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December 2019 Archives

What exactly is pregnancy discrimination?

Discriminating against a worker simply on the basis that they're pregnant, have recently given birth or on any other related grounds is illegal under federal law. Any woman in West Virginia that is treated in a way that violates the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), which forms part of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

West Virginia's attorney general warns of a Social Security scam

West Virginia's attorney general (AG) issued a public warning to state residents to be on the lookout for the latest Social Security (SS) scam earlier this week. He pointed out that many individuals have been receiving calls from individuals purporting to be calling from the attorney general's office in recent weeks. The caller requests the target individual's Social Security number (SSN) once they get them on the phone.

Is your employer trying to punish you for reporting an injury?

Every day in the state of West Virginia, people get hurt and need to seek the protection of workers' compensation benefits. In most of these situations, a successful claim results in medical coverage and disability benefits that can protect workers from the financial impact of medical bills and lost wages while they recover. In other cases, a claim could result in an employer fighting the claim and even retaliating against the worker.

Used cars aren't covered by West Virginia's Lemon Laws

If you've been thinking about buying a used car and you're counting on some law here in West Virginia bailing you out if it doesn't work as advertised, then think again. While the state does have a lemon law that protects new-car buyers for some time after their purchase, there are no similar protections on the books for used-car purchasers. West Virginia law was updated on July 1 giving second-hand car buyers even fewer rights.

What unlawful activities constitute auto dealer fraud?

If you think back to how car salespeople are depicted on television, they're often described as dirty, sleazy and other negative terms. Thankfully, these words don't describe all individuals who sell cars for a living. There are some unprofessional, unethical and illegal behaviors that some car salespeople have historically engaged in that have painted them in a bad light though.

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