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What Counts as Harassment in the Work Place?

Workplace harassment is a form of discrimination and is against the law. It’s a shame that some victims encourage it in the name of protecting their positions. Others downplay it as a way of life. All employees deserve respect whether they are i

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Signs of Mistreatment at Work

Sadly, mistreatment is so common that most employees can’t spot it. And if they do, they are silent about it or dismiss it as something minor. Some people are so blinded by the wicked society we are living in that they can’t see anythi

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How to Recover from A Car Accident

The good news is that you survived and you can only get better. The only frustrating thing about getting involved in a car accident is that it happens so fast yet the healing is slow and boring. From the onset, you need to be patient. Even if ther

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How to Sue After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

According to a Colorado state study on drunk driving, about 60 percent of individuals are arrested daily for drunk driving. Unfortunately, most drunk drivers avoid arrest and cause severe injuries to motorists and pedestrians.  Drunk drivers who

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Myths About Filing a Lawsuit

Only a third of complaints escalate to lawsuits. The reason being, victims do not have the confidence that the legal system will handle their case satisfactorily. Additionally, there have been a few cases of legal abuse where an unfair judgment is

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What to Do if you are injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident

Uber and Lyft are among the top cab companies globally. They offer rider services via a mobile app where customers submit their trip requests and it alerts the cab driver nearby. The customer can confirm and accept the response and further pay thr

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How to Spot OSHA Violations

The Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a Universal government agency mandated to ensure that health and safety measures are maintained at workplaces. It does this by setting up safety protocols, training, education, and enforcem

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5 Major Causes of Road Accidents

Reckless driving costs us up to 1.3 Million lives globally per year. This is a ridiculously high number considering these drivers went through training, were tested, and seen to be fit as road users. They also know the lurking dangers and have los

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Diversified Executive Boards

By the end of 2021, boards with five members will have to ensure at least two of them are women. Boards with six members will need to maintain 50:50 men to women ratio. The expectation is that this diversity will reform the corporate world and ope

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Can Employers Make COVID-19 Vaccination Mandatory?

2020 saw employers lose several work hours, employees, opportunities, and much more. If the vaccine would help stabilize the business, then it would be natural for employers to want to enforce it.  The vaccine has been feared to cause COVID-like

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Slip And Fall Settlements

  Can slip and fall cases settle out of court? Some slip and fall cases can be settled out of court because the property owners are conversant with the fact that it is less expensive and time-consuming settling such cases out of court to avoi

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Do I Have A Personal Injury Case?

What are some personal injury case examples? In 2005, out of 26,928 contracts, real property, and tort trials held in the United States, 60 percent of these trials were personal injury related cases. Some of the most popular personal injury cases

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Dog Bite injury

How to manage a dog bite after an attack? First aid should be the initial step to take in case of a dog bite. The first aid entails stopping any bleeding by placing a clean towel over the wound. The injured region should be kept in an elevated pos

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Car Accident Injuries And Compensation

How serious are car accident injuries? Car accidents are among the leading causes of injuries. In 2012, the United States recorded over 5.6 million car accidents, 30,000 of these accidents were fatal. Although the injuries involved vary from crash

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Filing a Personal Injury Claim Against Your Employer

When you get injured at work should you file a worker compensation claim or personal injury claim? There are many instances in where people can get an illness or suffer serious injuries at work. Sometimes it might just be that the employee wasn

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3 Cheers for Cheerleaders

Cheers for Cheerleaders: California has added labor code 2754 that now makes “cheerleaders” of a California based “professional sports team” an employee (and no longer an independent contractor). As an employee, cheerleade

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Proposition 213?…..What does that mean?

The car insurance company said I am a “prop 213”. What does that mean? Proposition 213 is a law that generally says you cannot recover for your pain and suffering in the car accident because you did not have car insurance at the time o

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Injured while riding in a cab? Know your rights.

Question: If I am riding in a cab in California and there is an accident, do I have any rights? Can I get my medical bills paid? Answer: Yes, you have the right to be compensated for your injuries and also have your medical bills paid when you a

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California overtime update

Employment update on overtime pay: In order for a California employee to be exempt from getting paid overtime, the employee has to make a certain amount each month or per year. On January 1, 2016, minimum wage increased from $9.00 to $10.00. With

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California gives cheers to Cheerleaders

California has added labor code 2754 that now makes “cheerleaders” of a California based “professional sports team” an employee (and no longer an independent contractor). As an employee, cheerleaders have more rights and pr

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