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May 2018 Archives

New law passed in Louisiana to protect pipelines

A new law has been passed in Louisiana that is aimed at protecting pipelines. The state legislature passed the law in an effort to fight the vandalism that has been happening to pipelines across the state. The law, HB 727, designates all pipelines as critical infrastructure of the state. If someone is caught damaging pipelines, they could face a maximum of 20 years in prison.

Globalstar sued over merger by Mudrick Capital

Mudrick Capital has filed a lawsuit against Globalstar for its impending merger with another firm. The lawsuit claims that the company is self-dealing with its merger plans because it involves chief executive officer (CEO) James Monroe III. Monroe is also the chairman of Globalstar, which is what has prompted the lawsuit from Mudrick Capital, according to a report.

Defending against fraudulent workers’ compensation claims

As an employer, you bear an important responsibility to provide sufficient workers' compensation coverage to your employees. Ideally, this coverage provides for their needs when they suffer job-related injuries while shielding you from lengthy, costly lawsuits. Unfortunately, many workers' compensation claims are not legitimate, and seek compensation that the substance of the claim does not justify.

Lack of safety training can lead to workplace injuries

Workplace safety is one of the most important topics every company should have with its employees. Workers must be reminded often how important it is for them to follow all safety policies and procedures in place and to wear the right protective gear. There are times when accidents will still happen even when workers take the proper precautions. But, a lack of safety training can lead to workplace injuries that can be avoided.

Helping children adjust to a custody arrangement

Coming up with a custody arrangement that can please both parents is never easy. It's likely that one of you will be unhappy with the arrangement unless you can agree to something outside of court. Once you head to court, it's up to the judge to make the final decision after hearing both sides. Once the arrangement is approved, it's time to help your children adjust.

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