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Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    LOOKING @ TRUMP'S "10" (ON PUERTO RICO)

    LOOKING @ TRUMP'S "10" (ON PUERTO RICO)
    Puerto Rican Crisis Update The NiLP Report Trump's "10" on Puerto Rico. On Thursday, the Governor of Puerto Rico went to the White House to meet with Trump. "I am confident that, with your commitment and with your support, Mr.…
  • Oct 23

    HE'S WORRIED ABOUT NET NEUTRALITY

    HE'S WORRIED ABOUT NET NEUTRALITY
    Lucas, Ajit Pai, Trump's FCC Chairman, was just confirmed for another term. This is the man who once said he wanted to take a "weed whacker" to net neutrality rules. And Pai is getting ready to break out that weed whacker in the dead of …
  • Oct 23

    STOP COMPLAINING, ALREADY

    STOP COMPLAINING, ALREADY
    Back before I held public office, I was what people sometimes call an “armchair analyst.” I was dissatisfied with the way things were going in my community -- but instead of doing something about it, I would passionately …
Rank this Week: 6

Investment Fraud Information

Investment Fraud Information

By Andrew Stoltmann.

http://www.investmentfraudtimes.com/securities-fraud-attorneys/
  • Oct 23

    Investor Update: James Marino, Pompano Beach, Florida-Based Edward Jones Broker

    Investor Update: James Marino, Pompano Beach, Florida-Based Edward Jones Broker
    Former Pompano Beach, Florida-based Edward Jones broker, James Marino, was recently barred from the industry by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He allegedly refused to appear for an on-the-record testimony in connection…
  • Oct 23

    Ryan Keller; AXA Advisors; Woodbridge, New Jersey

    Ryan Keller; AXA Advisors; Woodbridge, New Jersey
    According to a recent Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Ryan Keller, a former registered broker with AXA Advisors, was terminated from the firm “for engaging in a…
  • Oct 23

    Andrew Stoltmann Discusses Wealth Management “Chaos”

    Andrew Stoltmann Discusses Wealth Management “Chaos”
    I discuss with Wealth Managenent the “chaos” created by non attorney representatives in the #FINRA forum: The post Andrew Stoltmann Discusses Wealth Management “Chaos” appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 108

InvestorLawyers.net

InvestorLawyers.net

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

http://www.investorlawyers.net/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Williamsville, New York Financial Advisor Michael Giokas Arrested by FBI on Fraud Charge

    Williamsville, New York Financial Advisor Michael Giokas Arrested by FBI on Fraud Charge
    On October 11, 2017, Michael Giokas, the founder of Giokas Wealth Advisors, was reportedly arrested on fraud charges.  Mr. Giokas’ arrest was the result of an investigation by the FBI Buffalo Office concerning allegations that the…
  • Oct 23

    Energy Products Investors May Have Arbitration Claim

    Energy Products Investors May Have Arbitration Claim
    If your broker or financial advisor recommended an oil and gas investment(s), and you have sustained losses in connection with that energy product(s), you may be able to recover your losses through FINRA arbitration.  According to data…
  • Oct 16

    FINRA Prioritizes Oversight of Variable Annuity Sales and Switching for Potential Abuse

    FINRA Prioritizes Oversight of Variable Annuity Sales and Switching for Potential Abuse
    Recently, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) has devoted significant regulatory oversight to one financial product that is rife with potential for abuse: the variable annuity (“VA”). As a general…
Rank this Week: 985

Hildebrand Law Blog

Hildebrand Law Blog

Discusses Arizona Law in Relation to Divorce and Separately Owned Businesses.

https://www.hildebrandlaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Oct 23

    Divorcing a Drug Addict in Arizona

    Divorcing a Drug Addict in Arizona
    Divorcing a Drug Addict in Arizona Divorcing a drug addict in Arizona has its own set of difficulties. Although drug addiction is quickly becoming an epidemic in the United States, there are things an experienced Arizona divorce attorney can…
  • Oct 23

    Divorcing an Alcoholic in Arizona

    Divorcing an Alcoholic in Arizona
    Divorcing an Alcoholic in Arizona Divorcing an alcoholic in Arizona presents its own unique issues, particularly if children are involved in the divorce. The most significant issue pertains to the safety and well being of your children and…
  • Oct 23

