The Law Firm of Morgan Rooks, PC, home to the trusted workplace sexual harassment lawyers of South Jersey, provides professional legal representation for a wide variety of clients who have experienced sexual or disability harassment, retaliatory termination, or the denial of FMLA rights over the years. As a result of a period of nearly three decades of sexual harassment and assault cases, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) at Cornell University recently presented a study which had some unsettling statistics on the prevalence of this type of harassment.
According to an article published by Oklahoma's KFOR News Channel 4, there is speculation that the age of the driver was a factor. The accident, which claimed the life of a 12 year-old-boy, also injured several other juveniles who were 18 years old and younger. Two injured females, aged 12 and 13 years old, were transported to local emergency departments in serious condition. Another 14-year-old girl was taken to a trauma center in critical condition. An 18-year-old male and 17-year-old female were treated and released. Though investigators are pursuing all potential causes and didn't reveal the age of the driver, the accident highlights some key concerns regarding younger motorists.
You would be hard pressed to find a person who actually wants to discuss the subject of death. The fact is that we would all prefer to go through our lives pretending that it will either never happen, or just sort of sneak up on us, like a sneeze! Although no one can really blame themselves for not wanting to think about their eventual passing from this mortal coil, there is one thing that many never consider, but should: their will.
For all parties involved in litigation, the process can mean anything from stress and anxiety to financial damage and a damaged reputation. These shortcomings with this adversarial format were identified in the US as far back as the 1970s, when a new approach was first mooted – mediation.
Whatever the context, legal disputes are often unpleasant, emotional and confrontational. This is intensified in disputes among families, where conflicting emotions and resentment come to the fore, cascading beyond the central dispute to also affect wider family members.
According to a WISN 12 report, the accident occurred on an early Saturday morning in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The assistant coach, his wife, their 13-year-old son, 9-year-old daughter, and family dog were all in the vehicle when they were struck head-on by a driver going the wrong way. The coach and his son are the only ones to survive the crash.
The victim had parked on Interstate 55 and was walking along the shoulder to approach a semi truck that had crashed. According to the Arkansas State Police report, the truck had toppled onto its passenger side, prior to the pedestrian accident. The deceased was attempting to help the trapped driver out of the truck when he was hit by a passenger vehicle. His death adds to the list of more than 190 people who have died in traffic crashes in Arkansas so far in 2019.
According to a recent article in The Seattle Times, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill pertaining to marijuana convictions. Once the new law takes effect, most people with misdemeanor marijuana convictions will be able to have those convictions erased. To be clear, recreational marijuana is legal in Washington. However, people convicted of marijuana offenses prior to legalization continue to face criminal consequences. Indeed, many Seattle residents must identify themselves as having a criminal record for an offense that is lawful in 2019.
Every year, thousands of workers sustain injuries while in the workplace or performing work-related duties. When a significant injury is sustained, individuals will have to decide whether to pursue workers compensation or to file a lawsuit to cover their damages. As a leading workman comp attorney in Atlanta, The Law Offices of Darwin F. Johnson has offered advice on some points to consider before taking action to receive compensation.
Based on a survey conducted by Direct Line Pet Insurance, researchers found that approximately one in twenty pet owners report that they created a pet-nuptial agreements specifically to deal with what will happen to their pet during a divorce. Many more pet owners said that they would consider getting one.
Reopening a workers' compensation claim is a process that must be started within five years of sustaining a workplace injury due to the statute of limitations. Claims are re-opened when injuries worsen, claims have been unsuccessful, or benefits have been overpaid. The Law Offices of Darwin F. Johnson are the leading Atlanta workers compensation lawyers and are now advising on what justifies the re-opening of a workers compensation claim.
In Pennsylvania, state officials announced the passage of PA's new "Clean Slate Law." Under the new law, Pennsylvania residents who have been found guilty of nonviolent misdemeanor criminal offenses can have their records sealed from the public, if they've paid all court fines and have stayed out of legal trouble for ten years.
