Harassing a man who isn’t “manly” is unlawful harassment

When most employers or employees hear the term “sexual harassment” they assume harassment between individuals of the opposite sex. However, numerous federal courts across the country are finding sexual harassment can be based on “gender stereotyping” the victim. For example, a group of male employees harass another male employee because he does not dress similar…

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Default Judgments Against Business Entities

In Texas, once a plaintiff has filed a lawsuit against a business entity (corporation, limited liability company, etc.) defendant, the plaintiff will then attempt to serve the registered agent, president or vice president of the business entity defendant. If the registered agent is served, the registered agent should forward the citation and petition to the…

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Covenants Not To Compete

A covenant not to compete, also known as a non-compete clause or a non-compete agreement, is a business law agreement between an employer and an employee. In a non-compete agreement, an employee makes certain promises to an employer. Certain businesses have information and clients that are highly desired by competing businesses. It is possible –…

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Texas Business Formation

Gary E. Patterson, P.C. has assisted many clients with their incorporation matters. Whether starting your own business, expanding your commercial presence, or making personal financial plans, it is important to ensure that you limit your personal liability, maximize your tax savings, and create a professional image for your clients, customers, and business associates. The attorneys…

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