    What Happens When Only One Spouse Adopts a Child in Arizona

    What Happens When Only One Spouse Adopts a Child in Arizona
    What Happens When Only One Spouse Adopts a Child in Arizona The Arizona Court of Appeals-Division One reviewed and rendered a decision in Doty-Perez v. Doty-Perez. Judge Jon W. Thompson delivered the decision for the appeals court, in which…
Rank this Week: 933

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    BMW X3 Occupant Detection Mat Recall

    BMW X3 Occupant Detection Mat Recall
    I’m Ed Smith, a Fresno car accident lawyer. The German automaker, BMW, has created a recall on certain Sport Utility Vehicles due to a safety defect in the passenger frontal airbag system. If the defect is unresolved, it can ostensibly…
  • Oct 23

    Broadside Collision Traps Woman in Vehicle Near Modesto

    Broadside Collision Traps Woman in Vehicle Near Modesto
    I'm Ed Smith, a Modesto car accident lawyer. A woman was driving her minivan in Modesto on the afternoon of Tuesday, October 17, 2017. The woman was struck by another vehicle. Unfortunately, she was hospitalized for traumatic injuries as a…
  • Oct 23

    Tibial Shaft Fracture

    Tibial Shaft Fracture
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer. The lower leg is divided into two bones called the tibia and the fibula. The tibia is the larger of the two bones. What is a Tibial Shaft Fracture? The tibia is the larger…
Rank this Week: 28

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Oct 23

    Blog Post: ‘White Hats’ Face Red Tape As Data Gets Deadly

    Blog Post: ‘White Hats’ Face Red Tape As Data Gets Deadly
    While the proliferation of things like internet-connected medical devices makes data security a matter of life and death, well-intentioned hackers who could ward off the next attack are hitting big institutional barriers.
  • Oct 23

    Blog Post: Honeywell, Others Tell DC Circ. To Rethink HFC Rule Decision

    Blog Post: Honeywell, Others Tell DC Circ. To Rethink HFC Rule Decision
    Honeywell International Inc., Chemours Co. FC LLC and the Natural Resources Defense Council on Monday insisted the D.C. Circuit reconsider its August invalidation of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule forcing manufacturers to stop…
  • Oct 20

    Blog Post: UK Watchdog Attempts To Ease Fears Over Enforcement, Brexit

    Blog Post: UK Watchdog Attempts To Ease Fears Over Enforcement, Brexit
    The Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday it is committed to improving the way it communicates with the firms it targets during and after regulatory investigations.
Rank this Week: 741

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 23

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence

    Professor of Law Jeremy Waldron to Deliver the 2017 Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence
    The Law Library of Congress is pleased to announce that legal and political philosophy professor Jeremy Waldron of New York University School of Law, will deliver the 2017 Frederic R. and Molly S. Kellogg Biennial Lecture on Jurisprudence.…
  • Oct 23

    At the Movies: Immigrant Prisons • BRAVE NEW FILMS

    At the Movies: Immigrant Prisons • BRAVE NEW FILMS
    Each year, the U.S. government locks up roughly 440,000 immigrants in over 200 immigration detention centers. In the new short documentary Immigrant Prisons, Brave New Films explores conditions inside these prisons and reveals substandard…
  • Oct 23

    NITA + Immigration = Awesome!

    NITA + Immigration = Awesome!
    As a Trial Advocacy professor, I'll admit that I'm a bit obsessed with NITA programming. They are simply amazing. Which is why I'm beyond excited to learn about NITA's new program: Advocacy in Immigration Matters. It's not cheap. Best to...
Rank this Week: 87

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Oct 23

    Looking for the Helpers: Understanding the Good Samaritan Law

    Looking for the Helpers: Understanding the Good Samaritan Law
    Our new cycle has been filled with tragedies. Fires have been sweeping through California, hurricanes destroyed many homes in the U.S., and shocking instances of shootings have cropped up in many states. And yet, it is in these tragic moments…
  • Oct 19

    Narcos: Pablo Escobar’s Brother Threatening to Sue Netflix for $1B

    Narcos: Pablo Escobar’s Brother Threatening to Sue Netflix for $1B
    The brother of infamous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar–the 71-year-old Roberto de Jesus Escobar–has been in an ongoing legal battle with Netflix for almost a year now. Roberto Escobar took issue with Netflix’s semi-biographical…
  • Oct 18

    Big Pharma Penalized, U.S. District Courts Rules in Favor of Maryland’s Price-Gouging Law

