If you work for the United States federal government or one of its many agencies, you've likely traded dreams of a high salary for the job security, potential pension, and other generous benefits afforded to you as a federal employee. However, proposed changes to the workers compensation program that covers federal employees may soon affect you if you're injured or made ill while on the job. Read on to learn more about these proposed changes, as well as how they may impact a future workers compensation claim. [Read More]
A DWI Conviction Can Have Serious Consequences For Your Job Search
If you've been charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI), you may be weighing whether to fight the charges or simply accept the consequences. One important factor to consider involves any job searches you're currently doing or plan to do in the future. Depending on the state in which you live, employers may legally ask about arrests and convictions when considering job applicants. They may run criminal background checks on applicants. [Read More]
2 Ways To Prevent Personal Injuries In Your Hotel
Hotel ownership can be fulfilling, both emotionally and financially, and your management has a direct effect on how successful your business becomes. Unfortunately, unforeseen circumstances and general disrepair can cause injuries within your establishment. As a business owner, you are held to a high standard under the law when it comes to protecting individuals from injuries. This means that a personal injury claim may be filed and won if you did not provide a relatively safe environment for all guests. [Read More]
Can You Sue For Personal Injury If You Were Battered In Florida?
Were you battered in Florida? Battery can mean a lot of things. It is sometimes sexual battery, but it can be a physical battery of any kind to be considered a crime. While battery of any kind is a criminal offense and can be prosecuted as such, you only get the satisfaction of knowing the perpetrator was punished for their crime against you. A criminal suit doesn't help pay your medical bills or compensate you for any pain and suffering for injuries you received because of the battery. [Read More]