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Joseph Maus

Joseph Maus’s Legal Guides

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  • Cruise Ship Accidents Can Leave You High And Dry In A Court Of Law!

    Check the cruise line's safety record It has probably never occurred to most of the millions of annual cruise ship vacationers that they could be seriously injured or even killed while on their vacat

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  • Florida's Seat Belt Law - Click it or Lose Your Auto Accident Case

    Police officers in Florida may now stop the driver of a car based on the suspicion that the driver is not wearing a seat belt. Beginning July 1, 2009, police officers in Florida may now stop the driv

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  • Tips For Minimizing Your Chances Of Being Injured In Cruise Ship Accidents

    On the Ship: Follow all posted warnings on board the ship. You will be walking on a moving ship that is sailing on the high seas. There is a chance that water will be in your path at some point, so

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  • Americans Continue To Get Short-Changed On Overtime

    FLSA Requires Most Employers To Pay Their Employees Overtime: The Fair Labor Standards Act requires most employers to pay their employees one and one half times their regular rate of pay for any hour

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  • Did You Know Cruise Ship Accidents Can Happen On Dry Land?

    Cruise Ship Accidents Can Happen at Any Time Florida ports are cruise ship meccas. Between the three major ports (The Port of Palm Beach, Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale), and the Port of Miami), mo

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  • Florida Boating Accidents and Deaths on the Rise

    Boating Accidents are on the Rise The United States Coast Guard recently released its study on boating accidents which occurred in 2008. Unfortunately, the study indicates deaths occurring in boating

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  • Protect Your Rights: What to Do After a Car Accident

    Evaluate the Situation Moments after impact, many thoughts run through your head. Take a deep breath, clear your mind, and evaluate the situation. Of primary importance is ensuring the health and saf

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  • Several Factors To Blame In Florida Boat Accidents

    Boating Accidents Take Many Forms A 74 year old man was hospitalized in critical condition after his 60 foot yacht caught fire near West Palm Beach. A couple were found dead in the engine room after

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  • Are You Owed An Overtime Wage Under Florida Law?

    Working "A Few Minutes Longer" Adds Up! In Florida, overtime wage payments are structured to go along with the U.S. guidelines. Often, though, an employer may ask an employee to do something that see

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  • 8 Ways Employers Bend the Florida Overtime Wage Laws

    Do You Fall Into One of These Categories? On call - if you are required to be 'on call' and must report to work on short notice, you may be entitled to overtime pay. Combining work weeks If you work

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