Monthly Archives: December 2013

Bicycle Safety in South Florida

  Although Naples is a bicycle-friendly city, most riders are still familiar with the dangers of navigating roadways on a daily basis. It’s not uncommon for riders to have a ‘near miss’ or ‘close call’ story to share with friends … Continue reading

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Whistle Blower Rights

Employees who feel a moral duty to blow the whistle on illegal business practices have historically faced harsh retaliation from their employers. It is however, against the law to retaliate against an employee for blowing the whistle. Employees who are … Continue reading

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U.S. DOT’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

The U.S. Department of Transportation has recently issued a press release regarding the increase in law enforcement efforts to crack down on drunk and drugged driving this holiday season. The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” holiday campaign is aimed … Continue reading

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What Tipped Employees Need to Know

Tipped employees work hard for their money. In no other industry does a worker’s day-to-day performance so greatly affect his or her ability to pay bills and put food on the table. Unfortunately, the rights of servers and bartenders are … Continue reading

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Florida

  If someone is killed due to another person’s negligence, recklessness or intentional misconduct, their surviving loved ones may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death can occur in the workplace, on the roadways and even … Continue reading

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All About The Family and Medical Leave Act – FMLA

  Employers in Florida must allow eligible employees a leave of absence from their positions under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) if they have at least 50 employees for at least 20 weeks during the current or previous … Continue reading

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Elderly Driver Safety

Since Southwest Florida is a popular retirement destination, elderly driver safety is a particularly important topic. According to census data from 2008, 17.4 percent of Florida’s population is age 65 years or older. Florida, in addition to other states, is … Continue reading

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