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:
- Who Now Qualifies as a Disabled Employee?: Do diabetics now qualify as disabled? As it stands now, what qualifies as a disability has changed. FindLaw’s Free Enterprise looks at how the feds new change may
mean changes for business owners.
- Was Your Email Among Millions Exposed in Epsilon Data Breach?: Millions of extremely savvy fake emails from banks, retailers and other businesses hit inboxes nationwide recently. These email phishing scams pose a serious risk to consumers. FindLaw’s Common Law provides some important tips on how to protect your identity online in the wake of the Epsilon data breach.
- Barry Bonds’ Defense Rests Without Calling Any Witnesses: Barry Bonds is on trial for perjury, not for steroid use. After days of high-profile witnesses by the prosecution, Bonds’ defense lawyer surprised many by resting without calling a single witness. FindLaw’s
Tarnished Twenty breaks down the strategic reasons for not calling a single witness – including Bonds himself.
- Most Americans Oppose Walking Away from Mortgages: FindLaw’s Law & Daily Life looks at a survey of Americans about walking away from a mortgage. It’s no secret that some homeowners are walking away from mortgage payments altogether, refusing to pay. But, according to a survey conducted by FindLaw.com, the majority of Americans don’t approve of this tactic. Sixty-percent of people polled by FindLaw.com believe that it is never acceptable to walk away from a mortgage, even if there is a valid reason to do so.
Legal Professional Content
- How a Small Firm Should Deal with Software Overload: Could you have too many software programs running at your law firm? Are you overwhelmed by what they do and don’t do? You may be suffering from software overload. FindLaw’s Strategist breaks down how you could do better with less.
— Compiled by Adam Ramirez, FindLaw Portal Team