    Big Pharma Penalized, U.S. District Courts Rules in Favor of Maryland’s Price-Gouging Law
    Pharmaceuticals have not been enjoying the greatest couple years when it comes to the court of public opinion. From Martin Shkreli’s infamous price jacking to recent price fixing convictions against Heritage Pharamaceuticals CEO Jeffrey…
Rank this Week: 594

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • Oct 23

    Top 10 Things To Do Before Applying for US Spousal Sponsorship

    Top 10 Things To Do Before Applying for US Spousal Sponsorship
    Certain rules in the United States allow permanent residents applying for citizenship through marriage to become naturalized in about three years. Majority of permanent residents must live in the United States for a minimum of five years…
  • Oct 23

    Google Plans Futuristic Neighborhood in Toronto

    Google Plans Futuristic Neighborhood in Toronto
    Google is highly know for their innovative technology and game changing ideas. Their parent company, Alphabet, is about to change life as you know it. Alphabet owns an urban innovation company named Sidewalk Labs who is teaming up with…
  • Oct 19

    Express Entry Draw – October 18, 2017

    Express Entry Draw – October 18, 2017
    The latest round of invitations for Express Entry took place on October 18, 2017. In this draw, 2,757 invitations were issued, with the lowest qualifying score being 436. Those invited are now eligible to apply for permanent resident status.…
Rank this Week: 321

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    FTC Issues Policy Statement on COPPA and Voice Recording

    FTC Issues Policy Statement on COPPA and Voice Recording
    On October 23, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission issued a policy enforcement statement providing additional guidance on the applicability of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule to the collection of children's audio voice…
  • Oct 23

    Article 29 Working Party Releases Guidelines on Automated Individual Decision-Making and Profiling

    Article 29 Working Party Releases Guidelines on Automated Individual Decision-Making and Profiling
    On October 17, 2017, the Article 29 Working Party issued Guidelines on Automated individual decision-making and Profiling for the purposes of Regulation 2016/679, which aim to clarify the EU General Data Protection Regulation's provisions…
  • Oct 19

    Trump to Nominate New FTC Chair and Commissioner

    Trump to Nominate New FTC Chair and Commissioner
    On October 19, 2017, the White House announced that President Trump plans to nominate Joseph Simons and Rohit Chopra to serve as commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 836

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Divorce and alcohol consumption abuse

    Divorce and alcohol consumption abuse
    It should come as no surprise that divorce is linked to alcohol (ab)use. Research consistently shows that, compared to married people, divorced people drink more and in more harmful ways(e.g. binge drinking), are more likely to…
  • Oct 20

    fast divorce

    fast divorce
    Often divorces are quite messy and full of conflict.  Parties fight over the smallest of issues and create enormous adversity amongst each other during the divorce proceedings.  All of this can be avoided according to the new law…
  • Oct 19

    Americans are adopting more boys than girls for the first time

    Americans are adopting more boys than girls for the first time
    In an unprecedented trend for the U.S., more male children were adopted from other countries than female children by the end of 2016, a research found This trend is largely caused by a change in patterns of adoption in China—a…
Rank this Week: 123

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Hollywood, China, and Big Data

    Hollywood, China, and Big Data
    This past Saturday I attended the USC Entertainment Institute on Entertainment Law and Business. In past years the Institute has had entire panels on China, but this year things were pretty low-key, with just one panelist having a China…
  • Oct 22

    The How and Why of Visiting Your China Factory

    The How and Why of Visiting Your China Factory
    One of the things our China lawyers are always telling our clients is that they should visit their China factories. Such a trip is critical for the following four reasons: Visiting your China factory emphasizes that you care. Why should your…
  • Oct 21

    China Scams Rising

    China Scams Rising
    Not sure why but the number of frauds from China seems to be increasing. A lot. I thought about that last week after our China lawyers received no fewer than three, but this morning was the kicker. I woke up to two of them. Five in one week…
Rank this Week: 771

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Woman Killed in Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Killed in Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident
    A 58-year-old woman was killed in a Huntington Beach pedestrian accident after a vehicle struck her at a street intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal collision was reported the night of October 19,…
  • Oct 16

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Laguna Beach Car Accident

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Laguna Beach Car Accident
    A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a Laguna Beach car accident after colliding with a vehicle that was making a left turn out of a home. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the morning of…
  • Oct 16

