Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the more common questions about vaccines is whether the government can make them mandatory. Most of the hesitancy to be vaccinated concerns safety of the various available vaccines. The vaccines currently being used have not gone through the years of testing that other vaccines, such as […]
When you step into your car, you put a seat belt on. If you don’t, you might get a ticket, or even worse, die. Governmental and social constructs create boundaries for our safety. So, why is there an explosion of an anti-mask movement that believes being forced to wear a mask is a violation of […]
Each generation, the courts have decreased the frequency in which they award alimony in divorce proceedings. This downward trend is directly related to the fact that, in the majority of Americans households, both spouses continually work throughout the duration of the marriage. If you reside in Nebraska, the law states the court may order payment […]
Distinguishing between an employee and an independent contractor lies on a thin line of control. The IRS defines this control by utilizing three categories: behavioral control, financial control, and the type of relationship. As an employee, an individual is entitled to certain benefits that an employer generally guarantees such as health care, pension plan, or […]
In today’s world, wherever you turn you may run into a tax – income tax, property tax, sales tax, gas tax…… and the list goes on. A question that needs to be answered for our personal injury clients is whether Uncle Sam wants his cut! Like many “law answers” — it depends.
Omaha World Herald, June 15, 2020 Assault By Ex-Teacher OPS Board to consider $625,000 settlement District’s insurance carrier would pay family of one of at least 6 students molested at Fontenelle Elementary The board of the Omaha Public Schools is set Monday to consider a $625,000 settlement with the family of a student assaulted by […]
Politicians and sex scandals have been associated with the United States since its inception. (See Hamilton, the Broadway musical). However, the last few months there have been an extraordinary amount of allegations, apologies and confessions in politics as well as the entertainment industry. In the flurry of allegations, what has been lost is that much of the conduct alleged is actually criminal. There is a real difference between criminal sexual conduct and workplace sexual harassment.
In the last presidential election, one of the rallying points for voters was President Trump’s desire to “drain the swamp.” The “swamp” is a metaphor for the bureaucracy of the federal government and the special interests that control our laws. President Trump never said how this goal would be accomplished, but one thing for sure is he has failed to use the one true vehicle to accomplish this goal — the United States Tax Code.