In the United States military, everyone from soldiers to administrative personnel, technicians, mechanics, and healthcare providers are required to follow a strict code of conduct and performance measures. When a member of the American military is serving during domestic operations, overseas in combat training, peacekeeping, or in full deployment they are required to serve their country with honor.
When an employee is required to work more than the regular working hours, the employer may be obligated to pay him/her over and above the usual wage. This is known as overtime pay.
Legal experts would agree that instances of domestic violence have declined in the past ten years, while anti-stalking laws and other provisions have moved to protect victims by increasing repercussions for all acts of domestic violence. This is a step in the right direction, but by no means has it provided a solution to significantly reduce violence in… Read More »
As many as 234 securities class actions were filed in federal courts in 2015, the highest since 2008. Moreover, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed about 807 enforcement actions that covered a range of misconduct and obtained orders equal to about $4.2 billion in disgorgement and penalties in 2015, as compared to 755 enforcement actions and… Read More »
As hospitals are under increasing budgetary pressure, finding affordable medical devices and equipment can take buyers overseas to one of many trusted manufacturers. The problem that has riddled the American healthcare system is the import of medical devices that meet preliminary standards at the time of purchase, but are not vetted through years of service to determine long-term… Read More »
About one in eight motorists don’t have any automobile insurance, a daunting figure if you’ve been in an accident. Depending on where you live, the number of uninsured can be even higher. This can make the submission of a claim difficult or time consuming if you were the recipient of personal injury as a result of the collision.… Read More »
Being a victim of medical malpractice is a scary, frustrating and life-changing experience. Unfortunately, we hear about these tragedies all too often in the news – scalpels left in a patient’s abdomen, wrong incisions, etc. – but we never think that it can happen to us. In reality, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in… Read More »
Like it or not, Donald Trump is now officially the President of the United States. One thing we are seeing from the White House is that he is making good on his campaign rhetoric. With that in mind, there is one statement he made on the campaign trail that will likely affect the approval process for prescription drugs.
In the summer of 2015, a jury awarded over $20 million to a mother whose son was killed in San Bernardino while crossing an uncontrolled five lane highway to reach the only school bus stop near his home. The San Bernardino injury attorneys representing his family in the wrongful death claim alleged that requiring a young student to… Read More »
According to the American Trucking Associations, nearly 70 percent of all the freight tonnage moved in the country goes on trucks. In short, the commercial trucking industry is the lifeline of the United States economy. However, commercial trucks are involved in more road crashes than any other type of vehicle due to their extensive time on the road.