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Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 634

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
  • Sep 21

    Meet the patent trolls of the 2030s: Bosch, Volkswagen, Daimler, BMW

    Meet the patent trolls of the 2030s: Bosch, Volkswagen, Daimler, BMW
    Four days before the 67th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt will end, I'd like to offer a bold prediction: unless a miracle of the kind I can't imagine happens, Germany's automotive industry (car manufacturers as well as suppliers)…
  • Sep 12

    Apple v. Samsung design patent damages: September 13 panel discussion in Washington DC

    Apple v. Samsung design patent damages: September 13 panel discussion in Washington DC
    About a month and a half ago, Judge Lucy Koh of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California held that Samsung had not waived its "article of manufacture" argument in the first Apple v. Samsung case. That was…
  • Sep 8

    Judge denies Qualcomm motions for preliminary injunctions against Apple, contract manufacturer

    Judge denies Qualcomm motions for preliminary injunctions against Apple, contract manufacturer
    It's not like Qualcomm didn't already have plenty of legal problems. But Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California has just (this morning by Pacific Time) handed down two decisions…
Rank this Week: 825

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 141

Filewrapper.com

Filewrapper.com

Features news and commentary on intellectual property law. By McKee, Voorhees & Sease.

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

    Federal Circuit Emphasizes “Why” is Important Part of Obviousness Rationales in Chemical Patent Case

    Federal Circuit Emphasizes “Why” is Important Part of Obviousness Rationales in Chemical Patent Case
    Post By Jonathan L. Kennedy In a recent decision by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, In re Stepan Company, the Federal Circuit reversed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision to affirm an examiner’s rejection that claims…
  • Sep 13

    Hollywood Studios Prevail Against Family-Friendly Video Streaming Site

    Hollywood Studios Prevail Against Family-Friendly Video Streaming Site
    Post By Brandon Clark In a 3-0 ruling, a federal appeals court sided with Disney, Warner Bros., and Twentieth Century Fox by affirming an injunction that shut down movie filtering service VidAngel, Inc., saying that a ruling to the…
  • Sep 6

    Trade Secrets: Lessons for Employer

    Trade Secrets: Lessons for Employer
    Post By Patricia Sweeney Two court cases have provided a potent lesson in the need to interview incoming employees from competitors, and when the so-called “nuclear option” is available, when it is your trade secret that walks…
Rank this Week: 739

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

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

    Podcast: Domestic Abuse & Harassment: Restraining Orders & Orders For Protection Under Minnesota Law

    Podcast: Domestic Abuse & Harassment: Restraining Orders & Orders For Protection Under Minnesota Law
    The Family Law Show returns, with a summary of the issues involved in obtaining, or defending against, an Order for Protection or Harassment Restraining Order. The conduct giving rise to either Order may impact litigants in three types of…
  • Sep 13

    Starting Over: Life After an Emotionally Abusive Marriage

    Starting Over: Life After an Emotionally Abusive Marriage
    Divorce inevitably creates heartbreak. That’s an irreducible part of the process. But the extent of the mental and emotional suffering depends sensitively not just on the divorce process but also on what happened in the relationship…
  • Aug 27

    The Grandparent’s Guide to Surviving Your Daughter’s Minnesota Divorce

    The Grandparent’s Guide to Surviving Your Daughter’s Minnesota Divorce
    Your adult daughter is getting a divorce. Guess who’s likely to be spending more time with the grandchildren? The assumption may be intrusive, but it’s also natural; after all, in a time of crisis like this, to whom else can your…
Rank this Week: 206

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

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

    Fatal Security Lapse? Martin Hvizda Killed in Atlanta Gas Station Shooting

    Fatal Security Lapse? Martin Hvizda Killed in Atlanta Gas Station Shooting
    Could This Senseless Loss of Life Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting and carjacking outside an Atlanta Exxon Mobile station reportedly claimed the life of 31-year-old Martin Hvizda Saturday, September 16, 2017. According to WSBTV 2…
  • Aug 30

    Security Lapse? Manuel Martinez Injured in Las Costas Nayaritas Parking Lot Shooting

    Security Lapse? Manuel Martinez Injured in Las Costas Nayaritas Parking Lot Shooting
    Could This Duluth Restaurant Parking Lot Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting outside Las Costas Nayaritas Mexican restaurant reportedly left Manuel Martinez injured Sunday night, August 27, 2017. According to the AJC, Mr.…
  • Aug 28

