Jaburg Wilk

News/Publications

  • The 2021 Version of Why It Is Time for an Annual Checkup for You and, if You Have One, Your Company

    Beginning in 2014, many of you probably read my blog regarding having a checkup for you and, if you have one, your business. This does not involve the doctor, but it does involve all the other professionals in your personal and business life. Based on the positive feedback, I have made this an annual tradition.

    Some of you said “What a great idea. I am definitely going to do that.” Others said “ … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • What Are My Legal Options if My Business Has Been Defamed?

    Social media is causing defamation claims to become more common. There are several areas for consideration if you feel your business has been defamed.

    First, what is defamation? Expressing an opinion is not defamation. For example, if someone claims that the pizza at your pizza parlor “sucks” or “tastes terrible.” That is not defamation. It is just their opinion.

    However, if your business … Read More

    Categories: Defamation, Article

  • Arizona’s Minimum Wage Increases Again on January 1, 2022

    The Arizona minimum wage will increase yet again from $12.15 per hour to $12.80 per hour. The increase will take effect on January 1, 2022 and will remain in effect until December 31, 2022. This means that Arizona employers will need to start paying the higher minimum wage ($12.80 per hour) for all hours worked after January 1, 2022.

    The Arizona minimum wage will likely increase yet again on January 1, 2023 … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • The Dangers of OTC Work

    Two years ago, these words were seldom used in the business context – remote workers, hybrid schedule, and essential workers. Now they are the norm. During the pandemic, many employers have embraced telework opportunities for their workforce. While surveys consistently report that many employees favor the flexibility that telework and hybrid work offers them, telework has potential issues for employers, one … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Miramax Gets Medieval on Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction NFTs: Takeaways for Non-Fungible Token (NFT) Creators, Buyers and Sellers

    The Lawsuit Against Tarantino

    On November 16, 2021, Miramax filed a lawsuit against famed film director Quentin Tarantino, alleging breach of contract, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, and unfair competition. While intellectual property legal disputes are nothing new in Hollywood, the non-fungible token (“NFT”) subject matter makes the case novel.

    According to Miramax’s complaint, … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Article

  • Show Gratitude Always – Don’t Delay, Start Today!

    Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. We are nearing the end of another odd year. In thinking about writing this post, I contemplated thankfulness and gratitude. I can’t say it better, so here is my annual blog for the week of Thanksgiving.

    This is a good time of year to think of gratitude generally and what you’re thankful for specifically. At the same time, it’s a great time of year to spread good … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Wealth Is the Company You Keep

    Who you associate with is important in business and in life. You should surround yourself with people who add value. In business it may be a mentor or connector. In your personal life it may just be someone who makes you laugh. Never underestimate the value of humor and laughter.

    The saying “everything is who you know” exists for a reason. In the context of business, this makes a difference.

    I used … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Jaburg Wilk Expands Insurance Law Practice

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 16, 2021) - The law firm of Jaburg Wilk announced that Dane A. Dodd joined the firm as an attorney in its insurance law, insurance coverage, and bad faith litigation group. Before joining Jaburg Wilk, Dane represented clients in insurance defense, commercial litigation, and bad faith litigation at other Phoenix law firms.

    “Dane is another excellent addition to our firm and our … Read More

    Categories: Insurance Litigation, News Release

  • Jaburg Wilk Supports Dress for Success 2021

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (11/15/2021) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk was pleased to be a couture sponsor at Dress for Success Phoenix’s recent in-person VIP Fashion Night Out.

    Dress for Success has suited more than 15,000 women since their inception in 2009 with a value of more than $2.7 million dollars. They actively collaborate with agencies to assist women to become job ready both with skills and clothing. … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Success = Opportunity + Preparation

    There are many facets to success. The road is different depending on your profession, but in all situations, it involves opportunity and preparation, as well as timing and hard work. The preparation and hard work count as investing in yourself and your future.

    Preparation makes the hard work look easier to those on the outside. It’s the investment in yourself. Sometimes you can wing it, but most times when … Read More

    Categories: Blog