Insider's Blog -Thoughtful articles about legal research and Westlaw.

Jury Verdict of the Week: Jury Awards Patient $4.35M for Bowel, Bladder Perforations During Laparoscopic Surgery

Nov 19, 2013 By: Jury Verdicts

Ivy v. Bannister, MD (W.D.Tenn.) Jury Awards Patient $4.35M for Bowel, Bladder Perforations During Laparoscopic Surgery

Pit Bull Evidence

Nov 19, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Testimony from county animal control officer, that defendant had claimed ownership of nine pit bulls recovered from disputed residence that was known for …

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Bankruptcy, November 18, 2013

Nov 18, 2013 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Bankruptcy provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Bankruptcy law.

Washington Elder Law Practice Report (#3)/ Guardianships and alternatives

Nov 18, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

This is installment #3 in a continuing series of Washington Elder Law Practice Reports. When an individual needs assistance with the management

Liability for Information Technology Professionals

Nov 18, 2013 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

Information technology professionals play a critical role in the operations of virtually all sectors and industries.  As they perform their work, they

No Music in the Bar

Nov 18, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Ordinance making it unlawful for barroom proprietor to have victrola, radio, or any kind of musical instrument playing in barroom held not unconstitutional …

Learning Resilience

Nov 16, 2013 By: Donna Gerson

I recently applied for a job that I thought would match my skills perfectly with the needs of the employer. The employer

How will the Senate’s immigration bill shake up the regulatory field?

Nov 15, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Earlier this week, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner signaled his refusal to negotiate with the Senate on a sweeping immigration reform bill – the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (commonly called “S. 744”) – that Congress’s upper house had passed earlier this year.

Managed legal services: the way of the future?

Nov 15, 2013 By: Will Ashenmacher

Amid concerns that the traditional business model for law firms may be irreparably broken, some companies — companies that cannot always be accurately described as law firms — have found new ways to thrive.

Drop in BitTorrent traffic restores faith in humanity ever so briefly

Nov 15, 2013 By: Will Ashenmacher

Over the past six months, traffic from U.S. Internet users to BitTorrent dropped 7 percent. Is this the result of television and film industries have figured how to offer users a legitimate, legal alternative, as well as palatable pricing models?