Minimum Wage Laws for Tipped Employees

Learn about the Fair Labor Standards Act’s special minimum wage rules for tipped workers. Most employers in the United States are required to pay at least the federal minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (29 U.S.C. § 206). States may enact their own minimum wage laws, provided that their minimum wage is […]

What Factors Determine Liability in a Commercial Truck Crash?

Efficient and effective freight transportation is critical to the health of the U.S. economy. Unfortunately, due to their size, weight, and prevalence, commercial trucks also have an oversized impact on the number of serious or fatal car accidents that occur throughout the U.S. each year. It’s estimated that by 2030, commercial truck accidents will be […]

FLSA Basics: How to Tell if Your Employees are Exempt or Nonexempt

Is your business struggling to determine if the FLSA applies to you, and if it does, whether it applies to your employees? You’re not alone—FLSA compliance is notoriously one of the trickiest topics in Human Resources. In this post, I’ll help you untangle the web of overtime regulations with guidance from the Department of Labor.   […]

Federal Financial Crimes Attorney

The term “white collar” crime is commonly used to refer to non-violent, financially driven criminal offenses. People often make the mistake of considering white-collar crimes to be less serious than other crimes. In truth, federal financial crimes routinely carry potential penalties that are every bit as harsh as other “dangerous” criminal offenses. If you are […]

Collecting Past-Due Alimony Support Payments

Divorce is an emotional process but one that has financial implications for most people as well. Typically, one spouse ends up in a better financial position while the other spouse struggles after the divorce. Alimony and child support payments are intended to help balance the financial inequity that happens post-divorce. When a former spouse fails […]

Camp Lejeune Multiple Myeloma Lawsuit Attorney

Did you spend time at United States Marine Corps (USMC) Base at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, prior to 1985, and do you now suffer from multiple myeloma? Did a family member spend time at Camp Lejeune and later die from multiple myeloma? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you may be entitled […]