mediator to reach an appropriate, equitable divorce settlement. Although many divorce mediators are lawyers, your divorce mediator…
Rank this Week: 821

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Seattle Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bankruptcy-law-seattle.com/symmes-legal-blog/
  • Oct 18

    How Do Mortgage Payments Work?

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

    Can a Business File Bankruptcy?

    Can a Business File Bankruptcy?
    Can a Business File for Bankruptcy?  Yes a business can file for bankruptcy, but a business owner will need to determine whether it will make sense to file a business bankruptcy, or deal with the debts on a personal level… Read…
  • Jul 2

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?

    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?
    Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust and why are they suing me?  It’s not surprising that you have never heard of National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no…
Rank this Week: 730

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

Covers business law. By Law Offices of Tony T. Liu.

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

    When a Good Relationship Turn Bad: Suing a Supplier

    When a Good Relationship Turn Bad: Suing a Supplier
    No business is an island. Without trusted suppliers businesses would close shop. What happens when that trust is breached and you’re left holding the bag? If disagreements can’t be worked out and your company is facing or may face…
  • Oct 18

    Trademark Law: You Snooze You May Lose

    Trademark Law: You Snooze You May Lose
    Whether you’re starting a new business, launching a new product or service or just haven’t gotten around to getting trademark protection for your logo, the names of your company or what you provide your customers, acting sooner is…
  • Sep 5

    Keeping Information Confidential While Selling Your Busine

    Keeping Information Confidential While Selling Your Busine
    If you’re trying to sell your business it’s always good news to hear that a party is interested in buying. But what’s the next step? What happens if after the party looks you, your business and your books over, they decide…
Rank this Week: 819

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Fighting On in Tony’s Memory

    Fighting On in Tony’s Memory
    We join the many advocates across the world in remembering Tony this week, and we promise to keep you updated on our work on behalf Tony and other animals like him.   The post Fighting On in Tony’s Memory appeared first on Animal…
  • Sep 28

    Demanding Transparency from Cook County Animal and Rabies Control in Illinoi

    Demanding Transparency from Cook County Animal and Rabies Control in Illinoi
    Residents of Cook County: Take action now to urge the County Board of Commissioners to uphold its duty to the public and release the full report immediately. The post Demanding Transparency from Cook County Animal and Rabies Control in…
  • Sep 25

    California: One More Step to End Sales of Puppy Mill Animal

    California: One More Step to End Sales of Puppy Mill Animal
    California residents, please take this final action to end the sale of animals who come from puppy mills or other large scale breeding facilities. The post California: One More Step to End Sales of Puppy Mill Animals appeared first on Animal…
Rank this Week: 733

Diversity at Albany Law School

Diversity at Albany Law School

A blawg from Albany Law School's Diversity Office to engage all students, faculty and staff to create a community of inclusion and to have an open forum to address issues facing all of us.

http://albanylawdiversity.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 18

    Mondays: Free Coffee & Breakfast in the Library Foyer, 8:30am – 10:30am

    Mondays: Free Coffee & Breakfast in the Library Foyer, 8:30am – 10:30am
    Dear students: We hope all is going well during your first two months of school.  We will be kicking off our …Continue reading →
  • Oct 5

    OUTLaw Event on October 11th – 6pm

    OUTLaw Event on October 11th – 6pm
    In celebration of National Coming Out Day, OUTLaw at Albany Law School, with support from the Black Law Students Association …Continue reading →
  • Sep 22

    Why Law?

