20 Discrimination Statistics

More than 1 million employment discrimination complaints have been filed with the government since 2010. In 82% of these cases, the worker did not receive any form of relief. Relief from employment discrimination can mean monetary compensation, either through a settlement or court action, or a change in work conditions, like providing physical accommodations for…

Burkhart Law: You Choose How We Communicate

At Burkhart Law we understand that everyone likes to communicate differently. After taking your case we will be able to communicate with you through e-mail, text messages, or phone calls. However, for the initial intake we need to be able to talk with you on the phone. This process involves trading a lot of nuanced…

Personal Injury: Avoiding Common Mistakes and Maximizing Your Car Accident Claim

It is important to take specific steps following any serious car accident to protect the value of your personal injury claim. Insurance adjusters will deny your personal injury claim for compensation unless you preserve evidence of liability and damages. Statistics show that we will all be involved in a car accident at some point in…

Considerations Before Signing That Severance Offer

A severance agreement often describes the manner of job termination, including the compensation that is to be offered to the employee. There is no requirement that an employer offer a severance agreement. The benefit to the employee is that they are getting some compensation, while trying to find a new job, and the benefit to…

The Importance of Preserving Text Messages

Every employment case has a component to their matter called “Discovery.” In discovery both Plaintiffs and Defendants will often ask for the other side to provide all communications concerning the matter in question. These communications include all text messages our Client has sent or received. Clients may be obligated to preserve these text messages for…