Consumer Law

Personal Finance & Consumer Rights Blog

This blawg keeps consumers in touch with the latest consumer news and trends. It also provides tips on avoiding scams, protecting your identity and being a savvy consumer.

PharmaPatents

"Building and maintaining a strong global patent portfolio requires an understanding of the latest legal developments affecting your industry. PharmaPatents is an online resource for up-to-date information to help you get the most out of your patent budget and meet the challenges of maximizing the value of your intellectual property in the chemical, biotech, and pharmaceutical fields."

Pittsburgh Bankruptcy Law

Posts are consumer oriented and focus on bankruptcy law and procedures.

Privacy and Information Security Law Blog

Posts take note of consumer protection laws around the world, privacy law litigation and cybersecurity legislation.

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers privacy and security issues, with topics ranging from the First Amendment and identity theft, to homeland security, phishing and personal privacy.

Product Liability Monitor

"Discusses key trends, developments, and events that shape the product liability legal landscape.The blog also features discussions relating to mass torts, consumer product safety and complex litigation, including the Alien Tort Statute, the False Claims Act, and class actions. More in-depth pieces may also appear from time to time. The blog addresses topics touching upon an array of industries and product areas, as well as general litigation and crisis management issues that have unique application to product liability practitioners and product manufacturers or distributors as well as those with an interest in the field."

Product Liability Trends and Developments

Posts cover actions of the Food and Drug Administration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and consumer class action rulings.

Product Safety Blog

"Product safety compliance has become mind-numbingly complex. The rules for manufacturers, importers and retailers change at light speed. And as markets have become more global, it is even more important for clients to coordinate requirements globally." The aim of this blog is to keep its readers "informed of recent legal developments as well as strategies and tools to help companies comply with this fast changing area of the law."

Real Estate & Construction Law Blog

Posts discuss real estate and construction law, mostly from a builder/landlord's perspective. Other topics include green development and mortgage news.

Reasonable Expectation

Posts all related to privacy and data security issues, frequently about online databases.

Resort Injury Lawyer Blog

Posts about "Resort Torts and resort, vacation, and recreational-related injuries, crimes, and laws." Examples include parasailing deaths, tourist crimes, train derailments and pool drownings.

Responsive Law

Posts are related to the costs of legal services and the ethics of attempts to defray those costs via third-party litigation funding, outsourcing, the unbundling of legal services, et cetera.

Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

"Legal insight for the retail and consumer products industry."

Richard Magnone’s Chicagoeviction.com

"Blog covers issues related to Illinois landlord tenant law with a landlord's perspective."

Risky Business

"Risky Business is a blog to help companies recognize, analyze, and proactively avoid the risk of loss in a business context. This blog provides case notes, practice tips, updates from regulatory agencies such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, and others, as well as general information regarding product liability and commercial litigation (both domestic and international). With a primary focus on risk avoidance, our team of experienced attorney—authors address hot topics in this area and examine strategies to avoid litigation through discussions on owner’s and operator’s manuals, instructions, warnings, recalls, ANSI and ASTM standards, warning stickers, expert testimony, and a variety of other critical risk-related topics."

Rochester Bankruptcy and Debt Relief

"Focusing on the issues of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, debt relief, foreclosure, debtor/creditor rights, consumer credit, and bankruptcy litigation."

Ruminations - Retail Real Estate Law Blog

"A free-form discussion of issues peculiar to Retail Real Estate Law. This blog explores legal concepts underlying legal practice." Recent entries include "What’s in the Stated Rent and How Lenders See it," "'Gotcha' Rules in 1031 Exchanges" and "Pass-Through Caps."

S&W Legal Blog

"A legal blog with news about a wide range of legal topics in North Carolina and beyond." Posts cover news about Shipman & Wright lawyers, consumer law topics and family law topics.

Salmonella Blog

"Surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks."

Seeger Weiss Blog: Legal News and Analysis

"A dedicated legal news and informational resource that provides in-depth coverage on consumer protection matters."

Seller Beware Blog

"Commentary and news on developing legal issues in consumer marketing, advertising and promotional activities, including Federal Trade Commission and state attorney general developments, Lanham Act and consumer class-action litigation, California’s Proposition 65 matters, as well as regulatory developments for the wide array of products and claims, including dietary supplements, 'green' claims, advertising to kids, privacy, pricing, 'Made in U.S.A.' and sweepstakes."

Shigella Blog

"Surveillance and analysis on shigella news and outbreaks."

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

Provides a general audience with self-help resources, studies and reports available to the public and to professional providers of those services. SHLEP was chosen as “Best Law Blog In the Public Interest” in the 2006 Blawg Review Awards.

Simon Resnik Hayes Bankruptcy Blog

Posts cover topics related to bankruptcy, loans, foreclosure and other debt-related legal concerns.

South Carolina Business Law Blog

Provides information about judicial decisions, legislative changes, regulatory rulings, and the economic landscape affecting companies doing business or seeking to do business in South Carolina.