Eleventh Circuit Recognizes Transgender Discrimination Claim Under Title VII and Elaborates on Differences Between Direct and Indirect Evidence

In Chavez v. Credit Nation Auto Sales, LLC , — F. App’x —, Case No. 14-14596, 2016 WL 158820 (11th Cir. Jan. 14, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit stated that sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) “includes discrimination against a transgender […]

A Look at Common Car Accident Injuries

A car accident in Annapolis can cause many kinds of injuries , depending on the level of impact and circumstances of the collision. An injury can take hours or even days to exhibit any symptoms, so it is important to consult with a doctor even if you do not initially feel any pain. If you […]

What to Expect During a Personal Injury Trial

If you have suffered a personal injury , your attorney in Annapolis will guide you through the process of going to trial. As your personal injury lawyer will explain, the length of each trial differs according to the facts of the particular case. After suffering a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence, you have […]

United States Supreme Court Weighs in on Rule 68 Offers of Judgment and Sovereign Immunity for Government Contractors

In a case that has not received much attention, Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez , 136 S. Ct. 663, 193 L. Ed. 2d 571 (2016), as revised (Feb. 9, 2016), the United States Supreme Court made two significant rulings. The first ruling concerns the ramifications of an unaccepted offer of judgment under Rule 68 of the […]

Fighting Back Against Orthopedic Malpractice

Lawyers at a medical malpractice law firm in Annapolis often handle cases of orthopedic malpractice. Orthopedic malpractice results when an orthopedic surgeon’s negligence results in injury to his or her patient. Orthopedic surgeons are some of the busiest doctors. Unfortunately, their packed schedules make it almost impossible to dedicate themselves fully to each patient. The […]

A Look at Erb’s Palsy

Erb’s Palsy is a birth injury in Annapolis that results when an infant’s brain is deprived of oxygen during the birthing process. This injury results in paralysis of the infant’s arm. Erb’s Palsy is a birth injury that involves damage to the brachial plexus, a network of nerves near the head and neck. This bundle […]

Company That Rescinds Offer to Applicant Taking a Prescription Painkiller and Unable to Lift Arm Over His Shoulder Faces a Trial Under the ADA

In Cannon v. Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc. , — F.3d —, Case No. 15-20127, 2016 WL 157983 (5th Cir. Jan. 13, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed a federal district court’s decision to grant summary judgment in favor of an employer and found disputes of material fact […]

What Causes Infant Brain Damage?

Infant brain damage has many causes, including birth injury in Annapolis . Infant brain damage is devastating for parents, regardless of the circumstances. However, when a healthcare provider’s negligence results in traumatic brain injury, the situation is especially sad because it could have been avoided. If your infant has suffered brain damage, it is important […]

What to Look for in a Medical Malpractice Attorney

Medical malpractice near Annapolis can have devastating consequences. If you have been hurt by a physician’s negligence, you need an attorney whose practice focuses on medical malpractice and personal injury. Lawyers who handle medical malpractice cases should devote the majority of their practice to personal injury and malpractice claims. When you look for malpractice lawyers, […]

Fifth Circuit Holds Threat to Cut Pay by 50% Not an Adverse Action

In Brandon v. Sage Corporation , 808 F.3d 266 (5th Cir. 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that a threat to cut an employee’s pay by 50% for hiring a woman whose “gender expression was traditionally male” was not an adverse employment action and, thus, the court affirmed the […]