Posts made in June, 2012

Wrongful Death and Car Crash

Posted By on Jun 22, 2012

Car Crash and Wrongful Death. Few things are worse or more sudden than an official call to inform one of the death of a loved one in a car wreck. The immediate impact of fear, grief and loss is devastating. Then come the questions. The survivors have to pick up the pieces and carry on. That means figuring out in a timely manner who was at fault and how to compensate the victims. In the case of a “tort” of wrongful death,...

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Fired by Discrimination, where to go?

Posted By on Jun 20, 2012

Fired due to discrimination, where do I go? First, to a good attorney. If your employer had 15 or more employees, the federal and state anti-discrimination laws apply. That means if the issue is race, gender, pregnancy, age or disability, you and your attorney need to file a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ASAP. Why? Because the anti-discrimination laws require that federal agency to investigate first...

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Car Wreck & Lawsuit

Posted By on Jun 15, 2012

Do I have to file a lawsuit on my car wreck? Maybe. No one wants to go to court. And, certainly not over a car wreck. But, if you are injured in an auto crash, its not your fault and the other person (or likely their insurance company) won’t settle your case or won’t offer an amount that’s fair, reasonable and adequately compensates for the injuries, then the only option is to file a lawsuit and seek remedies in the...

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The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to Employers with 15 or more employees, including private employers, State and local governments, employment agencies, and labor union employers. The ADA prohibits discrimination in all employment practices, including job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, training, etc., including recruitment, advertising, tenure, layoff, leave, fringe benefits, etc.,...

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides civil rights protections to people with disabilities, who can still work and should provide for themselves, similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It creates in the law an equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services,...

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