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!
21 December 2018
Paying your bills and staying above water can be difficult at times. It can be even more difficult when your employer fails to pay you your full wages. If you have noticed that your paycheck is not what it should be and your employer has not fixed the issue, you will likely need to take action. The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, was put in place to protect wage earners across the country.
8 November 2018
As people go through life, they sometimes forget how important it is to plan for situations that might arise later on. For instance, you must have a plan in place for what will happen to various things in your life during your elderly years, as well as after death occurs. Opening up a savings account and regularly depositing money into it is only one of the steps that should be taken to prepare for your future.
30 September 2018
The key to being able to recover easily if you've been hurt at work is to see a doctor. This is one of the first things that should be on your agenda. However, this can cost money and you may end up losing time from work. It's in your best interest to file a claim for a workers' compensation payment. Doing this could give you the financial help you need until you can go back to work.
27 August 2018
The Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA) reveals that slip-and-falls account for the majority of workplace accidents. The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) concurs by adding that more than one million people end up seeking care at the emergency room because of slip-and-fall accidents each year. Slip-and-falls are the second leading cause of all accidental deaths. You can end up suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), and other injuries such as concussions, fractures, neck and back injuries, sprains and paralysis, burns and contusions and even lose your life as well.
22 July 2018
If you are finishing up your residency this summer and are getting ready to start your own medical practice, then there are many things you must do to avoid future problems with medical malpractice lawsuits. Since this is one aspect of your career medical school probably didn't adequately teach you about, here are some lawyer-approved tips to help you both provide excellent care for your future patients and avoid unnecessary malpractice liabilities.