Understanding Defamation Law
Defamation law is a complex area of the law because it involves an argument that all speech should not be protected pursuant to the constitution. However, when a person defames another individual, he or she may be liable for damages … Read More
Debt Collectors Being Sued for Harassment
California debtors have been fed up with the illegal practices that debt collectors have utilized, leading to a tremendous increase in lawsuits against these unpopular parties. Many hard-working individuals have struggled during the Great Recession and have experienced significant financial … Read More
Can You Be Sued for Something You Posted on Facebook?
Defamation in social media is rampant. Social media has taken the world by storm during the last decade. In fact, Facebook has over 500 million users. Social networking allows people to reconnect with friends and share important moments of their … Read More
Workplace Retaliation and Harassment in the Workplace
Workplace retaliation by employers, as reported by the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission), reached the highest level yet in 2011. Retaliation takes place when employers punish employees who engage in a legally protected activity. The EEOC data states that claims … Read More
I am a Victim of Employment Discrimination – Now What?
Employment discrimination occurs when an employer uses a reason such as an applicant’s gender, race, ethnicity, religion, physical disability, nationality or age to deny employment to the applicant or treat a currently employed individual in a different manner than other workers … Read More