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Forrest Gump famously compared life to a box of chocolates, and he is right that you never know what may happen. Life has a bad habit of interrupting your perfect plans at the wrong times. For this reason, the federal government allows all qualified employees to take unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave…

How does unemployment work in New York? No one actually wants to know the answer to this important question, because no one wants to imagine losing their job or needing to rely on unemployment severance. However, many need to know the answer. Imagine that you have been working for a company for a while when…

Despite the existence of laws prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace, sexual harassment is nonetheless very common, including same-sex sexual harassment, gay harassment at work, male on male harassment, and woman on woman harassment. While sexual harassment federal law does not explicitly prevent LGBT gender based harassment in the workplace, more and more courts are…

Lawyers are famous for their use of complicated and hard to understand writing. Sometimes when ordinary people (read: non-lawyers) receive lawyers’ emails, documents or contracts they pass over the document without developing a deep comprehension of the material. They shrug that off because they expect legalese to be complex and think that it all must…

If you have recently entered the housing market or purchased a home, you may have heard about a lending concept known as the mortgage contingency. A mortgage contingency is a clause in the home sale contract that makes the buyer’s purchase of the home contingent on securing financing, such as a mortgage or a deed…

As personal injury attorneys, we are often asked: how long does a lawsuit take? The question is understandable. If you have suffered an injury, you likely need financial compensation immediately to help you recover. For example, car crash victims need to pay their vehicle repair bills. Victims of slip and fall incidents may need chiropractic…

Most ordinary workers are aware that New York State lunch break laws exist, but many are often confused about the extent of their rights under the law. Meal break laws in New York protect workers by requiring their employers to give them at least a 30-minute break period for meals. Not everyone always takes a…

Lawyer burnout is not an uncommon trend, particularly among litigators who have pushed themselves beyond their limits. Attorneys regularly work stressful schedules often staying at work into the long hours of the evening.  Many attorneys cope with their debilitating anxiety and depression by starting bad habits that can cause serious long term mental, emotional, and…

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