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Legally, drug testing as a condition of employment is acceptable - within limits.
Is drug testing a form of discrimination?
May 19, 2016

Legally, drug testing as a condition of employment is acceptable – within certain limitations.

For job applicants and hired workers, freedom from discrimination is a fundamental right.
What is national origin discrimination?
May 19, 2016

For job applicants and hired workers, freedom from discrimination is a fundamental right.

You may be entitled to seek damages for your loss in a wrongful death suit.
Understanding a wrongful death lawsuit: What damages are eligible?
May 12, 2016

You may be entitled to seek damages for your loss in a wrongful death suit. 

Personal Injury Law

Understanding a wrongful death lawsuit: What constitutes wrongful death?
"Wrongful death" is a term legally distinct from the other classifications of activities that cause the death of another person.

Wrongful death is a term legally distinct from the other classifications of activities that cause the death of another person.

Personal injury law and cycling
Cycling interacts with personal injury law in several meaningful ways.

Cycling interacts with personal injury law in several meaningful ways.

Wrongful Termination

A guide to basic worker rights
No matter what industry they work in or designated status — full-time or part-time — workers are entitled to certain rights and privileges.

No matter what industry they work in or designated status — full-time or part-time — workers are entitled to certain rights and privileges.

Ex-General Mills employees seek justice with age-discrimination claim
Twenty-nine former employees of General Mills have filed a suit against their old employer, alleging age-based discrimination.

Twenty-nine former employees of General Mills have filed a suit against their old employer, alleging age-based discrimination.

Understanding a wrongful death lawsuit: What constitutes wrongful death?
"Wrongful death" is a term legally distinct from the other classifications of activities that cause the death of another person.

Wrongful death is a term legally distinct from the other classifications of activities that cause the death of another person.

What are consumer rights?
Don't settle for "Buyer Beware." Know your consumer rights.

Don’t settle for “Buyer Beware.” Know your consumer rights. 

Discrimination

What are consumer rights?
Don't settle for "Buyer Beware." Know your consumer rights.

Don’t settle for “Buyer Beware.” Know your consumer rights. 

New CFPB rule could prevent mandatory arbitration
The CFPB is making moves to protect consumers from mandatory arbitration.

The CFPB is making moves to protect consumers from mandatory arbitration. 

Sexual Harassment

Multiple tenants allege that Morgantown, West VA landlord sexually harassed them
Several female tenants of a Morgantown property have filed a federal lawsuit against their landlord.

Several female tenants of a Morgantown property have filed a federal lawsuit against their landlord.

What is workplace retaliation?
Retaliation occurs when an employer takes an adverse action against a covered individual because he or she engaged in a protected activity.

Retaliation occurs when an employer takes an adverse action against a covered individual because he or she engaged in a protected activity.