    Security Failure? Man Robbed, Shot Outside Decatur Gas Station

    Security Failure? Man Robbed, Shot Outside Decatur Gas Station
    Could This Decatur Gas Station Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A man was reportedly shot during a violent robbery outside a BP gas station in Decatur Friday, August 18, 2017. According to FOX 5, the shooting occurred “at the BP…
Rank this Week: 213

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

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

    Protecting the House from the Nursing Home

    Protecting the House from the Nursing Home
    Many clients ask, ” Do we have to sell their loved one’s house when she enters a nursing home?”  Our response is usually, “Not necessarily”. One of the ways to avoid a sale, is to use the…
  • Sep 7

    Dictating from the Grave: Using Incentive Trust

    Dictating from the Grave: Using Incentive Trust
    Many of our clients have children or grandchildren (beneficiaries) that need protection from their own proclivities even as adults.  Some of these habits include addictions, poor spending habits or just not living up to…
  • Aug 24

    Understanding the Role of a Guardian ad Litem in Guardianship Proceeding

    Understanding the Role of a Guardian ad Litem in Guardianship Proceeding
    When a Petition for Guardianship of an Adult with an Alledged Disability is filed, the Court will often times appoint a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) to conduct an investigation.  The GAL is a local attorney who is responsible for representing…
Rank this Week: 225

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Sep 20

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective
    On the first Monday in October, the Supreme Court session opens. Professors Adam Chilton, Aziz Huq, and Daniel Hemel offer insight into some of the issues the Court will hear in the upcoming year. Recorded on September 18, 2017, in…
  • May 2

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"
    With commentary by Professor Daniel Hemel Professor Nielson is a law professor at Brigham Young University and teaches/writes in the areas of administrative law, civil procedure, federal courts, and antitrust. Before joining the faculty,…
  • Apr 21

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)
    Featuring Professors Nancy Chi Cantalupo, Katharine Baker, Daniel Hemel, and Richard Epstein. Moderated by Professor Emily Buss. Presented by the Domestic and Sexual Violence Project, Defenders, Law Women's Caucus, Education and Child…
Rank this Week: 193

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Provides news and opinions on immigration law and policy. By Susan I. Nelson.

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

    Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Texas Deferred Adjudication is a Conviction

    Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Texas Deferred Adjudication is a Conviction
    Don't Learn The Hard Way. What Happens When You Find Out Too Late That Your Criminal Case Will Result In Removal Proceedings If You Are Not A United States Citizen by Walter M. Reaves, Jr. This is a great article by Walter Reaves about what…
  • Sep 15

    Baylor Law Immigration Clinic To Host Legal Clinic for DACA Renewal

    Baylor Law Immigration Clinic To Host Legal Clinic for DACA Renewal
    The Baylor Law Immigration Clinic is offering DACA renewal assistance to undocumented immigrants who's DACA status expires anytime before March 5, 2018. Those who's DACA status expires after March 5, 2018 are not eligible for renewal. The…
  • Sep 6

    Waco Police Chief says SB 4 won't put Waco PD in immigration enforcement role

    Waco Police Chief says SB 4 won't put Waco PD in immigration enforcement role
    Waco Tribune Herald by J.B. Smith Waco Police Chief Ryan Holt says Texas’ new sanctuary cities law gives officers leeway to ask about immigration status, but he expects it will be rare and must be done with documentation justifying it.
Rank this Week: 514

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    DWI Jury Instructions Must Be Tailored to the Evidence | DWI Defense

    DWI Jury Instructions Must Be Tailored to the Evidence | DWI Defense
    Proper DWI Jury Instructions The Court of Criminal Appeals handed down its decision in Burnett v. State today holding that trial courts must tailor the definition of “intoxication” in DWI jury instructions to the facts raised in…
  • Sep 18

    Is CBD Oil Legal in Texas? | CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texa

    Is CBD Oil Legal in Texas? | CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texa
    CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texas CBD Oil is legal by prescription in Texas to treat seizures caused by intractable epilepsy. CBD Oil is not legal recreationally, for pain relief, anxiety, depression or other any other purpose. Although CBD Oils…
  • Sep 14

    How to Keep the Police Out of Your iPhone | iPhone X Edition

    How to Keep the Police Out of Your iPhone | iPhone X Edition
    Apple unveiled its newest iPhones this week – the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X (“iPhone 10 not iPhone “X”.) Tim Cooks assured the world that Face ID – Apple’s face recognition technology – is 20 times…
Rank this Week: 771

