Jaburg Wilk

News/Publications

  • Be the Change You Wish to See in the World

    The title is a quote attributed to Ghandi, but he didn’t actually say it. I have no doubt he would have if he had thought of it. Even so, it’s a quote that has and continues to inspire people around the world. I read it to say don’t just talk, take action.

    The quote comes from a longer statement from Ghandi including “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world also change.& … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Making the Grade: What Arizona College Students Need to Know about Grade Appeals

    For many students, earning good grades and maintaining a high GPA are key to obtaining and maintaining opportunities such as scholarships, internships, and job offers in competitive industries. Unfortunately, receiving an unexpectedly low or failing grade can have serious consequences, including limiting a student’s scholarships and job opportunities, extending the time it takes a to graduate, and in some … Read More

    Categories: Article

  • The FFCRA Will Soon Expire, but Protections for Arizona Employees Remain in the Wake of COVID-19

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) became effective in April 2020 and will expire on January 1, 2021. The FFCRA requires employers with 500 or fewer employee to provide up to eighty hours of paid sick leave to their employees for COVID-19 related events. It also extends limited protections to employees who otherwise would not have qualified for leave under the Family Medical Leave … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Does at Any Time Really Mean at Any Time

    A basic truth about contracts is that once the contracting parties have come to a meeting of their minds regarding the terms of their contract, absent some overriding law, such as one that makes the contract illegal, or some other reason why an unambiguous contract should not be enforced literally as written, the courts will not substitute their own business judgment for that of the contracting parties, or rewrite … Read More

    Categories: Real Estate, Article

  • Jaburg Wilk Supports Feeding Matters 8th Annual Community Event

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (12/11/2020) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk was pleased to be co-presenting sponsor of Feeding Matters 8th Annual Community live-streamed fundraising event. Jaburg Wilk is a longtime supporter of Feeding Matters, and this was its seventh time they had the honor of sponsoring the event.

    Founded in 2006, Feeding Matters is committed to partnering with families and healthcare professionals to … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Oh, Magic Mirror, Can Employers Require Vaccinations?

    At the beginning of December 2020, two COVID-19 vaccine candidates applied for emergency FDA approval. Additionally, at least three more large-scale clinical trials for potential vaccine candidates are in progress or are being planned in the United States. These developments, along with the surge in COVID infections, have employers inquiring whether they can require their employees to get COVID vaccine as a … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Implied Contracts

    When people think of a contract, the first thing that usually comes to mind is a written contract, whereby the contracting parties have put into writing what each of them is promising to the other.  For example,  If you want to have your trees cut, and ask the tree trimmer to do the job, the tree trimmer may provide you with a written contract, which sets forth specifically what he agrees to do, as well … Read More

    Categories: Real Estate, Article

  • Community

    Community is important. It unites people and allows them to be part of something greater than themselves. It’s possible to be part of more than one community. Examples of communities you may be a part of include your family, people you work with, people you exercise with, people you worship with, and people who share similar interests with you.

    Note that not all communities contain similar people. Just … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • CDC Updates Quarantine Guidance Creating Confusion for Employers

    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance on December 2, 2020 and it caused confusion regarding quarantine recommendations for both employers and their workers.

    Generally, the CDC continues to favor a 14-day quarantine after coming into close contact with someone with COVID-19 or who is showing symptoms of COVID-19. That said, the CDC’s newest guidance provides two alternatives … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Arizona District Court Enforces “Virus Exclusion” to Dismiss COVID-19 Related Insurance Claims of Minor League Baseball Teams

    The Holding

    In Chattanooga Prof’l Baseball LLC, v. Nat’l Cas. Co., 2020 WL 6699480 (D. Ariz. Nov. 13, 2020) (Order), the Arizona District Court held that a “Virus Exclusion” clearly precluded insurance coverage for losses caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic and incurred by Minor League Baseball teams.

    The Takeaways

    In the first Arizona opinion regarding insurance coverage related to the … Read More

    Categories: Insurance Litigation, Article