Blog Archive: February 2022

Posted on Mon, 2022-02-28 09:25 by Debora Fajer-Smith in Workers Compensation

This is an excerpt of a program that can be found on JGL Law Podcast, and informative series our firm produced during the year. We were actually awarded top 20 Best Commercial Litigation Podcasts of 2021- Welp Magazine – if you want to check us out.


Life has changed for all of us. Once again however, the workers’ compensation system does some heavy lifting and stays in the spotlight in the social, economic and political arenas.

Posted on Tue, 2022-02-22 08:59 by Erika Jacobsen White in #MeToo

Under current law, with few exceptions, employers may force employees to give up their right to a jury trial as a condition of employment - even in the cases of civil rights violations, including sexual harassment and sexual assault.  Under such “forced arbitration” provisions, employees often face employer-friendly “judges” who are paid by the employer themselves, and who may be repeat players.  Force arbitration provisions also impose limitations on the right to appeal, and frequently limit discovery, making it difficult for employees to prosecute their cases.  Employers may also legally

Posted on Tue, 2022-02-01 06:27 by in Personal Injury

Hopefully you don’t have to make this decision often, but it’s important to understand when to hire a personal injury attorney.

If you’re ever hurt or injured in an accident, you should hire a personal injury attorney shortly after the incident. Although you can hire a personal injury firm at any time, the reason it’s important to hire one shortly after you’re injured is due to the fact that the process immediately begins and you want to avoid being  without an experienced personal injury attorney early on.


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