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Get a Second Legal Opinion

We had a client years ago who had a medical device go bad on him. Another law firm (we won’t name names) refused him, saying he didn’t have a case. It was difficult, that much was true. But we still got him a six-figure settlement. In another situation, an employee who had been wrongfully terminated, […]

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New Overtime Rules On Hold!

The new overtime rules, (I recently reported on these, here) which would have increased overtime for nearly 4 million employees, has been placed on hold for the time being by a Federal Judge in Texas.

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Flat Fees on Employment Matters

Employment litigation, or any litigation for that matter, is often considered too complex for a flat fee. Nonsense! Any experienced litigator can give a flat fee if he is willing to take the time to understand the situation. How do we provide flat fees on employment litigation? Here is the four-step formula:

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Noncompete litigation remains steady in Connecticut

A new survey by attorney Andrew Magwood of the Magwood Law Firm, Norwich Connecticut, shows that noncompete litigation remained steady in Connecticut since 2005.

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Get ready to pay more in overtime Connecticut

It may not be a increase in the minimum wage, but a federal rule set to go in to effect in December 2016 will cost Connecticut employers millions in new overtime pay.

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Trade secrets, what trade secrets?

It’s an old story. Competing companies, especially ones in a niche market, enter into some sort of deal. Maybe it’s a joint marketing deal or a joint venture, or maybe one is considering buying the other. Sometime later an employee of one leaves and gets hired at the other. That’s when all the conflict starts. […]

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What makes an employment attorney?

Every attorney can handle any matter. By virtue of the fat that we have been admitted to practice law, we have been deemed competent to handle any legal matter – including employment law. But that does not mean that every lawyer is actually a competent employment attorney. Here are my top criteria for what makes […]

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