Jury Award to Blind Worker: “Employer Lacked Sufficient Knowledge of the ADA”

Jury Award to Blind Worker: “Employer Lacked Sufficient Knowledge of the ADA”

The EEOC sued a Denver beverage distributor under the ADA, claiming that it eliminated a legally blind employee’s job as a driver’s helper, and refused to hire him as a night warehouse loader because it believed that he could not safely perform the functions of loading cases of liquor and kegs of beer into trucks.

How to Be a Responsible Party Host

By | Injury Law Blog | December 26, 2013
How to Be a Responsible Party Host

Christmas may be wrapped up for another year, but many will be continuing the celebrations with family, friends and coworkers as they ring in 2014. While holiday parties are an enjoyable way to spend time with loved ones and acquaintances alike, it is important to remember that there are still laws that must be followed to keep party-goers safe.

Automobile Insurance in Florida – Protect Yourself Because Others Won’t

Automobile Insurance in Florida – Protect Yourself Because Others Won’t

Pursuant to Florida law, everyone who operates a motor vehicle in Florida is required to carry automobile insurance coverage.  As part of the process of obtaining or renewing your driver’s license, you are usually required to show “proof of insurance” or to otherwise prove that you have adequate insurance coverage.  What most people don’t understand is exactly how important it is to carry this insurance.

Plaintiff Fails to Establish Claim Even After Courts Give Him Several Do-Overs

By | Virgin Islands Law Blog | December 26, 2013
Plaintiff Fails to Establish Claim Even After Courts Give Him Several Do-Overs

Complaints must state some specific claim or allegation based on facts. Courts won’t just take a person’s word for it that they’ve been wronged. Georr M. Birla was given several chances by the courts to amend his claim against the defendants, but never got it right.  He appealed pro se from an order of the District Court dismissing his amended complaint.