    Two Killed in Long Beach Street Racing Crash

    Two Killed in Long Beach Street Racing Crash
    A two-car accident in Long Beach that left two people dead may have been caused by street racing, officials said. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the car crash occurred the night of October 14, 2017 in the 600 block of…
Rank this Week: 44

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Oct 23

    Trump's Treasury Department issues report going after the CFPB's arbitration rule

    Trump's Treasury Department issues report going after the CFPB's arbitration rule
    The Treasury Department's report is called Limiting Consumer Choice, Expanding Costly Litigation: An Analysis of the CFPB Arbitration Rule. The first sentence of the report's conclusion (on page 17 of the report) would be laughable if the…
  • Oct 23

    "Forced Arbitration Protects Sexual Predators and Corporate Wrongdoing"

    "Forced Arbitration Protects Sexual Predators and Corporate Wrongdoing"
    Guest post by Emily Martin, General Counsel and Vice President for Workplace Justice. National Women's Law Center Fox News. Sterling Jewelers. Wells Fargo. What do they all have in common? For years, they successfully kept corporate…
  • Oct 23

    Scalia and arbitration law

    Scalia and arbitration law
    That's the topic of The Bold Ambition of Justice Scalia's Arbitration Jurisprudence: Keep Workers and Consumers Out of Court by law prof. Katherine Stone. Here's the abstract: Arbitration clauses have become a pervasive feature of modern…
Rank this Week: 32

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Oct 23

    Using PowerPoint for Presentations to the Bench

    Using PowerPoint for Presentations to the Bench
    A few weeks ago, I assisted on a multi-day motion for new trial hearing in Barrow County, Georgia. My co-counsel used a PowerPoint to present his opening statement. I had not thought of using a PowerPoint in a bench proceeding, but I have…
  • Oct 23

    Using PowerPoint for Presentations to the Bench

    Using PowerPoint for Presentations to the Bench
    A few weeks ago, I assisted on a multi-day motion for new trial hearing in Barrow County, Georgia. My co-counsel used a PowerPoint to present his opening statement. I had not thought of using a PowerPoint in a bench proceeding, but I have…
  • Oct 22

    Rickman Offers Insight into How Young Appellate Judges Read Briefs and Motion

    Rickman Offers Insight into How Young Appellate Judges Read Briefs and Motion
    Today, I cut a weekend beach trip short to come to Macon to attend a one-day meeting and seminar for a group of Georgia DUI lawyers. My family returned home later, but I traveled up I–16 to a farm in Macon. Instead of the typical…
Rank this Week: 118

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
Rank this Week: 51

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 807

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 23

    Pichhadze Presents Transfer Pricing In Canada Today At McGill

    Pichhadze Presents Transfer Pricing In Canada Today At McGill
    Amir Pichhadze (Deakin University, Australia) presents Canada’s Federal Income Tax Act: The Need for a Principle (Policy) Based Approach to Legislative (Re)drafting of Canada’s Transfer Pricing Rule at McGill today as part of its Spiegel…
  • Oct 23

    Toder Presents How Do We Tax The Income Of Entrepreneurs? Today At Loyola-L.A.

    Toder Presents How Do We Tax The Income Of Entrepreneurs? Today At Loyola-L.A.
    Eric Toder (Tax Policy Center) presents How Do We Tax the Income of Entrepreneurs? at Loyola-L.A. today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Katie Pratt and Ted Seto: Entrepreneurs create successful enterprises that generate…
  • Oct 23

    Georgia State Launches Legal Analytics Lab To Apply Big Data To Several Areas Of Law

    Georgia State Launches Legal Analytics Lab To Apply Big Data To Several Areas Of Law
    Legal Analytics Lab Tackles Projects at the Intersection of Business, Law and Big Data: A groundbreaking new lab at Georgia State University is bringing business and legal scholars together with data scientists to analyze millions of…
Rank this Week: 24

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Oct 23

    Parrish v. Latham & Watkins, S228277

    Parrish v. Latham & Watkins, S228277
    Malicious prosecution: Tort: Interim adverse judgment rule: Bad faith: Malice: Frivolous claim: SLAPP: Ethics:The common law tort of malicious prosecution originated as a remedy for an individual who had been subjected to a maliciously…
  • Aug 28