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

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

    Prior Crimes Can Impact Your Sentence

    Prior Crimes Can Impact Your Sentence
    Police recently arrested a hit-and-run suspect in Sunrise after the man allegedly struck a bicyclist who was on her way home fro work. The suspect comes to court as an experienced defendant, as this offense represents his sixth traffic…
  • Sep 7

    Sheriff Promises Arrests for Outstanding Warrants at Hurricane Shelter

    Sheriff Promises Arrests for Outstanding Warrants at Hurricane Shelter
    While monster Hurricane Irma threatens the Florida peninsula after battering the Bahamas, Floridians everywhere are making plans either to evacuate or hunker down. Those who choose to stay (or are unable to leave) may have only one option…
  • Sep 2

    The Nurse, The Deputy and the Warrantless Blood Draw

    The Nurse, The Deputy and the Warrantless Blood Draw
    In an explosive video that went viral recently, a Utah nurse is manhandled and arrested by a sheriff’s deputy, irate that the charge nurse refused to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient absent a warrant. He threatened her…
Rank this Week: 789

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Sep 20

    852 RARE: Open for Research: The Papers of Stanley S. Surrey

    852 RARE: Open for Research: The Papers of Stanley S. Surrey
    “…I doubt that any person alive today has had as close and as varied a relationship with the Internal Revenue Code as I have had.” – Surrey, Unpublished Memoir Historical & Special Collections is pleased to…
  • Sep 20

    Book Talk: Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense, Wed., Oct. 4, at noon

    Book Talk: Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense, Wed., Oct. 4, at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of Stand Your Ground: A History of America’s Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense  (Beacon Press, 2017) by Caroline Light, Director…
  • Sep 19

    Join us to celebrate Banned Books Week!

    Join us to celebrate Banned Books Week!
    Banned Books Week is coming and we are excited! As librarians, the freedom to read is in our DNA. Every year scores of books have their places in libraries and schools challenged by would-be censors. We can’t stand that, but we can…
Rank this Week: 900

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Coping with Water Damage in the Law Library

    Coping with Water Damage in the Law Library
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->On the morning of Thursday, September 14, members of the Moritz Law Library staff came into work to discover exploded ceiling tiles and wet carpet on the third floor of the law library. The…
  • Sep 18

    Request a Research Consultation with a Moritz Librarian

    Request a Research Consultation with a Moritz Librarian
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->If you are writing a research paper for a seminar or a note for a law review or journal this semester, now might be a good time to schedule an in-office research consultation with a Moritz…
  • Sep 11

    BuckeyeBox and Microsoft Office: Free Software and Storage Solutions for OSU Student

    BuckeyeBox and Microsoft Office: Free Software and Storage Solutions for OSU Student
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Working on a group project for class? Sharing documents or images with others? All OSU students, faculty, and staff have access to BuckeyeBox, a cloud-based collaboration tool that allows…
Rank this Week: 187

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

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

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

    Maryland Bed Sore Claims | Answers for Your Question

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

    Birth Injury Claims on Behalf of Military Parents | New Opinion

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

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

    What Are Motor Vehicle Crash Personal Injury Cases Worth in Maryland?
    How much is an injury case worth in Maryland? Jury Verdict Research published a new Maryland specific study on the median compensation awards for car, truck and motorcycle accidents. In cases that go to trial, the median recovery was $11,328.…
Rank this Week: 41

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

    Influence by Big Business Causing U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Spread Legal Untruth
    It’s a misperception that just won’t go away: Today’s court system is bogged down by frivolous civil lawsuits. The truth is that more than 60% of lawsuits today are businesses suing other businesses or civilians and that…
  • Sep 5

    Dancer Paralyzed by Shelter Collapse at O’Hare Receives $148 Million

    Dancer Paralyzed by Shelter Collapse at O’Hare Receives $148 Million
    After less than a day of deliberation, a Chicago jury awarded Tierney Darden $148 million for a shelter collapse outside O’Hare Airport that ripped her spinal cord in half, leaving her permanently paralyzed from the waist down and in…
  • Aug 31

    Ford Explorers Sickening Drivers and Passengers with Carbon Monoxide

    Ford Explorers Sickening Drivers and Passengers with Carbon Monoxide
    Those who ride in a Ford Explorer as a passenger or a driver are putting themselves at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. Despite nearly 2,100 complaints to Ford and another 791 to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration…
Rank this Week: 923

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Excluding a Piece of Evidence from Trial – The Exclusionary Rule

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

    Cannabis Community Disturbed by State Board Meeting

    Cannabis Community Disturbed by State Board Meeting
    On September 12, 2017, the Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing Board left many patients and caregivers with a sense of fear and frustration. As one member of the audience stated, “Does this board want us to start buying drugs on the…
  • Sep 13

    Cannabis License Meeting’s Leave Citizens in Fear

    Cannabis License Meeting’s Leave Citizens in Fear
    What if I told you that a business that seems to be legal and a cure to the economic crisis in the state of Michigan was growing more vulnerable by the day? While that may seem like a stretch to many that are reading this, the first meeting…
Rank this Week: 340

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 332

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

Covers family law and collaborative team practice issues. By Galbraith Family Law.

