Daily Archives: May 17, 2012 - 3 results


Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment by Mike Mintz  
Good Luck Learning Your Employee Rights

Have you been demoted at work? Discriminated against? Fired? Your boss doesn’t want you to know your legal rights. Anti-worker groups got a court order saying that businesses don’t have to display the familiar employee rights poster at the office. The government agency that protects employees — the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) — issued a rule requiring most businesses to put up the posters in break rooms as of April 30. But a federal court in Washington, D.C., issued …

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Posted 2 years ago in Estate Planning by Jennifer King  
Gary Coleman’s Ex-Wife Loses Fight for His Estate

Shannon Price, the ex-wife of the late actor Gary Coleman, is not entitled to any of his estate, a Utah judge ruled on Monday. Fourth District Judge James R. Taylor instead ruled in favor of Anna Gray, who worked as the actor’s business manager, served as CEO of his company, and was named the executor and primary beneficiary of Coleman’s estate in a 2005 last will and testament. Coleman met Price in 2005 and married her in 2007. The couple …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Youth Hockey Hit: Part of the Game or Criminal Assault?

A vicious check in a youth hockey game in Massachusetts had the family of an injured player pushing for a criminal trial, although ultimately prosecutors decided not to press charges against the teen who delivered the hit.  High school student concussed in a legal collision during a game  Players consent to violence in sports that would be otherwise be criminal assault  On rare occasions attacks in professional hockey games warrant prosecution   Assault and Battery? Tucker Hannon was a star …

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