The Reality About Job Related Personal injuries

Lawyer 101

One of the leading reasons for injuries is job related. The principle explanation to this is because people spend their hrs at work and possibly as a result of no correct safety measures at the job. Higher extremities incidents are the most well-known of all. The workers that are far more susceptible to this kind of injuries are the ones in the area of vehicle, food processing, electric powered assembly as well as data entry simply because, this job demands the person to try and do the identical actions many times. The affected regions of one’s body are usually the neck, elbow, shoulder, hand and wrists; the soft tissues of all these body parts seem to be greatly affected. And,this will likely eventually build up over time due to frequent actions.

Carpal tunnel is yet another common type of damage of the upper extremity. This can occur if the median…

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What To Do When Company Denies The Worker’s Claim

Lawyer 101

The very best decision is to seek the assistance of professionals who may handle legal issues including work-related injuries and accidents. At times unfavorable things happen at your workplace – things which may even prevent you from earning money for some time. Injuries are indeed depressing circumstances that could put you down. These kinds of incidents leading to accidents can not be managed specifically if the job is really risky. Neglect, misunderstandings, and unsafe surroundings will surely bring conditions that can impact the wellbeing of an individual involved. Even if you may perhaps rely on the benefits that could be acquired, it gets frustrating to discover that complications on the settlement deal can slow things down.

Sadly, things may not turn the way we expect them to be. Aside from the procedures, legalities, and jargons that you have to cope with, you will find that insufficient assistance from your own…

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Contractor or Employee – How Do You Classify Your Staff?

Frank G. Goldman, PC

The Atlanta Journal Constitution (“AJC”) recently reported that how a business classifies its workers – whether as an “employee” or as an “independent contractor” – is critical.  Improperly classifying an “employee” as an “independent contractor” can lead to a host of administrative and legal problems.  Conversely, failing to properly utilize legitimate independent contractors can leave a business at a competitive disadvantage.

Frequently, a business will try to designate a newly retained worker as “contractor” because the position does not offer employment benefits, is only needed for a set period of time, or the individual must serve a probationary period.  As Dan Chapman points out in the AJC article, this misclassification can be costly.  In a recent lawsuit brought against a Marietta, Georgia company for failing to pay new-hires overtime pay during their probationary period, the judge ruled in favor of the employees – who were wrongfully classified as “contractors” during…

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Things to know when selling a business

Shire Legal

When you are selling a business, you are transferring ownership of a bundle of rights, responsibilities and assets that are used together to create profit for their owner. These rights, responsibilities and assets need to be clearly identified so they can be effectively transferred from seller to buyer.

The components of a business can include:

  • the registered business name
  • business goodwill
  • business premises (lease or ownership)
  • equipment
  • fixed assets
  • stock
  • current orders
  • supply agreements
  • patents and trademarks
  • business licences
  • debtors
  • employees

QuestionOther considerations include:

  • should the prospective purchaser sign a confidentiality agreement?
  • will any unpaid accounts (debt) remain with the previous owner, or will the right to recover the debt be transferred to the new owner?
  • what are the taxation implications?
  • have all representations made to the prospective purchaser been accurate?
  • what consents and approvals are required for the sale to proceed?

What is included in the sale value?


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