Category Archives: Featured

How to Handle Discrimination at the Workplace

By | October 24, 2016

As many as 89,385 charges of workplace discrimination were reported with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2015 and the details were recently released. A study of the report reveals:

Three Reasons Why Cyber Stalking Is a Serious and Terrifying Crime

By | October 20, 2016

When you think about stalking, images of a TV show or horror movie might come to mind. Many of these are full of stereotypes about a man stalking a woman. While stalking doesn’t always necessarily involve a male stalking a female, this is the majority of cases that end up in the criminal justice system.

How do I know if I was wrongfully terminated from my job in California?

By | October 20, 2016

Being wrongfully terminated from a job can be financially and emotionally stressful; however, the laws in California surrounding wrongful termination are made to protect victims. Wrongful termination lawsuit damages can range from recouping your lost wages, to multi-million-dollar past and future wage loss settlements – especially in California where the cost of living is much higher. Most California… Read More »

Answers to Four Questions About Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation and Arbitration

By | October 19, 2016

In many lawsuits, conducting hearings for a verdict by the judge or jury in court may not be feasible for the plaintiff, defendant, and the legal department. During such situations, alternative dispute resolutions, such as arbitration and mediation, have become increasingly popular as they help save time and resources that are required for a courtroom trial.

How Health Information Exchange (HIE) Helps Eliminate Medicare Fraud

By | October 19, 2016

When Medicare fraud became a frequent feature in the news, particularly following some important revelations in 2015 by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), many Americans assumed that it was a patient problem. It is difficult to believe that the healthcare system, as it operates today in the USA, can allow for a level of corruption where healthcare providers… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Treaty Employee Visas When Immigrating to Florida

By | October 18, 2016

Treaty employees from foreign countries that have signed navigation and commerce treaties with the United States can use treaty employee visas to gain entrance to the United States. They can do this as an employee of a treaty trader who has started an import/export business between the United States and the employee’s country of origin. However, the application… Read More »

What Makes Motorcycle Accidents Unique?

By | October 18, 2016

According to recent U.S. statistics from 2014, about 92,000 motorcyclists suffered injuries that year. You may notice that attorneys typically put motorcycles into a different category of motor vehicle accidents. Several factors set motorcycles apart from regular passenger vehicles, including their slim profiles. From the type of person who rides a motorcycle to the state laws, here are… Read More »

Anonymity in Whistleblower Cases

By | October 18, 2016

One of the first questions that might pop into the mind of a potential whistleblower is:  Will my identity be revealed when I come forward about the wrongdoing I’ve witnessed? 

Transmutation, or How Can Your Separate Property Become Marital Property?

By | October 17, 2016

One of the biggest aspects of a divorce, especially if the divorcing couple has accumulated plenty of property during the marriage or if they came into the marriage with lots of personal belongings, is how that property will be divided in the divorce process. Losing property that was yours before the marriage is particularly difficult to take and… Read More »

What Are the Different Ways for Property to Be Divided in a Divorce?

By | October 17, 2016

One of the perks of living in a country that is divided into a handful of independent states, like the United States, is that the individual states have the ability to try out different sets of laws to see which ones work better than others for their own state’s citizens. In this way, the United States government lets… Read More »