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Tips For Reducing Your Legal Risk When Starting A Business

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While owning a business can be a dream come true, there are numerous legal risks and liabilities that can come with entrepreneurship. For those that in the process of starting a business, there are important steps that must be followed to protect themselves against the risk of a devastating lawsuit. Invest In Prudent Liability Insurance Policies For Your Enterprise One of the best ways of protecting your business against a lawsuit is to have liability insurance. Read More»

What You Should Know If Your Employer Is Stating You Were Not Injured On The Job

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If you are injured on the job, you are required to tell your employer. By law, they are required to provide you with a claim form. This claim form must be filled out and is then sent to the insurance company will open a workers compensation insurance claim. However, if your employer feels like you were not injured on the job, they can make this process a bit more difficult and in some cases, may even refuse to give you a claim form. Read More»

Divorcing Your Parents: Why You Need A Family Law Attorney For Emancipation

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Family law attorneys get involved with all kinds of family law cases. Most of the time, the cases involve divorces and child custody. The rest of the time, they could involve any sort of family issues, from elder guardianship to emancipation of minors. If you are a minor seeking emancipation, then you need to hire a family law attorney. This may be very difficult to do, since you already have to have a full-time job, attend school during the day and keep a residence separate from your parents’ home, all on whatever pay you make from working. Read More»

Why You Might Need A Special Education Lawyer For Your Child

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In most cases, parents are the best and most proactive advocates for their children. When that child has special needs, the parents do sometimes require help from the child’s teachers, doctors and community leaders. It may be possible that you might need a special education lawyer for your child in certain circumstances. How can one of these lawyers help you? The following are only a few examples of what a special education lawyer can do to help. Read More»

Three Questions About Your Property To Ask A Home Inspector Before You Sell Your Home

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When you want to sell your property, there are many financial and legal issues you’ll have to give due consideration to. In particular, while a home inspector is looking at your home, you might as well tie as many loose ends as possible in the short time you’ll be seeing him or her. Check out these three questions about your property to ask a home inspector before you sell your home. Read More»

Gender Discrimination Can Affect You In The Workplace

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Although it might not be a widespread, common problem, gender discrimination in the workplace is real. Nearly 10% of men report that they have once felt they were denied a role because of their gender and 15% of women share this sentiment. When faced with what you perceive to be this type of scenario, it can be both frustrating and confusing.   What Is Gender Discrimination? It’s important to understand what exactly gender discrimination is. Read More»

5 Reasons You May Be Disqualified For Workers Compensation

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If you’ve been injured on the job, you will want to receive compensation. You’re sure to be faced with some medical bills and lost wages that may make it difficult to handle. Dealing with such huge financial losses can be devastating to you and working to recover from this challenging time can be difficult. One of the most effective ways to get compensated for your losses is by getting workers’ compensation. Read More»

New to the Workplace? Two Tips to Help You Handle Sexual Harassment

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If you’ve just gotten your first job, you may not be aware that sexual harassment is a real risk in the workplace.  A recent poll showed that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 10 men experience sexual harassment at work, so it’s definitely not uncommon.  Because you’re embarking on your first work experience, you may not know how to handle sexual harassment if it happens to you. Use this information to learn two tips that can help you know what to do if you happen to experience sexual harassment on your new job. Read More»

3 Tips For Writing A Strong Description Of Your Product When Applying For A Patent

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If you have come up with a really great idea, you might be thinking about applying for a patent or discussing a patent acquisition so that you don’t have to worry about anyone else stealing your idea. Doing so can be a smart decision–particularly if you plan on moving forward with your invention–but the process is not as easy as you might think. You will need to file a patent application, and in this application you will need to provide a strong description of your product. Read More»

2 Ways To Present Evidence In Your Custody Case

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When marriages come to an end it can be challenging to determine who will retain custody of the children. Many couples find that the matter must be settled in court. If you are in the midst of a custody battle with your soon-to-be ex, it’s important that you understand how you can present evidence to the court supporting your position that you should be awarded custody. Here are two ways that you can present information to the court on your behalf. Read More»