The purpose of an independent medical examination is to assist doctors, physiologists, and other healthcare professionals in forming expert opinions that may help settle a dispute. Disputes often arise when there is not sufficient evidence of injury in a workers' compensation claim, or there is a payment discrepancy between a claimant and an insurer. Now, the trusted Georgia workers' comp lawyers are advising on independent medical exams and what they mean for workers' comp cases.
With workplace injuries occurring roughly every seven seconds, the Law Offices of Darwin F. Johnson have stressed the urgency of workplace injury documentation. As the leading worker's comp attorney in Atlanta, the professional legal team has made it clear that many claimants place great emphasis on the significant injuries received as a consequence of their accident. However, it's vital that even minor cuts and bruises are documented in full to prove any subsequent injuries to a commissioner or insurance company further down the line.
In the United States, one in thirteen people will develop PTSD at some point during their lifetime. Unfortunately, this can be due to a traumatic event in the workplace, prolonged periods of work-related stress, or repeated exposure to dangerous situations. As the leading workers' compensation lawyers in Atlanta, the Law Offices of Darwin F. Johnson work with people with PTSD to ensure that they are fully compensated for their conditions by their employers.
Spector Law Group, personal injury attorneys in Baltimore, Maryland, have devoted their efforts in providing tough, smart legal services to those affected by the negligence of others. To further their efforts and to become more invested in the community, Spector Law Group has recently launched THE L.A.W. TRUCK™, or Legal Assistance on Wheels™ to help give back to the people of Baltimore in any way they can.
Keith J. Williams, a Bucks County drunk driving lawyer and defense attorney, provides defense for juveniles brought up on DUI charges and discusses what one might expect when charged or convicted.
Car accidents change lives, never for the better. Victims may experience physical and psychological trauma, as well as financial trouble resulting from medical bills, loss of income, and property damage.
People who experience these difficulties in the aftermath of a car accident may be entitled to financial compensation. Keith J. Williams Law is home to an expert auto accident attorney in Bucks County, PA, and has helped countless Pennsylvania residents fight for justice.
First Choice Accident & Injury Care is one of the most renowned and prestigious organizations belonging to the state of Georgia. This organization primarily serves the people residing in Tennessee and Alabama as well, in addition to Georgia. This organization prioritizes on providing accident victims with all the assistance, care, and support that they would need after being in a particularly traumatic event.
First Choice Accident & Injury Care is a Georgia based organization that serves the people belonging to diverse regions of the state. This organization has a good reputation when it comes to providing medical care, as well as legal assistance to people who have faced an accident. The First Choice Accident & Injury Care is known to be staffed with multiple board-certified physicians, included experienced auto injury chiropractor in Jonesboro and Snellville Georgia. These physicians are specially trained and experienced in providing treatment for various accident injuries. First Choice Accident & Injury Care features a host of courteous and friendly professionals who strives their best to make their patients feel highly respected and welcome. They provide all of their patients with utmost compassionate and specialized care.
The Kingston Law Group is an attorney practice specializing in employment law. One of their founding partners, Hanan Isaacs, did a presentation for The Breakfast Club NJ in East Brunswick, NJ, on June 8, 2019.
There are so many state, regional, and federal court of appeals in the U.S.A., that you can just imagine how many appeals are made every day. An appeal isn't just an option in America, it's frequently used and should be.
On May 29, 2019, Elise A. Fialkowski, partner at Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP, led a panel at the 2019 NAFSA Annual Conference. During the panel, she provided updates on the latest immigration issues, providing valued context from her 25 years as an employment-based immigration lawyer.
While public esteem for lawyers remains low – with only 18% of respondents to a 2013 survey saying they thought lawyers contribute “a lot” to society – a lawyer can be very helpful across a wider range of scenarios than one might think.
Richard Meehan and his partner, Michael Meehan, have been awarded the AV rating. This is a special honor bestowed by the Connecticut Super Lawyers, the Litigation Counsel of America, the New England Super Lawyers, and the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. This has been done in recognition of this firm's ability as dental malpractice attorneys in the State of Connecticut.