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

    Discussing Your Divorce: Avoiding Dangerous Advice

    Discussing Your Divorce: Avoiding Dangerous Advice
      There comes a time in our life when you must make decisions based on what lies ahead in your future. The decision could be to pack up and move to another country for a promotion, go back to school, get married, start a family, even…
  • Aug 9

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep
                                               Are Limited Scope Retainers Right for Everyone? You may feel that you have a strong case.…
  • Mar 2

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?
    I often have clients that ask, is it really necessary to get a travel consent letter? The short answer is yes. Unless you want to take the risk of having your beautifully planned trip ruined, then yes. It can be a small bothersome task to…
Rank this Week: 107

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

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

    The Dangers of Working on Scaffolding in Massachusetts Workplace

    The Dangers of Working on Scaffolding in Massachusetts Workplace
    Massachusetts scaffolding accidents are extremely common. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 65 percent of construction workers use scaffolds regularly. The agency estimates that 50 workers…
  • Sep 15

    Did You Get Mesothelioma While On The Job?

    Did You Get Mesothelioma While On The Job?
    Mesothelioma is a slow-growing cancer that forms in a thin layer of tissue surrounding certain internal organs, including the lungs, chest wall, and abdomen. Unfortunately, mesothelioma is often so advanced when discovered that long-term…
  • Sep 7

    Summer Isn’t Over Yet in MA- How to Avoid Heat Stress and Heat Stroke in the Workplace

    Summer Isn’t Over Yet in MA- How to Avoid Heat Stress and Heat Stroke in the Workplace
    Thousands of workers are injured every year due to becoming overheated at work. Some even die. Although these injuries spike during summer months, heat stress and heat stroke can occur throughout the year. The good news is that most of these…
Rank this Week: 915

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

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

    Parking Lot Gate Injuries – More Common Than You May Think.

    Parking Lot Gate Injuries – More Common Than You May Think.
    Parking lots and mechanical garages throughout Massachusetts often have automatic gates to control the flow of traffic coming and leaving. Unfortunately, equipment malfunctions can result in serious injuries to pedestrians, cyclists, and…
  • Sep 15

    $6.5 Million Awarded to California Man for “Pothole” Bicycle Crash

    $6.5 Million Awarded to California Man for “Pothole” Bicycle Crash
    In 2015, Peter Godefroy was seriously injured when his bicycle struck a pothole in Sherman Oaks, California. Godefroy sued the City of Los Angeles, saying that he suffered a “severe traumatic brain injury,” and that poor…
  • Sep 12

    When is a Medication Error Medical Negligence?

    When is a Medication Error Medical Negligence?
    When we’re given a prescription, we have little choice but to trust that the prescribing doctor knows what’s best for us. Unfortunately, doctors are humans and humans make mistakes. Maybe your doctor is having a bad day, or maybe…
Rank this Week: 78

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

Florida HOA Lawyer Blog

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

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

    When Residents Break Rule

    When Residents Break Rule
    All too often, we are asked by boards of directors and property managers what steps can be taken to prevent residents from continuing to break rules in their communities. Seldom, however, do we hear community associations that are active and…
  • Sep 18

    Post-Irma Impacts on Association Annual Meetings and Election

    Post-Irma Impacts on Association Annual Meetings and Election
    While recovery from property damage and power outages may take precedence in the hours and days following a hurricane, it is also important to consider—and to take swift action to recover from— not-so-apparent implications of a…
  • Sep 15

    Helpful Tips to Consider When Filing an Insurance Claim

    Helpful Tips to Consider When Filing an Insurance Claim
    We hope that you and your loved ones are safe after the storm with little to no damage to your property.  Our thoughts remain with those whose homes and loved ones were impacted by Hurricane Irma.  As local, state and federal…
Rank this Week: 544

