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  • Spoliation: One of the Many Reasons Why You Should Never Destroy Evidence
    Spoliation: One of the Many Reasons Why You Should Never Destroy Evidence

    What does “spoliation” mean? The doctrine of spoliation of evidence applies when one party either attempts to or actually does destroy, conceal, hide, alter, and/or tamper with evidence that would be ...

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  • Does a negative job evaluation or written reprimand establish an adverse action?
    Does a negative job evaluation or written reprimand establish an adverse action?

    Introduction There are many federal laws that protect employees from being retaliated against for engaging in protected activity. In fact, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), 42 ...

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  • The Importance of Discovery and How It Can Make All the Difference
    The Importance of Discovery and How It Can Make All the Difference

    What is discovery? Lawsuits are often long, drawn out affairs riddled with legal jargon, progressive phases, and continuous prodding that seems foreign to all but attorneys and courts. For any ...

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  • Does an On-The-Job Injury Constitute a Disability Under the ADA?
    Does an On-The-Job Injury Constitute a Disability Under the ADA?

    Introduction This article addresses the contentions between the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”) and state workers’ compensation laws. Both laws provide different protections for ...

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  • Retaliation Under the Fair Housing Act
    Retaliation Under the Fair Housing Act

    Fair Housing Act: Historical Perspective One week after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, Congress passed the Fair Housing Act of 1968 (“FHA”). This came after many unsuccessful attempts ...

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  • What Does “Willful” Mean Under the FMLA?
    What Does “Willful” Mean Under the FMLA?

    Introduction The Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) provides certain employees with up to twelve (12) weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave each year. The FMLA is designed to help employees balance ...

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