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Social Media Impact on Employment Law

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The average internet user has at least 8 social media accounts. Due to this trend, employers are increasingly utilizing platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to screen for prospective hires and to also keep tabs on current employees. Does social media impact employment law? What does the increased use of social media mean for … Read more

Five Most Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

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The most common types of lawsuits filed every year are personal injury claims. The purpose of a personal injury claim is to compensate those who have been injured or harmed by the negligence of others. There are many different forms of personal injuries that can occur. So, what are the most common types of personal injury claims?

Protecting Yourself During a Layoff

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Understand what your legal rights are when you’ve been laid off. Knowing the difference between an illegal layoff and a layoff that was simply unfair can help you decide whether to fight or move on.

What is Employment Discrimination?

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What is employment discrimination, and what compounds discrimination against employees or job applicants? Workplace discrimination can take many forms. It typically occurs when an employee or job applicant is treated unfairly because of their race, gender, nationality, religion, age, disability, or familial status.

Top 5 Most Common Hazards for Construction Workers in the Winter

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Working in construction can already be a dangerous profession. In fact, according to The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, it is estimated that one in ten construction workers are injured every year. During the winter, there are also weather-specific hazards for construction workers to be aware of.

Can I Sue After an Accident Caused by Winter Weather Conditions?

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With winter comes dangerous driving conditions, particularly in NYC. Black ice, heavy snowfall, roads that have not been cleared of snow and other bad driving conditions can all make it more difficult to control your vehicle and avoid an accident.

Five Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

nursing home abuse NYMaking the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home can be very tough. Nearly two million people live in nursing homes in the United States. While many of those facilities offer great care, others fail to do so. If you have a loved one in a nursing home, it’s beneficial to know what you should be paying attention to. It’s imperative to act if you suspect nursing home abuse or neglect.

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Halloween Safety Tips

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Halloween is an exciting time of the year! It’s a holiday filled with spooky stories, delicious treats, haunted houses, and thousands of trick or treaters. However, with all the extra activities, cars on the road, and people visiting your property, safety hazards can result in serious injuries. It’s important to take the necessary precautions to stay safe this holiday season. Here are some tips for staying safe this Halloween.

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8 Tips to Reduce Auto Collision in NYC

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every 14 minutes someone dies in an automobile crash, every 12 seconds an injury occurs and every 5 seconds a crash occurs. Many of these incidents occur during the workday or during the commute to and from work. Most accidents are minor, such as sideswipes and rear-end hits. But some, such as head-on auto collisions can be fatal.

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The Top 3 Most Common Medical Malpractice Claims

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When you’re suffering from a health issue and go to seek professional medical help, you expect to be taken care of. While most doctors and nurses do their best to provide their patients with quality care, mistakes can still happen. In some cases, those mistakes can have life-altering consequences for their patient. When a patient isn’t treated correctly, the medical professional may be liable for further injury. Let’s take a look at some of the most common medical malpractice claims.

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