2019

Disclosure: A Critical Part Of Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Investing in commercial real estate can be lucrative, but it can come with some pitfalls that could end up costing you a significant amount of money. Most buyers take the time needed to have a thorough property inspection completed, but a property inspection might not reveal all of the problems that come along with a certain property. Disclosures are required by law from the seller to help avoid unwanted surprises for the buyer once the purchase is complete.

Can A Disability Discrimination Claim Be Barred By Workers' Compensation?

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related state legislation, eligible employers must provide reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities—including workers who are injured on the job. The ADA also prohibits employers from discriminating against an employee (or job applicant) solely on the basis of a protected disability. But in some states, including Louisiana, ADA and other disability discrimination-related claims may be superseded by state workers' compensation statutes and regulations.

Charged With A DUI? 4 Reasons You Need An Attorney Right Away

If you've been arrested and charged with a DUI, the first thing you need to do is hire an attorney. Being charged with a DUI can ruin your life, especially if you don't take the appropriate steps to protect yourself. If you haven't hired an attorney yet, here are four reasons why you should do that right away. 1. You Didn't Know You'd Consumed Alcohol If you failed your field sobriety test, but you didn't know you'd consumed alcohol, it's time to hire an attorney.