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Legally Required and Other Related Disclosures
In addition to the foregoing, we may release your personally identifiable information to law enforcement, governmental authorities, or third parties if (i) required to do so by law, search warrant, subpoena, court order, or other legal process, (ii) requested by law enforcement or other governmental authorities, in our discretion, or (iii) we otherwise have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the firm or third parties; provided, in all cases, such disclosure is permissible under applicable attorney rules of professional conduct.
How Do We Protect Personally Identifiable Information You Provide to Us?
We make every reasonable effort to protect personally identifiable information that you submit over the website from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, which may include the use of firewalls and other security measures on our servers. However, the firm does not warrant or represent that its level of security meets or exceeds any particular standard, and no server or internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. Any information that you send us in an email message or other form through the websites is not confidential or privileged.
As we polish off the last of the Thanksgiving turkey, we’re reminded that for some, particularly those suffering from holiday-triggered depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder, the holiday season can induce a psychological decline that leaves them unable to work. And as a recent federal appeals court ruling points out, this decline may trigger FMLA rights, even if the affected employee never specifically asks for leave.
An employment lawyer can help with unpaid wage claims, often with better and faster results than by filing a claim with the IDOL or USDOL on your own. Some of the benefits to workers include: reduced waiting times, increased recovery of unpaid wages and the support of an advocate who knows if there are other violations by the employer and can help protect a worker from retaliation by the employer. For employers, hiring an attorney to help the company comply with wage laws can prevent negative PR and improve the bottom line.