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.
18 November 2018
When you purchase food, whether it's for at-home consumption or at a restaurant, you expect it to be free of foreign objects. You also expect that you won't be injured by eating the food you buy. However, that does not necessarily you have a legal claim for finding or being injured by something in your food that shouldn't be there. Here are some things you should know about suing for foreign objects in your food.
11 October 2018
If you have been charged with a crime, one of the first and most important things you need to do is meet with a criminal lawyer. He or she can guide you through the court process and hopefully get the charges against you reduced or dropped completely. This first meeting with your lawyer can be a little stressful, as you're sure to be embarrassed about the situation and apprehensive about the consequences.
6 September 2018
When filing a personal injury lawsuit, you should have a rough idea of what to expect so that you don't get surprised when something unexpected happens anytime during the process. Here is a brief overview of a typical injury lawsuit timeline to help prepare you for the process. The typical stages include: The Discovery Process In the discovery process, both you and the defendant are given the opportunity to get information relating to the case from each other.
27 June 2018
When a marriage is coming to an end, the financial situation of the couple can be in for a major upheaval. For spouses that have been depending on the income of their spouse, the divorce might be put off due to fears of suffering an economic disparity. This situation constitutes the primary reason that spousal support (alimony and maintenance) exists, so read on to learn about the three main types of spousal support and more about why it might be needed.
27 June 2018
Being able to work at your job is never guaranteed, but the Social Security Administration (SSA) does have a program when things go wrong. If you have a qualifying medical condition, you may be approved for benefits from the SSA program called Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), and a little prep work beforehand might mean a more satisfactory application and approval process. Read on to learn more about social security insurance services.