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:
- What Is Obamacare's Penalty for No Health Insurance?: As the first open enrollment period is set to begin under the Affordable Care Act, those who are uninsured face a big decision about their health care. If you choose to remain uninsured, what's the financial penalty for "opting out" of Obamacare? FindLaw's Law and Daily Life summarizes the potentially costly consequences as part of our "Understanding Obamacare" series.
- Tattoo Policies at Work: 5 Tips for Employers: Uncle Sam wants you -- but he doesn't necessarily want to see your tattoos. The U.S. Army is implementing a new policy that prohibits visible body art on soldiers' necks, arms, and legs. Would such a policy come under fire at your workplace? FindLaw's Free Enterprise offers five practical considerations for keeping your company's tattoo policy legal.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs:
- SCOTUS Needs Tech-Savvy Clerks; Link Rot Plaguing Court: The High Court has cited websites in many opinions, but nearly half of those links no longer work, a new study has found. What problems could this present for the Court and for lawyers at large? And what, if anything, can be done to prevent "link rot"? Click on FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog to find out.
Law Firm Management:
- Update on Negotiating Hospital Liens - Shifting the Burden: Dealing with hospital liens can be a huge headache for even the most experienced personal injury lawyers. One issue that often arises: Are the hospital's charges reasonable and necessary? In one recent case in California, the court placed the burden on the hospital to prove the charges billed were needed. What can lawyers learn from this case? FindLaw's latest Law Firm Management article explains.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team