    Why Law?
    Dear prospective student: As law schools across the nation continue to manage rapid change, 12 deans have come together, with …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 771

Indiana Long Term Disability…

Indiana Long Term Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers ERISA, disability benefits, and insurance bad faith. By O'Ryan Law Firm.

http://www.indianalongtermdisabilitylawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Cigna Life Insurance Case Settled

    Cigna Life Insurance Case Settled
    O’Ryan Law Firm, on behalf of our client, recently settled an accidental death insurance claim filed against Cigna, and the client’s employer, after Cigna refused to pay her accidental death insurance claim upon the accidental…
  • Oct 13

    Ninth Circuit Rejects Denial of Life Insurance Benefits for MetLife’s Failure to Request Evidence of Insurability

    Ninth Circuit Rejects Denial of Life Insurance Benefits for MetLife’s Failure to Request Evidence of Insurability
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Salyers v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, ___ F.3d ___, No. 15-56371 (9th Cir. September 20, 2017) recently rejected an attempt by MetLife to avoid paying a $250,000 death…
  • Oct 11

    Indiana University Employee Disability Coverage with Standard Insurance

    Indiana University Employee Disability Coverage with Standard Insurance
    The O’Ryan Law Firm has represented numerous employees of Indiana University (“IU”) who have become disabled because of serious illnesses such as chronic pancreatitis, lymes disease, degenerative disk disease, ovarian…
Rank this Week: 866

Bankruptcy Mastery

Bankruptcy Mastery

Covers skill building for lawyers new to the practice of consumer bankruptcy law. By Cathy Moran.

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

    Jump Start Your Bankruptcy Research

    Jump Start Your Bankruptcy Research
    The next best thing to being a fly on the wall in the judge’s chambers is having a copy of her cheat-sheet. Or maybe it’s better described as the overview and the starting point for the next bankruptcy decision. So, don’t…
  • Oct 9

    Brace Yourself

    Brace Yourself
    The 9th BAP’s Brace decision blew over everything we thought we knew about community property, joint tenancy titles, and the characterization of marital property. The storm warning is up.   Until the 9th Circuit rules on the…
  • Oct 5

    All Dressed Up & Nowhere To Go

    All Dressed Up & Nowhere To Go
    Rule 3002.1 is, in my opinion, the best thing that’s happened in bankruptcy in years. Whether you chalk mortgage servicing problems up to ineptitude or venality, it is indisputable that a mortgage servicer can’t audit a loan file…
Rank this Week: 835

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

Covers the law and business of social media. By Morrison Foerster.

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

    Social Links: Russia’s threat to block Facebook; Google’s publisher-friendly move; a cease-and-desist letter worth emulating

    Social Links: Russia’s threat to block Facebook; Google’s publisher-friendly move; a cease-and-desist letter worth emulating
    As part of a new tracking system, the Department of Homeland Security will be keeping records of immigrants’ social media handles and search results. Russia to Facebook: Turn over user-information or risk being blocked. Google is ending…
  • Oct 5

    Yes, the Trolley IS a Problem

    Yes, the Trolley IS a Problem
    Recently, the “trolley problem,” a decades-old thought experiment in moral philosophy, has been enjoying a second career of sorts, appearing in nightmare visions of a future in which cars make life-and-death decisions for us.…
  • Sep 27

    Webcast: Privacy + Cybersecurity Due Diligence in M&A Transaction

    Webcast: Privacy + Cybersecurity Due Diligence in M&A Transaction
    In this era of big data, a company’s value may increasingly depend on the value of the information it has collected and stored. As companies amass ever-growing amounts of often sensitive personal data, the privacy and cybersecurity…
Rank this Week: 838

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Oct 18

    Bitcoin and Blockchain 101 for lawyer

    Bitcoin and Blockchain 101 for lawyer
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Earlier this month, the Nebraska Ethics and Advisory Committee handed down Opinion 17-03, concluding that it was ethical for lawyers to accept…
  • Sep 1

    Florida Court on judges and Facebook friend

    Florida Court on judges and Facebook friend
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Florida Court on judges and Facebook friends Courts and ethics committees have been grappling with the issue of judges using social media for…
  • Aug 8

    NYC Bar on lawyers’ ethical obligations at the border

    NYC Bar on lawyers’ ethical obligations at the border
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** NYC Bar on lawyers’ ethical obligations at the border Since the election, border crossings have been subject to greater scrutiny by…
Rank this Week: 811