    Williams v. Super. Ct., S227228

    Williams v. Super. Ct., S227228
    Discovery & objections: Class action: Standing: Affirmative defense: Summary judgment: Fishing expeditions:In the absence of privilege, the right to discovery in this state is a broad one, to be construed liberally so that parties may…
  • Aug 22

    P. v. Hopson, S228193

    P. v. Hopson, S228193
    Sixth Amendment (confrontation right): Fourteenth Amendment: Hearsay: Civil-law mode of criminal procedure: Harmless beyond a reasonable doubt:Defendant R. L. H. was tried on charges that she, along with her boyfriend, J. Thomas, was…
Rank this Week: 7

Aviation and Airport Development…

Aviation and Airport Development Law

Covers aviation law issues, including federal environmental and transportation regulations. By Chevalier, Allen and Lichman, LLP.

http://www.aviationairportdevelopmentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 669

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 357

Music - Technology - Policy

Music - Technology - Policy

Covers issues for professional creators in the music and movie businesses.

http://www.musictechpolicy.com/
  • Oct 23

    Mass NOI Charts: An Update from Royalty Claim

    Mass NOI Charts: An Update from Royalty Claim
    An update on the state of the Copyright Office debacle also known as mass filing of "address unknown" notices under Section 115 (you can see the largely unusable posting of these notices at this link on the Copyright Office site). Here's…
  • Oct 22

    Successes in Artist and Songwriter Advocacy Show the Importance of Fighting Back

    Successes in Artist and Songwriter Advocacy Show the Importance of Fighting Back
    Artists and songwriters have made great strides in getting their voices heard over the corporate insiders and crony capitalists in the connected class. This is not the time to give up, it's the time to dig in.
  • Oct 17

    Will Congress Bring Songwriters a Lump of Coal or Justice?

    Will Congress Bring Songwriters a Lump of Coal or Justice?
    It is axiomatic that as government expands, liberty contracts. Songwriters are among the most highly regulated workers in America, so on the continuum of liberty, guess where songwriters score? Most people are surprised by that unadulterated,…
Rank this Week: 160

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Oct 23

    Two Large Talc-Ovarian Cancer Verdicts Reversed

    Two Large Talc-Ovarian Cancer Verdicts Reversed
    The latest happenings in the ongoing talc-ovarian cancer suits against Johnson & Johnson aren’t good news, particularly for two plaintiffs whose cases were already decided. The corporation recently succeeded in its efforts to have…
  • Oct 23

    Man Wearing MAGA Hat in NY Bar Files Spiritual Discrimination Lawsuit

    Man Wearing MAGA Hat in NY Bar Files Spiritual Discrimination Lawsuit
    Do you remember reports of the man, Greg Piatek, who alleged a cocktail bar known as The Happiest Hour, refused to serve him because he was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat? Well, he ended up filing a lawsuit against the…
  • Oct 23

    Gulf Coast Oil Spill: Business As Usual

    Gulf Coast Oil Spill: Business As Usual
    This month's Gulf Coast oil spill, Hurricane Harvey's floodwater, and Midwestern farm fields may seem completely unrelated to each other, but they are. How? The post Gulf Coast Oil Spill: Business As Usual appeared first on Legal Reader.
Rank this Week: 827

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Woman Receives $500k After Deck Collapse Causes Broken Leg

    Woman Receives $500k After Deck Collapse Causes Broken Leg
    Earlier this month, a woman was awarded $500K by a Georgia jury who found that the homeowner was liable for a deck collapse that caused the woman to break her leg in two places. The woman, Monica Conover, was a party guest at the rented…
  • Oct 6

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

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

    Johnson & Johnson Lied About Asbestos in Talc Powder

    Johnson & Johnson Lied About Asbestos in Talc Powder
    A St. Louis-based class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over claims their talc powders (officially called Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower) cause ovarian cancer has continuously revealed evidence that the company…
Rank this Week: 136

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    Electronic Medical Bills for Workers' Compensation Claim

    Electronic Medical Bills for Workers' Compensation Claim
    The State of NJ has recently adopted an "electronic medical bill" process. N.J.S.A. 34:15-144, P.L 2016, c. 64. On October 16, 2017, Regulations were proposed to implement the Statute. Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 14,…
  • Oct 21

    Guidelines for Medical Provider Claims - A Valuable Approach

    Guidelines for Medical Provider Claims - A Valuable Approach
    While the vast majority of jurisdictions in the US have the guidance of mandatory workers' compensation medical fee schedules, New Jersey remains one of the very few with no such structure. As I reported earlier, this generates multiple…
  • Oct 21

