As a business owner, keeping informed about the finer points of employment law is important. If you're getting ready to hire your first employees, you need to be sure that you understand exactly what you can and cannot do. Don't risk getting yourself into legal trouble by asking the wrong question at the interview or making an off-hand comment that's considered legally unacceptable. I created this site to give you the basics of employment law expectations. I hope that the information here helps you to understand what you should and shouldn't do as you're interviewing and hiring your first staff members.
27 October 2015
If you are suffering from an injury caused by another party's negligence, you are likely hoping that the at-fault party's insurance company will do the right thing and offer you a fair settlement. In some cases, you simply cannot rely on the other side's insurance company to compensate you. If you are the victim of a more difficult-to-prove or complicated injury, you will likely require the services of a personal injury attorney to help you get fairly compensated.
12 October 2015
Waiting for a response from the Veterans Affairs (VA) claim system can be a time-consuming and worrying ordeal. For many veterans, there isn't a lot of useful information that comes back from the VA, which means many attempts at progress are halted. It's hard to get safe and accurate information that the VA needs if you don't know what they're looking for, but an overview of VA expectations can give you a better idea of the kinds of statements and evidence you'll need.
28 September 2015
Securing employment can be a tough task for many individuals. It usually takes a series of interviews and phone calls to get a new position, which is why securing and keeping a job is of the utmost importance. However, wrongful termination does happen and it can be frustrating and stressful to deal with. The first step often involves finding an employment lawyer that will take your case. Your employment lawyer needs as much evidence as possible to prove wrongful termination in order to win your case.
4 September 2015
No one likes the possibility of having to file bankruptcy, but in some cases it might be a good option. For instance, if you are facing foreclosure due to financial difficulties, filing for bankruptcy might help you resolve the situation, depending on the specific circumstances. Automatic Stay Filing for bankruptcy triggers a legal mechanism known as the automatic stay. Thislegal protection prevents creditors from making any attempts to collects on debts or enforce a lien during the bankruptcy process.
26 August 2015
There is a lot of advice out there for folks facing bankruptcy, but what about afterward? This may be a confusing time as you adjust to being relieved of some financial stressors and of answering your phone without the fear of being harassed by bill collectors. There are some tips and practical advice surrounding what you should do after your bankruptcy has been filed and approved by the court. Some things to bear in mind post-bankruptcy include: