Trying to run your business can sometimes run into a legal snag. Fearing the most what an Attorney may cost to resolve an issue. ABI provides legal assistance for common business matters at NO COST ! If the issue progressess into something more, your in good hands. Schedule a call today to discuss how to participate in this program.
Employment law is a broad area including all areas of the employer/employee relationship including individual employment contracts, the application of tort and contract doctrines, and a large group of statutory regulation on issues such as the right to organize and negotiate collective bargaining agreements, protection from discrimination, wages and hours, and health and safety. We are committed to providing sound legal counsel as we work closely with you to protect your business.
ERISA stands for The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. ERISA establishes minimum standards for retirement, health, and other welfare benefit plans including life and disability insurance as well as apprenticeship plans. These laws apply only to private employers that offer employer-sponsored health insurance coverage and other benefit plans to employees. We will defend your business against a full range of ERISA claims with a cost-effective and aggressive defense.
As a business owner or operator, you understand that work place injuries can occur, and you carry insurance to protect yourself from significant damage awards. However, you may also be faced with questionable claims of injuries and illnesses. We will put our experience to work for you to protect your business interests from the financial implications of workplace injuries and illness claims.
Commercial litigation covers a wide variety of business conflicts such as employment disputes, business dissolutions, disputes over non-compete clauses, breaches of contract, interference with business relationships, franchise disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, civil RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization) actions, and debt collection. When you are faced with a commercial litigation issue, we will provide the advice and strong representation your business needs.
Employment contracts provide many advantages to both employers and employees. Clearly defining the terms and conditions of employment decreases the likelihood of a misunderstanding between parties. Our careful and considerate approach to negotiating employment contracts often makes the difference between growth and failure for many businesses.
As an employer, you may be faced with a discrimination or harassment suit in the workplace. These cases typically involve an employee complaint regarding age, race, sex, religion, disability or any other classification protected by law. Whether the action pending against your company represents a frivolous lawsuit or a genuine risk of liability, we will advise you about your legal options while we thoroughly and carefully investigate and develop your defense.
Wage and hour law refers to the body of laws that establishes and regulates wage standards, including, but not limited to, minimum wage and overtime. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes the basic rules for employee compensation in most cases. Factor in additional state laws and employee benefits, and the subject becomes more complex.
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