While lawyers and judges are the ultimate legal experts, of course, I believe that every citizen should take the time to learn a little about law for several reasons. First, it is important to know your rights, and knowing them can come in handy if anyone ever accuses you of a crime you didn't commit or threatens you legally in another other way. Second, learning about your local, state, and federal laws can help you act as a better citizen. When election time comes around, you can then truly understand ever change in law being proposed by a candidate and whether it benefits society or not. I plan to share posts about law topics explained in plain English on my new blog, so you can come back often to sharpen your legal knowledge!
27 July 2017
Working through a legal dispute can take time and may be emotional if your family is involved. This is also a difficult time for most people because of the various things that must be completed and the uncertainty that's involved. Keep in mind that you will be able to settle your case at mediation. You will be required to meet with a mediator and your opponent to make this happen to work to settle the dispute.
21 July 2017
In an effort to reduce overhead costs and increase profitability, many companies are opting to allow their employees to telecommute. Employees who work from home are not utilizing resources like electricity, plumbing, etc. Creating a telecommuting workforce can save your money, but it can also leave your company vulnerable to workers' compensation claims. Here are three things that you need to do to protect your company from workers' compensation claims filed by telecommuters in the future.
12 April 2017
Post-traumatic stress disorder can affect anybody who has gone through or even witnessed a traumatic event. It's possible for your job to trigger PTSD. Unfortunately, filing a workers compensation claim for PTSD can become an uphill battle. The good news is it's not an unwinnable battle. Here's what you should know. Linking Your PTSD to Your Job The way people experience trauma varies from person to person. What you find traumatic, another person may find funny.
12 April 2017
Choosing to file for bankruptcy isn't an easy task. The actual filing is pretty straightforward, but making that decision to file can be a long process. While bankruptcy does have some long-term effects that you have to deal with, such as a lower credit score and having to explain the bankruptcy to potential landlords, it can also be the jumpstart you need to recover quickly. Remember, bankruptcy doesn't leave you constantly running around like your debt does.
12 April 2017
The world of writing has changed in massive, somewhat unpredictable, but understandable, ways as the internet becomes more accessible. More people are able to write, more people can read the writing, and more places can store that writing with massive storage limits that make a text document as insignificant as a speck of dust. It's easier to collaborate as well, so your great idea or fully-written work could find itself "