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Whistle Blower Protections

Whistle Blower Protections

Whistle Blower
The role whistle-blowers play in protecting the public cannot be overstated. Whistle-blowers ensure that powerful individuals and organizations are held accountable for their fraudulent actions. However, the brave people who chose to reveal their employer’s misdeeds face serious challenges. Though you’re only trying to do the right thing, not everyone will see it that way. Whistle-blowers are frequently threatened, undermined, and insulted. They may experience workplace retaliation such as termination, denial of a promotion, or an undesirable transfer. You don’t deserve to lose your job or be otherwise punished for filing a whistle blower claim. Protect yourself from retaliation by working with the attorneys at Ben F. Windham, P.C. Remember that the people you’re exposing face significant penalties. They won’t stop at anything to obfuscate what has happened and ruin…
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The Leading Causes of Wrongful Death

The Leading Causes of Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death
Losing a loved one is devastating emotionally and can cause tremendous financial hardship on a family. These feelings only become more aggravated when the death was due to the reckless or negligent behavior of a third party. In legal terms, this type of loss is known as wrongful death. In these situations, families of the deceased can file a wrongful death suit to obtain compensation for medical bills, lost income, and damages for loss of emotional support. There are several causes of wrongful death with some of the most common being: Medical Malpractice: If a healthcare professional fails to provide the required level of care to a patient, which results in the death of a patient, the family has the right to seek compensation through a wrongful death suit. Medical…
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Best Tips for Gathering Evidence for Your Debt Collection Harassment Case

Best Tips for Gathering Evidence for Your Debt Collection Harassment Case

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
America has an astronomical amount of collective debt, and as this amount begins to rise, more companies are outsourcing their accounting, resulting in a large amount of debt collection harassment. To eliminate harassing phone calls and abusive language, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was passed as a federal law in 1977. When credit card companies or collection agencies violate the terms of this act, you have the right to seek representation from a qualified consumer rights attorney in Atlanta. In order to win your case though, it is vital to compile strong evidence to support your position. By gathering as much data as possible, your chances of successfully winning your consumer rights lawsuit against a lender, creditor, or collector, greatly improve. Here are some tips to get you started:…
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3 Steps to Take Immediately Following a Boating Accident

3 Steps to Take Immediately Following a Boating Accident

Boating Accident
Vehicle accidents can be extremely stressful-emotionally, physically, and financially. This is especially true when the accident occurs on a boat. Just as with any other accident, you want to immediately take account for all passengers and any injuries that were sustained during the collision. With boating accidents, you have to make sure that all passengers are on board the vessel to ensure that no one ended up in the water. Depending on the severity of the accident, you will want to call for medical attention right away. After taking these initial measures, you will want to take the following steps immediately after your boating accident. Write down everything you can about the accident: After accounting for all passengers, your next step should be to write down as many details as…
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Domestic Violence 101: 4 Factors to Remember During Your Case

Domestic Violence 101: 4 Factors to Remember During Your Case

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Facing domestic violence charges, whether accurately or falsely, can have a dramatic impact on your life and the lives of your spouse and children. These types of cases are legally and emotionally complex, resulting in stress for all parties involved. If you have been accused of domestic violence, and are facing legal action, it is important to remember these key factors about domestic violence cases. Domestic violence charges are often one party’s word against another’s: When it comes to domestic violence accusations, most claims are on a he-said-she-said basis. This means that the evidence is based on one party’s word against the others, which often leads to false accusations. Many domestic violence cases actually occur as the rest of multiple people’s actions, or when one party acts in self-defense. 2.…
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