Archive: Tag: lawsuit

How Do I Get More Time to File My Lawsuit?


Right now, talking to an attorney about your potential or current case may be the last thing on your mind. Everyone is more concerned about ensuring the health and safety of their friends and family, and figuring out what happens next.  Really, you could argue that is how people normally prioritize things in their lives.  […]

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What Happens After I File My Lawsuit?


As popular as Law & Order and other legal dramas have been, they don’t provide much information on what happens after a lawsuit is filed.  This is especially true for civil lawsuits, because most legal shows focus on criminal cases.  This blog sheds some light on what happens after you file your lawsuit. How Do […]

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DOL Recovers Record $322 Million in Wages for Workers


Recently, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that its Wage and Hour Division collected $322 million owed to workers.  The DOL looks at the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) to determine if a violation of minimum wage or overtime occurred.  Of the violations, over 80% dealt with improper overtime.  Companies in the construction and food […]

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3 Common Employment Law Questions Answered


1. My boss terminated me via text message.  Is that legal? This question is brought up frequently by prospective clients.  A lot of employees believe that your employer has to terminate you with an official paper document.  Even more employees believe that your employer needs to tell you the reason that they terminated you. In […]

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Is Trump’s Go Back to Your Country Tweet Discrimination?


Recently, President Trump chose to criticize a group of 4 congresswomen,  Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and the way they criticize how the government is run.  Collectively known as “The Squad,”  Trump tweeted that the women should go back to their […]

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