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To What Are Patients Exposed
Posted on 05-31-2015 by Thiyagu

Coping with injury when other patients indicate that the injury can be a useful tool. Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , Workerscomp , narcotics , pain , psychology

Bladder Patrol – When Columbus Police Can Ask for a Urine Test
Posted on 05-29-2015 by Thiyagu

If a Columbus, Ohio police officer pulls you over and suspects you are under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other intoxicants, they may request that you take a urine test. According to Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.19(D)(b): “In any criminal... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , OVI , dui

Sentencing Options After Conviction
Posted on 05-29-2015 by Thiyagu

One of the most pressing concerns that a DUI defendant has is what kind of sentence they may face if convicted. Due to the concerns regarding the dangers posed by impaired drivers, the California legislature has included numerous mandatory sentencing... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , dui

Early risers get all the kudos. Here's some love for later risers (and their brilliance)
Posted on 05-29-2015 by Thiyagu

The early bird gets the word- we have all heard this. It’s meant to motivate us to get up and get going and be productive. But in some cases that second person “ is the best ” or the third “ is the one with the treasure chest ”... Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , productivity

Stay ahead of breaking tax news with Lexis Advance® Tax: Access at your fingertips or delivered to you by email
Posted on 05-29-2015 by strachta

Lexis Advance Tax offers three separate, dedicated tabs for tax news -- Federal (shown below), State & Local and U.S. International -- featuring top daily and weekly tax publications, each specifically designed to provide one-click access to the latest... Read More

Tags: Lexis Advance Tax , How-Tos & Guidance , Lexis Advance Enhancements

4 steps for crafting your law firm/website bio [infographic] #sociallawyering
Posted on 05-29-2015 by Tracie Morris

So you just created a website for your law firm and not sure where to start. The first place to start is creating your bio. Not sure how to make a good bio, here are 4 steps thanks to JDSupra : Read More

Tags: social media , #SocialLawyering , Latest Headlines & Stories , blogging , sociallawyering

Getting to State and Local Tax Documents Faster with Lexis Advance Tax
Posted on 05-29-2015 by efranks

Access State and Local Tax Documents with Quickness and Ease With Lexis Advance Tax, you can retrieve a comprehensive range of tax related documents from all 50 states quickly and easily, saving you time so that you can focus on more important tasks... Read More

Tags: Lexis Advance Tax , How-Tos & Guidance , Lexis Advance Enhancements

Getting to Federal Tax Documents Faster with Lexis Advance Tax
Posted on 05-29-2015 by efranks

Access Tax Documents with Quickness and Ease With Lexis Advance Tax, you can retrieve over 70 types of tax related documents quickly and easily saving you precious time so that you can focus on more important tasks. How to Access Documents In Lexis... Read More

Tags: Lexis Advance Tax , How-Tos & Guidance , Lexis Advance Enhancements

Depression Detection – David B. Adams, Ph.D., FAACP
Posted on 05-28-2015 by Thiyagu

Depression Detection – David B. Adams, Ph.D., FAACP Detection of major depressive disorder can be made by looking at a number of physical, emotional and cognitive factors. Use this approach. A pneumonic to help detect depression during the... Read More

Tags: psychological , Trending News & Topics , Depression , diagnosis

Facebook F-bomb aimed at manager = protected activity, NLRB rules
Posted on 05-28-2015 by Doug Esten

We have all had those days where someone mistreated us or is annoying the crap out of us. It stinks and what makes it worse is that sometimes we feel the best solution is to just go on a rant that includes a couple choice words and a couple F-bombs thrown... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , NLRB , Employment Law , Labor & Employment

7 States That Would (or Could) Earn the Most Money by Legalizing Marijuana
Posted on 05-28-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

The legalization of marijuana has been a source of disagreement between users and the government. In fact, a recent LexTalk discussion about which is a better path for marijuana – decriminalization or legalization – has sparked a rampant debate... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , trending news , Drug Law Evolution & The Workplace

Bird’s Eye View: The Great Western Drought Impacting All But Handful Of States
Posted on 05-28-2015 by Ted Zwayer

After years of magical thinking about rains that rarely came, California agencies are struggling to combat the state’s prolonged drought through myriad mandates, restrictions and development of alternative sources of water; however, California is... Read More

Tags: Latest Headlines & Stories , trending news

Rely on "I" in your bio: Rejecting 3rd person on law firm webpages & for LinkedIn #WritingLegally
Posted on 05-27-2015 by Tracie Morris

When scanning your colleagues LinkedIn profile, have you ever noticed some summarize their accomplishments using the third person, rather than first? The same can be said for the communication outlined in the “About Us” section on your law... Read More

Tags: Social Lawyering , writinglegally , Latest Headlines & Stories , LinkedIn , legal writing , #writinglegally

Does Being Seen Leaving a Bar Provide Probable Cause to Stop a Vehicle?
Posted on 05-27-2015 by Thiyagu

Many people are surprised to learn that the police cannot pull drivers over at will. The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution has been interpreted to require that any vehicle stop must be supported by probable cause. A vehicle stop cannot... Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , dui

Ditching the bar for the best-seller list #WritingLegally
Posted on 05-27-2015 by Thiyagu

In three-person panel in Boston, Richard North Patterson, Allison Leotta and Kenneth W. Mack discussed their transition from being a legal writer to a novel author. According to the American Bar Association , here are 5 tips they offered: Commit yourself... Read More

Tags: writinglegally , Latest Headlines & Stories , legal writing , #writinglegally

What’s New? Practice Pages – Now Available on Lexis Advance®
Posted on 05-27-2015 by Allison Quering

What are Practice Pages? With LexisNexis Practice Pages, you can cut right to the chase because your top practice sources are now all available from one page as soon as you sign in to Lexis Advance®. These jurisdictional and practice area pages... Read More

Tags: How-Tos & Guidance , Lexis Advance search , tuesday tips , Lexis Advance Enhancements , Lexis Advance Results , Lexis Advance Browse Sources

Sleeplessness – David B. Adams, Ph.D., FAACP
Posted on 05-26-2015 by Thiyagu

Sleeplessness – David B. Adams, Ph.D., FAACP sleeplessness or insomnia, can be a significant symptom of undiagnosed depressive disorder. Depressed patients have specific insomnia. Read More

Tags: sleeplessness , Trending News & Topics , Depression , irritability , pain

The New Lawyer: 4 Trends Reshaping the Legal Industry [Infographic]
Posted on 05-26-2015 by Tracie Morris

Are you keeping up with the trends or have you spread yourself too thin? The legal industry has suffered from its share of ups and downs. According to this Infographic ( courtesy of TelAssistant ), the employment of lawyers is expected to grow by 10 percent... Read More

Tags: law students , Latest Headlines & Stories , new lawyers , Trends

Tuesday Tips: Using Post-Search Filters and Terms and Connectors for Better Results on Lexis Advance® [2 Tips]
Posted on 05-26-2015 by Tami S Cunningham JD

One of the common objections I hear when training clients on Lexis Advance is that they cannot narrow down searches. Once I dig a little deeper with them, I typically find that these are the same users that are only using the front end filters and natural... Read More

Tags: How-Tos & Guidance , Lexis Advance search , tuesday tips , Lexis Advance Enhancements , Lexis Advance Results , Lexis Advance Browse Sources

Self-Deception
Posted on 05-25-2015 by Thiyagu

Workers will regress in service of the ego in order to cope with a sense of personal failure Read More

Tags: Trending News & Topics , limitations , rehabilitation , psychology , deception , injury