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Can I Do Business in Cuba?

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If I get Sick From a Customer, Is My Employer Responsible?

Many types of employment involve close interactions with customers. People with a cold, the flu, or something worse may wander into our offices or businesses, putting healthy employees at risk.

So if you catch an illness from a customer, is your boss liable?

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Hulk Hogan Says N-Word, Admits Racism, Gets Fired From WWE

According to transcripts leaked by the National Enquirer, Hulk Hogan went on a videotaped, racist tirade, referring to black people as “f***ing n*****s,” and admitting “I am a racist, to a point.”

His words were reportedly transcribed from a sex tape at the middle of a $100 million lawsuit he filed against Gawker Media for posting a clip of the sex tape online. World Wrestling Entertainment swiftly cut ties with Hogan, and allegedly began scrubbing references to the wrestler from its website.

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Tesoro fighting $2.39 million fine in fatal refinery accident



Unedited statement by Tesoro:

“The sudden failure of a heat exchanger at Anacortes in 2010 was a tragedy that no Tesoro employee will ever forget. Nothing is more important to us than the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we operate.

We disagree with LI’s characterizations of our operations at Anacortes and believe the conclusions of their investigation are mistaken. Focusing on personal and process safety is not just part of the job at Tesoro, it is job number one, and we strive for continuous improvement in our performance. Rigorous maintenance and inspection programs

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Puppies ‘N Love owner expects to appeal ruling on Phoenix dog sales rules

“Banning the Puppies N’ Love store won’t shut down a single puppy mill, though it will likely hurt several federally licensed and regulated responsible breeders,” he said.

He wants more crackdowns on bad breeders rather than restrictions on retail sales.

Phoenix joins a number of cities including Los Angeles, San Diego and Albuquerque in ordinance aimed at restricting pet sales from puppy mills. The Humane Society of the United States backs such laws including Phoenix’s.

Maureen Beyers. a Phoenix attorney who represented the Humane Society in the case, welcomed Campbell’s ruling.

The federal ruling also noted there are 34,000 dogs at Maricopa County animal

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State officials worry legalizing recreational marijuana will criminalize businesses, governments

Medical and recreational marijuana is the fastest growing industry in the nation, according to ArcView Group, an Oakland marijuana investment firm. Industry sales totaled $2.7 billion last year, an increase of 74 percent from the prior year.

Hariri said federal requirements that pot businesses must pay taxes while, at the same time, barring them from access to banking is “hypocrisy at its best.” Hariri qualified the statement as his personal opinion and not reflective of the state Treasurer. Nonetheless, the comment was met with applause from audience members.

State and federal officials went on to explain that the pitfalls faced by financial institutions for

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Do I Need a Permit to Fix My Sidewalk?

It’s my property, right? Wait, does the property end before or after the sidewalk? Or in the middle? And if the sidewalk is on my property, do I still need a permit? After all, I heard you can get sued if your sidewalk is a safety hazard, so shouldn’t I just fix this ASAP?

Not so fast. Like many construction projects, big and small, you may need a permit to fix your sidewalk.

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Can I Play Pandora in My Business?

This page contains a single entry by Christopher Coble, Esq. published on July 29, 2015 8:09 AM.

Can I Do Business in Cuba? was the previous entry in this blog.

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When Is It Too Late to Sue for Wrongful Death?

This page contains a single entry by Christopher Coble, Esq. published on July 29, 2015 10:59 AM.

If I get Sick From a Customer, Is My Employer Responsible? was the previous entry in this blog.

Update on Androgel and Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits is the next entry in this blog.

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Ensure confidentiality when doing business with friends

People talk. The risks connected to confidentiality rationalize why many people avoid doing business with friends.

Unlike a badly installed patio, the problem can’t be resolved by redoing the project. This problem often occurs when financial data is involved.

On the other hand, certain professions are subject to a confidentiality threshold, such as priests, attorneys and physicians.

How can you communicate the same level of trust when talking with friends about business? Here are five approaches:

1. Don’t provide information inadvertently

When someone arrives for an appointment and is shown into your office, make sure there are no clues about the identity

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