Law Blogs & Guest Legal News Posts

Guest law blogs and blawgs from lawyers, solicitors and legal professionals.

Can Your Employer Compel You to Return to On-site Work Post-COVID in the US?

by Legal Author November 19, 2020 Law

Because of COVID-19, many businesses had to shut down, leading to a rise in the unemployment rate. Despite this, some workers were fortunate enough to keep their jobs, and some are even working from home. After many months of enduring this pandemic, more states chose to re-open their economies. This means more employers opt to […]

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Remote chance: make homeworking work for your firm

by Legal Author November 18, 2020 Law

At the time of writing, we’re in week three of ‘Lockdown 2’, with many firms asking staff to work from home again. The latest ONS data shows that almost a third of the population is working exclusively from home – many have been doing so for several months, despite having adapted their workplaces – and […]

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Winter Accidents: What You Need to Know About the 10-day Notice Period

by Legal Author November 3, 2020 Accident Claims Law

New post regarding winter accident claims, based on personal injury laws in Ontario. While the holidays are generally a time of celebration, the excessive cold, snow, and ice can even walk on the sidewalk or drive to work more dangerous. These dangerous conditions also increase the number of accidents on municipal property. For example, suppose […]

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When Injury Strikes

by Legal Author October 23, 2020 Accident Claims

Based on personal injury claims law in Ontario. No one expects to be injured while driving to work, or on a family trip, or walking on a sidewalk, or while enjoying a pleasant weekend. Unfortunately, if an injury does occur, one needs to know what to do and where to turn. Every person injured as […]

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Taking a Bite Out of Lyme Disease

by Legal Author September 16, 2020 Law

Written by Richard M. Bogoroch It is hard to imagine that a nasty little insect no more significant than the size of a poppy seed can wreak so much havoc in a person’s life. People who have been infected by Lyme disease may recount stories of years of pain, suffering, and the stress of being misunderstood […]

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Changes to the Immigration Rules June 2020

by OTB Legal June 14, 2020 Law

The Home Office have recently published a statement of changes to the immigration rules which affect various immigration categories. Our latest blog article provides a summary of some of the key changes. Most of the changes came into effect on 4 June 2020 whilst the changes to the EU Settlement are due to come into […]

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Choosing an Immigration Lawyer – 10 Questions to Ask

by OTB Legal June 11, 2020 Law

Choosing an immigration lawyer can be a difficult task. Once you have made the decision to get specialist help with your immigration application you will be faced with a dizzying choice of available lawyers. So how can you decide who is best suited to take on your case? In this article we look at 10 […]

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The Future of Driving and Personal Injury Law Firms after COVID-19

by Legal Author June 3, 2020 Law

Is the quarantine making us rethink the way we are driving and using our roads? As Texas reopens after two months of the Stay-At-Home order, cars are beginning to trickle back into the open roads. With significantly less cars out on the road, better driving habits are expected to frequent the lanes: less road rage, […]

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Mis-Sold Diesel Mercedes Vehicles Could Fetch £10,000 in Compensation…

by Legal Author May 22, 2020 Law

Mercedes Diesel Emissions Compensation – The Background The German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) found that Mercedes installed ‘defeat software’ in some diesel engines that limited emissions readings during testing misrepresenting the actual emissions during ‘real-world’ driving. The nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions of the engines as a result did not comply with EU regulatory requirements.  The software, it is […]

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More than 95% of children reported missing in Spain are children of foreign nationals

by Legal Author May 20, 2020 Law

A report by Spain’s National Centre of Missing Persons of the Secretary of State for Security, part of the Ministry of Interior, has revealed that almost all children reported missing in Spain are of non-Spanish nationality. The data is drawn from the Missing People database and Unidentified Individuals and Human Remains (PDyRH) and the Crime […]

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