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information.

https://schwartzlawpc.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Necessary Steps to a Successful Long-Term Disability Claim

    Necessary Steps to a Successful Long-Term Disability Claim
    Policies Reviewed The first thing a competent lawyer must do in evaluating a potential long-term disability claim is discuss with you what type of insurance policy or policies you own. Do you have an individual or private long-term disability…
  • Oct 9

    Plant Company’s Growing Stock Ruined, Insurance Company Forced to Pay Claim

    Plant Company’s Growing Stock Ruined, Insurance Company Forced to Pay Claim
    A Michigan federal judge recently granted a large plant-growing company’s summary judgment motion in a case against its insurer over coverage for thousands of plants that died following a cooling system breakdown. Not surprisingly, the…
  • Oct 3

    $300 Million—Plus Ruling Favors NJ Transit Against Insurer—Words Matter!

    $300 Million—Plus Ruling Favors NJ Transit Against Insurer—Words Matter!
    In light of the recent hurricanes that have decimated parts of the United States, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, it is important to remember that ongoing battles that resulted from older natural disasters continue—in particular, from…
Rank this Week: 893

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 18

    *New* Agricultural & Environmental Science Database

    *New* Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
    Renowned for our Environmental Law programs, the Cornell library continues seeking new resources to add to our collection. Recently, we subscribed to a new database by Proquest called Agricultural & Environmental Science Database. As its…
  • May 2

    *NEW*Summer & Post-Graduation Access info about Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law

    *NEW*Summer & Post-Graduation Access info about Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law
    Want to know your access privilege to your favorite legal databases for the summer or post-graduation? Here are all the details you need to know. For our Graduates Westlaw You will begin to see a pop-up message whenever you log into…
  • Feb 8

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!
    Previous only available in print in the reference collection, now available both in print and on HeinOnline, National Survey of State Laws is an indispensable reference work provides an overall view of some of the most-asked about and…
Rank this Week: 817

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Oct 18

    Major Graduate Student Symposium on Labour Issues at York

    Major Graduate Student Symposium on Labour Issues at York
    The Global Labour Research Centre (of which I am a faculty associate) at York University is hosting its annual Graduate Student Symposium on October 26-27.  Looks like a great line up.  I am chairing the first panel of papers on…
  • Oct 9

    Should Ontario Introduce New Prohibited Grounds Into Human Rights Code?

    Should Ontario Introduce New Prohibited Grounds Into Human Rights Code?
    Former Law Dean, now MPP Natalie Des Rosiers has proposed reforms to the Ontario Human Rights Code that would add four new prohibited grounds, including:  genetics, immigration status, social condition and police records. Des Rosiers is…
  • Oct 5

    Precarious Work Conference at Western (Nov. 3-4)

    Precarious Work Conference at Western (Nov. 3-4)
    Professor Michael Lynk of Western Law has sent along the flyer for the upcoming annual Labour Law conference.  This year’s theme is Precarious Work, which is the current hot topic in the field.   Looks like a great line-up,…
Rank this Week: 778

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Virginia Disability Law Blog

Covers Social Security disability law and special needs trusts. By Sheri R. Abrams.

http://sheriabrams.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Conditions Added to Compassionate Allowance List

    Conditions Added to Compassionate Allowance List
    SSA announced the addition of three conditions to its Compassionate Allowance (CAL) list on September 5. There are now 228 conditions that qualify for expedited processing through the CAL program. The three new Compassionate Allowance…
  • Oct 16

    Safeguard Your Child’s Financial Future Without Jeopardizing Benefits Using a Special Needs Trust

    Safeguard Your Child’s Financial Future Without Jeopardizing Benefits Using a Special Needs Trust
    For many families that have a loved one with disabilities, access to federal and/or state benefits is critical and essential.  Even if the family has the financial means to pay for care, access to Medicaid may still be necessary.…
  • Oct 13

    Social Security Recipients to Get the Biggest Raise in Years!

