Daily Archives: May 14, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Estate Planning by Staff Editor   
Choosing a Name and a Lawyer for your Baby

It’s official: Jacob and Sophia are America’s most popular baby names. Once you’ve settled on a name for your new bundle of joy, it’s not too early to make legal preparations as your child enters the world.   Top 10 boys and girls names:   Boys: Jacob Mason William Jayden Noah Michael Ethan Alexander Aiden Daniel   Girls: Sophia Isabella Emma Olivia Ava Emily Abigail Madison Mia Chloe   Jacob has been the No. 1 boy’s name for 13 years, …

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Posted 5 years ago in Labor and Employment Uncategorized by Josh Crank  
Wal-mart Owes Millions to Employees Cheated of Overtime Pay

Wal-Mart is known for its low prices, but the company’s most recent headlines highlight its low wages. The retail giant has agreed to pay its current and former employees nearly $4.83 million in unpaid overtime following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. Wal-Mart also agreed to pay $463,815 in penalties for its error, which involved the misclassification of some employees as exempt from the overtime pay guarantees of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Courtney Sherwood  
Balfour Found Guilty in Jennifer Hudson Family Slayings

The ex-brother-in-law of singer and actress Jennifer Hudson was found guilty Friday of murdering the Oscar winner’s mother, brother and nephew. William Balfour will serve life in prison for, the 2008 shooting and of killing Hudson’s mom, Darnell Donnerson, brother Jason Hudson, and seven-year-old Julian King, a boy nicknamed “Tugga Bear” by his family. Illinois does not have the death penalty. He was convicted despite a lack of DNA evidence, after three days of deliberations in which it seemed at …

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