• One in Six NFL Players File for Bankruptcy

      In a new paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), researchers found that roughly 1 in 6 NFL players file bankruptcy within a dozen years of retirement. Interestingly, researchers found that the length of a player’s career and the amount of money he earned had little impact on whether he would file bankruptcy.

      Kathryn Davis/ Bond and Botes- 3 readers -
    • Constructive Dismissal in the Employment Law Context

      In Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission, 2015 SCC 10 the Supreme Court of Canada considered the law as it pertains to constructive dismissal in the employment law context. Prior to this decision the Supreme Court had last considered this issue in its seminal decision in Farber v. Royal Trust Co. in 1997.

      Peter Ferrari/ Corporate Law Blog- 2 readers -
  • What is a hostile work environment?

    In today’s Fast Legal Answers series, I’ll be defining and explaining what a “hostile work environment” is. I hear this phrase thrown around so much that I think many people don’t actually know what a hostile work environment is. After reading this article you will know the legal definition of a hostile work environment, and have a better idea of what could is, and what is not, ...

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 1 readers -
  • Southwest Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Death of Richard Ilczyszyn

    Kelly Ilczyszyn, the widow of Richard Ilczyszyn, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Southwest Airlines claiming her husband died as a result of the flight crew treating him like an out-of-control passenger instead of a passenger in need of help. According to CBS News, 46-year old Richard Ilczyszyn was on a flight home from a business trip and suffered a fatal pulmonary emb ...

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  • Pennsylvania H.B. 916 Would Extend WC Coverage to Emergency Management Volunteers

    by Karl Voigt The Pennsylvania legislature is once again attempting to amend the Commonwealth’s Workers’ Compensation Act, this time in the form of House Bill 916, which aims to extend insured status to emergency management volunteers. As a matter of public policy, the Act has long extended insurance coverage to volunteer firefighters, volunteer ambulance corps, volunteer ...

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 3 readers -
  • Prescription Drugs – Everyday Routine or Russian Roulette?

    Tens of millions of Americans take prescription drugs everyday. Whether taking a blood pressure pill or getting an insulin injection, its just an everyday routine. But what if the pills or injectables are contaminated? Last December, federal agents arrested 14 executives and workers in a tainted drug case blamed for as many as 64 patient deaths.

    Due Diligence- 2 readers -
  • Internet Crimes in Chicago

    Internet Crimes in Chicago by Attorney Uche | Apr 17, 2015 | Criminal Law News & Topics | People use the internet to conduct business, stay in touch, playing games, and much more. Unfortunately, some individuals use the internet for crime and the laws of Illinois1 address unlawful acts that are related to the internet and/or computers in the Computer Crime Prevention Law.

    criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com- 3 readers -
  • Cervical Spine Injuries After an Automobile Accident

    One of the worst types of injuries that can result from a car accident is a cervical spine injury. Unfortunately, these injuries are often serious and life-altering. In this post, we will discuss some common cervical spine injuries, including the fracture, subluxation of the neck. Although the neck is protected by muscles, it can easily get damaged in a high-speed car accident.

    Christopher Hoffmann/ St. Louis Car Accident Attorney- 4 readers -
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