We continue our Friday round-up of what is newest, best and brightest at FindLaw.com. Below, you will find this week's offerings from various areas of FindLaw's unique content, including: core legal content, blogs, news and case law. Take a look at what's new:
FindLaw Consumer Blogs
- Disneyland Sued in 140 Injury Cases in 5 Years: It's a popular vacation destination, but the “Happiest Place on Earth” is hit with dozens of personal injury lawsuits every year. What types of injuries are most common, and how often do plaintiffs win in court? FindLaw's Injured has the not-so-amusing details on theme park lawsuits.
- Can Police Search Closed Containers in a Car?: If you're pulled over by police, officers may ask to search the contents of your vehicle, including closed containers. Do you have to let them? FindLaw's Blotter breaks down the basics of when closed-container searches are legal, and how you may be able to contest the results of an unlawful search.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Secret Service Gets Qualified Immunity for Retaliatory Arrest: The High Court has ruled on a touchy situation involving Secret Service agents, Vice President Dick Cheney, and a confrontational Iraq War critic. FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog describes what led to the war critic's arrest and the controversy over his constitutional rights.
Law Firm Management
- Five Ways Attorneys Waste Money: It's not just your own money we're talking about here, but also your clients'. Do you really need to file that motion, or send two attorneys to defend a deposition? FindLaw's latest Law Firm Management article suggests ways that attorneys can rein in unnecessary and inefficient expenses.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team