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SCAM ALERT: Beware of Scams Mailers Targeting Businesses

SCAM ALERT: Beware of Scams Mailers Targeting Businesses   BridgehouseLaw would like to warn customers and businesses to avoid scam mailers that appear to be official state communications regarding Labor and Employee Laws.  The mailer scams inform recipients that their labor law powers are out-of-date and claim

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Facebook Data Breach Could Mean Up to $1.63 Billion in Fines from the EU

Facebook Data Breach Could Mean Up to $1.63 Billion in Fines from the EU   On September 28, 2018, social media giant Facebook disclosed that it had discovered a cyber breach in its security which allowed hackers to access the information of approximately 50 million accounts. Of

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Is it the last straw?

Is it the last straw? European Members of parliament have been debating new rules on single-use plastics in an effort to reduce plastic waste in our oceans. The list of items to be scrapped includes cotton buds, plastic cutlery, straws which make up 70 percent of marine

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Let’s talks about some more of the Amendments on the November 6th Ballot Part II

Let’s talks about some more of the Amendments on the November 6th Ballot By Ian Morris Comment below, or reach attorney Morris directly ian.morris@bridgehouse.law, or on Twitter @IMorrisOne. If last week’s amendments enshrining victims’’ rights and a right to hunt and fish were the bait; this week’s

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THE SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR A CASE THAT COULD DECIDE WHETHER FACEBOOK, TWITTER CAN CENSOR USERS

THE SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR A CASE THAT COULD DECIDE WHETHER FACEBOOK, TWITTER CAN CENSOR USERS We all use social media? But can social media be seen to be as powerful as the government? The recent issues with facebook and the hearings at the US Congress may

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Let’s talks about some of the Amendments on the November 6th Ballot

Let’s talks about some of the Amendments on the November 6th Ballot By Ian Morris Comment below, or reach attorney Morris directly ian.morris@bridgehouse.law, or on Twitter @IMorrisOne Early voting has started for the November 6th election in NC and our office is getting some questions about the six proposed amendments

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GOOP

GOOP Making fun of Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand, Goop, is easy.  Among the vague but luxurious sounding advice the brand websites promotes a wide assortment of products, from dust as a smoothie additive (not a dietary supplement, not a bath salt, not a proprietary formula, but dust

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Connecticut Court Holds that Refusing to Hire Medical Marijuana User Violates State Law

Connecticut Court Holds that Refusing to Hire Medical Marijuana User Violates State Law   For the last two decades, state legislatures across the United States have been passing laws to permit and regulate the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. However, employers have wondered whether federal law

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Facebook-Konto als Erbschaft?

Facebook-Konto als Erbschaft?   Der BGH hat nun entschieden, dass auch ein Facebook-Konto, beziehungsweise der Zugriff hierauf, in die Erbschaftsmasse fällt. Im Fall wollte die Mutter einer 15-jährigen Tochter Zugriff auf das Konto ihrer verstorbenen Tochter erhalten. Grundsätzlich fallen auch digitale Inhalte in die Erbschaftsmasse, jedoch sind

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Complying with Changing Immigration Policy: Tips for US Employers Who Employ Migrant Workers

Complying with Changing Immigration Policy: Tips for US Employers Who Employ Migrant Workers On August 8, 2018, ICE officials served search warrants in 13 locations in Nebraska and Minnesota, arresting over 130 people according to a press release by the Department of Homeland Security. The operation targeted

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