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Can My Employer Force Me to Retire or Is That Discrimination?

If you are close to 65 and concerned that your employer is trying to force you to retire, you have protection. Thanks to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), there is no mandatory age for retirement. Under this law, you have protection against discriminatory practices that include hiring, termination, promotions, benefits, training, job duties, […]

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August 16th, 2017

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My Employer Will Not Pay My Earned Overtime Wages – Can I Sue?

Whether working scheduled hours or overtime, you expect and deserve to get paid. Usually, receiving money owed is not a problem, but in some instances, an employer will refuse to pay for the work that an employee has performed. If you worked overtime but now find that your boss will not pay, you are probably […]

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August 9th, 2017

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Getting Legal Advice After Being Scammed

Scams against people have been a problem for a long time, but in recent years, they have reached new heights. While anyone can become a victim, criminals often target the elderly. If someone scammed you, there might be legal recourse. Rather than hide in shame, you need to speak out. Although you might feel embarrassed, […]

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July 14th, 2017

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How to Fight a Dishonest eBay Seller for a Large Ticket Item

Although millions of people enjoy seamless transactions on eBay, others get scammed out of money. Unfortunately, not all eBay sellers are honest. If you purchased a bigger ticket item using this online auction site and got scammed, there are several options for fighting back. If you believe that an eBay seller scammed you but are […]

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July 6th, 2017

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Suspected Employee Embezzlement: What Can I Do from a Legal Standpoint?

Working hard to establish a successful business only to have suspicions that one of your so-called trusted employees is embezzling money is disheartening. Analysts estimate that employees working for US companies steal over $400 billion every year. Unfortunately, this problem is all too common, regardless of a company’s size or industry. If you think that […]

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June 29th, 2017

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Can an Attorney Help with a Disputed Will?

Over the past several years, several high-profile cases involving disputed wills have surfaced in the news, including Kasey Kasem, Prince, George Michael, and many others. However, just like celebrities, everyday people go through the same battles. In response to the question of whether an attorney can help, the answer is yes. Will and probate attorneys […]

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June 22nd, 2017

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Does a Pre-Existing Condition Have Any Impact on an Injury Claim?

One of the most frustrating aspects of filing a personal injury claim with an insurance company or going through a lawsuit is that a determination on the outcome is often made based on whether the plaintiff has a pre-existing condition. Even if that condition has nothing to do with the medical expenses for a new […]

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June 14th, 2017

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How to Determine If You Should File a Lawsuit

When faced with discrimination, a personal injury, a property dispute, handling an estate after the passing of a loved one, and many other scenarios, the hardest decision that you will make is whether to file a lawsuit. While filing a lawsuit might seem like a no-brainer, it is not always that straightforward. Even when you […]

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June 5th, 2017

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Does Medical Malpractice Apply if Someone Develops an Infection During a Hospital Stay?

People say that becoming ill or getting an infection is often associated with a hospital stay. While that might sound far-fetched, the reality is they are correct. While most hospitals take the appropriate steps to maintain a clean and sterile environment and medical professionals do all of the right things, people still acquire infections from […]

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May 30th, 2017

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Common Warning Signs of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Currently, close to two million people in the US live in nursing homes. Most long-term care facilities do a great job of protecting the residents, but even then, bad things happen in the form of neglect and abuse. While neglect and abuse often go hand-in-hand, they have somewhat different meanings. Neglect is when someone fails […]

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May 24th, 2017

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