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June 22, 2016

Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast

In the case of Green v. Brennan, Marvin Green was a mailman experiencing racial discrimination at work in the form of threats, harassment and demeaning comments. After filing informal complaints against his employer, Green was subjected to retaliation in the form of further harassment. The Postal Service’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) office advised Green to then file a formal…

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May 25, 2016

11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

It is not surprising that unfortunate events can happen to unsuspecting people. A distracted driver could run a red light and total your car. A vicious dog could get loose and attack a jogger. Or a careless employee could leave a puddle of mop water near a store entrance, causing someone to slip and hit their head. When situations like…

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May 18, 2016

What to Know Before Hiring a Construction Accident Attorney

You’re on a construction site and—almost out of nowhere—a large beam knocks you out, leaving you unconscious and in pain. You’ve suffered a head wound and broken your leg in the fall, causing you to stay off your feet for the next few months. Workers’ compensation might help you to a certain extent, but should you incorporate a construction accident…

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May 10, 2016

7 Things Personal Injury Attorneys Wish Their Clients Knew

  The portrayal of personal injury attorneys and the legal process in television shows and movies is, surprisingly, not usually accurate. Unfortunately, cases are not resolved in just under an hour and trials are not as entertaining as the Thursday night lineup suggests.

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April 18, 2016

What You Need to Know Before Filing a Personal Injury Compensation Claim

  A car accident, a bad fall, or a physical injury from some other occurrence can seriously change your life. In cases where a personal injury occurred because of someone else’s carelessness, the injured person frequently experiences financial challenges arising from medical expenses and time away from work. Personal injury also causes pain, suffering, and emotional distress that may linger…

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April 11, 2016

3 Examples of Slip and Fall Lawsuits to Learn From

  Slip and fall lawsuits are filed every day across this country, with varying outcomes. There are a number of different situations that could lead to a slip and fall accident. In order to prevail with a personal injury claim you must be able to prove that one of the following is true: The property owner of the premises where…

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April 6, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Filing a Motorcycle Accident Claim

    According to the National Highway Traffic Administration there were 4,586 motorcyclist fatalities in 2014 and 92,000 injuries. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reported, “The federal government estimates that per mile traveled in 2013, the number of deaths on motorcycles was over 26 times the number in cars.”   Because motorcyclists lack the protection of an enclosed car…

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November 16, 2015

Religious Discrimination and Freedom Stirs Controversy

  Wars are waged over it. We are warned not to discuss it at social events lest we want to induce a fiery debate that just may turn a nice evening with the neighbors into World War III. Religion. It is hard to think of a more globally debated and controversial topic than religious discrimination.

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November 9, 2015

The Fight Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination

  With the Supreme Court’s decision to allow same sex marriage, the discussion about sexual orientation discrimination has been brought to the forefront. Up until this point sexual orientation discrimination in the United States has been a somewhat murky area of the law, with no clear language under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 explicitly prohibiting it. In response to…

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