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Posted on Thu, 2022-06-30 09:49 by in Legal podcasts, Family Law, Workers Compensation, Divorce, Legal advice

Our in-house legal podcast, JGL Law for You, is a great source of knowledge for anyone facing personal and legal challenges. To help you find the information you need, we’ve created this helpful recap highlighting the topics discussed during 2020.

Divorce & Family Law Podcasts

Divorce is stressful, but trustworthy legal advice and guidance from a reputable attorney can help you ensure you make it through the process with the best prospects ahead of you.

This season, we covered topics relating to divorce and family, as well as current global challenges:

Posted on Tue, 2022-05-24 06:27 by in Labor & Employement

Work is a significant part of people’s lives, and it’s important to feel respected and valued by employers. Employment discrimination occurs when an employer treats an employee or applicant less favorably, based on their race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We all deserve to be treated equally, and job discrimination is never acceptable.

Posted on Tue, 2022-05-17 10:35 by in Consumer Law

There are many types of consumer fraud, all of which can result in financial loss and injury. Increased awareness of consumer fraud can help you protect yourself and your loved ones, or help you tackle an injustice you’ve already experienced.

What is Consumer Fraud?

We’ve all heard the term, but what exactly is consumer fraud?

Posted on Thu, 2022-03-31 11:10 by Debora Fajer-Smith in Worker’s Compensation

When someone who works hard, lives paycheck to paycheck, gets thrown down temporarily – the system of workers’ compensation, established in 1914, gives him or her a fighting chance to get back on the road to recovery and gives them the opportunity to keep their family life on track. They do not have to expend great sums of money to sue a large corporation for an accident caused by faulty parts, bad maintenance or hazardous conditions.

Posted on Fri, 2022-03-18 12:22 by in Labor & Employment

Family businesses can become a bit complicated when looking into how labor laws apply to them. It can be tempting to take a more relaxed approach when employing family members, but skirting the line of legality can blur the boundaries for your non-familial employees as well. To avoid becoming entangled in any legal trouble, you are better off following the rules to the letter.

Posted on Fri, 2022-03-11 10:28 by in Medical Malpractice

We look to doctors and practitioners as professionals who are there to help and have our best interests in mind when it comes to medical care. But unfortunately, malpractice can sometimes occur. Medical negligence can be devastating and have long-term physical, mental, and emotional effects. It can affect the individual and their family and loved ones. From misdiagnosis to unnecessary surgery, incorrect dosages of medicine, or other malpractices, it can be challenging to navigate. Below, we break down medical negligence and dive into some cases you can sue a practitioner. 

Posted on Mon, 2022-03-07 10:06 by in Personal Injury

If you think you have a possible personal injury lawsuit, you may be wondering what the process is like, the timeline, and how to navigate it. A personal injury lawsuit can vary from state to state, and a wide range of situations can arise depending on the case. As a result, legal issues can be overwhelming and challenging. This blog will walk you through the process to better understand the timelines and what you can expect. Below, we break down the general timeline of a personal injury lawsuit, so you know the appropriate steps to take over time.

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.