Monthly Archives: May 2016

French Legislation Suggests Employees Deserve The Right To Disconnect

French Legislation Suggests Employees Deserve The Right To DisconnectChecking your work email on a weekend or a holiday? As part of planned labor reforms, new legislation in France would encourage companies to create policies to help their employees disconnect from the office.Buried inside a hotly contested French labor reform bill is an amendment suggesting that companies of 50 or more Continue Reading...

Preventing Child Abuse Fatalities: Support the Life-Saving Work of Child Protective Services

Preventing Child Abuse Fatalities: Support the Life-Saving Work of Child Protective ServicesNot a day goes by the media doesn’t cover a case of a child who was horribly abused or neglected. It’s estimated that between 1,500 and 3,000 children in the U.S. will die this year at the hands of those who were supposed to protect them. So vulnerable, the Continue Reading...

Man arrested after barricading himself inside apartment with woman in Pompano Beach

Man arrested after barricading himself inside apartment with woman in Pompano BeachPOMPANO BEACH, Fla. – The Broward Sheriff’s Office called in its SWAT unit Thursday morning after a man barricaded himself inside an apartment in Pompano Beach, authorities said.Deputies said the man forced a woman inside the apartment just before 11 a.m. at 2731 NW First St.Deputies said he was Continue Reading...

How to Get Divorced Without Going Broke

How to Get Divorced Without Going BrokeLet’s face it. Divorce is expensive.Not only do you have to pay court costs and legal fees, but you are also likely to be racking up therapy bills for yourself, and quite possibly, your kids. Add that to the cost of establishing a second household, plus all of the hidden costs of divorce (moving, Continue Reading...

Revenge Is Not Sweet for Adulterers’ Wives

Revenge Is Not Sweet for Adulterers’ WivesWhen you discover your husband’s affair, you might feel the urge to take violent revenge upon the cheating cad. At the very least, there is a strong temptation to whack him in the face with a heavy object or destroy his prized possessions. An adulterer’s wife might also fantasize about stabbing his floozy in Continue Reading...

Mother sentenced to prison for killing disabled daughter

Mom sentenced to jail for killing disabled adopted daughter(CNN)Despite pleas for leniency from family and friends, an Illinois Circuit Court judge sentenced Bonnie Liltz to four years in prison Wednesday for drugging and killing her disabled 28-year-old daughter in a failed murder-suicide attempt nearly a year ago, according to her defense attorney.“Bonnie was absolutely crushed,” attorney Thomas Glasgow said, adding Continue Reading...

Savannah, Georgia: Southern charm, deadly streets

Southern charm, deadly streetsSavannah, Georgia (CNN)Shoppers happily stroll the sidewalks of Savannah’s open-air City Market. The sweet smell of freshly made pralines provides an inviting aroma across the historic district, and horse-drawn carriages amble down streets carrying tourists to antebellum homes and manicured gardens.Known as the Hostess City, Savannah appears like a postcard of idyllic Southern charm.Linda Wilder-Bryan looks around Continue Reading...

National Class Action Filed by Uber Drivers in Miami

National Class Action Filed by Uber Drivers in MiamiA West Palm Beach lawyer wasn’t satisfied when he heard major labor litigation with Uber Technologies Inc. ended last month with a proposed $100 million settlement.The settlement, which covers nearly 400,000 Uber drivers in California and Massachusetts, allows Uber to continue treating its drivers as contractors rather than employees. Gerald Richman of Continue Reading...

Fake Lawyer Sued for Fraud: Will He Hire Counsel?

Fake Lawyer Sued for Fraud: Will He Hire Counsel?In a perfect world, the teen in West Palm Beach who played doctor professionally and was recently criminally charged would be represented by the man accused of moonlighting as a lawyer in the local courts. But ours is not a perfect world, as evidenced by the fact that Paul Donahue posed as Continue Reading...
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