Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

  • What To Know About Your Independent Medical Examination

    If you have been receiving workers' comp benefits for some time and you still have been unable to return to work, you may be asked to undergo a special type of medical exam, an independent medical examination (IME). The outcome of this exam could greatly influence your ability to get more workers' comp benefits, so understanding what will happen and being prepared is vital. Read on to learn more about your IME.

  • Think Your Civil Rights Have Been Violated At Work? What To Do

    Everyone should be able to work in peace alongside others; when you are the subject of workplace discrimination or feel that your civil rights have in some way been violated, you may be upset and not know what you should do next. The suggestions that follow will help you focus your efforts and seek justice for what has happened to you. Be Sure That Your Rights Were Violated It is important to note that just because something upsetting happened in your workplace, that doesn't necessarily mean that your rights have been violated.

  • Tips for Leaving an Abusive Marriage

    Domestic violence is not limited to physical abuse. Domestic violence can also be emotional and financial. Regardless of the type of abuse you are enduring or whether the perpetrator is male or female, when you make the decision to leave the marriage, you have to make the right moves to protect your future. To help you move in the right direction, here are some tips for ending your marriage.   Talk to Your Divorce Attorney

  • Could Researching Potential Employees on Social Media Open You up to a Lawsuit?

    Running a background check on your prospective employees is just good business sense—but you have to be smart about how you do it in order to avoid running afoul of theEqual Employment Opportunity Commission's rules against discrimination. This is where the current trend of Googling your applicants' names and poring through their Facebook pages can backfire and leave your company vulnerable to a lawsuit. Here's how you can still find out the information that you want and need without putting your company at risk of a discrimination claim.

  • Cut Out Of The Will: Do You Have Options?

    Being a beneficiary of a will can be an awkward position. Benefiting from someone else's death can cause conflicting feelings of gratitude and guilt. However, being "cut out" of a loved one's will can be devastating, emotionally and financially. If you have been left out of the will of your parents or a spouse, the emotional issues will linger, but you may have legal options. Parents If you are left out of a parent's will, it may not be meant as an insult.

About Me

Insights Into How Our Legal System Works

Hello, I'm Christina Miller. Have you ever been fascinated with why the law works the way it does? Ever since I was in junior high, I had an intense interest in anything related to our legal system, whether it be a crime drama on television, a judge show or a legal case covered on the news. I followed it all. As time progressed, I began learning about how the actual legal system worked and not just the fictionalized version of our legal system. This has lead me to start writing my own blog posts about law that I hope will help others.