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Sunday, December 11, 2022

In Charles Dickens’s classic A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge initially treats his employee, Bob Cratchit, in an undeniably hostile manner (along with all the others he comes into contact with).  The question is:  Would Bob Cratchit be able to pursue a cause of action ...

Friday, November 11, 2022

Often, we receive calls from individuals who state they want to “file a lawsuit” right away. Although filing suit at the outset of representation is sometimes appropriate (for example, in matters relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act and the False Claims Act), it is us...

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

In April 2022, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law legislation that is known as the “Stop Wrongs to Our Kids and Employees (‘W.O.K.E.’)” Act (referred to hereafter as the “Act”). The Act went into effect on July 1, 2022. Although much of the attention garnered b...

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

On June 28, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Florida is in the Eleventh Circuit) announced its opinion in Patterson v. Georgia Pacific, LLC, No. 20-12733 (11th Cir. July 5, 2022). The court issued a published opinion that will serve as pr...