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  • The Legal Consequences of Voting Twice

    Why You Shouldn’t Follow Trump’s Suggestion to “Test Integrity of Electoral System” | Potential Fines and Penalties The Coronavirus pandemic remains in force as we head into fall in the United States, so many states have amended rules in order to expand absentee voting. With no evidence, th... Read more

  • Medical Malpractice: How It Differs from Other Negligence Claims

    The Standard of Care - What You Must Prove to Recover for Your Losses When you’re hurt in an accident or experiencing medical problems, you expect, at a minimum, that your condition won’t get worse because of the carelessness of a medical professional. Unfortunately, it happens way too often. H... Read more

  • Supreme Court Issues Landmark LGBT Employment Law Ruling

    Decision Applies Civil Rights Act to Employment Issues in All 50 States The United States Supreme Court, in a surprisingly one-sided ruling, handed down a decision on Monday, June 15, 2020, applying Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to employment issues involving sexual orientation and gend... Read more

  • COVID-19 and the Defense Production Act

    Post-World War II Statute Allows President to Compel Private Companies to Help Produce Goods Necessary for National Defense In March 2020, the Trump Administration invoked powers under the Defense Production Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What is the Defense Production Act? How often are... Read more

  • The Stafford Act

    The Stafford Act — What Is It and How Does It Work? President Uses Little-Known Act to Declare National Public Health Emergency over Coronavirus On Friday, March 13, President Trump declared a national emergency due to the escalating public health risks associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19)... Read more

  • Slip-and-fall Claims on Commercial Property

    Your Best Chance of Recovery When You Are Hurt on Business Premises As a general rule, all property owners—commercial and residential—have a duty to maintain the premises so as to minimize the risk of injury to anyone legally visiting the property. The duty is not absolute—the property ... Read more

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