Amanda Knox Acquitted: Will She Sue For Wrongful Conviction?

Hot legal news! Amanda Knox. You may have heard her name a few times in the last eight years. During that time, she was accused of murder, convicted, acquitted, convicted again, and, finally, acquitted one more time. Now that she has finally been exonerated, Knox may be seeking compensation for the four years…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1I1qybG

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ICYMI: FindLaw Blogs Report on New Laws Comin’ Atcha in 2015

Hot legal news! One of the major function of FindLaw’s legal professional and consumer blogs is keeping each audience up to date on changes in the law, whether it’s through statute or court ruling. It’s only March, but we’ve been busily reporting on new laws that will take effect in 2015 since at…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1GdhL4j

Personal Injury Judgment in a Divorce: Community or Separate Property?

Hot legal news! A divorce is emotionally difficult on its own, without factoring in the division of property that comes with it. And in some cases, the law surrounding who gets what only adds to the confusion. Take a monetary award in a personal injury case, for example: when you get divorced,…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1C3dbj3

What Is The Difference Between a Tenant and a Lodger?

Hot legal news! You’re a landlord. You let someone rent your house or a room in your house. Is he a tenant or a lodger? Is there a difference? The rights and responsibilities of a landlord are many. However, if you don’t know the difference between a tenant and a lodger, you may…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1I1qxVi

How Long Will My Workers’ Comp Claim Take?

Hot legal news! For many people, a work related injury doesn’t just mean pain and suffering. It means days of work will be missed, medical bills will pile up, or money will get tight. Most people will need their workers’ compensation benefits as soon as possible. So, how long will a workers’ compensation…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1OVoLXv

Are School Police Real Police?

Hot legal news! Two incidents of school security officers beating high school students in Oakland has us wondering what limits, if any, exist for campus police officers. Are school police officers just like real police officers? Where does their jurisdiction stop and start? The answer could depend on the type of campus…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/19wINHa

Does Your Small Business Need Earthquake Insurance?

Hot legal news! Is your business is located in California, Ohio, Oregon, Alaska, or one of the other earthquake prone places? Do you have earthquake insurance? Do you really need it? The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) predicts that a 6.7 magnitude earthquake will occur every 6.3 years in California. The Northridge earthquake on…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1CHuACO