Our firm had trials in progress in two different federal courtrooms this week – one in Panama City, Florida and the other in Tallahassee, Florida – and the juries returned verdicts yesterday, October 21, 2014 for each of our clients… Read More ›
Month: October 2014
Federal Judge Declares Mistrial in Employee’s Breastmilk-Pumping Case
A U.S. District Judge declared a mistrial last Thursday in a retaliation case against a state agency after the jury announced it was unable to agree on a verdict. A verdict must be unanimous. In this case, the eight… Read More ›
Fired Just Before Vesting In Your Employer’s Retirement Plan?
It is illegal for employers to fire (or lay off) employees just because the employees are about to “vest” – to become legally-entitled to the employer’s retirement benefits. An employee usually “vests” by staying employed for a specific period. Some employers try… Read More ›