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Employers Try to Disguise Age Discrimination

Atlanta Age Discrimination Attorney

Employers will never tell you explicitly that they are taking some type of adverse action against you or denying you a promotion because of your age. If they did, they would be setting themselves up for an automatic lawsuit and significant legal liability. You will need to prove discrimination by getting to the bottom of the facts in the…

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ATM Business Contracts

Georgia ATM Lawyer

When you own and operate an ATM, you need a place to put it where customers can utilize the machine. When you find a location, you will need to enter into a contract with the location owner. This is commonly called a placement agreement or site location agreement. Like any other business contract, your placement agreement should be carefully…

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What to Know to Apply for a COAM License

Georgia COAM attorney

If you want to own and operate a coin-operated amusement machine, you must first obtain the proper license from the Georgia Lottery Corporation COAM Division. Keep the following in mind before applying for your license: You cannot have any outstanding federal or state tax liability. Make sure that you know the type of license that you need. These include…

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Overview of the Business Lawsuit Process

Dunwoody Business Litigation Attorney

If your business finds itself in litigation, it will undoubtedly be a difficult time. Business lawsuits can take years to resolve and require your time and investment. Here is what you can expect in a business lawsuit. The process begins when you or the other party drafts a complaint, files it with the court, and serves it on the…

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How Mergers and Acquisitions Work

Marietta Business Transaction Attorney

A merger and acquisition is when two companies decide to join together, or one sells part of itself to another. The transaction is a detailed process that involves plenty of homework and paperwork before it can be final. Businesses will need an attorney to advise them from the very beginning of the mergers and acquisition process. First, the two…

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What is Employment Harassment?

Atlanta Employment Discrimination Attorney

Harassment is a broad term that can encompass different behaviors. The common theme is that each of these actions is illegal, and businesses can be held liable in lawsuits brought by employees. There are two primary types of workplace harassment: Quid pro quo – when someone from an employer with authority suggests that an employee will be given something…

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Design Errors in Commercial Real Estate Developments

Alpharetta Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Hidden defects lurk in many commercial real estate developments based on their design. These could cause structural defects or other types of damages after a buyer has taken possession of the property. They could also cause delays during construction that cost buyers time and money. In turn, the contractor could experience their own damages based on mistakes that the…

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Should Your Contract be in Writing?

Atlanta General Contracts Attorney

Contracts are one area where it never pays to be informal. Not having everything reduced to writing can leave your business in serious risk and potentially cost a large amount of money. Even though it may seem like work at the time, having all of your contracts in writing will give you invaluable protection. It would be inaccurate to…

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When is Arbitration Required for a Business Dispute?

Dunwoody Business Litigation Attorney

The default in any business litigation case is that it will end up in court if one party decides to sue. However, many contractual agreements will have a clause to specify a choice of forum. The parties to a contract may agree that any dispute could be brought in only a certain court (usually located where the more powerful…

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Reasonable Accommodations and Disability Discrimination

Atlanta Employment Discrimination Lawyer

Federal law requires that employers make reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities. These must be made in both the hiring process and throughout the worker’s employment. There are three categories of reasonable accommodation: Modifications to the job application process that would allow people with disabilities to apply Modifications to the employment conditions to allow a person with disabilities to…

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