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What is Workplace Retaliation? The answer may surprise you

We are all fairly familiar with labor laws regarding discrimination at the workplace. Be it sexual harassment or racial discrimination, we know to document the incident, report it to your supervisor or Human Resources department, and if they take no action, contact an employment attorney. But what if you followed protocol and you find yourself in a situation

Self driven cars: what you need to know

The “phantom-auto”, Pontiac’s driverless vehicle which delighted crowds of onlookers during demonstrations in the 1930’s, was controlled via Morse key, and closely followed by a second, conventionally driven vehicle in the event intervention was required. Fast forward to the release of Google’s self-driven vehicle program which launched in in California back

Donald Trump is a misogynist: Dealing with discrimination in the workplace

When confronted with the laundry list of foul comments he has made about women over the years, Mr. Trump said that he loved women; they are “amongst his best people”. This last statement is in part true, as he has consistently promoted many women within his many businesses. So what if one of his “best people” should fall victim...

Are Field Sobriety Tests Mandatory? What You Should Know

To blow or not to blow? That is the question. When in the unfortunate situation of being pulled over under suspicion of Driving under the Influence, or DUI, is it better to take a field sobriety test and face being detained, or having your license suspended or face the dreaded roadside breathalyzer and provide evidence that could ...

Brangelina Divorce

Hollywood’s golden couple is officially OVER. Angelina Jolie filed for divorce in early September thus commencing what is sure to be a lengthy and complex legal battle, due in part to their mixed brood of adopted and biological children ...

Injured at Work? Tips to Protect Yourself (Legally!)

Accidents can happen to anyone, anywhere, and at any time. You might be at work, minding your own business and suddenly BAM! You find yourself injured, unable to work, and stuck with large, confusing medical bills. What do you do now? How do you protect yourself?...

The Florida Foreclosure Process - What You Need to Know

Almost 10 years after the devastating real estate crash in Miami, many residents still see the ghosts of that time in their neighborhoods in the abandoned homes everywhere. Caused by the nightmarish economic recession which had the nation in its grip, unforeseen financial...

Ex-'Dancing' contestant busted for DUI

Former WBC welterweight boxing world champion Victor Ortiz is no stranger to law enforcement. The boxer, actor, and past Dancing with the Stars contestant was arrested this past weekend for drunk driving...