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Michael F. Brown

Michael Brown’s Legal Guides

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  • A Good Employment Law "Case" Is Like a Stool: These Three Legs Must Be Present

    Workers often contact me, wanting to know if they have a good employment-law “case”. Every situation is different, and this article can’t say if you have a good potential case. However, there are so

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  • Are You a WI Shareholder Who Was Financially Harmed? Strong Rights May Exist Even Without Contract

    If you were a shareholder of a Wisconsin company and were removed from duties or suffered financial loss due to actions of majority shareholders, you may have strong legal rights. Legal rights are di

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  • Ten Things to Consider When You're Given a Severance Agreement

    This video, by attorney Michael Brown of DVG Law Partner LLC, describes ten things for a worker to consider when presented with a severance agreement. Those factors to consider include: (1) Listen (d

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  • Do You Have a "Case"? General Attributes of Good Cases

    In this video, attorney Michael Brown of DVG Law Partner discusses these attributes of good legal cases: (1) Significant financial loss (of individual or class); (2) Viability: the opponent (or their

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  • Ten Things to Consider When You Have Underpaid Wages

    Unpaid wage claims can be very effective legal claims, and can result in large recoveries by employees. However, there are many important factors to consider before deciding on a course of action to

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  • H-1B End Clients With Blind Eyes?

    united states currency eye- IMG_7364_web (Photo credit: kevindean) The attorney-authors of www.h1blegalrights.com have represented many H-1B workers, some of whom have done project work for some of the biggest companies in the U.S. Some things that seem remarkable to us: (1) the ...

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  • Does Your H-1B Wage Loss Situation Have the Makings of a Class Action?

    If you are an H-1B worker who has been underpaid or otherwise mistreated by an H-1B employer, you may be able bring your claims not only on your own behalf, but also on behalf of a class of similarly situated individuals. The attorney-authors of the www.h1blegalrights.com blog, ...

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  • Clues your new H-1B employer may not play by the rules

    This guide explains how you can recognize when your H-1B employer might be trying to take advantage of you.

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  • Are You an H-1B Worker Promised a Percentage-Based Wage Above the Prevailing Wage? Get Documentation

    Has your H-1B employer promised you a wage that is based on a percentage of project work? If so, read on, as this article (written by attorney-authors Michael Brown and Vonda Vandaveer) discusses some common issues and important considerations for H-1B workers offered percentage-...

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  • H-1B Benched, Underpaid, Feeling Exploited? Issues to Consider Before You Quit

    H-1B workers who are benched or underpaid not only feel financially exploited, they may also feel emotionally exploited, especially if they have an employer whose main motivation tactic is to threaten to revoke your visa. Understandably, H-1B workers who feel exploited and unap...

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