Most businesses in the United States have handled a problem related to workers compensation. Workers compensation law requires employers to get insurance policy for their statutory obligations when their employees become injured or ill as a result of their employment. At present, most of the workers compensation programs are being administered by individual states; while few regulations are being run by the U.S. Department of Labor. Businesses, small or large, often tackle the issue of workers compensation as a daunting challenge. [Read More]
Is There A Way Around No Pay, No Play Laws?
Eleven states currently have 'No Pay, No Play' laws in place that prohibit uninsured drivers from collecting certain types of compensation when they are involved in an accident that's not their fault. States who have these laws feel uninsured people wouldn't be able to pay accident victims compensation for their injuries, so they (the uninsured) shouldn't be afforded the same benefit. If you're stuck in this situation, you may be wondering if there's any way to get around these laws. [Read More]
Three Types Of Traffic Violations You Should Consult With An Attorney About
Many traffic tickets are simply a matter of paying the fine. In some situations, you may be able to pay the ticket by mail or online. However, there are many tickets that can be serious, whether they require you to appear in court or not. The following are three situations when you need to speak to an attorney. Speeding tickets for high speeds In some situations, you can be driving at such high speeds that it will not be considered an infraction like a typical speeding ticket. [Read More]
Differences Between COBRA and ERISA Claims: How to Sort Out Where and Whom to Report
ERISA is a benefit commonly given to employees who have been with the company for decades. Often this benefit covers retirement income, such as a pension, but it also covers certain medical and health-insurance benefits. COBRA, another health-benefit program, does some similar things, but it often gets confused with ERISA when there is a question of disability and medical coverage. Here is how to sort out to whom you should report and where you should report. [Read More]