Over 20K DUI Cases in New Jersey May Be Tossed After Court Ruling

Hot legal news! Some 20,000 convicted DUI drivers may be raising their glasses today to Sgt. Marc Dennis. The officer was found guilty of not calibrating breath testing devices correctly back in 2016. These devices were used in five New Jersey counties, including Middlesex, Monmouth, Union, Ocean, and Somerset. As a result,…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2RUg7hM

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Victims of California Wildfire Sue Utility Company

Hot legal news! Three law firms, calling themselves Northern California Fire Lawyers, filed suit against Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), claiming the deadly Camp Fire in Butte County is the “direct and legal result of the negligence, carelessness, recklessness, and/or unlawfulness” of the company. The Camp Fire has all but destroyed the…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2FkZz1a

FBI: Surge in Hate Crimes Largest Since 9/11

Hot legal news! The number of hate crimes reported in 2016 was already the most in the past five years. That trend sadly continued into 2017, with the FBI reporting a surge in hate crimes unseen since the wake of the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Especially troubling was the spike in anti-Semitic hate…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2OK0J5U

Avoid Cyberstalking During Divorce

Hot legal news! Temptation pulls at our heartstrings, and it can be at the very core of a divorce. But if you are tempted to lurk on social media to find out what your future ex is up to, even if it’s just for legal discovery, make sure you don’t blur the…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2Q1Sd6M

NHL Settles Concussion Lawsuits for Under $20M

Hot legal news! Like the NFL before it, the NHL has settled ongoing litigation regarding concussions suffered by former players. But unlike the NFL, the NHL did it for a pittance. The NFL’s settlement committed the league to spending almost $1 billion in total damages, medical reimbursements, and future medical and psychological care……. FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2DlDwEX

Airline Price Fixing Class Action Filed

Hot legal news! It came as no surprise that the airlines kept jacking up their prices and limiting their services, often at a time when jet fuel prices were plummeting. Consumers had almost given in to the turbulence of high ticket prices. But the winds are changing, and the settlements are coming……. FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2QJxdPq

Latest Celebrity ‘Conscious Uncoupling’ Divorce

Hot legal news! Gwyneth Paltrow brought the term “conscious uncoupling” into the public eye with her divorce to Chris Martin. At the time, she said “I know it’s a dorky term, but it’s very worthwhile. I wanted to turn my divorce into a positive,” said Gwyneth. Yes, she’s right. It’s a dorky…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2B6fMDm