    The Inherent Judicial Power of Judges of Compensation

    The Inherent Judicial Power of Judges of Compensation
    A Judge of Compensation has the discretion to call and question witnesses in pending cases. A NJ Appellate Court affirmed the trial court award of additional weeks of temporary disability,  the imposition of a 25% penalty for…
Rank this Week: 379

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 23

    Retrial ordered in Apple, Samsung patent dispute

    Retrial ordered in Apple, Samsung patent dispute
    A US district court judge in San Jose, California, on Sunday ordered [text] a retrial to determine how much Samsung owes Apple for infringing three iPhone 3Gs patents: “black rectangular front face of a phone with rounded…
  • Oct 23

    UN mission in Congo condemns arrests of opposition member

    UN mission in Congo condemns arrests of opposition member
    The UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) [official website] on Monday denounced [press release] the arrest of 30 opposition party members as part of a crackdown by President Joseph…
  • Oct 23

    ACLU asks court to reconsider teen immigrant abortion case

    ACLU asks court to reconsider teen immigrant abortion case
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] asked [press release] the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Monday to reconsider the denial of an abortion for a pregnant 17-year-old,…
Rank this Week: 60

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Oct 23

    Customer Stories: Meet Teresa

    Customer Stories: Meet Teresa
    Teresa is our featured female entrepreneur for Women’s Small Business Month. Learn about what inspired her business and how she uses Rocket Lawyer. The post Customer Stories: Meet Teresa appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Oct 20

    California’s New Employment Law

    California’s New Employment Law
    Late last week two bills were signed regarding previous salary history and criminal background. Learn what the laws mean for you and your business. The post California’s New Employment Laws appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Oct 20

    California’s New Employment Law

    California’s New Employment Law
    Late last week two bills were signed regarding previous salary history and criminal background. Learn what the bill means for you and your business. The post California’s New Employment Laws appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 378

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 80

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 965

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Oct 23

    [Eugene Volokh] Whales and seals are fish — at least in an 1855 treaty

    [Eugene Volokh] Whales and seals are fish — at least in an 1855 treaty
    So holds the 9th Circuit, in today’s decision in Makah Indian Tribe v. Quileute Indian Tribe: At the time of signing, “fish” had multiple connotations of varying breadth. For example, Webster’s Dictionary [1828]…
  • Oct 23

    [Eugene Volokh] Gran Turismo video game has right to include racecar sponsors’ trademark

    [Eugene Volokh] Gran Turismo video game has right to include racecar sponsors’ trademark
    Sony’s Gran Turismo game depicts various famous racetracks, including the Rally of Monza track — and that includes (on a bridge over the track) a banner for VIRAG, a sponsor of one of the cars. VIRAG sued for trademark…
  • Oct 23

    [Eugene Volokh] Is sex with a 17-year-old statutory rape?

    [Eugene Volokh] Is sex with a 17-year-old statutory rape?
    Ed Driscoll (InstaPundit) cites a 2009 article by John Podhoretz (Weekly Standard) about the film “Manhattan”: The false classic is Woody Allen’s “Manhattan,” a movie about a comedy writer named Ike who…
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Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 30

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Oct 23

    PA banking regulator reiterates licensing guidance for fintech companie

    PA banking regulator reiterates licensing guidance for fintech companie
    Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities issued a letter to “all persons engaged in activity regulated or licensed by the [Department] regardless of the means of delivery of such regulated financial…
  • Oct 23

    Treasury Department Report Eviscerates CFPB Arbitration Rule

    Treasury Department Report Eviscerates CFPB Arbitration Rule
    In a scathing report released today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury concludes that the CFPB’s final arbitration rule “failed to meaningfully evaluate whether prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer financial…
  • Oct 20

    Finance Industry Seeks to Preliminarily Enjoin CFPB Arbitration Rule

    Finance Industry Seeks to Preliminarily Enjoin CFPB Arbitration Rule
    In an important development in the federal court lawsuit by industry groups seeking to overturn the CFPB’s arbitration rule, the plaintiffs yesterday filed a motion for a preliminary injunction.  The motion requests entry of an…
Rank this Week: 893

