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- Costco's Harrassment Policy May Have Created a Binding Contract
Provided by: The Ezold Law Firm, PC
Nearly all employment handbooks that are issued to employees upon hiring include anti-harassment policies that conform to federal and state laws.
- College Support May Extend Child Support Payments
Provided by: Adinolfi & Lieberman, P.A.
Most states consider 18 the age of majority which means that when minors reach this age they are considered adults in the eyes of the law.
- When and Why was Workers' Compensation Created
Provided by: Schmidt, Kirifides, Fridkin & Rassias
The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act was enacted in 1915. Before this law, individuals severely disabled by injuries suffered while at work needed to prove a “negligence” claim against their employer to be entitled to any type of compensation.
- Does Uber Cause Distracted Driving
Provided by: The Law Offices of David K. Cuneo
The days of standing on a corner to flag down a cab are quickly coming to an end. With new ride services such as Uber, all it takes is the click of an app on your smart phone and a ride is on its way. As convenient as this service is, its drivers may be causing an increase in distracted driving accidents.
- Asbestos Exposure to Construction Workers
Provided by: Shein Law Center, Ltd.
The Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine at Umea University in Sweden conducted a research study focused on male Swedish construction workers who participated in health examinations between 1971 and 1993.
- Truck Driver Fatigue Causes Serious Trucking Accident
Provided by: The Law Office of James R. Moyles
Highways are crowded with trucks full of cargo delivering goods throughout the country. Often times, truck drivers put in very long work weeks and are required to drive considerable hours each day.
- New Jersey Statute of Limitations for Criminal Charges
Provided by: Law Offices of Michele Finizio
Each state has its own statute of limitations in which to formally charge an individual with a crime.
- Trademark Law and Copyright Law - Their Use by Celebrities
Provided by: The Law Offices of R. Sebastian Gibson
Because of the value of even the simplest phrase, celebrities today are utilizing copyright and trademark law to protect their intellectual rights in instances rarely before noticed. It is Copyright and Trademark Law which requires their lawyers to send cease and desist letters to unsuspecting entrepreneurs. A balance needs to be restored so celebrities can proceed against large scale pirates even if they don’t aggressively seek to protect their intellectual property rights in every case.
- If My State Has Legalized Marijuana, Can I Smoke it in Federal Housing?
Provided by: HG.org
Although some states permit marijuana use for medical or recreational reasons, federal housing is based on federal laws. At the time of publication, marijuana use was still outlawed by federal law. However, guidance from the Department of Housing and Urban Development shows the nuances in laws that federal housing projects are currently laboring under.
- How Can I Prove Fault in a Car Accident Case?
Provided by: HG.org
In many car accident cases, a central question is who is ultimately liable for the accident. Even if a person is at fault, his or her level of liability may be reduced or eliminated based on the laws of his or her state.