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Benefits Of Trademark Registration

According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) a trademark is a brand name that can include words, names, symbols, devices, or any combination of those with the intent to identify and distinguish a specific good or service from those of others. The protection, requirements, and benefits that come with federal trademark registration are fully described in the 1946 Lanham Act, which is included in 15 U.S.C. § 1051 et seq. The common law trademark protection starts as soon as one uses the trademark in commerce

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How A Connecticut Workers' Compensation Lawyer Can Help You

Connecticut Workers' Compensation Act, Section 31-294c (Act) outlines the eligibility, the process for applying for benefits, and recoveries available in workers’ compensation cases in the state of Colorado. Recovery may include compensation for required medical care, 75% of weekly wage while not able to work at all or earn the same amount as before the injury, and a weekly or lump sum disability payments.

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The Effect of Arbitration Clauses in Contracts

I have seen many, many contracts, especially in the entertainment industry, where clients will hire talent as independent contractors, that require arbitrating in the event of a dispute. The talent can be crew for a film, actors, or voice over artists for any variety of projects.

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Do I Need a Lawyer if I Get Hurt on The Job?

The short answer is YES! I have seen way too many people attempting to handle their worker's compensation cases on their own (also known as pro se in the legal profession.) Many employers or others tell people "you don't need a lawyer for a comp case."

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Hurt on The Job? DON'T BE AFRAID OR ASHAMED TO REPORT IT!

Over my many years of practicing, as both a former insurance company defense attorney, and a worker's compensation specialist, I have come across patterns of things people do when they get injured on the job.

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