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Oct 23

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for Wham & Rogers PLLC

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for Wham & Rogers PLLC
    PaperStreet launched a new Essentials website for Wham & Rogers PLLC in September 2017. With more than 60 years of combined experience, the firm values the rights and interests of individuals who have been innocently injured due to…
  • Oct 23

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for Haley Guiliano LLP

    PaperStreet Launches New Essentials Website for Haley Guiliano LLP
    PaperStreet launched a new Essentials website for Haley Guiliano LLP in September 2017. The firm is dedicated to helping its clients resolve high-stakes intellectual property law challenges through a wide-ranging global practice. Categories:…
  • Oct 23

    PaperStreet Launches New Website for Hinkle Law Firm

    PaperStreet Launches New Website for Hinkle Law Firm
    PaperStreet launched a new enterprise level website for Hinkle Law Firm in October 2017. Since its founding in 1987, the firm has developed a regional and national presence serving a diverse client base with advice and legal counsel.…
Rank this Week: 275

Climate Change and Carbon…

Climate Change and Carbon Management Blog

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

http://www.alstonenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 742

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Oct 23

    One day you might not need a website

    One day you might not need a website
    When I started practicing there was no Internet, few attorneys had computers or even fax machines, there was no social media, email, or instant messenger. We talked to people in person or on the phone. Or we mailed them a letter. Marketing…
  • Oct 20

    Start chopping, already!

    Start chopping, already!
    Abraham Lincoln famously said that if he has six hours to chop down a tree, he would spend four hours sharpening the ax. Or something like that. His point, of course, was that taking time to prepare before you do a job will make that job…
  • Oct 19

    Step back and look at the big picture

    Step back and look at the big picture
    Yesterday, after my walk, I was cooling down in the park, and saw a bird perched near the top of a tree. I watched him move higher until he was sitting on the highest branch where he sat and actively looked around. I wondered what he was…
Rank this Week: 662

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 23

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers & Acquisitions Process – Part V: Due Diligence

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers & Acquisitions Process – Part V: Due Diligence
    In June, I began a series of blogs regarding the most important legal considerations in the mergers and acquisition process.   The first blog discussed the mergers and acquisition process at a global level generally laying out the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 216

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 23

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers & Acquisitions Process – Part V: Due Diligence

    When Two Become One: Legal Considerations in the Mergers & Acquisitions Process – Part V: Due Diligence
    In June, I began a series of blogs regarding the most important legal considerations in the mergers and acquisition process.   The first blog discussed the mergers and acquisition process at a global level generally laying out the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 207

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
Rank this Week: 115

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    President Trump, Guo Wengui and an Odd Series of Event

    President Trump, Guo Wengui and an Odd Series of Event
    On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reported a story of diplomatic intrigue related to China’s efforts to silence the outspoken exiled billionaire Guo Wengui. According to the Journal, in May Chinese officials visited Guo in New York and…
  • Oct 23

    Senate Intelligence Committee Draft 702 Reauthorization Bill

    Senate Intelligence Committee Draft 702 Reauthorization Bill
    Below is the newly released draft bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act (FAA) that Sen. Richard Burr, chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, reported. The bill would extend the authorization for eight…
  • Oct 23

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, the AP reported. Tillerson stopped at Bagram Air Force Base during a trip to the Middle East and South Asia. At a press conference, he offered support to Afghan…
Rank this Week: 72

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Atlas Resources Series 28-2010 L.P. Securities Investigation

    Atlas Resources Series 28-2010 L.P. Securities Investigation
    Investigating Potential Claims Involving Atlas Resources Series 28-2010 L.P. Did you lose money investing in Atlas Resources Series 28-2010 L.P. at the recommendation of your financial advisor? If so, the attorneys at The White Law Group…
  • Oct 20

    Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust Securities Investigation

    Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust Securities Investigation
    Investigating Potential Claims Involving Benefit Street Partners Realty Trust The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims involving broker-dealers’ improper recommendation that some investors…
  • Oct 19

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation
    OHA Investment Corporation- ‍Castex and its affiliates file for bankruptcy The White Law Group is investigating potential claims involving OHA Investment Corporation. OHA Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: OHAI) is a business development…
Rank this Week: 148

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://blog.mass.gov/masslawlib/
  • Oct 23

    Open Meeting Law Regulations Amended

    Open Meeting Law Regulations Amended
    The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office issued amended open meeting law regulations that became effective on October 6, 2017.  (940 Code of Mass. Regulations 29)  The regulations were published in Massachusetts Register…
  • Oct 19

    Court rules on right to access email account after death

    Court rules on right to access email account after death
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued an important decision this week regarding access to a decedent’s email.  The case of  Ajemian v. Yahoo arose after Robert Ajemian died in a bicycle accident and left no…
  • Sep 26

    Can You Take your Dog to a Restaurant or Grocery Store?

