Florida’s attorney general raised eyebrows with a brief filed in a case that challenges the state’s same-sex marriage ban. Eight gay couples who were married in states that recognize same-sex marriages joined with the American Civil Liberties Union in filing suit against Florida. Their lawsuit argues that... 
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Michigan State Police and other law enforcement departments cracked down on drunk drivers over Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial beginning of the summer recreation season.  Holiday activities spark more driving — and, often, more impaired driving.  The enforcement push was part of Operation Care, a nationwide... 
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Five former restaurant workers filed a federal lawsuit against Marble Slab Creamery and Great American Cookies, San Antonio franchisees for Subway, alleging that they were not paid for overtime work and other work. Collective action certification has been sought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for the lawsuit... 
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There are many living options available for seniors, and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) have become one of the most attractive. Many retirees consider such communities because they typically provide a range of services in one location, including independent living, adult care facilities and nursing... 
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Every state and the District of Columbia has its own criminal procedure codes. However, each of these jurisdictions must act in compliance with the U.S. Constitution. Each state’s rules and regulations on criminal procedure codes are predicated on the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. The Constitution contains... 
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According to the document filed in this medical malpractice lawsuit, the plaintiff’s child was born with cerebral palsy and permanent brain damage because the doctors did not perform a C-section promptly. Doctors allegedly failed to recognize the need for an emergency C-section during the birth. The multi-million... 
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By Tom Breedlove, Director, Care.com HomePay, Provided by Breedlove When a family hires an individual to perform duties in or around their home, they are considered a household employer. The IRS views the worker — whether a nanny, senior caregiver, health aide, etc. — as an employee of the family for whom she works.... 
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Standalone Retirement Plan Trust A common question I hear is “who should be named for beneficiaries of an IRA or retirement account?”  Should it be the spouse, the kids, the revocable living trust?  Typically, I hear, even professionals, say that it should be spouse first to accommodate a spousal rollover,... 
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Have you considered having an elderly parent move in with you? Many people face this decision because of financial circumstances or because their parents need assistance with daily activities. Living with an aging parent can provide an opportunity to reconnect in a positive way but it also demands life style changes.... 
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Jim Fausone Veteran Disability Lawyer There has long been a divide between service members and civilian health care providers. According to a Pew study, 77% of veterans say they are not understood by the civilian population, and 71% of civilians say they don’t understand the military. It is vital to good patient... 
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