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BIG HIT ON CAM NEWTON CALLS INTO QUESTION NFL CONCUSSION PROTOCOL
Posted by: Bernard Nomberg on Jan 17, 2018

Although most everyone, including my family (and the rest of the world), would say my quarterbacking career never reached the same apex as that of Cam Newton, I would still hope that if I was exhibiting signs of a suffered concussion like Cam showed in last Sunday’s wild card playoff game that I would have received better, or at least some appropriate, medical evaluation and care.  On Sunday, Cam was seen staggering to the sidelines before falling on the field.  Were we going to see the last of Cam due to the concussion protocol? With amazing speed and without the seeming appearance of any real medical evaluation under any formal concussion protocol, Cam reappeared like Superman when the kryptonite disappears.

IS CHRONIC TRAUMATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY (CTE) A COMPENSABLE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM?
Posted by: Leonard Jernigan on Jan 10, 2018

“This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs. Questions?” Do you remember that anti-drug commercial for the 1980s? Well, it turns out professional athletes – who spend years training their bodies to compete in the highest level of sports are permanently damaging their brains as well.

10 CLOUD SECURITY BEST PRACTICES FOR ATTORNEYS AND LAW FIRMS
Posted by: Dov Skansky on Jan 3, 2018

If you’ve been overwhelmed and frustrated by having to maintain an in-house IT solution for your law firm, you might have considered using a cloud computing platform specifically for case management.

There are many benefits for moving your files and data to the cloud, such as lower cost, increased productivity, scalability and higher client satisfaction.

Understandably, law firms are concerned about the IT security of these cloud-computing solutions.

After all, it’s not only your own data but also the sensitive information your clients have entrusted you that’s on the line.

IF IT WALKS LIKE A DUCK . . .
Posted by: Julie Poirier on Dec 27, 2017

Misclassifying employees as independent contractors – which is a way for companies to avoid fair employment and compensation rules and regulations – is “one of the most serious problems facing affected workers, employers and the entire economy,” according to the U.S. Department of Labor.  But it may have just become a little more difficult for companies to deny its workers' fundamental employee rights and benefits. On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced new guidance on how to determine who is an independent contractor and who is an employee under the law.  

STAYING SAFE: DRIVING DURING THE HOLIDAYS
Posted by: Stephen Gaubert on Dec 20, 2017

The holiday season is an exciting, but incredibly hectic time for many. Most people have holiday parties to attend, parties to plan, gifts to purchase and might even have a long road trip planned to visit relatives and friends. 

The joys of spending quality time with friends and family is definitely worth all of the effort and planning. However, the influx of drivers at this time of year creates a great deal of congestion on the roads due to everyone trying to cross off the next item on their holiday agenda, so use these safe driving tips to help keep your travels safe and secure!

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