Can You Fire An Employee For Filing A False Harassment Complaint?
28 October 2022
Discrimination and harassment in the workplace are real problems employees face on a daily basis. Unfortunately, sometimes people make accusations that turn out to be false. Depending on the situation, you may feel justified firing the employee, but here's why that could backfire and cause you even more problems in the future.
The Law Prohibits Retaliatory Measures
The statute that protects employees from discrimination and harassment includes another restriction: employers can't retaliate against employees for filing complaints, even if the accusations turn out to be untrue.
What Makes Up A Personal Injury Settlement?
4 October 2022
If you have been injured by a careless driver, you could be offered a monetary settlement. Many accident victims wonder how much they should be paid.
Settlements are paid to a victim as an alternative to taking a case to court. They can be paid soon after an accident occurs. Your personal injury lawyer will have an idea of what you are owed after you speak to them. The insurer for the driver that caused the accident will also have an idea of what you should be paid.
Three Reasons a Self-Employed Person Needs to Consult an Attorney about Income Tax Problems
6 September 2022
There are many reasons why an individual can find themselves with a tax problem. The one area that tax attorneys often see issues is with those who are self-employed, especially those who have become self-employed for the first time. If you are such a person, the following are among many reasons you should consult a tax attorney.
You just received a tax bill for estimated taxes owed base upon last year's large income
Estate Planning: Get A Special Needs Trust In Place For Your Child
8 August 2022
A trust is an excellent stand-in for a will but the way a trust can be personalized makes it even more valuable. A special needs trust should be part of your estate plan if you have a child that needs continuing care after you are gone. Read on to find out more.
Trusts Are Different
When it comes to estate planning, a trust is extremely important. A trust features these key benefits: