People often associate workers' compensation claims with physical injuries suffered on the job, such as a construction worker who falls off scaffolding or a warehouse employee who hurts his or her back lifting something heavy. In reality, even those who don't perform physically demanding jobs can file workers' compensation claims because of emotional injuries in many states. If you work in human resources, it's unlikely that you'll sustain a physical injury on the job, but you may have grounds for a workers' compensation case because of emotional distress.
You want to be treated equally and fairly, but that's not always the case. If you feel like you have been discriminated against, you may be able to seek legal representation. But what counts as discrimination? This article will take a closer look at some specific discriminatory examples. Read on. Age Discrimination Being discriminated against because of your age is a real thing that people face every day. Specifically, it's something that a lot of older people face in the workplace when they are competing for a job against someone else who is younger.
If you need to take a medical leave from work and you are finding that the process is not going as smoothly as it should, you may need the assistance of a medical leave attorney. To help you see whether you need the help of a skilled attorney, you will want to keep reading. Your Employer Is Trying To Discourage You From Taking Leave Your employer may try giving you a guilt trip about how the company or your co-workers will suffer if you were to take a medical leave.
Most couples don't go into divorce imagining that they will be at each other's throats at some point. Unfortunately, if couples fail to make some conscious decisions meant to avoid strife and legal chaos, that is exactly what can happen. Couples that take the below steps seriously may end up having a divorce that is peaceful, thoughtful, and may even be less expensive. Put Your Children First You and your spouse will need to form some agreements to deal with the minor-aged children of the marriage.
It's bad enough to get hit and hurt by a driver who was careless, but it can only add insult to injury when that driver was drunk. Drivers who get behind the wheel while intoxicated put everyone on the road at risk, and when their actions lead to accidents with injuries, the stakes climb even higher. Read on for an overview of how things might proceed when a drunk driver causes you to be in a car crash.
Hello, I'm Phillip Kerr and I just love the legal profession and courtroom drama. Have you ever watched judge shows on TV? I know that these shows are not an accurate representation of the courtroom, but there is something you may have noticed. Some individuals come into the courtroom well-dressed, articulate, respectful and with the knowledge and documents necessary to support a case, while others come unprepared, slovenly dressed and appear as if they do not have a care in the world. How you present yourself and the knowledge that you have of the law will have an impact on how you are treated, even if you have legal representation. This blog is designed to assist those who are going to trial in doing just that.