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Sep 20

    Top 5 Reasons Why You May Need a Florida Workers Compensation Attorney

    Top 5 Reasons Why You May Need a Florida Workers Compensation Attorney
    An injury at work is nerve racking as is. You may be worried about your boss’s reaction to the workplace injury. The insurance company may deny medical care and lost wages until they conduct an investigation. Regardless of the…
  • Sep 15

    Benefits of Applying with a Social Security Disability Attorney

    Benefits of Applying with a Social Security Disability Attorney
    The Social Security Administration approves approximately 45% of all claims filed with this administration with a denial rate of 43% and dismissal rate of 21%. In South Florida, disability claims are approved at 43%, just below the national…
  • Sep 14

    4 Necessary Steps to Avoid Being Sued for Negligent Hiring

    4 Necessary Steps to Avoid Being Sued for Negligent Hiring
    Every employer knows hiring an employee can cause them liability.  It is part of the responsibility of hiring an employee in the first place.  Every personal-injury lawyer in West Palm Beach is well aware of these laws as well.…
Rank this Week: 762

The Energy Law Blog

The Energy Law Blog

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

http://www.theenergylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 898

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

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

    Court Decides if Signature on Will is Proper

    Court Decides if Signature on Will is Proper
    A New York Probate Lawyer said that, in this contested probate proceeding, the Court determines that the propounded instrument was not executed as required by Decedent Estate Law, § 21. This statute requires by subdivision 2 thereof,…
  • Sep 16

    Petitioner Seeks to Revoke Letters of Administration

    Petitioner Seeks to Revoke Letters of Administration
    In this miscellaneous proceeding, the respondent, administrator de bonis non, moves to dismiss the petition by two alleged creditors for revocation of his letters pursuant to CPLR 3211 (a) (2) and (3). A New York Probate Lawyer said that the…
  • Sep 16

    Court Decides if Petitioner Made a Case for Summary Judgment

    Court Decides if Petitioner Made a Case for Summary Judgment
    A New York Probate Lawyer said that, before the court is the motion of the nominated successor co-trustee of the trusts created under Paragraphs Second, Third and Sixth of the will of the decedent. Movant seeks summary judgment pursuant to…
Rank this Week: 405

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/
  • Sep 20

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Weeks Ending September 8 & 15, 2017

    Real Property &amp; Title Insurance Update: Weeks Ending September 8 &amp; 15, 2017
    REAL PROPERTY UPDATE Summary judgment: trial court erred by denying borrower’s motion to amend answer and defenses, and therefore erred in entering summary judgment in favor of lender. Reyes v BAC Home Loans Servicing LP, Case No.…
  • Sep 5

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending September 1, 2017

    Real Property &amp; Title Insurance Update: Week Ending September 1, 2017
    REAL PROPERTY UPDATE Foreclosure / Statute of Limitations: trial court improperly found that, because payments due under a note and mortgage were accelerated in a prior 2009 action, the second action filed over five years later was barred by…
  • Aug 31

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending August 18 & 25, 2017

    Real Property &amp; Title Insurance Update: Week Ending August 18 &amp; 25, 2017
    REAL PROPERTY UPDATE Foreclosure: general reservation of jurisdiction in a foreclosure judgment is very limited, and certainly does not give trial court jurisdiction to eliminate a lien more than three years after Final Judgment of…
Rank this Week: 317

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy, debt and foreclosures. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Sep 20

    iHeartMedia May be Forced to Declare Bankruptcy

    iHeartMedia May be Forced to Declare Bankruptcy
    iHeartMedia Inc. is a mass media company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas and was founded in 2008. The company’s main offering includes radio broadcasting services and owns more than 850 full power radio stations throughout the US,…
  • Sep 13

    Alfred Angelo’s Bankruptcy

    Alfred Angelo’s Bankruptcy
    July 13, 2017 marked a sad day in the wedding business, as Alfred Angelo Bridal, one of the world’s largest manufacturers and retailers of wedding dressed filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation and immediately closed all of its…
  • Sep 5

    Debt Repayment Tip

    Debt Repayment Tip
    Overspending, loss of a job, medical bills, and lack of savings are amount the top reasons for debt in America. Additionally, high household debt levels are still normal and haven’t changed much since the financial meltdown of 2008.…
Rank this Week: 371

Employment Case of the Week

Employment Case of the Week

Examines one of the most interesting cases of the week and provides analysis and commentary. By Alan H. Schorr & Associates, P.C.

