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Instawork-Centered Litigation Points to New Crease in Labor Law Surrounding Employee Tipping

Jasmine Floyd wrote an article about Jane Muir's recent lawsuit filed in Miami-Dade County on behalf of bartenders who were allegedly cheated out of their tips at a music festival called Three Points. Coral Gables attorney Jane Muir of J. Muir & Associates, who represents Rosangela Fernandez and other bartenders, said this is a new cause of action under the Fair Labor Standards Act. She said previously Read More

Court is Back in Session: Practical Experience from a Post-COVID Live Jury Trial

The Daily Business Review published an article by Jane Muir discussing her experience being one of the first to participate in a live civil jury trial post-COVID. As the world continues to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, attorneys participating in jury trials must adjust in many areas including timing, masks, void dire, as well as handling spectators and support. Click here to read the original Read More

Back to Business

A Guide for Reopening with COVID-19 Back to Business - As government debates the timing of permitting business operations to reopen, while still seeking to protect the people from COVID-19 infection, so-called “non-essential” businesses need to consider how they can protect employees and customers. Just like a company can be held liable for injuries, there is likely risk of liability for viral infection. What Read More

Small Business Options to Help S. Florida Businesses Survive Coronavirus

The Daily Business Review published an article by Jane Muir regarding Coronavirus relief options for small businesses. Since Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez ordered “nonessential retail and commercial establishments” to be closed on March 19 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, many predicted an economic impact. South Florida small businesses are already experiencing the effects. Some, like groceries, wine Read More

Coronavirus Claims and Contracts | Lawyers Near Me?

Lawyers Near Me?  If you have commercial liability insurance, it is possible that loss of revenue due to Coronavirus could be a covered loss. Michal Meiler, who is a member of Miami-Dade FAWL and an insurance coverage attorney with Ver Ploeg & Marino, gave a very detailed description of potential coverage options in our webinar on April 16. Jane Muir's portion of the presentation deals with excuses for Read More