Street Gangs Are Getting Involved in White-Collar Crimes

Hot legal news! We like to think that society gets more sophisticated as we acquire technology and wealth, and there is some evidence that this is true. Even street gangs are savvier now than ever before, and they’re working on new scores, like financial frauds that were once the domain of white…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1ntkEbE

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State Tax Filing Guide for Same-Sex Couples

Hot legal news! Last June, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the fundamental right to marry. This was great news for same-sex couples in states that previously prohibited gay marriage, or those that were already married but living in a state that refused to recognized same-sex marriages performed elsewhere. This…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1Pnvuuz

Are You Liable for an Employee’s Violence?

Hot legal news! Usually you like to think of your place of business as reasonably pleasant. But recently your employee committed a violent crime — at work! Apart from the blow to your ego, you are concerned about liability. Can you be held responsible for an employee assault? How common is workplace…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1Pnvuuv

When Can You Sue for Drug-Related Birth Defects?

Hot legal news! Every parent prays for a healthy child. And while few of us go through life perfectly healthy, it is particularly painful for parents when a child is born with defects or medical issues due to prescription medication a mother has taken before the child’s birth. This is an unfortunately common…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1Trs37H

Can I Be Sued for a Fender Bender?

Hot legal news! Your phone was buzzing and you just had to check the text. Next thing you know, you miss a light change and plow into the car in front of you. Nobody seems seriously hurt at first, so you trade information with the other driver, apologize, and soon return to…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1P0L8sg

Can My Home Be Searched If I’m on Parole or Probation?

Hot legal news! If you’ve been paroled out of jail, or are on probation trying to avoid jail, the last thing you probably want to see is law enforcement at your front door. Often officers want to search your home, and they don’t always have a warrant. But do they need one?…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1SeA696

What to Do If Sued for Negligent Hiring

Hot legal news! Getting sued is always a pain — there is really no other way to put it. Even if you have done nothing wrong, you’ll need to respond to filings on deadline and submit to questions and spend your time on a complaint. Negligence in hiring suits are no different…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1P0L9wk