Interns & Employees: One and the same? They Shouldn’t be.

Posted on May 8, 2014, Employment Law

Employers taking advantage of free labor are an unfortunate trend.  Interns are becoming synonymous with employees, except they don’t receive any financial compensation for their hard work.  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)–a federal law that establishes proper labor standards for employers to follow–sheds little light on this issue.  The FLSA describes an employee as […]

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Enforceability of wage forfeiture in commission agreements

Posted on March 4, 2013, Employment Law

A security service company hired an employee to solicit new business from new and existing clients. His compensation was $50,000 and one percent of his acquired contract’s net revenue per year. He was entitled to monthly commission payments without having to do any further work for that account. The company’s Sales Incentive Plan states that […]

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Non compete agreements forced on employees after they are employed may not be enforceable

Posted on February 20, 2013, Employment Law

A Connecticut corporation was seeking new financing to help advance the company. An investor advised the company that it should have select employees sign into employment contracts to insure the company’s stability and consistency. The plaintiff, one such employee, signed the employment agreement. Another investor viewed the agreement and thought the additional monetary component was […]

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Connecticut Court rejects overly broad non-compete agreement blocking employee opportunities after conclusion of employment

Posted on December 13, 2012, Employment Law

Connecticut employees just got a little more freedom. buy college essay papers Employees of a purchased company got hired because their knowledge and skills were crucial for the buying company’s success. A three-year employment contract, which stated that the employees will be subject to an 18-month non-compete agreement if they leave, is signed. Soon after […]

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Sexual Abuse Civil Lawsuits

Posted on October 11, 2010

Thousands upon thousands of people are victimized by sexual abuse in the United States each year. Many of these file civil lawsuits against the party or parties responsible for their victimization. Many cases involve multiple victims, while others center on only one. Under the law, these victims have a legal right to sue their abuser […]

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Brain Injury Association and Scholarly Journal

Posted on November 27, 2008, Traumatic Brain Injury

The Brain Injury Association of America (“BIAA”) is the leading voice of brain injury in the United States. It is the parent organization for a network of state affiliates including the Brain Injury Association of Connecticut and the Brain Injury Association of New York State. These organizations service professionals and businesses involved in the diagnosis, […]

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Brain Injury Association of Connecticut Functions

Posted on August 13, 2008

Annual Summer Picnic -The Brain Injury Association of Connecticut (“BIAC”) held its annual Summer Picnic & Volunteer Awards on August 12th at the Wickham Pavilian in Wickham Park in Manchester, CT. A fun time was had by all. best antivirus software The 2008 BIAC Golf Tournament at Wintonbuy Hill raised over $120,000. By Stewart Casper. […]

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Twenty-Eight Categories Of Preventable Medical Mistakes

Posted on August 13, 2008

The National Quality Forum (“NQF”) is a consensus standard setting organization that has published a list of 28 adverse medical event categories that should never occur in a hospital setting. The list of events has been embraced by 11 states that have directed hospitals not to charge patients or insurance companies for these categories of […]

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The American Academy of Neurology Recognizes – There’s Nothing Mild About Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted on August 13, 2007, Traumatic Brain Injury

Like never before, the war in Iraq is focusing dialogue on brain injuries. The discussion has been prompted by the large number of casualties who have sustained such injuries and who have survived. Not only are troops experiencing penetrating trauma that often result in prolonged periods or unconsciousness or require brain surgery but they are […]

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CBIA – An Enabler Of Discrimination

Posted on August 1, 2007

It frequently happens that when the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (“C.B.I.A.” – and not to be confused with our Connecticut Brain Injury Attorneys “C-B-I-A”) issues a “Government Affairs Report” the content reveals an invidious bias against the ideal of “justice for all.” Today’s missive from the Business Association is no different. On May 29, […]

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