Estimates are that 70% of Americans die intestate – that is without any estate planning whatsoever. Here are my top three questions and answers for estate planning:
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:
A new survey by attorney Andrew Magwood of the Magwood Law Firm, Norwich Connecticut, shows that noncompete litigation remained steady in Connecticut since 2005.
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.
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. […]
That is the lesson of the recent case of Elliott Enterprises, LLC v. Goodale, _____ Conn.App. ________ (June 28, 2016). In Goodale, the landlord attempted to evict a bakery tenant over a dispute of common area charges. The landlord claimed that the tenant had not paid its fair share of upgraded sewer charges. But, the tenant […]
If a person is injured by another, under what situations may they also sue a third party, not directly connected to the injury? (In case you were wondering, this is called bringing the “deep pocket” to a lawsuit.) It once was the generally accepted, or assumed, rule in Connecticut tort cases that a plaintiff could not […]
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 […]
There are several types of lawyers, even though we all go through the same basic legal training. So, you probably are wondering what makes a good business lawyer? This is what I would look for, if I was looking for a business lawyer:
Andrew Magwood selected to Northern California SuperLawyers(TM) Rising Stars list, for the third year in a row.
For the third year in a row, Northern California Super Lawyers(TM) has selected Andrew Magwood for inclusion in its 2013 “Rising Stars” list. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must nominated by his peers, be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for ten years or less. In addition to […]