Nothing brings families and friends together like a backyard barbecue by the swimming pool, but it’s also one of the greatest financial and legal risks a homeowner can take. When swimming pool ownership responsibilities are not taken seriously, personal injury or wrongful death can be the tragic result. Protect swimmers from harm and yourself from liability.…

In 2010, Congress passed the Break Time for Nursing Mothers law. This law protects the rights of breastfeeding mothers in the workplace, but there are plenty of employers who haven’t gotten the message. Major financial ramifications might finally be changing this awareness. Let mothers nurse – it’s the law. Breastfeeding mothers provide their infants with…

Summertime in the United States is not just about backyard barbecues and school vacations anymore. Summer signals the start of hurricane and wildfire season in various parts of the country. If you live in places where these phenomena are becoming more frequent, it’s smart to have a plan about how you will deal with a…

Accidents happen. And car accidents happen a lot — with more than 7 million crashes reported in the US  in 2016, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. While car accidents are common, they are also unexpected, and they can have far-reaching consequences, including injuries and legal complications. Knowing what to do ahead of time…

Fireworks, also known as explosives, are legal in most states, but legal does not mean safe. When caught up in Fourth of July festivities, it’s easy to forget just how dangerous fireworks can be. Here’s what every American needs to know before lighting that fuse. Fireworks Injury and Death Statistics In January 1984, Michael Jackson…

Women face discrimination in all fields, but the issue manifests itself differently from one industry to the next. In law, it’s most evident in the persistent gender pay gap; today’s female attorneys earn tens of thousands less per year than their male counterparts. Female attorneys are also less likely to feel satisfied with their earnings.…

From travel bans to the arrests and deportations of green card applicants to sanctuary state legislation, immigration crackdowns and issues all but dominate today’s headlines. But not all communities affected by immigration crackdowns have received equal attention in the press. Thousands of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have lived in the United States for…