Category Archives: Legal

Workplace Racial Discrimination – Facts To Be Aware Of

We can define racial discrimination as any attitude or action, unconscious or conscious that subordinates individuals based on race. The US Civil Rights Commission highlights that this can happen at an institutional or individual level. There are tens of thousands of discrimination charges that appear in the country every single year. The good news is that most of them culminate into monetary benefits. However, according to New Jersey discrimination lawyer Ravi Sattiraju, it is important that Read more [...]

How To Decide If You Need A Divorce Attorney

When you go through a divorce, you have a lot of decisions that you need to make. You need to think about what is best for you, your family, your finances and more. One of the decisions that is ultimately going to come up during a divorce is whether or not you need to get an attorney. Hiring a lawyer to help you with the divorce comes with many advantages, but is also a bigger expense. If you are not sure if you need to hire a lawyer, here are a few things to think about. Reasons You May Need A Read more [...]

What do Criminal Defense Lawyers Do ?

Some dire situations brought about by a number of things such as accidents, negligence, or human misbehaviour almost always require legal counsel and, most importantly, a criminal defense attorney. Why? Criminal defense attorneys do more than just ask a series of questions to witnesses in court – their job goes beyond that. They have to ensure that you get the best possible outcome from a settlement or, at least, lessen the sentence if a punishment was deemed fit. Criminal defendants are represented Read more [...]

What a Workers Comp Lawyer Can Do for You

Workers compensation is an insurance type. Employers take it out in order to protect their employees’ rights. Basically, if an employee is injured at work or suffers from a job related illness, this insurance will cover the cost of expenses. According to the law, someone who is hurt at work is allowed to receive compensation but it is recommended to hire a lawyer specializing in this field to make sure you get the greatest benefits. What Are Work Related Injuries? When it comes to a workers Read more [...]

6 Ways Philanthropy Is More Conducive for the Economy

Philanthropy, when considering business, is the process of caring more for humanity than profit. Although many philanthropists don't share the same success as hard core capitalists, these individuals could be more conducive to maintaining the economy and even the future of economic growth. People such as Ehsan Bayat have made a great deal of success for themselves while helping humanity develop in many areas, which includes providing technology for locations that don't have 21st century tools. Improving Read more [...]

How the April 2015 pension changes may affect you

There is a radical overhaul of the pension system in the UK that is set to take effect next month, April 2015. There have been several aspects to George Osborne’s plans announced in the past year, and this article will outline some of the thing you should all know.   The investment charges that workers pay when they save into a pension are being examined for the first time and companies are under pressure to lower them. At the same time, more workers will save into a pension as the roll-out Read more [...]

Infographic on Majiuanna in the workplace

With varying levels of marijuana use currently being legal in 23 states, businesses are facing the new issue of what they are and are not allowed to do when dealing with employees who engage in its use. While the employees are, indeed, protected by some laws, this does not mean the company has to have 100% tolerance in the area. One myth is that legalization of the drug means employees are allowed to engage in marijuana use on the job. This is not the case. While the laws are still getting hashed Read more [...]

Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy Right For You?

Filing for Bankruptcy in California is a multi-tiered challenge. To complete this process successfully and with the least amount of stress, you need a Los Angeles bankruptcy lawyer specialist on your team. McFarlin Law’s goal is always to help clients reset their financial lives, regain their balance and begin the next stage of their financial lives on the best footing possible. Bankruptcy offers the opportunity to learn from your financial mistakes and recover. We work to make that process Read more [...]

Tax Deductions That Can Help You Save Money

When you file for your tax returns, it all depends upon your skills of filling the form. While most people fill the form efficiently, they most of the times forget to fill the medical, health and insurance premium details. Listed below are some of the deductions that need to be crossed checked after filing up the form. Insurance benefits pertaining to disabilityThe insurance premium is deductible. When it comes to disability insurance, it is always advisable to have the benefits tax-free considering Read more [...]

White Collar Crimes: Penalties Increasing?

With the increased media coverage of white collar crimes, many people feel the time is right for increased penalties for such crimes.  However, no legislation is pending for such measures.  The country is in need of qualified individuals, preferably who have completed a social justice masters program, to help improve the current laws and practices. Currently, individuals facing federal white collar criminal charges can expect the following penalties. Criminal Penalties In Read more [...]