Potential clients’ faith in online reviews is welcome if a lawyer or law firm under consideration has a five-star rating, but a single bad review can have an ongoing harmful effect. Broadly found that one bad review from a disgruntled client will turn away 30 clients on average.
One of those collateral effects is an uptick in litigation, including in the construction industry. Consider some pointers about how to ensure preparation in the event the litigation bug strikes.
Given the increased resources OSHA will use to enforce existing safety standards and the law’s general requirement to maintain a workplace free from recognized hazards (also known as the general duty clause), employers should take five steps to prepare for a possible visit from OSHA.
Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on finances, roughly 145 million Americans say they cannot afford another year like 2020, according to WalletHub’s new Coronavirus Money Survey.
A lawyer’s ethical obligations when working remotely are outlined in a new opinion issued by the American Bar Association nearly a year after most attorneys set up shop at home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the nation moved forward with the “work from home” trend during the COVID-19 pandemic, the question of who bore the brunt of the cost for this unwanted necessity has yet to be answered?
A recent decision by a New York state Supreme Court Justice could have a significant impact on businesses struggling to pay rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Faced with many more remote workers than ever before and little certainty as to when they may return on-site, employers find themselves navigating difficult compliance issues, especially in regard to remote workers who have chosen to relocate to a new state.
The uncertainty of the pandemic has inspired more parties to choose mediation, even when having to do so virtually. I urge you to use this excellent vehicle to see whether you can settle your client’s case (or at least narrow the disputed issues).