Is that pumpkin spice I smell? Do I hear leaves rustling underfoot? And yep, there’s definitely a chill in the air… it must be Fall. Despite it being the end of summer, there’s always something welcome about this time of the year, isn’t there? Here’s a look at what our clients have been up to throughout the month of September:
- Phoenix criminal defense attorney Lawrence Koplow joined the innovative new non-profit educational law firm ASU Alumni Law Group, and published an in-depth guide to blood alcohol testing in Arizona.
- California product injury firm Cutter Law continued to blog on their Knee Complications and Metal Hip Implant Lawyer microsites, covering topics such as the Wright Conserve MDL underway in Georgia and the recently doubled rate of knee replacements in the US.
- On their Canadian Trade Law Blog, international and trade law firm Woods, LaFortune analysed a recent CITT decision (ContainerWest Manufacturing) and discussed economic sanctions and Syrian and Iranian business immigration.
- At Kelowna law firm Pushor Mitchell, a team of the firm’s lawyers participated in Pro Bono Going Public 2015, an outdoor free legal advice-a-thon, and Sandra Hakanson was the keynote speaker at UBC Okanagan’s Immigration Symposium, discussing the laws and challenges surrounding immigration.
- Southern Ontario personal injury lawyer Frank Van Dyke blogged about whether Ontario car accident victims are better off now than they were 5 years ago, and what your options are if you lose your job after being injured in a car accident.
- Product injury firm Hissey Kientz shared news about controversial drugs such as Xarelto and Zofran: more than 30 birth defect lawsuits have been filed against Zofran’s manufacturer, and an increase in Xarelto sales may be thanks to a doctor with financial ties to Bayer Health.
- Canadian tax law firm Thorsteinssons reported on the federal government’s posted $1.9 billion budgetary surplus, and highlighted a decision of the Tax Court of Canada that says a dissolved corporation cannot carry on a tax appeal.
- Rhode Island elder law attorney Mark Heffner highlighted a statewide seniors expo taking place in Warwick, which focuses on seniors’ issues advocacy, well-being, volunteering, and support for caregivers.
- At his FamilyLLB blog, Ontario divorce Russell Alexander shared a video that explains how base child support is calculated, and discussed whether you can stop paying spousal support if your ex starts living with someone else.
Enjoy the start of scarf and sweater season, and we’ll be back again next month with more news to share.