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David Zoeller Blog Posts

Department of Labor Likely to Increase the Salary Amount Requirement for the FLSA’s White Collar Exemptions

May 08, 2014
by David Zoeller

President Obama recently announced his intention to ask the Department of Labor to update aspects of the DOL’s enforcement of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which, in part, dictates which workers qualify for overtime pay. Even Salaried Workers Must Be Paid Overtime Unless They Are “Exempt” A popular misconception about overtime pay is that anyone receiving a salary, or any form of compensation ... more->>

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Contingent Fee Representation Helps Those Who Can’t Afford a Lawyer

May 06, 2014
by David Zoeller

Few people have the means to pay an attorney’s hourly rate for representation in a social security matter. This is especially the case with injured workers with limited (if any) income sources. However, you CAN hire an attorney to help fight your social security denial without any up-front payment and limited financial risk. Only Pay Legal Fees if You Win Your Social Security Disability Claim ... more->>

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I Can No Longer Work, Should I Apply for SSDI Benefits?

February 21, 2014
by David Zoeller

If you are injured and can no longer perform the duties of your current occupation, you face a number of difficult choices. One of the most important decisions you will need to make is whether or not to attempt to continue in the workforce, to apply for SSDI benefits, or in some instances, to take social security retirement or early retirement benefits. If You Apply for SSDI Benefits, Will You ... more->>

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Eleven Hawks Quindel Attorneys

January 02, 2014

Hawks Quindel, S.C. is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have achieved a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, has named four of the firm’s attorneys as Super Lawyers and seven as Rising Stars for 2013. Super Lawyers uses a patented process to create a list of exceptional attorneys, which those seeking legal counsel can ... more->>

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Court Grants Conditional Class Certification for TSM Protection Officers

August 30, 2013

On August 19, 2013, Judge William Conley certified at nationwide class of TSM Protection officers. The Plaintiffs in the case allege that TSM failed to provide them compensation for their attendance at TSM training sessions. Class members will have until November 13, 2013 to return a signed consent form if they desire to join the action. A copy of the Notice sent to class members and the consent ... more->>

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MURSHID & ZOELLER PROMOTED TO SHAREHOLDERS

January 04, 2013

Hawks Quindel, S.C. is pleased to announce that Attorneys Summer Murshid and David Zoeller have been promoted to Shareholders as of January 1, 2013. Both Attorneys Murshid and Zoeller have demonstrated their dedication to protecting worker’s rights in Wisconsin and beyond.Attorney Murshid is a volunteer attorney for the Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Voces De La Frontera Legal Clinic. She ... more->>

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SSDI AND SOCIAL SECURITY EARLY RETIREMENT BENEFITS

December 05, 2012
by David Zoeller

Individuals who are 62 or are approaching 62 and who have a Social Security Disability Insurance claim pending must decide whether to take the reduced early Social Security retirement benefit or to continue on without income while their claim is pending. There are important considerations to be made.For those individuals who elect to take early retirement benefits, there are two possible outcomes... more->>

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COURT GRANTS FINAL APPROVAL IN CAPTEL OVERTIME LAWSUIT

December 03, 2012

On November 7, 2012, Judge Conley of the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin granted final approval of the class action settlement in the matter of Draper v. Captel, Inc., Case No. 11-cv-535 (W.D. Wis). The settlement provides payment of back overtime wages and liquidated damages for approximately 3,000 captioning assistants working at Captel during the past two ... more->>

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HAWKS QUINDEL ATTORNEYS NAMED AS 2012 SUPER LAWYERS

November 12, 2012

Hawks Quindel is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been recognized as Wisconsin Super Lawyers for 2012: Aaron Halstead (Employment & Labor; Worker's Compensation), Katherine Charlton (Employment & Labor), Timothy Hawks (Employment & Labor), and Barbara Zack Quindel (Employment & Labor). Attorneys Nicholas Fairweather (Employment & Labor), William Parsons (Employee Benefits/... more->>

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CAN I RECEIVE SSDI AND STILL RECEIVE MONEY FROM MY INVESTMENTS?

October 05, 2012
by David Zoeller

Navigating how different forms of income will impact your eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be somewhat vexing. A Hawks Quindel, S.C. disability attorney can help you determine what types of income may hinder your ability to gain approval for Social Security Disability Benefits. Unlike the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, the Social Security Disability ... more->>

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