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Top restaurant settles claims of withholding tips from employees

Per Se is considered among the best restaurants in New York City - unless you ask its waitstaff. According to Reuters, the three-star restaurant has been charging its price-fixe customers a 20% ...
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Upcoming trial practice seminar to be chaired by John Hadden

Turkheimer & Hadden partner John Hadden will co-chair (with Chris Abrego) an upcoming seminar sponsored by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE) and the State Bar of ...
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John Hadden named one of Georgia's "Legal Elite" by Georgia Trend Magazine

Turkheimer & Hadden partner John Hadden was recognized this month by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of Georgia's Legal Elite for 2014. The Legal Elite list is based on state-wide voting among ...
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Denied a Job Because of Medical Marijuana?

The AP is reporting that a woman has brought suit against a textile company for refusing her an internship based on the marijuana she used to treat her debilitating migraines. This has occurred in ...
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Nursing Home Care Claims Exceed Reality

Nursing Homes, especially here in Georgia and the South overall, experience a huge discrepancy between the amount of time that nursing homes claim they care for patients, and the actual amount of time ...
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Turkheimer & Hadden partner's work cited by Georgia Supreme Court

Last week, The Georgia Supreme Court cited and quoted from Turkheimer & Hadden partner John Hadden's work, Georgia Law of Torts - Trial Preparation and Practice, in its unanimous decision in ...
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Turkheimer & Hadden Partner to Chair and Moderate Continuing Legal Education Seminars in Upcoming Months

Turkheimer & Hadden, LLC partner John D. Hadden will participate in two upcoming continuing leg al education courses. On February 25, he will serve as moderator of a judicial panel featuring Ju ...
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Stefan Turkheimer appears as legal expert on HLN program

On June 18, Turkheimer & Hadden partner Stefan Turkheimer joined host Kyra Phillips to provide legal commentary for the HLN (formerly "CNN Headline News") program "Raising America." He discussed ...
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Mediation Techniques

When John Hadden and I attended mediation training a few years ago, one of the strategies mentioned was the "Mediator Proposal." It is a technique we have used since that time both as mediator and ...
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Young Lawyers welcome legendary lawyer Bobby Lee Cook

Bobby Lee Cook and John Hadden On March 27, Turkheimer & Hadden partner John Hadden, chair of the Litigation Committee of the State Bar Young Lawyers Division, welcomed one of the nation's ...
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New law adds requirements for automobile personal injury "Holt demands" and bad faith claims

On March 22, 2013, the Georgia Senate passed House Bill 336, which establishes a number of requirements and provisions for pre-lawsuit demands to automobile liability insurers made by those injured by ...
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Stefan Turkheimer and John Hadden recognized as "Rising Stars" by SuperLawyers and Atlanta Magazine

For the fourth consecutive year SuperLawyers Magazine has recognized the firm of Turkheimer & Hadden in its annual publication of Georgia lawyers. Partners Stefan Turkheimer and John Hadden have ...
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Georgia Trend Magazine names John Hadden as one of Georgia's Legal Elite

Georgia Trend magazine, the state's leading business publication, has named Turkheimer & Hadden partner John Hadden as one of Georgia's Legal Elite for 2012. This recognition is based upon ...
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John Hadden to chair continuing legal education seminar

Turkheimer & Hadden partner John Hadden will serve as chair of the Trial and Error Continuing Legal Education Seminar on March 15, 2013, at the studios of Georgia Public Broadcasting. The program, ...
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Pharmaceutical sales representatives not entitled to overtime pay, says US Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court today clarified the scope of the “outside sales” exemption in the context of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In Christopher v.SmithKline Beecham Corp. ...
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Supreme Court ruling provides recovery for diminished value under homeowners insurance policies

The Georgia Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a property insurance customer that had sought compensation not only for the cost of repairing its property, but also for the amount by which the ...
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Firefighter pursues discrimination and retaliation claims

The city of Houston, Texas was recently sued by a firefighter for race and age discrimination as well as unlawful retaliation, according to a recent report by the Houston Chronicle. Charles Julian, ...
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Kia recalls 73,000 cars

According to an Associated Press report published last week in the Washington Post, Hyundai Motor Group-owned Kia is recalling 73,000 Rio vehicles manufactured between 2005 and 2007 because of airbag ...
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An Interview with Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice George Carley

The 29th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, George H. Carley, agreed to sit down in his chambers earlier this week with partner John Hadden to discuss his legal and judicial career, the ...
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Protecting First Amendment rights: Turkheimer & Hadden advises blogger in defense of defamation case

As reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution today, Turkheimer & Hadden partner Stefan Turkheimer recently served as counsel for Melanie Goux, editor of the web site Blog for Democracy, and ...
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Is Sharon Stone Paying Workers a Sliver of What is Owed?

Sharon Stone recently was sued by one of her domestic workers over an overtime pay dispute, and the complaint contains allegations that Stone discriminated against her employee, Erlinda Elemen, by ...
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New law imposes new legal requirements for owners of dangerous and vicious dogs

A new bill recently signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal provides extensive rules governing ownership of dogs deemed dangerous and vicious and provides substantial penalties for failure to properly ...
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Changes ahead for litigators with new Georgia evidence code - revised by Georgia General Assembly in 2011

On January 1, 2013, Georgia's new evidence code will go into effect, bringing with it one of the most significant changes to Georgia court in history. Representing the first wholesale revision of the ...
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Police call results in pedestrian fatality

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a Dekalb County police officer responding to a fatal shooting at the Starlight Six Drive-In movie theater struck and killed a pedestrian earlier today. ...
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Time to raise the minimum wage? Employers' failure to pay proper wages compounds economic difficulties

A recent article in The Atlantic, citing a report by the National Employment Law Project, addresses the prospect of an increase in the national minimum wage, currently set at $7.25 per hour. According ...
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