https://www.schorrlaw.com/case-of-the-week/
  • Sep 20

    Uber Faces Legal Battle Over Overtime Pay

    Uber Faces Legal Battle Over Overtime Pay
    One of the biggest vulnerabilities that a worker faces is the possibility that their employer might classify them as an independent contractor instead of an employee. Though there are certainly advantages to being an independent contractor if…
  • Sep 6

    Week ending 9/1/17: McClain v. Board of Review

    Week ending 9/1/17: McClain v. Board of Review
    Alan Schorr’s Case of The Week ending September 1, 2017 McClain v. Board of Review, 2017 N.J. Super. LEXIS (App. Div. August 29, 2017) (unpublished) The unemployment “black hole” just closed a little more, thanks to an…
  • Aug 22

    Week Ending 8/18/17: EEOC v. Macy’

    Week Ending 8/18/17: EEOC v. Macy’
    Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending August 18, 2017 EEOC v. Macy's, Dkt. 17-cv-5959, filed August 16, 2017, Northern District of Illinois. This week, the EEOC had a flurry of activity including a $10.25 million…
Rank this Week: 84

eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

Technology law blog covering software, copyright, privacy, the Internet, electronic commerce, and computers. By David Canton.

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Sep 20

    Canadian IT Law Association annual conference

    Canadian IT Law Association annual conference
    I just signed up to attend the fall IT-Can conference, and thought the conference was worth mentioning.  It is a consistent high quality conference for lawyers practicing in the IT/IP fields, and for others such as CIO’s. Topics…
  • Sep 6

    PIPEDA privacy breach notification regulations published for comment

    PIPEDA privacy breach notification regulations published for comment
    The draft privacy breach regulations under PIPEDA have just been published.  They are open for comment for 30 days. These regulations detail the mechanics of notifying the Privacy Commissioner and individuals when there is a privacy…
  • Aug 30

    Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession

    Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession
    Artificial Intelligence is going to have a disruptive effect on the legal profession.  The question is how soon, how much, and what areas of law come first.  This kind of disruptive change builds up slowly, but once it…
Rank this Week: 222

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 939

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

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

    Building better restraining order

    Building better restraining order
    A few weeks ago I blogged about what I considered ill-conceived child custody restraining orders. These restraints criminalized behavior that, while not ideal, are hardly incarceration worthy (e.g., no vulgarity around the children),…
  • Sep 9

    Falling into the tiger pit of prior consistent statement

    Falling into the tiger pit of prior consistent statement
    About a decade ago I represented a pre-teen girl in a DSS abuse and neglect case in which she alleged her stepfather had sexually abused her. DSS became involved after she reported the abuse to a school counselor. At a pre-trial hearing, in…
  • Aug 29

    The myth of the ironclad prenuptial agreement

    The myth of the ironclad prenuptial agreement
    Intolerable Cruelty, a lesser Coen Brothers movie, follows the courtship of an over-slick, high-powered divorce lawyer and a man-eating gold-digger, as they take turns getting over on the other. The plot’s Macguffin is the…
Rank this Week: 684

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 976

Patents Post-Grant

Patents Post-Grant

Provides insight and commentary on patent post-grant options. By Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP.

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

    PatentsPostGrant.Com September Webinar

    PatentsPostGrant.Com September Webinar
    September Webinar to Focus on Expected Changes to PTAB Practice This month’s edition of the PatentsPostGrant.com free webinar series will be held on Thursday September 28th @12:30 (EST). The September webinar is entitled: The…
  • Sep 13

    Sovereign Immunity at the PTAB a Temporary Phenomena?

    Sovereign Immunity at the PTAB a Temporary Phenomena?
    Oil States/CAFC to Unravel “Litigation” Premise Sovereign immunity from proceedings of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has become inextricably linked with the Oil States debate now before the Supreme…
  • Sep 11

    PTAB 5 Year Anniversary: Chat With Chief Judge

    PTAB 5 Year Anniversary: Chat With Chief Judge
    Boardside Chat Tomorrow Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 12-1 p.m. ET the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) will conduct a special “Boardside Chat” in which representatives from AIPLA, IPO, ABA, PTAB…
Rank this Week: 608

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Sep 19

    Study Abroad Information Sessions This Thursday

    Study Abroad Information Sessions This Thursday
    There will be two information sessions this coming Thursday September 21 in order to provide students with important details about the Law School’s study abroad opportunities.  Plan to attend and learn about how to spend…
  • Sep 19

