Employment & Labor

You need to focus on the present and concrete realities of a situation or event rather than getting lost in speculative scenarios. Constantly dwelling on hypothetical situations can lead to unnecessary stress and anxiety. People often waste precious mental energy worrying about “what if” scenarios that likely will never come to pass. By not playing the hypothetical game, you free yourself from these burdens and can concentrate on addressing actual challenges and opportunities.

Similarly, businesses thrive on informed decisions based on real data and situations. Engaging in hypothetical discussions in your mind or in a group setting without a solid
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In 2021, the Arizona Legislature revised the statutes that govern appeals from Registrar of Contractors (ROC) hearings, with the result that an appeal of an administrative agency’s decision can lead to a fresh trial in Superior Court, where the agency’s decision is disregarded.

The hearing process is fair, and Arizona ALJs are consistently intelligent, honest, and professional. Nevertheless, at the hearing the contractor faces an uphill battle: The contractor will be accused of violating workmanship standards, the ROC’s investigator will offer evidence substantiating the alleged violation, and the ALJ will likely view the investor’s testimony as credible.

It is not
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Many small businesses experience legal problems and lawsuits. According to research, approximately 43 percent are threatened with litigation each year. Ongoing litigation is costly and can have devastating consequences on businesses, even if they reach the best available outcome in the case. While all companies, small and large, are subject to the possibility of lawsuits, […]
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The phrase “gratitude unexpressed is gratitude unperceived” holds profound significance. It underscores the importance of not only feeling grateful but also actively communicating that gratitude to colleagues, employees, clients, and partners. Failure to express gratitude can lead to a host of issues in the workplace.

Many times I think about who I want to express gratitude to and even what I want to say but then I don’t make the time to do so. Missing these opportunities may cause long-term harm to existing relationships so make the time to follow through on these thoughts. Even people who don’t like being
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Learn The Essential Elements of Commercial Leases Business owners searching for a space to house their operations have a lot to think about when they make their final decision and sign off on an agreement. Not only does the location matter, but the structure of any buildings on the property and the lease type will […]
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Overcoming hard mental challenges is a profound journey that can significantly enhance your confidence. When you push yourself to conquer difficult mental hurdles, you develop a deeper understanding of your own capabilities, which, in turn, fosters a sense of self-assuredness and resilience.

Facing and conquering challenging mental obstacles requires you to tap into your inner strengths and problem-solving abilities. This process forces you to confront your fears, uncertainties, and doubts, ultimately leading to self-discovery. As you navigate these difficulties, you begin to recognize that you possess the inner resources needed to surmount even the most daunting challenges. This self-awareness forms
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We often assume that a doctor is responsible for saving lives and hence would carry out his/her job correctly. Even so, many medical practitioners can make mistakes due to simple negligence and ignorance.
It is due to a lack of awareness that victims of malpractice don’t take the legal course that can help them get the compensation they deserve. The only thing that can help a person in despair post a failed medical procedure is to know about where s/he has been wronged. To that effect, we would be covering some of the most common types of malpractices that a
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The SECURE Act and Secure Act 2.0 brought significant changes and adjustments, reforming the way people save. The legislation aims to help people prepare effective estate plans and improve their retirement savings. Millions of people in the United States have little or no retirement savings. Too many in this category are over 50 years of […]
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I was in a conversation recently when someone said “Hope is not a strategy.” Though I had heard the phrase before it struck me as a reminder that success and progress is not solely reliant on mere optimism or wishful thinking. Hope can provide the emotional drive to persevere through challenges, but it must be accompanied by thoughtful planning, concrete actions, and strategic decision-making to turn aspirations into reality.

In the realm of business, this phrase underscores the importance of proactive planning and execution. Entrepreneurs and leaders can’t simply hope for their ventures to thrive; they must develop solid business
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The law tends to get complicated with its terms and many different concepts. While law students have an edge wherein they learn terms thoroughly, grasping these terms for a layman can be quite challenging. To make things easier, here are 10 essential terms that are frequently used in corporate law:


Procurement refers to the act of buying goods and services. This process includes proper preparation and processing a demand. It ends with a proper end receipt as well as approving the payment. Your lawyer would tell you about this particular procedure, as many times one or
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Financing partners often want to secure their positions in contracts by using control terms that give them greater leverage in obtaining repayment on the underlying contract debts and ensure they have a security interest in the debt. Most financing partners will prepare their own contracts for the debtor to sign. As the United States Small […]
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“Today is the youngest you’ll ever be, so live like it” encapsulates a powerful reminder to embrace the present moment and make the most of your life. In a world that often encourages you to plan for the future or dwell on the past, this statement encourages a shift in perspective towards living in the now. Each passing day brings you closer to the future, and as time moves forward, your opportunities and experiences continue to evolve. This notion urges you to seize the day, take chances, and cultivate a mindset of enthusiasm and vigor.

Living in the present doesn’t
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In its September 2023 issue,


magazine listed Lang & Klain attorneys

Kent Lang


Bill Klain


Mike Thal

Jamie Hanson


Rick Friedlander

among its “Top Lawyer” selectees for 2023.

The magazine made its selections from voting conducted among Phoenix-area attorneys.
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Been involved in a car accident but it was not your fault?  Slipped on some commercial property due to lack of maintenance?  Suffered any injury because of someone else’s negligence?
If any of this has happened to you and you think that your case is clear cut when you go to the insurance firm, we recommend you not to fall into the trap. The legal term is known as ‘tort’ and it can be both direct (intentional) or indirect (due to negligence). In any such case, don’t go solo but consult legal help and hire a personal injury attorney. You
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