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  • Gender-Based Dress Codes: Do We Need Another Law?

    By Erin Brandt. Gender-based dress codes have lately become a “hot topic” for British Columbia’s media outlets. The recent interest flows from Green party leader Andrew Weaver’s new Bill M2** which (if enacted) Mr. Weaver says will prevent employers from requiring that female employees wear high heels in the workplace.

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 10 readers -
  • Ageism is all around us

    We cannot forget that ageism is the most socially condoned form of discrimination in the United States. This clip from SNL reminds us of some common ageist stereotypes. Carvey ...

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 9 readers -
  • CFPB Fines Experian $3 Million for Deceiving Consumers

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday fined Experian PLC $3 million, alleging that the leading credit-reporting firm misrepresented the credit scores it marketed to consumers, according to the Wall Street Journal. On Thursday, the Journal reported that the CFPB said Experian claimed the credit scores it sold to consumers were the same ones lenders used to make credit decisions.

    Bond and Botes- 14 readers -
  • 7 Safety BASICs for Trucks

    Trucking companies and their drivers in the United States are required to adhere to a set of Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) standards set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). There are seven categories of compliance defined by this program called Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories (BASIC).

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -

    Cyber security insurance is a relatively new insurance product that has probably become more popular and important in today’s digital age. Think about it. Almost everything is created, transmitted, shared, and stored digitally. Companies utilize cloud-based platforms to store documents, share documents, and transmit documents. Documents are transmitted via e-mail.

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 13 readers -
  • Preventing Dog Bites

    People can become very attached to their dogs and treat them as life companions. They live inside homes and can become trusted members of families. However, even without provocation, a dog may become aggressive and sometimes bite. Victims of dog bites are often people who are known to the dog – owners, friends, or neighbors.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Who Wants a Free House? Applying Res Judicata to Foreclosure Cases

    As the backlog of judicial foreclosure cases grew substantially in recent years in states such as New York, New Jersey, and Florida, many homeowners found their cases dragging on for years or even ignored altogether by their mortgage lenders. As the statute of limitations began to run on foreclosure actions, some homeowners found themselves in a unique position – the mortgage l ...

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 14 readers -
  • Twenty Years And Counting!

    Normally, I blog about current events or about how we can help consumers can get real relief from financial pressures under the law. In today’s post, I digress to recognize one of our own. Recently, we celebrated the twenty year anniversary of our friend and trusted employee, Leann Wilkinson. Where has the time gone? Her official title is Office Manager.

    Ed Woods/ Bond and Botes- 9 readers -
  • Injuries Common in Motorcycle Accidents

    Hi there, I am a Personal Injury Attorney in Houston. Any type of traffic-related accident has the potential to cause serious injuries. However, certain types of crashes have a higher propensity for certain types of injuries. For example, a rear-end collision between two cars can often cause victims to suffer from whiplash.

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 14 readers -
  • Postmedia’s Layoffs: Words to the Wise

    By Fiona Anderson. As a former journalist, I can’t help but be mesmerized by the bloodletting that is happening at newspapers and television and radio stations across Canada. The only exception is the publicly funded Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Private companies need to make money to survive and, with advertisers now having their own advertising platforms (their websit ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 18 readers -
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Toughguard Standard

    The all-too-familiar wreckage scene of a large semi-trailer rear-ended by a passenger vehicle raises questions about who has been hurt, who is to blame, and how could the accident have been avoided. You might assume any case of rear-ending squarely places the blame on the driver of the vehicle in the back, but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) holds a different opinion.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 11 readers -
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