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!
12 March 2021
Many people hold long-term insurance policies, which are designed to pay a person a set percentage of their income in the event that they are unable to work for an extended period of time due to illness or a serious injury. While a large portion of long-term disability insurance claims are approved and processed by the insurance company, there are situations where the insurance company may deny the claim. If you have filed a long-term disability insurance claim and have received a denial, it is important to act promptly.
16 February 2021
If you are having an issue with discrimination in the workplace, you may be thinking about contacting the human resources department at your company. Although this is a natural inclination, there are many problems with doing this. It is quite possible that you could make matters worse. However, there is no reason to ignore discrimination in the workplace. If you are a victim of sexual harassment, racial or ethnic discrimination, or severe bullying, then you should consult with an attorney.
15 January 2021
Equal pay for equal work is a contentious issue between workers and employees. That's especially the case when an employer appears to be providing unequal pay on the basis of sex, race, disability, or age. It's reasonable to wonder, though, whether your claim stands a good chance of success. The following examines several things that often factor into equal pay cases. Covered Forms of Compensation A wide range of types of compensation are covered by the two dominant laws that cover pay equality.
14 December 2020
When you and your ex-partner are trying to figure out how you will raise your child, you might decide that it is cheaper to handle several aspects of your child custody arrangements out of court. For example, you might decide to come to a child support agreement on your own. While this might be more efficient and less expensive, there are several reasons why this might backfire. Your Child Support Agreement Won't Be Enforceable
12 November 2020
As a parent, you might have carefully chosen a daycare facility to take your child to, and you might think that you should be able to trust the daycare to provide your son or daughter with the best possible level of care. Unfortunately, though, there is the possibility that your child could be injured while at daycare. If this happens, then you might need to take legal action by hiring a personal injury lawyer.