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.
25 February 2020
After you have sent a personal injury demand letter, the defendant (through their insurance company) has a limited time to respond. Below are some of the things to expect with the response. Total Acceptance The insurance company may accept your offer on its face value. This is possible, but very rare. Insurance companies always want to negotiate to reduce their payouts. Such acceptance may mean that your demand was weaker than it should've been.
22 January 2020
No matter how minor you think being charged with a DUI might be, understand that any conviction against you is important. By hiring a DUI lawyer, you will put up a strong defense in an effort to be found innocent of the charges. One guilty finding on your record can become a hurdle that you have to overcome for the rest of your life. Some people are tempted to plead guilty in order to receive their consequences and move on, while others will go with the public defender as their only defense.
16 December 2019
Dealing with death can be beyond difficult, so the last thing you will want to do is muddle this terrain even more by not having your ducks in a row when it comes to the estate. By learning the ins and outs of administering the estate, you will be better able to make the correct decisions that will enforce your loved one's wishes. In addition to reaching out to an estate administration attorney, you will need to ensure that you have a gameplan for handling their estate execution from start to finish.
22 November 2019
Being denied your rights to workers' compensation insurance coverage is not conducive to healing from your work-related injury or illness. A worker denied benefits could find themselves unable to work and without income or medical treatment coverage, and they need to take action fast to get things rectified. You may need the help of a workers' compensation lawyer when your claims are held up, they are denied, or you receive adversarial rulings for the insurer.
29 October 2019
The wait to get a decision on your Social Security Disability claim can be excruciating. Adding to your frustration, the disability examiner charged with making decisions in your case contacts you and says that the agency wants you to go to a doctor that you've never seen before for something called a "consultative examination." Here's what you need to know about consultative exams, including what to expect and how to handle yourself.