Is Making A Work Accident Claim For Compensation Difficult?

Legally every single employer has an obligation to make sure that employees are able to work in a safe environment, are provided with appropriate safety equipment and clothing, and are given adequate training. Unfortunately these obligations are not always met as fully as they ought to, resulting in work related accidents. The problem with work-related accidents is that they inevitably prevent the employee from being able to return to work, either for a period of time, or indefinitely. Clearly it is not in the interests of the business to have…

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Employment Law on Redundancy – When Redundancy Becomes Unfair Dismissal

Did your employer make your job redundant? Of course, you should take a look at reasons for the decision. Are you singled out to take a redundancy? Is the business really not doing well? Is the employer looking for a new employee who would occupy your position? Be aware that there may be cases when employers inappropriately and illegally make employees redundant. You need to take a look at the UK employment law on redundancy. You should be aware that in the employment law on redundancy, if you have been…

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Trademark Law – 3 Legal Concerns When Creating a Trademark

The first concern for anyone who is creating a trademark is to make sure that the proposed trademark will be distinctive. A trade mark can be any sign that distinguishes the goods or services of one undertaking from those of others. It can be a word or words, a design, letters, numerals, a slogan, a shape, a colour or a combination of colours. However, whatever form the trade mark takes, in order to be capable of registration it must be distinctive. That is to say, a trademark must be capable…

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The Benefits Of Face-To-Face Mediation

Go to a restaurant, a doctor’s waiting room or even a sporting event and you will find that some people are not looking up at their surroundings; they are looking down at their phones or other electronic devices. Today’s world is dominated by text and emails–forms of communication that don’t require human contact face-to-face. Communication can be difficult enough person-to-person but miscommunication can be more common in a text. For example, a text sent to someone who is waiting for a dinner date asking, “Where are you?” could be interpreted…

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Effects Of DUI In Your Emotion

Everything that we do has a result. And the result comes into two kinds which are negative and positive or bad and good. Well, negative result is leading to consequences that may ruin our life. This does not mean that you will be totally broken but there may some aspects in your life that are affected like your emotions. Driving under the influence or what is commonly called as DUI is a violation of the law. Anyway, it could be considered as a crime that will lead you to face…

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Compromise Agreements – Getting Your Redundancy Payout

You are entitled to a redundancy payout if you have been made redundant by your employer due to uncontrolled business circumstances like a takeover by another firm or reorganization. Your entitlement is more certain if you have been working for the employer continuously for the last two years. A redundancy payout is also due when your fixed-term contract of about two years or more is expiring and is not subject to renewal because of the redundancy. Any redundancy payout should be made automatically. You do not need to file for…

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Physicians-Only Social Network?

Do physicians-only online networks really have the potential to drastically change the face of healthcare collaboration and education? Already, websites like sermo.com and ozmosis.com restrict access to licensed medical practitioners to provide a forum for doctors to discuss specific cases. The concern to this Internet lawyer is obvious. Patient privacy. Are doctors violating legal and ethical standards by posting any identifying information about patients? Physician-only websites share many of the same risks as open online services that host “user-generated content.” Once posted, the original author has very little control over…

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Find Out the First Steps to Take to Qualify for an EB5 Visa

If you are an immigrant considering ways to get into the United States as fast as possible, you should learn the basics of the EB5 visa. This route allows you to get into this country within about a year, as long as you meet a few requirements. Of course, you should note that it is often referred to as an investment visa, which means that you should have access to money to invest in a business. However, if you have always wanted to be part of the reason for the…

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DUI Fees For Minors And The Consequences

For underage drinkers who are found driving a motor vehicle, the DUI convictions and punishments are more severe to limit the habit of repeat perpetrators. As with drivers over the age of 21, underage drinkers who are caught driving still face some type of criminal and DMV charges; however, the main difference is the severity of the ramifications for both. Since California has a Zero-Tolerance Policy, any minor who has had even one drink will be taken in for a DUI violation which may result in a misdemeanor, infraction or…

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History of Bail Bonds

The practice of putting up money or property in exchange for temporary release from jail, (conditional upon a court appearance), has been around since 13th century England. In fact, the practice of issuing bail bonds in the United States is mostly based upon the practice that once took place in England. Most of the changes that have taken place regarding bail laws in the United States have addressed the fairness of the bail amount set by the judge, in relation to the seriousness of the crime committed. The practice of…

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