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Nathaniel O Hubley

Nathaniel Hubley’s Legal Guides

38 total

  • Employment Law: What if I my employer fails to pay my wages?

    It probably happens more than most people think. Several recent clients have inquired about what options they have if their employer fails to pay the employee. The simplest option is to simply ask the employer why you havent been paid. Make sure you document your employers respo...

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  • Employment Law: Is an employer allowed to reduce an employee's rate of pay?

    Times are tough. Clients have gotten laid off or have had their rate of pay reduced. Leading clients to ask whether their employers can reduce an employee's rate of pay. Generally, yes. An employer can reduce an employee's rate of pay unless the employee is covered by a collectiv...

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  • Employment Law: Entitlement to Accrued Vacation Time upon Separation from Employer

    Often times employees are unsure if they are entitled to the vacation time they have accrued during the course of their employment upon separation from employment. The law recognizes that accrued vacation pay is considered a form of compensation. Thus, an employee may be entitled...

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  • Employment Law: Am I Entitled to FMLA Leave?

    Attorney Nathaniel Hubley - Fort Wayne, Indiana The State of Indiana is considered an employment-at-will state. This means that an employer can fire an employee for any reason, whether good or bad, as long as it is not an illegal reason. One of my previous guides discusses in de...

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  • Personal Injury Case Analysis-Is there a Duty to Insure the Safety of a Business Invitee at a Hotel?

    Booher v. Sheeram, LLC 937 N.E.2d 39(Ind. Ct. App. 2010) Facts:Before April of 2004, Hampton Inn had received complaints that the bathtubs in its guest rooms were slippery.It thus contracted with Perma Safety to coat the bathtubs with a non-skid surface which complied with indus...

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  • Slip and Fall Injury: Defective Sidewalk - “Planning-Operational” Test and Repairs of a Sidewalk

    City of Indianapolis v. Duffitt 929 N.E.2d 231 (Ind.Ct.App. 2010) Facts of Case:The City of Indianapolis received a complaint about the condition of a sidewalk in August of 2006, and within one or two days, the City inspected the sidewalk, determined it was a tripping hazard, a...

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  • Employment Law: Wrongful Termination

    Indiana is considered an employment-at-will state. Thus, an employer can terminate an employee for any reason, whether good or bad. However, an employer is prohibited from terminating an employee for an illegal reason. The most common laws that protect workers from wrongful termination include:

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  • Indiana Personal Injury Case Analysis: Dog Bite Injury and Premise Liability

    Case:Morehead v. Deitrich,932 N.E.2d 1272 (Ind. Ct. App. 2010). Facts of Case: Deitrich owned a single family residence in Logansport, and rented the residence to Sanders, who owned a pit bull.Even though the lease agreement provided that there were to be no pets owned by the t...

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