Legal

High-Impact Lawyers

There are about 5,350 lawyers practicing in Northwest Florida. The vast majority quietly ply their trade in the office. Others have names that were, for a time, or still are at the forefront of public consciousness. Meet 10 such attorneys from throughout the region.

Fair Labor Standards Act

While most employers are familiar with the minimum wage and overtime requirements, confusion ensues when determining if an employee is entitled to overtime. An exempt employee is not entitled to receive overtime compensation. A nonexempt employee, however, is.

A New Health Insurance Era

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will change the way small businesses and their employees purchase and manage health insurance. Dramatic changes to a complex and personal product such as health insurance present challenges and opportunities for those affected.

Recovering Your BP Losses

Under a new claims process, approved by a federal judge in November, businesses do not have to prove that BP was directly responsible or the direct causation of their revenue losses. Instead, it is a black and white, numbers-driven process.