A beautiful California resort boasted three food and beverage outlets, 400 guestrooms, and prejudicial staff scheduling practices. The three food and beverage outlets included a poolside restaurant, a coffee shop, and a fine-dining steak and seafood restaurant. After a brief training period-which included menu-knowledge exams across each of the three restaurants-employees were to be scheduled on a rotating basis.
Automatic fire suppression systems are by far the most effective and safest means of preventing extensive fire damage and saving lives. For this discussion, we will touch on automatic sprinkler systems (building systems) and kitchen hood suppression systems. These systems range from very simple to extremely complex.
The so called "old economy" companies derived a significant portion of their value from manufacturing prowess and hard assets. In the past, companies invested heavily in tangible asset utilization to gain a competitive advantage. The shift is on. In the "knowledge economy," intangible assets such as intellectual property and brand strategies play a key role in determining company value. Every company has intellectual property, whether it is a unique product, a clever brand name, or published information describing products or services.
Traditionally, expert witnesses testify on specific areas of expertise and do not testify on laws. Forensic accountants, fraud examiners, and CPAs, however, cannot perform their jobs adequately without knowing and applying various laws and regulations. Often forensic accountants, fraud examiners and CPAs must know the proper and applicable court cases. The sample case below illustrates this principle.
Teaching in the field of pain medicine seems to be dominated by emphasis on pain as a symptom. This is a natural response to the scientism that dominates our medical training, thinking and practice. The topic of pain and spirituality affords us the opportunity to re-focus our attention on the multidimensional aspects of the pain experience, as many have so eloquently done before. (1,2,3) We introduce our topic by posing several questions:
Recently, a Seattle student with cerebral palsy was awarded $300,000 in damages from her school after years of harassment by another student was allowed to take place. Her harasser regularly called her names, blocked her wheelchair's path with furniture and manipulated her chair's electronic controls so it rammed into walls. It was not until the harasser caused his target serious physical injury and property damage that school officials responded formatively to his hostility by suspending him for three days.
International Commercial Arbitration, the chosen basis of the annual Willem Vis Moot, is arguably not au fond a process at law. It is quite simply the performance of an agreement between two parties to have a chosen third party hear and determine some difference between them.
The definition of quality control testing, also called QC testing, is a process in which a variety of factors that deal with a products production, packaging, and shipping are reviewed in order to find potential problems for product failure and put solutions in place to prevent or solve any issues that are determined.
In and during the period 2000 through approximately mid 2008, for many of the nation's "subprime" households to receive loans and for many major financial institutions to loan out available funds at high rates, create "new" mortgage products, sell these newly created products downstream to investors (both institutional and individual investors) at a significant profit, investments banks and commercial banks created an unusual national scenario – subprime mortgages that were packaged and sold into mortgage backed securities
Radiology is a critical component of most medical care. As a consequence of this, legal cases in which individuals are claiming injuries will frequently have imaging studies as a central aspect of the record. Demonstrative evidence can be used as an important instrument in helping to lay the proper foundation for creating a compelling and memorable argument in the presentation of a legal case