Drone Pilot Gets 30 Days in Jail After Injuring Two People

Hot legal news! Drones are awesome. But along with the awesomeness comes great responsibility. Like many other awesome things, drones are incredibly dangerous, and improper use can actually result in not just injuries, but also severe legal consequences, including jail time. Recently, a Seattle man was sentenced to 30 days in jail…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2llHLUc

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7 Employment Laws Every Worker Should Know

Hot legal news! Every worker in the US knows that federal and state laws protect them from discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and unsafe working conditions. However, the laws that govern employment vary from state to state and are often rather nuanced……. FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2mqfSj6

How Might Gorsuch Rule in Workers’ Rights Cases?

Hot legal news! Savvy small business owners aren’t just looking at their bottom line — they’re paying attention to politics as well. And while the Supreme Court is ideally apolitical, the choices a president makes in appointing justices to the court is anything but. Enter Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s pick to replace…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2llAXWS

Shoplifting: Associated Charges and Penalties

Hot legal news! We all know that shoplifting is simply illegal, but the lengths to which stores and police go to prosecute and punish shoplifters are far from simple. Prosecutors have multiple charges available that relate to shoplifting, and retailers will often go after shoplifters independently of law enforcement. So a basic case…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2lvUvst

Medical Companies Exploit Low-Income Diabetes Patients, Suit Claims

Hot legal news! For the average person, few necessities are more confusing than health insurance. Even for the lucky few whose employers provide health coverage, just picking the right plan can be mind-numbing. So when those who are shopping on the open market or under the Affordable Care Act for a health insurance…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2lQAnDT

Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms in Divorce

Hot legal news! If you sacrificed a career or earning potential to care for your children during a marriage, you may be worried about how you’ll support yourself and your children after a divorce. Beyond the emotional and financial stress, you may be wondering if you’ll still be able to stay at home…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2lvTH6K

California Lawmakers Can’t Block Publication of Actors’ Ages

Hot legal news! Amid some controversy, the California legislature passed AB 1687, which prohibits websites, like IMDb, from publishing the ages of actors and actresses online. However, a federal judge has temporarily halted this law from going into effect, as a result of a preliminary injunction requested by the website IMDb, which…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2lQqOos