If you own a business and haven't made proper arrangements, you are leaving your employees, customers, business associates, and family vulnerable. For instance, what if something happened to you? What if you were 1) disabled and unable to perform your duties; or 2) deceased? Whether you have a family business, a sole proprietorship with employees, have a partner, or are a one-person show, … [Read more...] about For Business Owners – The DANGER of Not Having a Power of Attorney & a Will!
It is good Risk Management Strategy to make sure that your promises and representations to your customers/clients/patients are truthful, honest and free of unreasonable promises. Promising more than you can deliver is tempting. You may want to make that sale or cement that relationship. Don't do so at the risk of future litigation. Defending a lawsuit or administrative claim eats into your … [Read more...] about Avoid Lawsuits for your Company- Don’t Promise More Than You Can Give!
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Many employers nowadays have a social media policy for their employees. But they may not know that the National Labor Relations Act protects "concerted" speech & activity by their employees. This means that employees can talk about their work environment including talking about other employees, their boss, or how much they make. This provision in the National Labor Relations Act applies to … [Read more...] about Can Employers Legally Prohibit Their Employees from Complaining on Social Media?
In several years of practicing law, our firm has seen a lot of people in distress. Some problems are simply unavoidable. However, practicing a few basic principles can make you much less likely to get into legal trouble. Know your rights- If you know your legal rights in a situation you are less likely to give in when you shouldn’t, creating a hassle for later. You are also less likely … [Read more...] about Five Life Principles to Help you Stay out of Trouble