Even if you haven't been injured on the job, it's important for you to do some basic homework just so you have a clear understanding of what may happen if you should get hurt while working, especially if you work at a job where you know there is an increased chance of injury. If you have been injured, then you definitely want to have a good understanding of the workers compensation process, so you know what to expect, what to do and what not to do.
12 May 2018
As an employer, you are required to purchase worker's compensation insurance in every state but Texas, and you are required to buy it if you have at least two employees. So, what happens when you are insured, one of your employees becomes injured while working, and the insurance company refuses to pay up? Sadly, you could be sued, when it is not even your fault that the employee was injured and denied benefits.
12 April 2018
All Americans have constitutional rights that provide protection from unreasonable search and seizure. This means that law enforcement has restrictions as to how they may search you or your property and invade your privacy when it comes to looking for anything, and that includes all illegal drugs. The 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution provides these protections for you, and it is important that you fully understand your rights in the event you find yourself being subjected to illegal search and seizure.
15 March 2018
The family courts take a hard line on issues dealing with children during a divorce. They rightfully take a protective stance for minor children, often placing the well-being above that of the adults involved in the divorce proceedings. The courts expect the non-custodial parent of the child to help financially support that child, and support orders may be issued as soon as the marital separation occurs. When it comes to meeting this obligation, the courts do not play around, so read on to learn more about child support enforcement.
12 February 2018
If you've decided that the time has come to take the plunge and to go into business for yourself, you're probably excited and nervous at the same time. Both of these feelings are completely natural for those in your position. However, you can take the edge off the nervousness by taking certain steps to prepare yourself for the unique challenges. Following are three things you should do before opening your business to make sure that you're as prepared as possible for your new life as an entrepreneur.
16 January 2018