Know Your Rights as a Tenant in California

Can You Get Approved For Disability While Working?

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While waiting for a decision on your Social Security disability benefits application, you have to rely on other sources to pay your bills. Some people believe that the only way to be approved for benefits is to quit your job. However, this is not necessarily true. If you need to keep working while you wait for a decision on your benefits, here is what you need to know.  What Is the Substantial Gain Activity? Read More»

Can You Receive Unemployment If You Were Forced To Quit Your Job?

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If you’ve recently left your job due to hostile or illegal working conditions, you may be investigating options to stretch your household income until you can find a new position. Providing a temporary income to job-seekers is the primary purpose of unemployment insurance (UI) – however, in some cases your UI claim may be denied if your employer alleges that you voluntarily quit your job. Read on to learn more about how quitting your job can affect your UI eligibility, as well as how you can appeal a denial of UI benefits if you believe you’re otherwise entitled to this compensation. Read More»

No Matter How Unusual the Religious Belief, Reasonable Accommodations Should Be Given

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If you have an employee whose religious beliefs put him or her in conflict with some aspect of the job, do you always have to make accommodations? What if the beliefs seem unusual, strange, or out-right odd to you? Does it matter if the employee is an Evangelical Christian or an Asatru that follows Odin? Knowing the answer to those questions can keep your company out of religious discrimination trouble. Read More»

When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help Prevent Getting Sued

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Personal injury law most often gets associated with plaintiffs, those victims of negligence looking to file a lawsuit. However, there are groups who might want to consider retaining personal injury lawyers to stave off potential lawsuits resulting from accidents. Here are three examples of potential defendants who could benefit from having ready legal advice. Heads of Organizations Leaders of large groups bear the responsibility for the well being of the members. Read More»

Injured In Your Out-Of-State Hotel Room While On Vacation? This Is What You Should Know.

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A lot of folks are planning vacations out of their home states this spring and summer. Some of those people are going to get injured right in their own hotel rooms. If you’re among the unlucky ones and decide that you have to sue in order to recover for your injuries, one of the first questions you’ll have to answer is where you can sue. Here’s what you need to know about filing a lawsuit against a hotel in a different state. Read More»