What is a Power of Attorney and Why is it a Part of an Estate Plan? By Brittany E. O’Brien and Heather Rooney McBride When most people think of an estate plan they think of a will, but a true estate plan will likely include several other documents depending in order to appropriately encompass all […]
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NEGLIGENCE Part 3: Proximate Cause By: Benjamin A. McBride and Heather Rooney McBride In order to recover damages on a theory of negligence, a claimant must show that: (1) a duty existed between the parties, (2) a breach of that duty occurred, (3) the breach of that duty was the proximate cause of the […]
How to Establish a Solid Foundation for Terminating “At-Will” Employees (1 of 2) By: Nicole D. Lindsey and Heather Rooney McBride Most states operate under the “at-will” doctrine of employment, which gives both employers and employees the right to terminate a working relationship at any time and for any reason – or for no […]