Tag Archives: Compensation

I’ve Been in a Slip-and-Fall Accident. What Do I Have to Prove to Obtain Compensation?

If you slip and fall because of a dangerous condition on someone else’s property – say a puddle of water on a supermarket floor, or grease on a staircase within a restaurant – your natural instinct may be to assume … Continue reading

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Stress testing S corporations for Reasonable Compensation

S corporations will be one of the major beneficiaries of the new tax law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), which added a new provision to the Internal Revenue Code. Owners of certain pass-through organizations can receive a 20% … Continue reading

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I’ve Fallen From a Scaffold on a Construction Site in New York. Can I Collect Compensation for My Injuries?

The answer to this question, like most everything in the context of a personal injury lawsuit, is that “it depends”.  On the bright side, the laws of New York State relating to construction accidents have been written in a manner … Continue reading

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Common U.S. Securities Problems with Canadian Stock-Based Compensation Plans

We are frequently asked to review Canadian companies’ stock option, restricted share unit (RSU), performance share unit (PSU), deferred share unit (DSU), and other stock-based compensation plans for U.S. securities law purposes, because awards are expected to be made to … Continue reading

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Painter Seeks Compensation From Homeowner After Fall in Tennessee Personal Injury Case

Property owners may be responsible for injuries caused by their negligence in certain situations.  In a March 15, 2018 case, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee considered a personal injury action filed against a homeowner who had hired the plaintiff … Continue reading

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