    Social Security Recipients to Get the Biggest Raise in Years!
    The Social Security Administration has just announced that people receiving Social Security Retirement, Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will be getting a raise in 2018, the largest increase since 2012. It…
Rank this Week: 736

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 790

Energy & the Law

Energy & the Law

Covers energy policy, eminent domain, hydraulic fracturing, and royalty disputes. By Looper Reed & McGraw P.C.

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

    Oil and Gas in Texas: Some Law and a Little History

    Oil and Gas in Texas: Some Law and a Little History
    Welcome to the binary edition, where you have a choice: An informative and engaging stroll through the history of the oil and gas business in Texas, or a wonkish and also informative legal analysis. First, at the recent summer meeting of…
  • Oct 10

    Lessons from a Liftboat Contract

    Lessons from a Liftboat Contract
    Semco, LLC v. The Grand, LTD. is nominally about a $15 million liftboat construction contract and the legal issues one would expect after a long trial and a big verdict. This post is more about how to administer and perform a contract,…
  • Oct 3

    What’s New in the Methane Debate?

    What’s New in the Methane Debate?
    Occasionally we visit issues larger than one-off courthouse decisions. Here are a few selected stories on the extent to which fracking contributes to rising levels of methane and, maybe, to climate change. There are conflicting…
Rank this Week: 874

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 948

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and Erie County accident and injury information. By Purchase & George P.C.

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Motorcycle burn injuries might require extensive treatment

    Motorcycle burn injuries might require extensive treatment
    Many different injuries can occur in a motorcycle accident. Burns are one type that you might not automatically think about; however, these are more common than most people realize. The pipes and other components of the motorcycle are…
  • Oct 12

    Trucker fatigue can lead to serious crashes: Know your right

    Trucker fatigue can lead to serious crashes: Know your right
    There are many causes of semitruck crashes, but the only one that matters in your case is the one that caused your crash. We understand that finding out the cause of the crash is probably going to be a...
  • Oct 4

    October 2017 Newsletter

    October 2017 Newsletter
    Read our October Newsletter Here!...
Rank this Week: 727

Kentucky Court Report

Kentucky Court Report

Provides updates of decisions, argument calendars, news and developments for the Supreme Court of Kentucky and Kentucky Court of Appeals. By Michael Stevens.

http://kycourtreport.com/
  • Oct 17

    Torts: Bad Faith and Nonpayment or Delay of Payment of PIP benefits (MVRA)

    Torts: Bad Faith and Nonpayment or Delay of Payment of PIP benefits (MVRA)
    The Kentucky Motor Vehicle Reparation Act, KRS 304.39, et seq., provides an exclusive remedy where an insurance company wrongfully delays or denies payment of no-fault benefits. There is no other Kentucky statute, regulation or case law which…
  • Oct 17

    Torts: Breach of Fiduciary Duty

    Torts: Breach of Fiduciary Duty
    The common law tort of breach of fiduciary duty requires the plaintiff to plead and prove four basic elements: “(1) the existence of a fiduciary duty; (2) the breach of that duty; (3) injury; and (4) causation.” Baptist Phys.…
  • Oct 17

    Torts: Breach of fiduciary duty and first party insurance claim

    Torts: Breach of fiduciary duty and first party insurance claim
    Punitive damages were not permitted for the breach of contract claim in Federal Kemper Ins. Co. v. Hornback, 711 SW 2d 844 (Ky. 1986).  However, Justice Liebson’s dissent is noted for future reference on the existence of a…
Rank this Week: 919

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Oct 17

    Is “Poise” a Qualification or a Subjective Assessment Prone to Bias?

