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Frequently Asked Questions About Minimum Wage Violations

By Brian G. Miller |

Employees in Columbus, Ohio must be paid the Ohio state minimum wage unless they are exempt. The required minimum wage is $9.30 per hour as of January 1, 2022, and the tipped wage in Ohio is $4.65. It is important to be clear that the Ohio minimum wage is higher than the federal minimum… Read More »

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Wage And Hour Violations: Payment For Travel Time

By Brian G. Miller |

If you regularly travel for work in Columbus, it is essential to know about your rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) concerning payment for travel time. While not all travel time is compensable, employees in Ohio should know that some travel time is in fact compensable, and they must be paid for… Read More »

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How Does A Wrongful Death Claim Differ From A Personal Injury Claim?

By Brian G. Miller |

Following a serious traffic collision or another type of devastating accident, the family members of an injured person might be trying to determine the best option for seeking financial compensation to cover hospital bills, lost wages, and when those injuries result in death, the costs of a funeral and other burial expenses. When a… Read More »

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Proving Fault In Drowsy Driving Accidents

By Brian G. Miller |

Motor vehicle collisions in Columbus can happen for a wide range of reasons, including many different kinds of driver error. One frequent cause of auto collisions that can be difficult to measure and track is drowsy driving. When a motorist is too tired or fatigued to drive safely, other motorists on the road can… Read More »

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Common Mistakes Misclassifying Independent Contractors And Employees

By Brian G. Miller |

Employers have certain obligations to employees that they do not have to independent contractors. Likewise employees have certain rights when it comes to employment that 1099 independent contractors do not have. While both independent contractors and employees perform work for an employer, their relationships to the employer are quite different. The biggest difference for… Read More »

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Liability For Motorcycle Accidents: Who Is At Fault?

By Brian G. Miller |

After a devastating motorcycle collision in Columbus, it is important to work with a Columbus motorcycle accident lawyer to determine who may be at fault so that you can file a claim for compensation. Fault depends on various factors and will be based on the specific circumstances of the crash in which you were… Read More »

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What Are Types Of Minimum Wage Violations?

By Brian G. Miller |

Employers in Columbus are required to pay non-exempt workers at least the minimum wage, and failure to pay the minimum wage can result in the employee filing a wage and hour law violation claim. While you might assume that the only way a minimum wage violation can occur is for an employer to give… Read More »

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Motorcycle Accident Prevention: 10 Tips

By Brian G. Miller |

Motorcycle accidents occur much too frequently in and around Columbus, Ohio. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a total of 5,579 motorcyclists were killed in collisions in 2020, and thousands more suffered nonfatal injuries. While motorcyclists cannot predict the ways in which a particular car or truck driver will behave on… Read More »

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Liability In Rear-End Car Accidents

By Brian G. Miller |

Liability in Columbus rear-end motor vehicle collisions can sometimes be difficult to determine. While rear-end crashes often appear to be caused by the driver behind who collides with a car in front, other causes of rear-end crashes can exist. In some circumstances, more than one party ultimately may be liable for damages in a… Read More »

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Steps You Should Take After A Motorcycle Accident

By Brian G. Miller |

Nobody expects to be injured in a motorcycle accident, yet collisions occur with more frequency in and around Columbus than you might expect. According to the Ohio Statistics and Analytics for Traffic Safety (OSTATS), there were 3,982 motorcycle-involved collisions in Ohio in 2020 alone. The rate of motorcycle accidents increased by about 11 percent… Read More »

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