Do you work as a contractor — rather than an employee — for another company? Then you need to understand how employment law affects you. Many independent contractors don't fully understand their position when it comes to the rights and responsibilities of being hired labor. And failure to understand where you stand could cost you money and even be a danger to your health. Here's what you need to know.
Are you filing for workers compensation and thinking that you can file your claim on your own? If so, you're likely to make some mistakes along the way. Here are a couple issues you'll want to avoid if possible.
Mistake 1: Not Telling Doctors That You Were Hurt At Work
One problem that people have with workers compensation claims is when they have inconsistencies in their story. This can happen if you don't tell your doctors how you were hurt or that the injury even happened at work.
Have you decided that it's time to write out your will, but you're not sure what to include in it? If so, you'll want to put the following things in it to make sure that all the basics are covered.
Identify Who You Are
Since you are the testator that is going to be writing the will, you need to identify who you are to avoid any confusion about who's will it is.
When you are buying a house, there are a lot of people you need to talk to and a lot of stuff you need to handle. That can make the whole process really difficult for you. There are things that you can do that will make it easier for you. One of them is to work with a real estate attorney. There are several reasons why working with a real estate lawyer when you are buying your house is a good idea.
Do you have a contract that you are in a dispute about due to the other party not meeting their obligations as part of the contract? Here is what you need to know about how a court interprets contracts.
The Entire Contract Is Read As A Whole
Your contract may be broken up into sections with separate headings, but the court will look at the entire contract as a whole. Those headings are just used for organizational purposes and cannot be looked at individually.