    Is “Poise” a Qualification or a Subjective Assessment Prone to Bias?
    Qualifications normally are an  important consideration in discrimination cases. In recent weeks, however, the EEOC has ruled in two age discrimination cases that subjective assessments  outweigh objective qualifications. In both…
  • Oct 9

    Behavioral Design Algorithms Show Promise and Peril in Hiring

    Behavioral Design Algorithms Show Promise and Peril in Hiring
    A new technology has the potential to both reduce and exacerbate illegal bias in hiring. The New York Times has reported that two start-up hiring platforms, Applied and Pymetrics, have created algorithms using  artificial…
  • Sep 24

    EEOC Secrecy Rule Hides Procedural Irregularities and Gross Unfairne

    EEOC Secrecy Rule Hides Procedural Irregularities and Gross Unfairne
    A recent decision by the EEOC raises questions about whether the secrecy surrounding the EEOC’s handling of discrimination complaints hides serious procedural irregularities and basic unfairness. EEOC spokeswoman Kimberly Smith-Brown…
Rank this Week: 891

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: 887

Real Property & Title Insurance…

Real Property & Title Insurance Update

Provides a weekly summary of select real property and title insurance cases and recent developments. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/real-property-case-law-blog/
Rank this Week: 933

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

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

    California Age Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook

    California Age Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook
    The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, 29 USC 621, outlaws discrimination on the basis of one’s older age. When Congress passed the law, it acknowledged that older persons were disadvantaged by companies had commonly begun…
  • Oct 15

    $2.75M Settlement Proposed in California Employee Misclassification Lawsuit

    $2.75M Settlement Proposed in California Employee Misclassification Lawsuit
    A California employee misclassification lawsuit appears to be drawing toward a resolution, after plaintiffs – a group of corporate training managers – have asked a federal judge to approve a $2.75 million settlement alleging their…
  • Oct 14

    New California Employment Laws Enacted in October 2017

    New California Employment Laws Enacted in October 2017
    In mid-September, the 2017 California Legislature adjourned, having sent more than seven hundred bills to Governor Jerry Brown for approval. Governor Brown has already signed many of these bills into law. Among the new laws are several…
Rank this Week: 922

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers topics specifically concerning business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb, P.A.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Oct 17

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The controlling shareholder—i.e., the shareholder with a majority of the voting power— in a closely-held corporation has significant influence over the…
  • Oct 16

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida
    Sometimes it is necessary to remove someone from your property. There are a number of legal theories that involve someone entering upon real property and the claim that a landowner ultimately asserts depends on the relationship it has with…
  • Oct 12

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Francisco J. Rolon, J.D. Candidate Judges have an ethical obligation to be fair and impartial, but sometimes there are circumstances where attorneys are within their rights to move to disqualify judges to…
Rank this Week: 731

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Florida Business Litigation Blog

Covers business litigation, procedural components of civil litigation, case law updates and legal issue analysis. By Jimerson & Cobb.

http://www.jimersoncobb.com/blog/category/florida-business-litigation/
  • Oct 17

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim

    Avoiding Shareholder Oppression Claim
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Daniel L. Buchholz, JD Candidate The controlling shareholder—i.e., the shareholder with a majority of the voting power— in a closely-held corporation has significant influence over the…
  • Oct 16

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida

    Real Property Claim for Ejectment in Florida
    Sometimes it is necessary to remove someone from your property. There are a number of legal theories that involve someone entering upon real property and the claim that a landowner ultimately asserts depends on the relationship it has with…
  • Oct 12

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida

    I don’t recommend it, but this is what you must do to get a judge disqualified from your case in Florida
    By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. and Francisco J. Rolon, J.D. Candidate Judges have an ethical obligation to be fair and impartial, but sometimes there are circumstances where attorneys are within their rights to move to disqualify judges to…
Rank this Week: 911

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
  • Oct 17

    $2.73 Million Jury Verdict for Pedestrian Struck by Bus Causing Amputation

    $2.73 Million Jury Verdict for Pedestrian Struck by Bus Causing Amputation
    Joan Grove was standing at an intersection in downtown Pittsburgh during rush hour. She was in her fifties at the time. While a bus was attempting to pass another car near the intersection, the driver of that commuter bus came close to the…
  • Oct 11

