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Hiring a new employee can be incredibly daunting. At least one person at your law firm will have their work hours reallocated to combing through potentially hundreds of resumes, enduring back-to-back phone interviews, and finally selecting someone with no guarantee about how he or she will work out.
Many people are burned by defective products or overly hot food or beverages, but traffic accidents also cause their fair share of burns. The effects of burns can be devastating, causing serious pain and injuries that require a long rehabilitation period. In particularly serious situations, burns can even lead to death.
When onboarding a new employee, one of the most important items you should tackle is health and safety training. By giving employees a proper training program, you can better avoid dangerous workplace accidents. If you have been injured in a workplace accident, our Chicago workers’ compensation attorneys can help you.
Nothing is more annoying than seemingly endless telemarketing calls. Those so-called robocalls come morning, noon and night. When you are sitting down for dinner or watching the big game. And since telemarketers can spoof numbers, they often trick you into answering by using a fake number. The good news is that you can sue a telemarketer.
Pedestrians have rights in Georgia and the state’s crosswalk safety laws have been strengthened in recent years. The rights of walkers are outlined by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in Georgia. Back in 1995, the Georgia legislature changed the state’s crosswalk law to say drivers must “stop and stay stopped” for pedestrians. Previously drivers had to merely yield to walkers.
On January 12, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a key dispute over the scope and limits of state taxing authority over out–of–state businesses. Respondents Wayfair Inc., Overstock.com, Inc. and Newegg Inc., among the 40 largest Internet retailers in America, are represented by Brann & Isaacson partners George Isaacson, Martin Eisenstein, and Matthew Schaefer.
Tiffany Zanatta By Tiffany Zanatta. The British Columbia Supreme Court recently provided a strong reminder to employers about the importance of honoring their settlement obligations, and the consequences if they don’t. After concluding that a post-dismissal settlement had been reached and breached, the court in Shewchuk v.
Every year, Indianapolis residents can expect snow, ice, and subzero temperatures at some point during the harsh winter months. As anyone who drives in these conditions can confirm, winter weather can wreak havoc on roadways, causing slippery conditions, poor visibility, and other issues that make driving treacherous.
Thousands of people visit shopping malls throughout the Indianapolis area every day. While most of these trips are legally uneventful, slip and fall accidents injure a substantial number of people in malls each year. Here are some answers to questions people often ask about shopping mall slip and fall accidents. For more information, call our office today or contact us online.
Everything is a “trade secret,” right? Nope. What if I mark it as a “trade secret?” Still nope. But, you already knew those answers. This is an especially important issue when dealing with public entities, as demonstrated by the recent opinion in Raiser-DC, LLC v. B&L Service, Inc., 43 Fla. L. Weekly D145a (Fla. 4th DCA 2018).
A car insurance company’s number one goal is not to fairly compensate a driver involved in an auto accident. Since no two accidents are the same, a settlement offer for an accident will vary from one to the next. A car insurance company’s number-one goal is not to make sure that the injured individual gets all that they are entitled to and is fairly compensated.
Social media is the first place that an insurance company will go to prove a case. For many, social media is a part of their daily routine. If you are in a car accident, it is imperative that you know that social media can end up really damaging your case. It is important for you to take specific steps not to make any statements that can come back to haunt you, and that includ ...
A passenger in a vehicle is just as susceptible to injury in an accident as the driver is. Every time you get into a car, there is the potential that you can be involved in a car accident regardless of whether you are in the driver’s or passenger seat. Missouri is an at-fault state, which means that when an accident happens, someone has to be deemed at-fault and liable for payi ...
The Time-Tribune is reporting that Lackawanna County Judge Thomas Munley disclosed on Wednesday that Donald Trump Jr. applied for a license to carry firearms (LTCF), after Lackawanna County Sheriff Mark McAndrew refused to disclose the purpose of Mr. Trump’s visit, likely due to the confidentiality provisions of all LTCF applicant information. 18 Pa.C.S.
On Thursday, January 11, 2018, Sam’s Club began abruptly closing many of its stores across the US and the US territories, including Puerto Rico. In some cases, employees found out their store was closing when they arrived at work, in their work uniform, only to find the doors pad locked and sign stating the store was closing, effective immediately.