Employers, Be Sure To Use the Updated Form I-9 to Avoid Fines from the USCIS

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated Form I-9 which is used for verifying employment eligibility authorization of new hires.  Currently, employers should be using the updated form as the grace period is over, and employers can face fines between $110 and $1,100 per infraction for any employees hired after May 7, 2013.  The updated […]

Limitation of Liability Provisions in Professional Contracts May Not Protect You from Personal Liability

On June 9, 2010, the Third District Court of Appeal of Florida in Witt v. La Gorce Country Club, upheld the trial court’s decision that Gerhardt M. Witt, a geologist, was personally liable for professional negligence, and that his personal liability was not capped by the limitation of liability provision contained within the agreements of […]