Seven Questions About Title IX

Seven Questions About Title IX, Answered | America’s Promise Alliance Seven Questions About Title IX, Answered “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” For nearly […]

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What is Title Nine

Title IX and Sex Discrimination Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance.  Title IX states: No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the […]

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Michigan school bullying laws

Michigan Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies   How are bullying and cyberbullying defined in Michigan anti-bullying laws and regulations?   Michigan anti-bullying laws and regulations include the following definitions of bullying and cyberbullying:   “Bullying” means any  written, verbal, or physical act, or any electronic communication, including, but not limited to, cyberbullying,  that is intended or that […]

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What is My Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?

What is my Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?   If you lost a loved one due to a personal injury caused by another party’s negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The South Bend wrongful death attorneys of The Lockwood Legal Group, LLC are here to evaluate your situation to determine […]

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Suing Hickory Village Apartments for Slip and Fall

Our firm recently filed a lawsuit against Hickory Village Apartments located in Mishawaka Indiana. The Hickory Village Lawsuit was filed on behalf of our client Ms. Jordan: a single woman in her 60s suffering chronic diabetes.   During the winter of 2018, Hickory Village apartments failed to plow its parking lot clear of ice and […]

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What Is A Reasonable Accommodation Under The ADA

A psychiatric disability can impact various aspects of an individual’s life, including the ability to achieve maximum productivity in the workplace. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that one in five people will experience a psychiatric disability in their lifetime, and one in four Americans currently knows someone who has a psychiatric disability. It […]

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Americans With Disabilities Act ADA Overview

  This article provides a brief overview of the titles contained within the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as a general overview of what those titles cover. Title I -Employment Title I of the ADA prohibits discrimination in employment against people with disabilities. It requires employers to make reasonable accommodations to the known […]

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