As a business owner, seeing a bad review from a customer posted online is like a thorn in your foot. Yet, it's one of the unfortunate aspects of business ownership. However, a slanderous and defaming claim made by an ex-associate, competitor, past employee, or other entity is not a typical part of the business. In fact, it might be a violation that could lead to a lawsuit. Learn about business slander to ensure your brand's reputation is protected.
People wanting to go into business for themselves face some challenges that other gainfully employed individuals do not. For example, what happens when a self-employed person is injured and cannot work? It is not just a loss in revenue, but a major hit to the finances because of medical bills. Can self-employed people even get worker's compensation? Surely, you cannot sue yourself if you get injured while working, but who would you sue?
When you've been in a motorcycle accident, it's possible that you'll face a legal situation with the other driver who was involved — especially if you've been injured and you believe that the driver's negligence was responsible. One legal hurdle that you might have to navigate is legal action from your passenger if he or she was injured. While it's probable that the passenger will hire an attorney to file suit against the other driver, too, you don't want to rule out that he or she may also target you.
In many cases, people come out of divorce disgruntled and unsatisfied with their settlement. However, this doesn't have to be the case with every divorce. Here are some tips to help you get what you want, as much as possible, out of your divorce:
Set Your Priorities from the Outset
The first step is to know what you want from the outside so that you can prepare on how to get them.
If you've been in an accident, and you've suffered extensive injuries, don't try to settle the case without legal representation. If you do, you may undermine your ability to receive continued care later on. Insurance companies like to settle cases as quickly as possible, especially when there's a possibility of future problems related to the injuries. You might not realize this, but you're entitled to compensation for future issues resulting from your injuries.