Can I Get Workers’ Comp For a Heart Attack?

Americans work too hard. Because of long hours and work stress, many of us are working ourselves towards a heart attack. If you get a heart attack, either at work or at home, can you get workers’ compensation?……

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It’s an interesting question, one worth looking into with a lawyer. At least for starters, you can check the link and see if that’s a possibility when it involves workers’ comp. I guess it all depends on a number of factors….

Georgia Legalizes Medical Marijuana: A Roundup

Just in time for 4/20, Georgia became the 24th state to legalize cannabis for medicinal use. But don’t go investing in Funyuns stock just yet — Georgia’s law is fairly restrictive when it comes to what a medical marijuana patient can possess……

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There are so many misconceptions as to what constitutes “medical marijuana legalization.” Although the concept of medical marijuana and states jumping on the bandwagon to legalize it, you just might want to investigate this before you end up having to approach an attorney about being asked to offer a hair follicle test for drugs. Until then, enjoy the Georgia peaches instead!

Can I Get Workers’ Comp For Food Poisoning At Work?

Relevant question to ask, don’t you think? Definitely discussing that with a qualified attorney would be the way to go, because you just might have a case for workers’ compensation. It all depends on the details, though.

Understanding Workers’ Comp: Where Did You Get That Hamburger From?

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Your job may be full of hazards, such as heavy boxes and dangerous machinery. However, did you ever expect the hazard to come from that tasty hamburger you had at the company cafeteria? Food poisoning doesn’t just hurt your stomach. It can hurt your wallet……

Richmond Pays Police Informant $700K After He’s Outed, Shot

I guess the question is: “is it worth it?” Richmond, Virginia, seemed to think so as one police informant got a sweet reward for getting in harm’s way and risking life. With legal parameters in place, though, information and communication is key, so it’s not like any police informant never realizes just what he or she is getting into. Consider the legalities and decide for yourself: is $700K worth it to get shot? Maybe, maybe not.

Police Informant Risks It All. For Money?

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Whether they do it to avoid punishment for their own crimes or out of some civic duty, confidential informants know they’re entering into a dangerous enterprise. After all, snitches get stitches, as the saying goes.

5 Things to Know About Hiring Kids

The basic review of hiring kidsĀ is simple: watch what you have them do very carefully. You just might be breaking the law if you’re asking them to do too much. As usual, consult with a lawyer about the do’s and dont’s as soon as possible!

Knowing the Law About Hiring Kids

 

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For many businesses, kids are a great source of temporary, low wage labor. However, there a lot of laws regarding child labor that limit how old kids must be to work, what jobs they’re allowed to do, and how long they can work. Violating these laws can mean hefty fines……