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Who Is Liable for an Injury Caused by a Falling Object From a Construction Site?

While it might seem like a freak accident, every year, construction companies receive OSHA violations for falling objects that cause injuries. According to this government agency, “falls” pertain to anything that falls, whether that includes tools, building materials, equipment, or people. In other words, if you sustained an injury due to something that fell at […]

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Posted on:
October 22nd, 2018

Category:
Construction

Cybersquatting: How to Recognize it and Take Appropriate Action

Cybersquatting is an unfamiliar term to most. If you own a trademark, however, you should learn what it means, how to recognize it, and how to take appropriate action. In simple terms, this relates to someone holding a trademark hostage as a domain name. In exchange for a significant amount of money, the individual agrees […]

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Posted on:
October 7th, 2018

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Uncategorized

Tips for Avoiding a Foreclosure on Your Home

If you have fallen behind on your mortgage payments, you face the risk of foreclosure. That means the lending institution can repossess the property. Once the foreclosure process begins, the court could stick you with a deficiency judgment if the value of the home is less than the total amount owed. In that case, you […]

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Posted on:
September 28th, 2018

Category:
Real Estate Law

What Is the ‘Farm Bill,’ and How Does It Impact American Farmers?

Roughly every five years, Congress renews the legislation known as the “Farm Bill.” A misconception is that this bill only affects farmers. In fact, it impacts the lives of all Americans. From the population of some 327 million people, just 2.1 million work as farmers. Millions of consumers rely on a relatively small number of […]

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Posted on:
September 20th, 2018

Category:
Farm Law

Understanding Employer Obligations to Deployed Military Employees

The Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), signed in October 1994, protects employees enlisted in the military who deploy. In other words, a civilian employee can take a leave of absence to perform military duties, whether involuntarily or voluntarily, knowing that he or she has the protection of accrued seniority and other benefits […]

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Posted on:
September 6th, 2018

Category:
Labor and Employment
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Interview Questions Employers Cannot Ask Job Candidates

When interviewing someone for a job opening, you want to know everything possible. After all, people are curious by nature. However, there are laws in place that prevent you from asking specific interview questions. These laws allow you to gather enough information to make a well-informed decision without delving into the job candidate’s personal life. […]

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Posted on:
August 22nd, 2018

Category:
Corporate Law