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Special Handling of Hospitality Claims Involving Minor Children of All Ages

Hospitality claims involving children differ from adult claims because generally the law does not expect children to comprehend the dangers they might face. As a result, the common law has recognized the doctrine of attractive nuisance. This doctrine confers a duty upon landowners who have reason to believe that children may come onto their property. ...
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Hiring Minors in the Heat of the Summer: What Employers Need to Know

Summertime is quickly approaching and ’tis the season for beach vacations, fun in the sun, and summer hires—many of which will be under the age of 18 years old. In anticipation of summer hires, employers may want to familiarize themselves with the federal laws outlining child labor restrictions. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), ...
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