How an Attorney Can Help You: A Close Look at Equal Pay Day

At Makarem & Associates, we have experience in wage and hour class action litigation matters and want to help if you have not been paid fairly in the workplace. There are many violations that can take place by employers who are treating their employees...

Nursing Home Admissions – Legalities You Should Know

There are certain legal aspects that you should know about while trying to gain an admission to a nursing home. Be wary of being forced to sign a contract An admission agreement of a nursing home is essentially a contract. Usually, a “responsible party”...

Understanding Best Practices of Reporting Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious offense that is punishable by law and must be reported (it is actually immoral and also illegal anywhere!). Workplace harassment can be of two types, either “quid pro quo” or indecent conduct with an...

Why Financial Abuse in Nursing Homes is Dangerous

When most people think about nursing home abuse, they think about bruises, verbal abuse, and other common problems. However, it’s worth remembering that financial abuse is a common issue too. Financial abuse, also referred to as material exploitation,...

Fighting Back Against Nursing Home Abuse

When we turn to nursing homes in California as a solution for helping us to look after our loved ones when they need more care and attention, we expect certain things. For instance, you might expect a nursing home to give your loved one their medication...