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Get away from fee discounting

Lawyers should resist discounting their fees, particularly if the client has already agreed to pay the full amount in the engagement agreement. Clients who argue about overbilling often just want a discounted bill...

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PIP extension could violate USERRA

A packaging equipment supervisor in Puerto Rico whose employer extended his performance improvement plan while he was on military leave may proceed with his claim that the PIP extension violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled on October 28th, 2010 (Vega-Colon v. Wyeth Pharm., 1st Cir., No. 09-1861)...

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