Workplace discrimination, wrongful termination, compensation issues, or owed wages are a few reasons to consult an employment lawyer or attorney. Ideally, an experienced employment lawyer will evaluate your situation and determine if there is a viable case for you under the law.
Maryland helps employees with The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Protection Act of 2020. It expands unemployment benefits. It protects your job if you are medically quarantined.
In Allison v. Allison, the Court of Special Appeals held that a spouse facing legal expenses can use their 401K account to pay for "reasonable attorney's fees" without being accused of stealing marital funds during the divorce proceeding, and before splitting the marital share as part of the divorce. 160 Md. App. 331, 864 A.2d 191 (2004).
Gregg H. Mosson Esq. Appointed Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law
Gregg H. Mosson Esq. of Mosson Law, LLC, has been appointed adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law. He will be teaching “Introduction to Advocacy” this spring 2020 to first-year law students.
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In Monroe v. Monroe, Maryland's highest court cautioned trial courts to take an independent analysis of a parent's stance during hotly-contested custody proceedings, and make independent findings of what is in a child's best interest. 329 Md. 758, 772-73 (1993).
In McDermott v. Dougherty, 385 Md. 320, 335 (2004), the Maryland Court of Appeals held that a father's employment taking him out of state for periods at a time could not be held against him when determining custody, as long as the father made responsible provisions for the care of the child while he was away.
Gregg H. Mosson, Esq., has once again been selected for inclusion as a “Rising Star” at Super Lawyers Magazine for 2020 in the field of Plaintiff’s Employment Law.
In a recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the Court affirmed the fundamental framework under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56 that a Court cannot chose among competing affidavits to dismiss a case, or grant judgment without a trial, by adopting one side's disputed point-of-view. See EEOC v. M&T Bank, Civ. No. 16-CV-3180-ELH, Mem. Op., Docket No. 77 (D. Md. Sept. 10, 2019).
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In 2014, the Maryland legislature passed The Fairness for all Marylanders Act protecting people from discrimination based on “gender identity” in three primary areas: housing, public accommodations and employment. Sexual orientation is also protected expressly under state law. Meanwhile, U.S. law prohibits gender and "sex" discrimination in Maryland and beyond, and may well apply to gender stereotyping as a form of gender discrimination; and may or may not apply to facts arising from sexual orientation, for now.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the leading regional federal court covering Maryland, held that the witness litigation privilege protects an expert as well as any witness who testifies in a legal proceeding - even if that expert gave purposefully biased and/or false testimony. See Day v. John Hopkins Health System Corp., 907 F.3d 766 (4th Cir. 2018).
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released results for fiscal 2018 and reports that in addition to accepting 70,000+ new “Charges,” the EEOC helped settle and resolve 90,558. That is an accomplishment.
When separating from your partner, the intensity of emotions can often cloud your judgment and influence major decision making. However, if they are decisions concerning the upbringing of your children, you need to work together with your spouse to reach an agreement if possible that works. To relieve some of the stress involved, we have put together a list of five tips to help parents manage a separation.
Under the FMLA, Employer Cannot Deny Leave to Care for One's Sick Mom, Because One Did Not Follow Special 'Request Rules', Says Court
This summer, a U.S. Federal Court held a Burger King franchise liable and accountable for interfering with an employee’s FMLA request to go care for his sick mother, when after making several requests to his onsite managers, but not to HR as required in the employment handbook. See Moore v. GPS Hospitality Partners IV, LLC, el al., Civ. No. 7-CV-0500 WSN, Slip Op. at 1, 31, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92830, (D. Ala., June 3, 2019).
It is one thing to experience a retaliatory termination under The 1964 Civil Rights Act, and quite another to prove it. The recent decision of Mohammed v. Cent. Driving Mini Storage, Inc., 128 F. Supp. 932 (D. Va. 2015) provides some good pointers.
A legal consultation is the initial meeting you have with your lawyer before you and the attorney decide to proceed with your case together. During your consultation, the legal expert will evaluate your situation and determine whether he or she can take up your case.
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