Scope of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

The United States promotes, upholds and enforces equal employment opportunities. Recognition of this right is compliance with the mandates of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which the United States Congress made into law in 1964. The EEOC, likewise, enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. This Act is a federal mandate that illegalizes all forms of workplace discrimination...

Employer Negligence: Another Major Cause of Fatal Truck Accidents

In 2013, there were 3,964 fatal accidents involving trucks, while those that caused injuries were 95,000. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are about two million semi-trailers or 18-wheelers registered and operating in the U.S. Though semi-trailers account for a high number of fatalities and injuries, the government is extra careful in imposing too...

Factors Leading to Pilot Error

The 2016 Hollywood film “Sully: Miracle on the Hudson,” follows two things: the miraculous emergency landing of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on the icy Hudson River, the rescue of the passengers by the emergency-response crew and the consequent investigation of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on what actually happened (The US National Transportation Safety Board is a self-governing...

Bankruptcy, Making Divorce so much more Complex

Not all divorce cases are caused by grounds, such as adultery, domestic violence, one spouse being convicted of felony, or abandonment; some are actually triggered by deep financial problems and debts. These issues often end up in the filing of bankruptcy by one spouse and the filing of divorce by the other. Getting divorced and filing for bankruptcy can get really complicated. This is why...

Many Employers and Insurance Companies Still Attempt to Sidestep Their Workers’ Compensation Responsibilities

Many workers who sustain work-related injuries suffer not only physically, but financially as well due to the bodily harm, the temporary loss of the capability to earn an income and the need to find ways to pay the costly medical treatment that will help them recover quickly. Due to lack of financial capability, however, many chose to do without the treatment rather than serve nothing on the...

Factors that Make Driving in the Rain More Dangerous

When on the road, the only control you really have is your own driving. Even with safe and defensive driving techniques, you can still be involved in a car accident if other drivers are negligent and reckless. Another factor that you can’t control is the weather. It is one of the important things you should consider when driving, because it is can be difficult to get compensation when the...

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