An Employer’s Guide to Workers’ Compensation Terminology

If you're a first-time business owner, you're likely a bit overwhelmed by all the rules and regulations you have to comply with before even opening your doors. Insuring your business, in particular, requires a lot of time and research—and you'll have to purchase insurance for everything from product liability to professional liability insurance.   When the time to start hiring comes around, you'll have to purchase worker's compensation insurance, which most U.S. states legally require Read more [...]

 What You Must Do If You’ve Had a Serious Injury at Work

Accidents at work occur every day and depending on the environment that you work in, you may be more likely to be in an accident than others. For instance, construction work has been found to be one of the most dangerous industries to work in within the United States, due to the number of injuries that occur on construction sites. If you have been seriously injured at work, here are the steps that you must take. File an Accident Report Every workplace should have an accident report book or log Read more [...]

What Kind of Insurance Do You Need in Your Life?

In life and business you need to be sure that you are looking after yourself and your assets. This could include stock, possessions or people. In order to do this, you preserve and protect what is important to you and help yourself and your business in the long run. One of the best ways of doing this is by making sure that you sort out insurance policies.   Insurance is a vital part of your business life and your personal life. If you don’t have any insurance or you haven’t considered Read more [...]

Determining How Much Your Personal Injury Claim Could Be Worth

Whether it's a slip and fall or auto crash, when you are involved in an accident you may quickly begin to wonder how much compensation you are entitled to. Compensation for injury is often referred to as "damages." Damages can include monetary compensation for mental anguish, cost associated with medical care, damage to your property, and the loss of employment or employment benefits. Using several different calculation methods and assessment strategies, your attorney can determine exactly what Read more [...]

Everything You Need to Know About the Different Types of Court-martial

Not everybody knows that the military operates under its own law and code of justice. People in the military can still fall foul of civilian law. But they also have to follow military law and could face punishment for an infraction that breaches these laws. Some laws that are only relevant to the military include being absent without leave and disobeying a commanding officer. Civilian charges for military personnel could also result in discipline within the military. For example, the police could Read more [...]

The Essential Guide to Taxation Law and Your Business

In the midst of setting up your new business, you are undoubtedly looking into matters of taxation. As anyone in business will attest, you need to have your tax matters dealt with as a matter of urgency.   Taxation laws can be difficult to master. But, if you have a basic, no-nonsense guide at your disposal, you are sure to have a legally compliant venture.   Here you will find all the information that you need about your business and taxation laws.   When you set Read more [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Employment Law

As an employer, you need to be aware of the many employment laws that are ever present. Employment law can be a tricky subject. What is more, employment law is ever changing, so you need to ensure that you are up to date with all of the rules and regulations. If you do not keep abreast of these changes, you could find yourself in hot water. The key is to keep calm and research. As an employer, you have a duty of care to all your employees. That aside, you also have a legal obligation to uphold.   Do Read more [...]