When my husband I decided to start a business, we didn't think about the legal aspects of doing so. We didn't realize that purchasing business insurance, getting building permits and making investments all required some type of legal advice. But after speaking to a close friend, who also happens to own a small business, we contacted a business attorney. Now, we have the legal smarts to make the best decisions for our business, as well as the legal representation in case something happens to our company. I hope that you find my blog helpful and informative for your own business. It's a great resource for finding the legal advice, resources and guidance you need to get your company up and running.
13 April 2017
You probably think of administrative assistants as desk secretaries and "gophers." While their job duties are often one and the same, administrative assistants are still deserving of respect. They are also deserving of workers comp when they have been injured on the job. As to when they might be injured on the job and qualify for worker's comp, here are a few instances that may apply. Getting the Boss's Coffee In the office, you can get burnt by hot coffee when somebody bumps into you.
10 April 2017
People who get pulled over by a traffic officer often pretend not to know what it is that they did. Pretending ignorance in this instance may get you off with a warning or a lighter fine, but in legal matters, that definitely does not work all the time. In fact, pretending or claiming ignorance in a criminal defense case is never applicable or allowed. Without a criminal defense attorney, you are sure to receive a conviction of guilty.
28 March 2017
If you have had an accident or illness, you might be wondering if there is anyway that you can get disability benefits that can help to cover expenses related to working. There are many people who are able to get help in a time of need, and if you are struggling, it might be worth applying for some benefits. However, there are strict rules as to who can qualify for these benefits.
28 March 2017
If you slip and fall on a government property, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries just as you would be if injured on other premises. However, you should brace yourself for the complications of seeking injury compensation from a government entity. Here are a few examples of these complications: Immunity Some government agencies claim immunity from lawsuits when they are subjected to injury claims. It's true that the law grants immunity for some government agencies under certain conditions.
16 March 2017
When you run a business and Mother Nature has just dropped snow and ice on your city, it's important to give some thought to the safety of your customers. As they'll be on your property, you may be responsible for any injuries they suffer as a result of the poor traction outside, and you don't want to find yourself on the receiving end of a personal injury suit. While a top-tier personal injury attorney can ideally help you beat the case or settle it for an agreeable amount, it's best to avoid the entire process if you can.