Did A Hostile Work Environment Force You Into Retirement? What Are Your Options?

20 November 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Many Americans dream of the day they retire, anticipating the celebration of a last hurrah with coworkers and cake before beginning a new chapter of leisure and time spent with family. Sadly, in some cases retirement comes on much more suddenly, and you may find yourself unable to return to full-time work after being sent over the edge of sanity by an emotionally or physically abusive boss or another type of hostile work environment. Read More 

Can You Legally Ban Selfies, Cell Phone Cameras, And Other Photographs From Your Place Of Business?

3 November 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Cell phone cameras, selfie sticks, and the general trend that has some people taking "selfies" everywhere they go to document their lives can actually be a threat to your business, for a variety of reasons. Should you consider banning selfies inside your place of business? Can you actually enforce a ban, legally? This is what you should consider. 1.) The privacy of all your other customers and your employees is at risk. Read More 

Understanding The Three Different Forms Of Comparative Negligence

15 October 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Comparative negligence is a legal doctrine courts use to compare the negligence of parties involved in an accident. This doctrine is necessary because, in most cases, more than one party is at fault when an accident occurs. Here are the three forms of comparative negligence: Pure Comparative Negligence This is the classical form of comparative negligence. In this approach, the court sums up your damages and calculates your contribution to the accident. Read More 

Protecting Your Small Business While Expanding

22 September 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Your startup phase was successful and you're getting comfortable with your niche in the domestic market. It's time to begin the next phase of your business plan - global expansion. As you kick off that phase, you'll open your business up to new legal challenges. Here are some of the key areas where you'll need additional legal protection as you grow. Hiring and Maintaining Resources As you expand into other global markets, you may want to hire staff and contractors in those areas to help. Read More 

3 Steps to Complete Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy after the Meeting of Creditors

4 September 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

There are several steps to your chapter 7 bankruptcy filing that must be completed, including the meeting of creditors. Once you have met with the creditors and your bankruptcy trustee, you are almost finished with the process. To help you better understand that process, here is some information on what to expect following the meeting.  The Trustee Makes a Decision The purpose of the meeting of creditors is to determine if all of your debts and income sources are included in your filing. Read More