Age Discrimination Happens For A Range Of Reasons

28 February 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Age discrimination doesn't just happen because a person is older and the boss doesn't give them a promotion. Age discrimination can happen when you are young too. There are times when an employer will overlook an employee for a supervisor position, based only on the fact that they "look too young" for the job. While it can be difficult to prove that you didn't get a job or promotion because of your age, there are circumstances when it is very clear what has happened. Read More 

What to Know When You’re a Victim of Crime in a Hotel

23 January 2019
 Categories: , Blog

Usually, hotels do a good job of making sure that guests are safe during their stay. If a crime does occur against a hotel guest, the hotel must be ready to show that they did everything possible to prevent any harm done. That doesn't mean that hotels cannot be held responsible if you end up being the victim of a crime, however, so read on and learn more. Does the Hotel Ensure Safety for Hotel Guests? Read More 

Leave No Debt Behind: An Old Mantra Made New Again, And What It Means

13 December 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Once upon a time, it was considered a shameful thing to leave any debt behind after you had passed away. That was because the debts were then passed to your spouse and children to pay off, leaving them and all future generations penniless and facing hardship unless they managed to pay off your old debts and theirs. When legal systems did away with debtor's prisons and workhouses, the practice of making living relatives pay the debts of deceased relatives eventually fell away, too. Read More 

Working In The United States

5 November 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are traveling to the United States for employment, then you may be confused by the variety of eligibility and paperwork requirements necessary to obtain a work permit. In many cases, your employer will have already taken care of these requirements or will help you to understand the process, but it can still be useful to learn the details yourself. In general, you will need a visa if you are not an American citizen or permanent resident and you intend to do any work (even temporary work) within the United States. Read More 

What To Do After Being Denied Disability

27 September 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you are waiting to receive a response back from the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) office concerning whether or not you will be able to receive disability, it's easy to feel like you are on pins and needles. You're injured and unable to work, so the money that you are hoping to get from SSDI could be your only hope of supporting yourself and handling your financial responsibilities. If you've recently been the recipient of a denial letter, you need to know that there are still options. Read More