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Posted on: Dec 28, 2020

There are myriad factors that could lead to a misdiagnosis. The inattention, bias or other forms of negligence amongst medical staff can compound with simple human error.

On behalf of Leeseberg & Valentine

Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

Shortly after the terrible attacks of 911, on Sept. 11, 2001, the Federal Government created a database of people that it held could not board an airplane. Many of these people were US citizens and had never been convicted of a crime.  But when they tried to buy an airplane ticket, it was refused. Initially there was no clear set of criteria to determine who got placed on the list and who did not.  It was a classic case of empowering Government bureaucrats with tremendous power but no accountability.

On behalf of NachtLaw, PC

Posted on: Dec 17, 2020

A settlement announced by the U.S. Department of Justice on Dec. 8, 2020, provides a clear, real-world answer to the question of how an employer can use job listings to illegally discriminate against people who are looking for work. These cases usually require a lot of investigation and testimony to reveal exactly how and why the employer was discriminating.

On behalf of The Friedmann Firm

Posted on: Dec 14, 2020

Dealing with a serious injury and thinking about filing an insurance claim or lawsuit is stressful enough. Before you select a personal injury attorney, you should find out some key information about them and their firm.

On behalf of Kisling, Nestico & Redick

Posted on: Dec 11, 2020

If you're an employee in the state of Ohio or anywhere else in the U.S., you may not be fully aware of your rights or the laws pertaining to paid and unpaid work breaks.

On behalf of Nilges Draher LLC

Posted on: Dec 3, 2020

Winter poses many challenges for those who drive. Whether running errands in the neighborhood, commuting on surface roads or traveling on the tollways, the combination of cold and inclement weather dramatically increases the risks. This can involve trying to navigate slippery roads, black ice, whiteout conditions, snow on the ground, darkness, and sunrise and sunset commutes into the sun.

On behalf of Rumizen Weisman Co., Ltd.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2020

Workplace retaliation occurs when a manager or supervisor punishes, mistreats, or fires an employee specifically because the person engaged in what is called a “protected activity”. 

On behalf of The Friedmann Firm, LLC

Posted on: Nov 10, 2020

Whether you own your own tools, use company tools or rent tools based on project demand, the potential exists for defective tools to contribute to your risk on the job. When that happens, you will need to keep an open mind about your legal rights because they may differ from many workplace injury scenarios.

On behalf of Rumizen Weisman Co., Ltd.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2020

When most people get divorced, their performance at work may temporarily suffer due to stress and distraction, but their job remains secure. If you own a small business, however, a divorce could potentially end your marriage and ruin your livelihood. The good news is that you can likely protect and maintain your business through the divorce. But doing so takes careful planning and, usually, the help of an experienced attorney.

On behalf of The Law Firm of Richard M. Lewis

Posted on: Oct 27, 2020

Given the sheer size of commercial tractor-trailers, space management is vitally important for commercial drivers to maintain a standard of safety. There is one tool specifically designed for commercial drivers to maintain proper space management: mirrors.

On behalf of Bordas and Bordas

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