Are Prisons Liable for Inmate Attacks?

Hot legal news! It’s understood that prison is and should be unpleasant. Still, that doesn’t mean prisoners have no protections. The protections are more limited than for a free person, of course. Still, in the case of an inmate attack, under some circumstances, there are claims that even the imprisoned can make……. FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1TiAweU

Fatal Injury: Wrongful Death for Food Poisoning

Hot legal news! It is never fun to imagine our loved ones leaving us forever and there is no legal victory that can make up for the pain of a death, especially a wrongful one. That said, if a family loses a member due to food poisoning, a wrongful death claim is…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1TiAvYo

Can I Go to Jail for Failure to Pay Child Support?

Hot legal news! You work hard and try to pay all your bills on time, but it happens that you fall behind on one. Maybe this happens a few times. Before you know it, you’re all messed up and you just missed some child support payments! Are you going to jail? Probably…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1oTMA9P

Jason Pierre-Paul Sues ESPN, Adam Schefter Over Medical Records Release

Hot legal news! New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has filed a lawsuit against ESPN and NFL correspondent Adam Schefter for violating his medical privacy. Last July, Schefter tweeted a photo of Pierre-Paul’s medical chart, indicating the player had his right index finger amputated. Pierre-Paul is claiming Schefter violated Florida medical…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1oTMBKR

Facial Animation Tech Fight: Who Owns Deadpool’s Smile?

Hot legal news! Animated characters today can make facial expressions that are as subtle as those of a human actor. That’s because people do make those expressions and increasingly sophisticated technology is used to translate these into animation. Think of the films “Deadpool” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Now, in a very…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1RAZfYc

Cross Country Survey: 5 Strange Traffic Laws

Hot legal news! We all know that there are some basic rules of the road that we should follow. Whether you’re in Alaska or Alabama, a red light means stop and green means go. But there are some pretty strange rules that are on the books in some states that you just…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1RBjchH

Startup Problems: Too Much Sex in Office Stairwells

Hot legal news! One of the most important tasks for every startup is instilling the king of corporate culture that defines your business; an ethos that can guide your fledgling company through good times and bad; the defining characteristic that sets you apart, and hopefully above, the rest. And there are so…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1RBjbKH