Every hour, an estimated 4,500 lawsuits get filed in the United States. That works out to 40 million lawsuits a year. People sue for many reasons, including:  Enforcement of a contract (a builder who didn’t complete a job, for example) Financial compensation for financial, physical, or emotional harm (such as slip-and-fall injuries or malpractice) Confirmation…

A presidential transition is a massive event that marks the start of a new administration, and with it, new possibilities.. Moving a new occupant into the Oval Office may be the most visible aspect of the transition, but it’s actually the simplest. The full transition involves filling thousands of government positions, preparing an entirely new…

We’re all familiar with the Grinch, the grumpy, cave-dwelling creature who lives high in Mount Crumpit with his dog, just north of the little town of Whoville. He gets so annoyed by the happiness of the Whos that he decides to go out and steal Christmas from them.  Well, as it turns out, attempting to…

In the United States, we enjoy all kinds of foods grown on American soil and all around the world. And while our choices might seem endless, you may not realize there are many foods from other parts of the world that have been banned.  Foods are banned for different reasons, including potential health risks, protecting…

Books have been banned for various reasons throughout history. While you might think that it doesn’t happen anymore, the truth is numerous books are still challenged and banned in schools and libraries throughout the United States. Back in 1982, so many books were being challenged that several organizations around the country came together to start…

As we speed toward the end of the year, we’re facing the end of several federal programs designed to provide financial relief to businesses affected by COVID-19. One of these laws, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), will expire on December 31, 2020.  Overview of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act The FFCRA reimburses…

The COVID-19 pandemic (also often referred to as the coronavirus pandemic) has changed a lot about how businesses operate. Maintaining a safe environment for employees, as well as any customers who walk through the door, is vital. To help, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued guidelines for employers to help protect their…

It’s late March, and you really want a drink. You can’t go to the bar — it’s illegal — so you invite a few friends over to try your homebrew.   Here’s the catch, though — it’s not 2020.    It’s 1920. And the problem isn’t COVID-19, it’s Prohibition.   On January 17, 1920, it…

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