Daily Archives: February 22, 2013 - 2 results

When to Hire a Private Eye in Divorces [Video]

  Whether you’re considering divorce or are in the middle of one, do you wonder if you should hire a private investigator? Lawyers.com journalist Amber Statler-Matthews reports on what private eyes do in divorce cases. Divorce lawyer Dolly Hernandez, a partner at Rafool & Hernandez LLC in Miami, Florida, uses investigators in five to 10 percent of her cases. She explains the circumstances when detectives can help. Amber also speaks with one of the country’s best known private eyes, Dawn …

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Posted 4 years ago in Jury Awards Labor and Employment by Sylvia Hsieh  
Female Deputy Denied Promotion Over Politics Wins $1M

 A female deputy in Illinois who claims she was passed up for promotion because of politics has won a $1 million jury award against the county. Susan J. Lakics, who had worked for the DuPage County sheriff’s office for 16 years, claimed that Sheriff John Zaruba promoted less qualified candidates who scored lower than her on the sergeant’s test. She sued the county, claiming sex discrimination and political retaliation. The jury rejected her claim of gender bias but agreed that …

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