Oregon Settles Shocking Foster Child Abuse Case for $1.3 Million

Hot legal news! When an adult seriously harms a child, the full force of the law should come down on them. And when a series of adults could have easily prevented that harm, they should be held responsible for that abhorrent negligence. These are, after all, the lives of innocent children we’re talking…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2GiS2zo


Major Online Sex Trafficking Bill Passes Senate

Hot legal news! It’s probably a safe bet that everyone in Congress wants to fight sex trafficking. But it’s also a safe bet that they won’t all agree on the best way to accomplish that goal. In a surprising turn of events, almost all U.S. Senators agreed to pass a bill that targets…… FindLaw News – Top Stories https://ift.tt/2FYrhRb

Drug Kingpins May Now Face the Death Penalty

Hot legal news! Drugs have been a problem in the United States for decades, but it seems that somehow it’s become even more widespread — maybe because of the increased use of opioids. So, it’s not surprising that the government is trying to step up in finding solutions to end this crisis. One…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2py3NYO

Suing a Contractor for Unfinished Work

Hot legal news! Working with contractor can often be frustrating, especially if disputes occur in the middle of a project. For example, what happens if the contractor leaves his or her work unfinished? Well, the easiest option is to talk to the contractor to see what’s going on. But, if that doesn’t resolve the…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2DOZ09R

Smoke Alarm Recall: Half a Million Alarms Defective

Hot legal news! Product liability law helps to keep consumers safe from products that have design defects, manufacturing defects, or don’t provide sufficient warnings. When a company realizes that a product it provides to consumers has a defect, it usually issues a recall.The realization can occur after people have already been injured by…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2pxJUkG

Volleyball Coach Sued for Body Shaming Athlete

Hot legal news! When you’re part of a sports team, you expect your teammates and coaches to have your back. And coaches, even though they have to push and challenge you to realize your full potential, should always have your best interests at heart. But in a case out of Cincinnati, one college…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2pxDVN4

Mom Arrested After Video of Smoking Baby Goes Viral

Hot legal news! Whether you’re making a joke about gun violence or abusing an animal, if you post about it online, chances are you’re going to get in trouble with the police. This is especially true since others will most likely be upset by your post and make an effort to alert the…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2Gcblu7