    Can You Take your Dog to a Restaurant or Grocery Store?
    Massachusetts regulations (105 CMR 590.007) follow the federal Food and Drug Administration’s Food Code (1999 edition) (section 6-501.115), which states that “live animals may not be allowed on the premises of a food…
Rank this Week: 810

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 23

    Monday Madness and Open Thread

    Monday Madness and Open Thread
    Sorry for the lack of blogging the last several days, but every time I read the news, there is so much more Trump madness I get too disgusted to write about it. This weekend I watched Kate del Castillo's "The Day I Met El Chapo" a three…
  • Oct 19

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 18

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee
    Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Live video link) He promises to ramp up the war on drugs, especially the war on pain meds, prescribers and manufacturers, and war on immigrants. He praises Trump's border…
Rank this Week: 1

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

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

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Oct 23

    Florida Court Finds Injured Maritime Worker Has a Right to a Jury Trial in an Admiralty Proceeding

    Florida Court Finds Injured Maritime Worker Has a Right to a Jury Trial in an Admiralty Proceeding
    A Florida Federal court has recently found that an injured maritime worker has a right to a jury trial for his Jones Act negligence, unseaworthiness and failure to provide maintenance and cure claims asserted as counter-claims to his…
  • Oct 20

    Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion, Worker Presumed Dead, Seven Others Seriously Injured

    Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion, Worker Presumed Dead, Seven Others Seriously Injured
    An oil platform on Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana exploded on Sunday night injuring seven workers and resulting in the disappearance of 44-year-old Timothy Morrison of Katy, Texas.  US Coast Guard conducted a search for the missing worker…
  • Oct 18

    1 Killed, 2 Injured In Boating Accident

    1 Killed, 2 Injured In Boating Accident
    A personal watercraft crashed into a boat on Sunday at approximately 8:00 p.m. on Lake Louise in Windemere, Florida. Larry Marin, 37, the operator of the personal watercraft was pronounced dead upon arrival at a nearby hospital. …
Rank this Week: 551

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Oct 23

    Introducing Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen

    Introducing Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen
      It is our pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen! Hilly is a senior lecturer of public international law at The Academic Center of Law and Science (Sha’arei Mishpat College) in Israel. She…
  • Oct 23

    Post-War Justice in Syria—Considering Universal and Domestic Option

    Post-War Justice in Syria—Considering Universal and Domestic Option
    Despite the international community’s continuing inspections of the war in Syria—including several UN commissions of inquiry—the warring parties continue to commitunthinkable crimes and breach core norms of international…
  • Oct 20

    Launching the Autumn/Winter Issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on SSRN

    Launching the Autumn/Winter Issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on SSRN
    Catherine O’Rourke and Elise Ketelaars We are pleased to announce the publication of a new issue of the Ulster University Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on the Social Sciences Research Network. This exciting new…
Rank this Week: 680

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Oct 23

    9th Cir. Gets the Last Word in Spokeo Saga

    9th Cir. Gets the Last Word in Spokeo Saga
    Last month, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its definitive ruling in Robins v. Spokeo, Inc., the closely-watched saga of what constitutes “concrete injury” in the world of consumer privacy actions. No. 11-56843 (9th Cir.…
  • Sep 18

    Sprunk v. Prisma LLC: Strategic Delay by Defendant Risks Arbitration Waiver

    Sprunk v. Prisma LLC: Strategic Delay by Defendant Risks Arbitration Waiver
    In a decision likely to spur defendants to make immediate motions to compel arbitration in class actions, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, found that a defendant who chose to wait for class certification before seeking…
  • Sep 6

    9th Cir. Shuts Down Finish Line’s Attempt to Arbitrate Pregnancy Suit

    9th Cir. Shuts Down Finish Line’s Attempt to Arbitrate Pregnancy Suit
    In an unpublished decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently determined that The Finish Line, Inc., an athletic retailer, cannot arbitrate a former associate’s pregnancy discrimination claim, finding the company’s…
Rank this Week: 188