What to Expect When Giving Birth in Jail

Hot legal news! Of all the places to give birth, jail sounds the least appealing. While jails and prisons in every state are required to provide medical care for their inmates, the way pregnancy and birth are handled varies quite a bit from state to state. Perhaps one of the most shocking practices…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2iJte40

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11-Year-Old Boy Gets His Christmas Wish: An Official Adoption Certificate

Hot legal news! Warning: the video embedded below may pull at your proverbial heartstrings. When 11-year-old Landon Ryan Rice opened one of his Christmas gifts this year, despite his superhero pajamas, and despite the gift being a framed certificate, he couldn’t stop the tears of joy. The gift was a framed certificate stating…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2ickvu5

New Jersey Devils ‘Wrongly Withheld’ Medical Docs in Concussion Case

Hot legal news! The case of Mike Peluso, the former NHL player on the infamous New Jersey Devils “Crash Line” filed a workers’ compensation claim in California in 2012. The claim is a result of the repeated concussions he sustained while being one of the team’s most prolific enforcers. Recently, it has…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2iJs8oM

Parking Lot Injuries: When Can You Sue?

Hot legal news! Considering our holiday shopping lists, this might be the busiest time of year for parking lots. And considering the weather, the amount of traffic, and the opportunism of criminals, this might also be when parking lots are at their most dangerous. Here’s a look at the legal liability for parking…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2iG6SAz

Subscriber Beware: Are Lawyer and Legal Subscription Services Worth It?

Hot legal news! Unfortunately, the cost of legal help can often be prohibitive for most people. Consumers are often forced to forgo legal help because they cannot justify the immediate high cost, despite the potential for even higher costs over the long term. In order to capitalize on this insecurity of consumers, businesses…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2irUxQZ

What Small Businesses Need to Know About Organized Retail Crime

Hot legal news! You might’ve been thinking shoplifters attacking your store were isolated thieves, acting alone and out of desperation. But that’s not always the case. Sophisticated shoplifting rings have learned that pooling your resources can lead to increased profits, and that certain consumer products become very valuable when they hit the street……. FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2is0k9l

Nevada Psychiatric Hospital Sued Again for Dumping Patients

Hot legal news! The Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Nevada is facing a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of former patients that claim the hospital “dumped” them. Rawson-Neal is no stranger to these allegations and has faced lawsuits in the past over the practice. Additionally, it is estimated that Rawson-Neal has dumped nearly…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2ifpjNs