    Dealing with the Aftermath of  Yet Another Data Breach . . . Bring in the Lawyer

    Dealing with the Aftermath of  Yet Another Data Breach . . . Bring in the Lawyer
    A couple weeks ago someone asked me what “area of law” is currently a big litigation area in civil law. My immediate response was data breach / data privacy. And within a couple days we all learned that Equifax had suffered a data…
  • Sep 15

    Experts Describe Trump’s Big, But Not Unlimited, Foreign Policy Change

    Experts Describe Trump’s Big, But Not Unlimited, Foreign Policy Change
    “Wow.” Over more than a decade of “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” programs at Marquette Law School, has that ever previously been the first word spoken by someone Gousha was interviewing? But has there ever been a…
Rank this Week: 277

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 649

Hepatitis A Blog

Hepatitis A Blog

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

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

    City of Angles has 10 with Hepatitis A

    City of Angles has 10 with Hepatitis A
    Public Health Announces Hepatitis A Outbreak in LA County  – Hepatitis A vaccine is the best protection The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has declared a local outbreak of hepatitis A (HAV) in…
  • Sep 12

    San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak Kills Another

    San Diego Hepatitis A Outbreak Kills Another
    The death toll in an outbreak of hepatitis A in San Diego has reached 16, and 421 people have been sickened with the disease, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Today. The figures are associated with an outbreak that began…
  • Aug 30

    Hepatitis A Illnesses Spike in California, Colorado and Michigan

    Hepatitis A Illnesses Spike in California, Colorado and Michigan
    Thanks to HepMag.com for a great summary of ongoing hepatitis A outbreaks going on in the US. California Public health officials first detected the hepatitis A outbreak in November 2016 and as of July 21, 2017, 251 cases and 5 deaths…
Rank this Week: 320

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Eight with E. coli in La Crosse Wisconsin

    Eight with E. coli in La Crosse Wisconsin
    Troy Neumann of WKBT reports several recent cases of E. coli are concerning some residents of the La Crosse area. The La Crosse County Health Department is currently investigating eight reported cases of E. coli in the county. The strain…
  • Aug 3

    What You and Your Family Needs to Know about E. coli

    What You and Your Family Needs to Know about E. coli
    THE E. COLI O157:H7 BACTERIA Sources, Characteristics, and Identification Escherichia coli (E. coli) is an archetypal commensal bacterial species that lives in mammalian intestines. E. coli O157:H7 is one of... Continue Reading
  • Jul 13

    11 with E. coli with 2 Dead in Utah

    11 with E. coli with 2 Dead in Utah
    According to Food Safety News, the E. coli outbreak in southwest Utah that has already killed two is growing, and public health officials there have warned people to avoid consuming... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 572

Securities Arbitration Blog

Securities Arbitration Blog

Covers the happenings in the Securities and Investment Fraud Sector. By Guiliano Law Firm.

https://securitiesarbitrations.com/category/news/
  • Sep 19

    Spring Runs Cold for Cold Spring Advisory Group

    Spring Runs Cold for Cold Spring Advisory Group
    Last September we wrote an article entitled: “Securities Regulators Caution Suckers to Avoid Fake Lawyers.” As we stated, on September 19, 2016, FINRA issued an Investor Alert, entitled “It can be hard to recover from…
  • Sep 14

    Arbitration Panel Awards $300,000 Over Failed Oil and Gas Venture

    Arbitration Panel Awards $300,000 Over Failed Oil and Gas Venture
    Heath Marell, Susan Marell and James Marell filed a claim in March 2016 against Mark Allan Plummer and Texas E & P Partners, Inc., alleging breach of contract, failure to supervise, negligence, intentional fraud and misrepresentation,…
  • Aug 31

    Criminal Complaint filed Against Radio Show Advisor

    Criminal Complaint filed Against Radio Show Advisor
    Federal prosecutors and the SEC recently filed separate but related complaints against Dawn J. Bennett, a 28-year industry veteran, alleging that she conducted a Ponzi-like scheme through her investment company, DJB Holdings, LLC. Bennett…
Rank this Week: 342

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

An inquiry into the economics of law firms. By Bruce MacEwen.

http://www.adamsmithesq.com/
  • Sep 19

    Letter from Toronto

    Letter from Toronto
    Most readers are familiar with our habit of writing a “letter from…” when we have spent some time in a particular market.  We spent last week in Toronto among other things delivering the keynote and moderating breakout…
  • Sep 13

    The Decline of Litigation? Part 3

    The Decline of Litigation? Part 3
    At the outset of this series, I explicitly said that I am not implying that disputes in the world were declining,  just that revenue to law firms from the litigation practice would decline. But it never hurts to ask. So again our good…
  • Sep 1

    Question of the Month #4: Non-lawyer Ownership?