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury
    The Illinois Appellate Court has upheld a record-breaking $21.4 million jury verdict for a railroad conductor after his heel was irreparably damaged at a railyard. The Illinois Appellate Court for the 1st District rejected all of Norfolk…
  • Oct 4

    U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Illinois Mandatory Union Dues Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Illinois Mandatory Union Dues Case
    In 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court cast doubt on the legality of mandatory union fees for non-union members. The opinion of the high court did not strike the fee as being a constitutional violation; instead, they commented that the precedent…
Rank this Week: 829

InvestorLawyers.net

InvestorLawyers.net

Covers the right to recover money from dishonest stockbrokers and investment advisers.

http://www.investorlawyers.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 854

Lopsider

Lopsider

Explores Legal Operations, Innovation & Disruption. By Peter Krakaur.

http://www.lopsider.com/
  • Oct 16

    KRACK and WiFi Security – Take Note

    KRACK and WiFi Security – Take Note
    A new vulnerability in all wi-fi enabled devices was announced today impacting the typical way many of us access wi-fi networks (WPA2 personal). Initial reports suggest Android and Linux users particularly vulnerable but it is safe to assume…
  • Oct 16

    Law Firms Are Falling Behind on Technology & Client Expectation

    Law Firms Are Falling Behind on Technology & Client Expectation
    Law firms are not keeping pace with technology developments and client expectations according to a recent PwC report. According to the report surveying more than half the UK's largest firms, 7-% have invested in collaboration technology and…
  • Oct 16

    The Legal Department of the Future

    The Legal Department of the Future
    The three key drivers for legal departments in the future are technology, service delivery models, and legal operations. Deloitte discusses the trends that will help law departments transform from in-house law firms to functions that drive…
Rank this Week: 844

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 856

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Florida Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers real estate law, commercial leasing and real estate development. By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel.

http://www.floridarealestatelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 793

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
Rank this Week: 934

NorCal IP

NorCal IP

Covers notable new case filings and verdicts within the Northern District of California. By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/norcal-ip/
  • Oct 16

    Orrick Event (Santa Monica) – Understanding your IP

    Orrick Event (Santa Monica) – Understanding your IP
    It takes more than a great idea to develop a viable product.  Startups need to develop an intellectual property (IP) strategy in order to protect, commercialize and monetize their business.  Join a group of Orrick’s tech and…
  • Oct 13

    Hatch Hints at Changes to Patent Law

    Hatch Hints at Changes to Patent Law
    A Look Forward on Patent Reform, Senator Orrin Hatch, October 2, 2017 Patent law reform legislation reminds us of a horror movie zombie:  it’s never truly dead.  A recent post from Utah Senator Orrin Hatch is the latest…
  • Oct 9

    Is It Too Late For Velcro to Hook the Public on Hook and Loop?

    Is It Too Late For Velcro to Hook the Public on Hook and Loop?
    In an effort to protect itself against genericide—the death of a trademark because the brand name becomes synonymous with the type of product—Velcro’s legal department released a video two weeks ago pleading with the public…
Rank this Week: 900

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, injuries and product liability news. By Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C.

http://www.louisianainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 855

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 752

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Oct 16

    Dieselgate: Bringing a Face to Scandal Impacting Volkswagen Owner

    Dieselgate: Bringing a Face to Scandal Impacting Volkswagen Owner
    A Volkswagen manager pleaded guilty to conspiracy and violating the Clean Air Act and could get seven years in prison. A Volkswagen engineer who agreed to testify against the Volkswagen manager was sentenced to three years in prison for the…
  • Oct 11

    Federal Rule 34 Primer — A shepherd’s guide to “herding cats”

    Federal Rule 34 Primer — A shepherd’s guide to “herding cats”
    Federal Rules were last updated in 2016 and the changes were thought to be significant. Welcomed by some and scorned by others, those changes are still being evaluated and applied by judges across the country. The Sedona Conference has…
  • Oct 9

    Nursing Home Care — Who protects the most vulnerable?

