Posts made in May, 2012


Do I need a lawyer on a Car Wreck?


Posted By on May 25, 2012

Don’t Wreck your case. If you’re in a car wreck, do you need a lawyer? A good rule of thumb is – if you have significant injury from a car wreck, then you better get a good lawyer. In an injury car wreck that’s not your fault, you are entitled to your car being repaired to your satisfaction, your medical bills paid in the end, and monetary compensation for your injuries (permanent and temporary), pain and...

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Fired and Pregnant


Posted By on May 21, 2012

Can I be fired because I am pregnant? The answer is “no”. Pregnancy does not shield a woman from doing a poor job at work or breaking work rules. But, a woman can’t be fired simply because she is pregnant. It happens more often than most people realize. A pregnant woman lets her employer know and suddenly concerns arise about her commitment to the job, need for time off and caring for a baby after the birth. An...

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Notice of FMLA leave to work


Posted By on May 11, 2012

How much notice must be given an employer for an employee to take leave from work under the Family Medical Leave Act. Normally, 30 days notice should be given to an employer for a worker to take FMLA leave. Under an emergency situation, the law only requires “reasonable” notice given to the employer by the employee (or his/her family) to take leave from work under FMLA. “Reasonable” is defined under the...

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Facebook & Wrongful Firing


Posted By on May 8, 2012

Should you “post” about your wrongful firing on Facebook or any social network after it happens? “NO”, don’t do it. In any lawsuit, especially one involving an injury or firing, it’s now standard practice for the other side to discover your Facebook and other social network postings, including photos. Why? Because your statements, admissions and photos that occurred at the time of or after the...

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Facebook & Auto Wrecks


Posted By on May 8, 2012

Should you “post” about your car wreck on Facebook or any social network after it happens? “NO”, don’t do it. In any lawsuit, especially one involving an injury or firing, it’s now standard practice for the other side to discover your Facebook and other social network postings, including photos. Why? Because your statements, admissions and photos that occurred at the time of or after the incident...

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