Protect Your FMLA Rights: Times When Legal Representation Is Necessary

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is an essential piece of legislation that protects eligible employees who need to take time off from work to address a serious health condition or care for a loved one. However, navigating the complex laws and regulations surrounding FMLA can be challenging, particularly when you need to file a claim or address violations. If you've been denied FMLA leave, experienced retaliation for seeking leave, or believe that your FMLA rights have been violated, it may be time to consider hiring an FMLA lawyer. [Read More]

Badmouthed By A Former Boss? What To Know About Defamation

While employer/employee relationships usually end on a positive — or at least neutral — note, some former employees end up dealing with a vengeful prior boss who badmouths them. If this has happened to you, do you have any legal recourse? Here's what you need to know about defamation and employment laws. What Is Defamation by a Former Employer? Defamation is a statement that injures another person's reputation. In a legal context, it takes two forms: slander is spoken defamation, and libel is written defamation. [Read More]

When To Hire A COVID-19 Medical Leave Lawyer

There are attorneys out there who represent clients who need help with things like medical leave. These attorneys and their services can be particularly useful during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people have never had to hire a lawyer for this type of thing before, and this might be the case for you as well. However, there might be a time during the pandemic when you will need to hire one of these attorneys, or there is a chance that you might need to hire one of them right now. [Read More]

Tips To Help Your Teen Fight Sexual Harassment At School

Teenagers and young adults sometimes think about sex more often than most other age groups, and it's generally considered to be a healthy part of growing up. However, if all of those hormones are causing someone to sexually harass your teen or young adult while they are attending high school or college, your kid needs to know that they don't have to put up with it. Here are some tips you can use to help your child regain control of the situation, and what you should do if the problem continues: [Read More]