    Nursing Home Care — Who protects the most vulnerable?
    A recent article in Law360 suggested that nursing home claims may rise in the wake of Hurricane Irma and the Hollywood Hills Nursing Home tragedy. The article seemed to downplay the problem in nursing homes. It should not have. Certainly I am…
Rank this Week: 858

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

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

    A Member By Any Other Name . . . May Have Access to LLC Books and Record

    A Member By Any Other Name . . . May Have Access to LLC Books and Record
    Is a “Management Member” of an LLC, who holds only an economic interest, a “Member” for purposes of demanding access to the LLC’s books and records? Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich, applying Delaware law,…
  • Oct 9

    Court Defines “True Deadlock”

    Court Defines “True Deadlock”
    The Supreme Court of Massachusetts recently formulated a useful, four-factor test for "true deadlock" in corporate dissolution cases. Learn more in this week's New York Business Divorce. Continue Reading…
  • Oct 2

    LLC’s Purpose Being Achieved? Business Doing Fine? Good Luck Getting Judicial Dissolution

    LLC’s Purpose Being Achieved? Business Doing Fine? Good Luck Getting Judicial Dissolution
    A minority member of an LLC that operates a Manhattan restaurant learned how tough it can be to get judicial dissolution of a financially sound LLC that's achieving its intended purpose, notwithstanding allegations of majority oppression.…
Rank this Week: 897

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
  • Oct 15

    Motion to Dismiss Denied in New York Federal Legal Malpractice Case

    Motion to Dismiss Denied in New York Federal Legal Malpractice Case
    The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has recently refused to dismiss a legal malpractice action against a law firm.  A client sued his former counsel, Seward & Kissel LLP, for failing to conduct due diligence…
  • Feb 22

    AIRPLANE CRASH VICTIMS SUE ATTORNEY FOR FAILING TO TIMELY FILE CLAIM

    AIRPLANE CRASH VICTIMS SUE ATTORNEY FOR FAILING TO TIMELY FILE CLAIM
    Three Plaintiffs have filed suit in the Northern District Court of Illinois against an attorney, alleging legal malpractice. They claim that the Defendant failed to timely file their action in connection with an airplane crash. On August 24,…
  • Feb 22

    AIRPLANE CRASH VICTIMS SUE ATTORNEY FOR FAILING TO TIMELY FILE CLAIM

    AIRPLANE CRASH VICTIMS SUE ATTORNEY FOR FAILING TO TIMELY FILE CLAIM
    Three Plaintiffs have filed suit in the Northern District Court of Illinois against an attorney, alleging legal malpractice. They claim that the Defendant failed to timely file their action in connection with an airplane crash. On August 24,…
Rank this Week: 802

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Study: DePuy Attune Knee System Has “Unusually High” Early Failure Rate

    Study: DePuy Attune Knee System Has “Unusually High” Early Failure Rate
    A recent study conducted by nine prominent orthopaedic surgeons and published in The Journal of Knee Surgery revealed the Attune Total Knee Arthroplasty System had an unusually high rate of failure, prompting calls for further research. The…
  • Oct 8

    Hip Replacement Market Booms Despite Boston Injury Case

    Hip Replacement Market Booms Despite Boston Injury Case
    Defective hip implants are a major and ongoing problem throughout the U.S., yet the demand for the procedure is at an all-time high. A recent analysis of the of the state of the hip replacement market though 2024 by Persistence Market…
  • Sep 30

    Pursuing a Defective Vehicle Lawsuit

    Pursuing a Defective Vehicle Lawsuit
    There are many reasons a car accident can occur in Boston. Most of the time, the crash occurs as a result of an at-fault driver who was engaged in negligent driving.  However, in some cases, including single-vehicle accidents, we are…
Rank this Week: 841

