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Sexual Harassment is Still an Issue Many of us would like to think that as the years have gone by, society has grown to evolve to the point where things like sexual harassment, are no longer an issue. Unfortunately, many men and women experience sexual harassment in the workplace on a daily basis[Read More...]

Protecting Your New Business

Planning for the Surprises When it comes to starting a new business, there are many aspects that need a business owner’s attention. Be it funding or ordering the necessary equipment, all these other factors take precedent when it comes to opening your doors on time. While they are planning for ev[Read More...]

In the Event of an Accident: What to Do When You’re Involved in a Traffic Accident

  How to Handle a Car Accident Living in a city like Los Angeles where nearly all residents drive, there is a chance that you might be involved in a car accident. There is no need to panic, just follow these following steps. First you will want to pull over to the side of the road but on[Read More...]

Protecting Your Business from Lawsuits

Protection Every Business Needs When it comes to owning any business, big or small, the most important thing it needs its protection. Mainly, protection from potential lawsuits. Here are a few measures you need to take to do so. Always being mindful of what you say and do is important to your bu[Read More...]

Injunction Function

What is an Injunction? An injunction is judicial remedy, or a court order, that requires a party to do and refrain from conducting specific acts. Were the party to ignore or fail to adhere to the injunction, penalties include imprisonment, fines, or held in contempt of court. Types of Injunction[Read More...]

Reasons Not to Act as Your Own Lawyer

Representing Yourself No one every looks forward to facing a court case but there are times when they are necessary. Some individuals try to save money by acting as their own representation. What they do not realize is that the money spent on an attorney is paying for the expertise they provide w[Read More...]

When Going Out Goes Wrong

Car Accidents If the recent rainfall has shown us anything, it is that driving in Los Angeles can be tricky. Even rain can throw off drivers to where car accident rates rise. Even on a regular day, car accidents happen and determining who was at fault can be tricky. But what about when it comes[Read More...]

Seeking Aid for Wrongful Termination

What is Wrongful Termination? Wrongful termination is a term used when an employee is laid off for an illegal reasons in the eyes of the law. It described a situation which an employee’s contract of employment is violated by their termination. The terms of wrongful dismissal can vary by contract [Read More...]

Protecting the Business from Family Disputes

It‘s a Family Business Its normal for family members to bicker from time to time. But when it comes to family members arguing over business, things tend to get a bit hairy. Family matters and personal issues tend to derail a smoothly ran business in an instant if not taken seriously. Many[Read More...]

No One Ever Said Life Was Fair: Dealing with Unfair Competition

Fighting for Your Business Unfair competition is define as business competitors competing on unequal terms because favorable or disadvantageous conditions are applied to come competitors and not others, or some competitors harm the position of others to gain an advantage. Some examples of th[Read More...]

Working Hard for the Money: Wage and Hour Violation

< Punching In and Out Whether you work the normal 9 to 5 or in various shifts, there are work hour rules that your employer must adhere to. For every 8 hours you work per day or 40 hours you work per week, you must be paid your per hour wage. Any excess work per day or week must be compensate[Read More...]

Reading the Fine Print: What to Know About Your Business Contract

Drawing up a Contract When the company of your dreams offers you an employment contract, your first instinct might be to skip the legalese and sign it. Skimming a contract should be the last thing you do, reading it carefully and asking questions could save you a lot of grief later. Questi[Read More...]

Age Is Nothing but a Number: Age Discrimination in the Workplace

What Constitutes as Age Discrimination For the most part, society is taught to treat their elders with respect but sometimes an exception is made in the workplace. There has been a tendency to treat older workers unfavorably which is why the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found[Read More...]

All Bark & Bite- Dog Bite Cases

Dog Bite Generally, dogs make wonderful companions since they tend to be loyal, loving, and friendly. When properly cared for and trained, a canine is safe to be around. Not every owner is responsible and when not kept on a leash or properly monitored, accidents can happen which can leave o[Read More...]

Accidents Happen: What to Do in the Event of a Traffic Accident

in the Event of an Accident Being the world’s safest driver may not guarantee exemption from a traffic accident. The aftermath of a traffic accident can be chaotic unless you are prepared. Always keep your license, registration, and proof of insurance on-hand. Just to make sure th[Read More...]