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Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings  [Video]

Oct. 10 ( Bloomberg Law) -- Law schools need to find ways to cut the expense of merit scholarships, which they "use to buy students . . . with high LSATs" to improve the schools' US News rankings, Brooklyn Law School Dean and...more

Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program  [Video]

Sept. 19 (Bloomberg Law) -- Anthony Crowell, Dean and President of New York Law School, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the school's new 2 year law degree program and the prospects for a federal ranking system of...more

Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships  [Video]

June 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- John Thies, outgoing president for the Illinois State Bar Association, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's report on the impact of law school debt on the delivery of...more

NALP: 18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment  [Video]

June 20 (Bloomberg Law) -- James Leipold, Executive Director for the National Association for Law Placement, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's annual report on the job market for law school...more

Table Saw Lawsuits Allege Injuries Caused by Lack of Adequate Safety Equipment

Despite the existence of technology that could prevent countless injuries caused by table saws, thousands of Americans suffer finger amputations, lacerations, or hospitalizations each years due to accidents caused by table...more

Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?  [Video]

May 9 (Bloomberg Law) -- Elie Mystal, editor at Above the Law, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that his blog's new law school rankings sought to list the top 50 American law schools by relying on an "outcome based"...more

Aldridge v. OneWest Bank, FSB

Evidence filed with Motion for Summary Judgment

View the evidence yourself and decide whether OneWest Bank, FSB has a perfected security interest in the real property belonging to the Debtor in this case. Attorney for the Debtor is now preparing to take this case to...more

Aldridge v. OneWest Bank, FSB

Motion for Summary Judgment

Court denies Debtor's Motion for summary judgment despite OneWest Bank's pattern and practice of filing 'questionable' documents with bankruptcy courts all over the country. ...more

Law Prof: I May File Law School Ethics Charges [Video]

Feb. 22 (Bloomberg Law) -- Ben Trachtenberg, an associate professor at University of Missouri School of Law who has written about law schools misrepresenting incoming student GPAs, LSAT scores and graduate employment data,...more

David L. Gibbs Interviewed by LexisNexis About Online Q&A Sites

Recently, Senior Partner David L. Gibbs of The Gibbs Law Firm, APC was asked by LexisNexis | Martindale-Hubbell to discuss Legal Question & Answer Forums. The interview addresses the benefits of such forums for both consumers...more

Dean: There's No Oversupply of Lawyers [Video]

Jan. 4 (Bloomberg Law) -- The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects there will be 74,000 new lawyer jobs this decade, while American law schools will produce more than 400,000 graduates. Despite those numbers, "it's not...more

Weekly Brief: Will Congress Garnish Paychecks to Repay Student Loans? [Video]

Dec. 6 (Bloomberg Law) -- A proposal in Congress could mean big changes to the way debtors pay back student loans. Wisconsin Congressman Tom Petri wants companies to automatically deduct student loan repayments from...more

McEntee: Law Schools Should Cut Enrollment 50% [Video]

Nov. 9 (Bloomberg Law) -- Kyle McEntee from Law School Transparency talks to Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the state of legal education in America. McEntee also talks about the LST Score Reports, his organization's new...more

Schaffer v. ECMC

Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

We recently obtained a judgment discharging more than $57,000.00 in student loans on behalf of our clients through a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding. The conclusions of law are timely for future cases. A medical...more

iPhone App Development for in house counsel

"CYA - Cover Your Apps" is a presentation for the Assoc. of Corporate Counsel (S. Florida) regarding mobile apps and app development best practices for corporate counsel. Covers app development contracts and pitfalls,...more

Texas Supreme Court Adopts “Learned Intermediary Doctrine” and Holds Facts of Case Did Not Justify Creating Exception Based on...

The Texas Supreme Court has held that the learned intermediary doctrine generally applies within the context of a physician-patient relationship and allows a prescription drug manufacturer to fulfill its duty to warn end...more

Report Shows Bankruptcy Reforms Raised Costs For Consumers and Creditors [Video]

May 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Lois Lupica, professor of law at the University of Maine School of Law and Counsel at Thompson & Knight, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about a recently released report showing how reforms...more

Skiba Law Group a Featured Case Study in New ABA Book

ba Law Group a Featured Case Study in New ABA Book Written by John Skiba, Esq. in Collection Law Suits,Self-Help Legal Services This month marked the release of the new book by Stephanie Kimbro “Limited Scope Legal...more

Am I Eligible to File a Yasmin or Yaz Lawsuit?

Women who used the birth control pills Yaz or Yasmin and suffered blood clots or other side effects may be eligible to file a lawsuit and receive compensation for their injuries. More than 10,000 Yasmin and Yaz lawsuits have...more

List of Transvaginal Surgical Mesh Products and Manufacturers

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in July 2011 that patients who received a transvaginal mesh device may face a greater risk of complications than those who received other forms of treatment. Transvaginal...more

Damage Caps Law Fails to Curb Texas Health Care Costs, Rate of Uninsured

In 2003, the state of Texas passed a radical bill that placed strict limits on medical malpractice damages for pain and suffering. Under the guise of “tort reform,” this law has not only placed sweeping restrictions on the...more

Zoloft Birth Defects Lawsuit FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions about birth defects lawsuits filed concerning the antidepressant Zoloft....more

New York Cerebral Palsy Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Sees Hope in a Protein that Prevents Cerebral Palsy-like Brain Damage in...

New York cerebral palsy lawyer David Perecman comments on new research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Scientists at the school recently have shown that a protective protein may help prevent...more

Will Your Law Firm Accept Bitcoin?

This article explores the new alternative internet-based currency, Bitcoin, and whether -- as an alternative fee arrangement or even as a marketing effort -- your firm might consider accepting bitcoin. Published in the Sept...more

Are you ready for Canada's new anti-spam legislation?

The Canadian federal government recently passed a new anti-spam law that is expected to take effect soon. The law is very broad and the penalties for non-compliance are very steep. Virtually every person and business in...more

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