Guarding Your "Tax" Identity From Being Stolen
By Carole B. Sheffield, Esq. of Anderson Kill P.C.
Summer is upon us and the 2013 tax season is a distant memory - for most of us, including our estate planning and tax clients here at Anderson Kill. Yet, in 2012 I learned firsthand why the 2012 tax season might continue indefinitely, thanks to the successful efforts of a tax identity thief who fraudulently claimed our son's 2011 tax refund.
Pew Research Center Says 72% of Adults Online (Your Employees) Use Social Networking Sites
By Joseph Lazzarotti, Esq. of Jackson Lewis LLP
According to the results of a study announced today by the Pew Research Center, there has been a significant increase since 2005 in the percentage of adults who are online that participate in social networking.
By Thomas Paschos, Esq. of Thomas Paschos & Associates, P.C.
Under Pennsylvania law, retaliation is any negative employment action taken by an employer against an employee who has objected to discriminatory practices in the workplace, has filed a complaint with the Pennsylvania Human Resources Commission (PHRC) or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), or assisted in some way with a PHRC or EEOC investigation. Retaliation claims often allege that the employer only took action against the employee because he/she filed an action with the PHRC or EEOC.
Disclosing Material Errors to Opposing Counsel
By Marc Zimet Esq. of Jampol Zimet LLP
Does an Attorney Have a Duty to Disclose to Opposing Counsel a Material Error in a Contract?
Does an attorney have a duty to disclose to opposing counsel a material error in contract language or a material change made by the attorney in the contract language? This was the issue decided by the State Bar of California Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct in Formal Opinion no. 2013-189.
By James A. Bosakowski, Esq. of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.
- In Morrow v. Balaski, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 11246 (3d Cir. Jun. 5, 2013), under the circumstances alleged, children who are violently bullied in school were not protected by the Constitution because there was no "special" relationship between the school and the children.
The Social Connection Social Media Tricks & Tips
By Cynthia Cavoto
Social Sharing ... Are You Putting Yourself In Jeopardy?
For the last several weeks, my colleagues and I have been wrestling with the issue of intellectual property and where the line in the sand is drawn in terms of sharing content and images. The issue arose when a client asked us not to share anything on her social media platforms without replacing the preview image that accompanied the text, using her own purchased image instead.
The Power of Short Questions in the Sales Process
By Mark Hunter "The Sales Hunter"
The best way to engage your prospect or customer is by asking short questions. When you do, you will tap into opportunities that long questions will never reveal.