Top Performing Pages on FindLaw This Month

Hot legal news! It’s been a busy June at FindLaw, with over 7 million visits to FindLaw.com pages this month alone. So what were our top performing pages of the past 30 days, and what was our audience most interested in learning about? Let’s take a look at the numbers:…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1U4zgdE

Can a Burglar Sue the Homeowner for Injuries?

Hot legal news! A burglar smashed your living room window to break into your home. While he was in the process of taking your flat screen television off the wall, he steps on your kid’s toy car and falls on his back, spraining it. The TV then falls on his face breaking…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1U4zem2

Lawn Mower Injuries: Can You Sue?

Hot legal news! Summer is here. Grass is growing. Time to break out the lawn mower — but be careful! Every year, more people are getting injured by lawn mowers. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 83,291 people were injured by lawn mowers in 2011. Of those people injured, 3,780 were children…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1LR2qHr

5 Tips to Avoid an LGBT Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

Hot legal news! While same-sex couples can now legally marry in every state, LGBT people still face discrimination in many other areas of life. LGBT people face employment discrimination everyday, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are five tips to prevent LGBT employment discrimination and avoid lawsuits:…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1U4z521

Which States Now Issues Same-Sex Marriage Licenses?

Hot legal news! While many are celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision in favor of marriage equality in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, many others are still trying to resist the tide of progress. Before the ruling came out last Friday, 15 states still had bans on same-sex marriage. Of those states,…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1U4z26i

If I Find an Abandoned Baby, Can I Keep It?

Hot legal news! Welcome to the new FindLaw series, “If I Find,” where we’ll discuss the rule of finders keepers as it applies to different topics. We hope you’ll check back regularly! When Quasimodo was left on the doorstep of Notre Dame, the priest took him in. When Moses floated down the…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1GMxq80

If a Doctor Mocks Your Body, Can You Sue?

Hot legal news! What’s worst? Getting a colonoscopy, or getting mocked while you’re passed out for that colonoscopy? A patient identified only as D.B. successfully sued his anesthesiologist for defamation and medical malpractice after she and other doctors relentlessly mocked him while he was unconscious. By accident, he had recorded the whole conversation, and…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1fKJ64H