    Question of the Month #4: Non-lawyer Ownership?
    Our fourth question of the month. At this point, you know what to do. As always, please use the comments box to add thoughts, glosses, and, well, commentary.
Rank this Week: 184

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Ocean City Police Announce Prostitution Sting

    Ocean City Police Announce Prostitution Sting
    The Ocean City Police recently announced a large prostitution sting, which yielded multiple arrests of defendants from numerous states. All told twelve people were arrested on charges ranging from misdemeanor prostitution to felony possession…
  • Sep 12

    What Can I Do If I Have An Arrest Warrant?

    What Can I Do If I Have An Arrest Warrant?
    Many people find out that there is a warrant for their arrest when it is too late to actually do something about it. For example if there is an active warrant and a police officer pulls you over for a traffic violation you will almost always…
  • Sep 5

    When Will A DUI Suspend My License?

    When Will A DUI Suspend My License?
    The two main concerns for anyone that is arrested for DUI are typically going to jail and losing the ability to drive legally. We touched on the likelihood for jail sentences in a previous post, so in this post we will stick to a discussion…
Rank this Week: 764

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 482

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 986

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Sep 19

    Federal Judge Refuses to Dismiss San Diego Comic-Con Trademark Case

    Federal Judge Refuses to Dismiss San Diego Comic-Con Trademark Case
    IPNews® - The San Diego Comic-Con trademark infringement case will move toward a trial after a recent Motion for Summary Judgment was denied. Salt Lake Comic Con had filed the motion claiming that “Comic-Con” was a generic…
  • Sep 11

    Starbucks Unicorn Drink Trademark Lawsuit Is Amicably Resolved

    Starbucks Unicorn Drink Trademark Lawsuit Is Amicably Resolved
    IPNews® - Starbucks has settled its trademark infringement lawsuit with New York city café The End. The End had sued Starbucks over its colorful unicorn Frappuccino.  The End filed a trademark application for UNICORN LATTE in…
  • Aug 30

    In-N-Out Sues Smashburger for Trademark Infringement

    In-N-Out Sues Smashburger for Trademark Infringement
    IPNews® In-N-Out Burger has filed a lawsuit against competitor Smashburger for trademark infringement. The complaint alleges that Smashburger’s new “Triple Double” burger infringes on In-N-Out’s trademarks for…
Rank this Week: 811

Poppe Law Blog

Poppe Law Blog

Focuses on personal injury, professional malpractice and unfair claims handling by insurance companies.

http://www.poppelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Women Medically Misdiagnosed at Alarming Rate

    Women Medically Misdiagnosed at Alarming Rate
    Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States, with 250,000 medical errors occurring in hospitals each year. Women are at an even higher risk of being misdiagnosed.
  • Sep 8

    Equifax Data Breach

    Equifax Data Breach
    Find out if you are part of the Equifax data breach.
  • Aug 30

    Jury Finds Against Attorney In Legal Malpractice Case

    Jury Finds Against Attorney In Legal Malpractice Case
    A jury found for an Iowa couple against their former adoption attorney who did not secure the adoption paperwork. The baby had to be returned to his birth parents and was killed by his birth father.
Rank this Week: 911

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 17

Washington DC Injury Lawyer Blog

Washington DC Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers the legal rights of persons injured in car accidents and motorcycle accidents. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.washingtondcinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Plaintiff’s Improper Service of Defendant Results in Dismissal of Wrongful Death Case

    Plaintiff’s Improper Service of Defendant Results in Dismissal of Wrongful Death Case
    One of the first steps that any Washington, D.C. personal injury plaintiff must take after filing a lawsuit is serving the named defendants. The law requires that all defendants be served so that they know the allegations they are facing and…
  • Sep 11

    Court Determines Delivery Driver Is Not an “Employee” in Recent Car Accident Case

    Court Determines Delivery Driver Is Not an “Employee” in Recent Car Accident Case
    Being involved in a Washington, D.C. car accident can be a traumatic experience. Aside from the obvious concerns of physical injuries and emotional distress, car accident victims often find themselves in financial hardship. Thankfully, car…
  • Sep 4

    Court Upholds Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Verdict Against Hospital

    Court Upholds Slip-and-Fall Plaintiff’s Verdict Against Hospital
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in Connecticut issued a written opinion that will be of interest to those considering filing a Washington, D.C. premises liability lawsuit. The case presented the court with the opportunity to determine…
Rank this Week: 261