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:
- FindLaw Survey Reveals Social Security Concerns: Will you be able to count on Social Security when you're ready to retire? A new FindLaw.com survey finds that while older Americans seem to have more faith in the social "safety net," younger Americans aren't so sure. What action can consumers of any age take to fend off insecurities over Social Security? Because it's never too early to plan ahead, FindLaw's Law and Daily Life points you to some helpful resources about retirement planning.
- Are There Any Defenses to Drugged Driving?: Drunken driving isn't the only type of DUI offense. Driving under the influence of drugs is on the rise, and it's not just illicit substances that can get motorists in trouble. If you're accused of drugged driving, which defenses could potentially work, and which don't stand a chance of standing up in court? FindLaw's Blotter breaks down the validity of some common drugged-driving defenses.
FindLaw Legal Professional Blogs:
- McClutcheon Oral Args: Mess of Hypos; Is Compromise in the Works?: With the U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 Term now underway, Justices heard arguments this week on a divisive political issue: campaign finance limits for individuals. So what exactly happened in front of the Court, and what do the Justices' questions reveal about their potential votes? FindLaw's U.S. Supreme Court blog offers a concise summary.
Law Firm Management:
- Organizing Your Personal Injury Cases - A Step by Step Checklist: Time is money, and nobody knows that better than busy personal injury lawyers. Though every PI case is different, investing time at the outset to get organized can really pay off as each case progresses. From collecting initial documents to creating a chart for all of your cient's claims, what should your personal injury case checklist include? FindLaw's latest Law Firm Mangement article walks you through 16 steps that every PI lawyer will want to follow.
-- Andrew Chow, FindLaw Audience Team