May 03, 2011 05:11 ET Releases Its Top 10 Most Interesting Legal News Stories of 2010 to Celebrate 10 Years in Business

Employment Issues Top List of Requests for Legal Help

SANTA CRUZ, CA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) -, the premier publication for Online Legal Media, today released the list of most interesting legal news stories for its readership during the last year.

"We believe these topics were of tremendous importance to the public, but they've dropped off the radar screen of most traditional media," said Stephen King, CEO. "If we leave out divorce and bankruptcy, which are always life-changing on an individual basis, we believe some of the best and most interesting stories were related to pharmaceuticals. Many of them had huge settlements and it's important to get this information out to the public."

The Top 10 of 2010 is:

1. Employment-related issues, including wage/overtime, discrimination and wrongful termination;
2. Asbestos and mesothelioma;
3. New warnings on Avandia for heart attack risk;
4. Elder care, nursing home rape and abuse;
5. Birth defects allegedly stemming from drugs including Paxil;
6. Settlements by major denture cream manufacturers for alleged zinc poisoning;
7. Defective medical products, including the recalled DePuy ASR Hip and Zimmer NexGen knee implants;
8. Veteran's issues, including medical malpractice, foreclosures and job fairness;
9. Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill effects;
10. Consumer banking, financial fraud, mortgage and foreclosure issues, excessive fees and Ponzi schemes. readers are looking for the latest and most comprehensive legal news available. Those that are seeking legal help are invited to complete a claim form which is distributed to attorneys. Over two and a half million people visit the site yearly, and hundreds of thousands of claim forms have been submitted since its inception by qualified readers looking for legal help.

"Considering the state of the economy it's no surprise that employment issues ranked high on people's minds," said King. "Defective products and personal injury due to pharmaceutical usage are always a top concern. Our top-flight journalists research the latest and most prominent topics to provide our readers with comprehensive coverage so they can make an informed decision about their possible case. has been committed to this for the past 10 years, and we re-commit every day, knowing that we're out there helping people."

About provides essential legal news and critical information for those affected by once-in-a-lifetime situations involving medical malpractice lawsuits, personal injury, defective products, overtime and labor issues or a host of others. These readers are not only looking for the latest and most comprehensive legal news available, but are also in need of legal help. Trial attorneys utilize the site to keep abreast of hot legal issues and settlements as well as advertise in the publication. Web:

Online Legal Media owns and operates websites providing information for the general public and the legal community., founded in 2001, is an online legal news publication with over 2.5 million visitors annually and over 322,000 claim forms submitted to attorneys from its readership. serves as a portal for trial attorneys to network and to market their firms to other attorneys and legal professionals. Online Legal Media is based in Santa Cruz, California.

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