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:
- How Not to Get Injured While Tailgating: Are you ready for some football? If your pregame plans include tailgating, you'll likely run into some rowdy fans and other potential hazards in the parking lot. How can you prevent injury, and what should you watch out for? Huddle around FindLaw's Injured blog for some tips.
- 5 Important Supreme Court Cases for Fall 2012: The High Court kicked off its 2012 Term this week with cases that could have wide-reaching effects nationwide, and even internationally. FindLaw's Decided breaks down five of the most closely watched cases and why they're so important.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Is That a C-Cell Battery in Your Pocket ...?: A police officer's comments during a Terry pat-down search were used in a successful motion to suppress evidence. But a federal appeals court ruled the comments were permissible "small talk." How did the court reach that conclusion, and what does it mean for pat-down procedures? FindLaw's U.S. Eleventh Circuit blog explains.
Law Firm Management
- 7 Steps to Approaching Lien Claims in Personal Injury Cases: Dealing with liens and unpaid medical bills can be a huge headache for personal injury lawyers, and can end up being more complicated than the initial injury claim itself. But handling lien claims can be less of a hassle if you plan ahead. FindLaw's latest Law Firm Management article offers seven tips for dealing with client debts that can pay off for your practice.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team