DOL-RULE CHANGE FOR JOINT EMPLOYERS

  By Travis P. Lampert, Esq. Though you may only have one job, many of you work for multiple, or joint employers. This situation often arises when multiple employers have a close relationship and are essentially pursuing a single venture, such as contractors and sub-contractors, or even franchisees. Under Obama era rules, the Department of…

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Social Security Disability – Hurry Up And Wait!

Applying For Social Security is a Daunting Task From the very outset, if you’ve applied for Social Security benefits, your suffering from some form of physical or mental disability which limits or prevents you from working, and you are likely experiencing severe financial strain because of your disability.  Social Security disability benefits are designed to…

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Valsartan Recall Expanded to Include Additional Drugs

Valsartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), recent heart attacks and heart failure.  However, in July of 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of some drugs which contain Valsartan after learning that some batches of Valsartan were contaminated with a known carcinogen linked to increase cancer risk called N-nitrosodimethylamine…

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Defective Earplugs Sold to US Military Results in 3M Lawsuit

In July 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that 3M Company had agreed to pay $9.1 million to settle a whistleblower False Claims Act that accused 3M of knowingly selling defective earplugs to the military, specifically, 3M’s dual-ended Combat Arms earplugs. The whistleblower claim alleged that 3M, through its predecessor, Aearo Technologies, knew that…

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Pregnant While a Student – Know Your Rights Under Title IX

Becoming pregnant while a student  can have significant effects on your ability to complete your education.  Whether the mother is suffering from traditional “morning sickness” or having significant pregnancy complications, the effects of being pregnant make it difficult to attend classes, complete assignments and complete the course requirements.  However, Title IX of the Education Amendments…

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How Chiropractic and Personal injury Fit Together

A lot of our work as personal injury lawyers is helping those who have been involved in an accident recover their lives. What we want is to help them receive the necessary treatment that will get them moving and functioning once more. Pensacola chiropractic centers are extremely helpful with correction of back and neck injuries,…

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Getting Paid for Long Distance Travel

With the recent landmark case in California regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it applies to training and more in the pipeline regarding what non-exempt employees are being required to pay for or attend, it is important for employers to recheck what they think they know about compensation. The costs for not knowing…

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