Veterans Day Q&A with Attorney Robert Phaneuf

The Ticktin Law Group thanks the brave men and women who have served our country and wishes them a Happy Veterans Day. One such person is Attorney Robert B.H. Phaneuf, a United States Navy veteran who brings his military background to litigation. We sat down with Attorney Phaneuf to help clients get to know one…

Q&A with Attorney Grant J. Skolnick, Director of the Personal Injury Department

When The Ticktin Law Group expanded into the area of Personal Injury Law in 2015, Attorney Grant J. Skolnick was hired to spearhead the department. With unmatched charisma and an impeccable attention to detail, Grant provides exceptional customer service to each of his Personal Injury clients throughout their case. We sat down with him to learn…

Celebrating 10 Years As An Attorney: Q&A With Kendrick Almaguer

Today marks a special occasion for The Ticktin Law Group Attorney Kendrick Almageur. On this day, 10 years ago, Kendrick was admitted to The Florida Bar. To mark the occasion, we’ve put together this brief Q&A to share Kendrick’s experience as the curtain closes on his first decade of legal practice.   The Ticktin Law…

Five April Fools’ Day Pranks that Never Should Have Happened

Bad April Fools’ Pranks: all fun and games until there’s a lawsuit, firing, or death. April Foolers, this is your warning. While hilarious in your mind, even the most well-thought-out prank can backfire. Bad April Fools’ Day pranks happen every year and some pranksters always go a little too far. Instead of laughter, their joke…

The Ticktin Minute January 29, 2018 – The Best Car Insurance Companies

The Best Car Insurance Companies The difference in car insurance insurance premiums between the best and worst insurance companies  deters some from obtaining quality insurance; however, over time, the cheaper car insurance may actually cost you much more. Let’s say, on average, a really good insurance company may cost an additional $40 per month or…

The Ticktin Minute January 22, 2018 – Which Car Insurance Companies to Avoid

Which Car Insurance Companies to Avoid Insurance is big business; especially in South Florida. Obviously, there are no non-profit car insurance companies; however, some car insurance companies are more worried about profiting than providing quality service to their customers. There are several insurance companies in South Florida where this is especially true. People must be…

The Ticktin Minute January 15, 2018 – How to determine the Requisite Pay for a Worker with Disabilities Under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act

How to determine the Requisite Pay for a Worker with Disabilities Under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) protects individuals who have a disability, however, the employer may, in some cases, pay less than minimum wage without being in violation with the ADA law or the Fair…

The Ticktin Minute January 8, 2018 – Can an Employer Pay an Employee Less if they have a Disability?

Can an Employer Pay an Employee Less if they have a Disability? The short answer to this question is that an employer cannot pay a disabled employee less than an employee without a disability, with certain very specific exceptions. Salary and benefits should be based on the position and quality of work such employee produces….

The Ticktin Law Minute January 1, 2018 – Identifying Who is Protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)

Identifying Who is Protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) Having a disability alone is not enough to qualify for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). A person with a disability must be able and qualified to perform the essential functions of the job that they are applying for (or hired for)…

The Ticktin Minute December 18, 2017 – Reasonable Accommodations Pursuant to The Americans with Disabilities Act

Reasonable Accommodations Pursuant to The Americans with Disabilities Act The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) of 1990 is a regulation that makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability. Qualified individuals with disabilities must be given reasonable accommodations, access to transportation and telecommunications. Generally, organizations with less than fifteen…