Author Archives: Marion Thomas

New Personal Injury Cases Expected In Wake Of Coronavirus Outbreak

Our last article asked whether or not we could sue after catching coronavirus on the job — and perhaps we jumped the gun when we said that the answer was almost certainly “no.” We still contend that it will be … Continue reading

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Can You Sue If You Catch Coronavirus While On The Job?

Coronavirus is spreading. Although the illness is not especially virulent — it seems to hit older folks hardest — it has spread to infect at least 100,000 people. Those cases most likely define the subject with severe symptoms. There are … Continue reading

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How Fast Is Employment Law Changing Because Of Public Demand For Fairness?

By now, we’ve covered the various upheavals in the tech industry. Workers want the ability to disregard non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) that serve corrupt bosses. If someone is subject to sexual harassment in the workplace, should they really be barred from … Continue reading

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“The National Law Review” Makes Employment Law Forecasts For 2020

The employment law industry is poised to make some of the most sweeping changes in decades. Most of these will have resulted from the wave of #MeToo lawsuits against major tech companies, some of which were supposed to be barred … Continue reading

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Turns Out Google Is A Bad Place To Get Employment Law Advice — Really, Really Bad

Being lazy when seeking legal help has recently increased the number of people who have been fired. Why is this the case? Because people have been turning to Google for legal advice instead of simply calling an employment law attorney, … Continue reading

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New California Law Would Open Up Can Of Worms For Workplace Harassment Claims

Workplace harassment is a difficult subject for state governments struggling to understand that anonymity can mean the difference between keeping one’s job or losing it. And the worst part is, company-mandated non-disclosure agreements (which are a staple for big companies … Continue reading

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What Do California’s New Employment Laws Mean For Workers?

The new employment laws will reclassify about a million independent contractors as employees. You may have heard a reference to the fight for employment for those who work for the ridesharing giant, Uber. The reclassification will allow the workers the … Continue reading

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Is Your Employer Required To Provide A Bathroom On Site?

It might seem like a silly question to ask — because really, how many of us run into this problem? — but believe it or not, employers have been routinely brought to court for not providing their employees with a … Continue reading

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Causes of Boating Accidents

As the weather continues to be warm throughout the summer months, more and more people are taking to the water to enjoy some fun in the sun. However, as more and more boats enter the waterways, boating accidents can occur. … Continue reading

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Postal Worker? Here’s What To Do If You Were Mauled By A Dog On The Job

We’ve all heard the stereotypes about aggressive dogs: some are racist and only go after African Americans, some have a thing against postal workers, or some have just “never done that before!” Truth be told, those dogs are probably all … Continue reading

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