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.
28 November 2014
Unless you live in a gated community that does not allow dogs, chances are pretty good there are a few roaming around your community. Fortunately, most dog owners in your community are responsible. They will have a proper enclosure and signs posted to warn people of the dog. This is also someone who would always keep a dog on a leash and under his or her control. Unfortunately, this is not the case for all dog owners.
25 November 2014
If you have been injured in some type of accident and have suffered injuries as a result, you may want to consider filing a personal injury lawsuit against the person or the entity that was responsible for your injures. The key to success in this type of lawsuit is making sure you understand how the process works, and what information you need in order to be successful. Here is an overview on how to proceed with a personal injury lawsuit.
24 November 2014
If you get injured and have to go to a lawyer for help, you and your lawyer, such as Teresa P Williams PA, will have a few choices. One of those choices is to go to court. Another is to negotiate a settlement. Most lawyers are going to try to get a settlement. Why Try to Get a Settlement? There are a lot of reasons to try to get a settlement instead of going to court.
21 November 2014
It's getting cold outside, and your idea of a good morning probably doesn't include sitting in a freezing car with the engine running, waiting for the frost to thaw off the windshield. However, if you're thinking about just putting the keys in the ignition, turning on the engine, and going back inside the house for your coffee while the car warms ups without you - think again. Doing that can land you in a lot of legal and financial trouble.
20 November 2014
Finding in yourself in a situation where you have to pursue legal help after an auto accident can be an extremely stressful part of anyone's life. Because these types of accidents are thankfully infrequent, most injured parties will have very little to no experience in navigating this difficult and intimidating situation. Below, you'll find a guide to some questions you should ask your attorney to make sure you get the best possible result for you and your family.