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:
- 1st J&J DePuy Hip Implant Award: $8.3M: The first of more than 10,000 lawsuits over an allegedly defective hip implant has resulted in a huge award for damages for one implant recipient. What could this verdict mean for thousands of other alleged injury victims across the country? FindLaw's Injured dissects the verdict and what's at stake.
- 5 Legal Tips for Your Spring Break: Millions of families and stressed-out college students are set to hit the road (or the skies) for a much needed spring break. But beware: There are many legal issues that could turn your vacation into a nightmare. Before you pack your bags, head over to FindLaw’s Law and Daily Life for some words of legal wisdom.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs
- Sandra Day O’Connor Gets ‘Out of Order’ With New Book: The nation’s first female Associate Justice is out with yet another bestselling book, which offers an insider’s take on Supreme Court history. Why did Justice O’Connor feel compelled to expose these stories of how the High Court evolved? FindLaw’s U.S. Supreme Court blog explains.
Law Firm Management
- OPM Issues Final Regulation on Hiring Persons with Disabilities: Americans with disabilities often face hurdles in getting hired, even when trying to land a federal government job. But new regulations, approved last month and set to take effect soon, are aimed at simplifying the process for applicants with disabilities. FindLaw’s latest Corporate Counsel article summarizes the new federal rules.
— Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team