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 13

    Indonesia’s Contradictory Death Penalty Rhetoric

    Indonesia’s Contradictory Death Penalty Rhetoric
    Source: Human Rights Watch (11 October 2017)https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/10/11/indonesias-contradictory-death-penalty-rhetoricIndonesia’s government on Tuesday marked World Day Against the Death Penalty by issuing a self-serving and…
  • Oct 13

    8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain

    8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain
    Source: Khaosod English (12 October 2017)http://www.khaosodenglish.com/politics/2017/10/12/8-years-last-execution-abolition-still-not-guaranteed/BANGKOK — Those campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty may take solace in the…
  • Oct 12

    Amnesty: Singapore's death penalty reform flawed

    Amnesty: Singapore's death penalty reform flawed
    Source: The Star Online (11 October 2017)http://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2017/10/11/singapores-death-penalty-reform-flawed-amnesty/Singapore (AFP) - Singapore's reforms to its use of the death penalty are flawed, with some low-level…
Rank this Week: 867

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: 899

Health Employment And Labor

Health Employment And Labor

Covers labor and employment law for the healthcare industry. By Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

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

    Attorney General Reverses Obama-Era Protection of Transgender Employee

    Attorney General Reverses Obama-Era Protection of Transgender Employee
    In an October 4, 2017 letter to all United States attorneys and heads of federal agencies, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) will no longer interpret Title VII of the Civil Rights Act…
  • Oct 12

    Trump Administration Limits Affordable Care Act’s Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

    Trump Administration Limits Affordable Care Act’s Contraceptive Coverage Mandate
    On Friday October 6, 2017, the Trump administration released two interim final rules expanding the exemptions allowed under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (the “ACA’s”) contraceptive coverage mandate.…
  • Oct 11

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination

    Plan Sponsors: Potential Targets for IRS Compliance Examination
    Our colleague Sharon L. Lippett, at Epstein Becker Green, has a post on the Financial Services Employment Law blog that will be of interest to many of our health care and life sciences employers and plan sponsors: “Plan…
Rank this Week: 925

Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By The Law Office of David Liebrader, Inc.

https://www.securitiesfraudlawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 13

    FINRA fines Mercury Securitie

    FINRA fines Mercury Securitie
    Mercury Securities hit with censure and fine In July 2017, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) announced that Mercury Securities of San Rafael, CA submitted an acceptance, waiver and consent letter regarding its…
  • Oct 6

    Sean Sladek Sentenced to 46 Months for Wire Fraud

    Sean Sladek Sentenced to 46 Months for Wire Fraud
    Sean Sladek pleads guilty in Las Vegas USDC The securities attorneys at The Law Office of David Liebrader have opened an investigation into the investment related conduct of Sean Sladek, who plead guilty on October 4, 2017 to defrauding…
  • Oct 1

    Terry Bahgat Barred by FINRA Sued by SEC

    Terry Bahgat Barred by FINRA Sued by SEC
    Terry Bahgat who was barred by FINRA in March, 2017, has now been sued by the SEC. In March, 2017 FINRA barred former Cambridge Investment Research and Gradient Securities broker Terry Bahgat, aka Tarek Bahgat for refusing to cooperate with a…
Rank this Week: 864

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

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

    Court Extinguishes Volunteer Firefighter’s Whistleblower Claim

    Court Extinguishes Volunteer Firefighter’s Whistleblower Claim
    New Jersey’s Appellate Division recently ruled that volunteer firefighters are not protected by New Jersey’s whistleblower law, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”), because they are not…
  • Oct 6

    Court Reinstates Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Claim

    Court Reinstates Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Claim
    A recent Third Circuit opinion, Moody v. Atlantic City Board of Education, reversed a District Court’s order which had dismissed an employee’s sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit. Michelle Moody worked as a substitute…
  • Sep 30

    Omar A. López Joins Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg

    Omar A. López Joins Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg
    Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg is delighted to announce that Omar A. López has become Of Counsel to our firm.  Prior to joining us, Mr. López had his own firm in downtown Montclair at which he primarily…
Rank this Week: 784

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 758