According to Distraction.gov, just under 3,200 deaths and over 430,000 injuries were caused by distracted driving in just one year, 2014. One of the most common distractions that lead to auto accidents and injuries continues to be cellphones, and smartphone users not only text while driving but also use apps that take their attention away from the road. While there is a belief that the makers of some smartphones have the technological ability to "
Burglary is the type of crime that can lead to you being charged with a felony, but it depends on the value of the merchandise that was stolen. If you are on the run after being considered a suspect in a burglary that you are, in act, guilty of, it might be time for you to face the crime. You must understand that you will only get yourself into deeper trouble by continuing to evade the authorities.
Many small businesses owners never assume they can become victims of a full class action lawsuit. However, it's possible for such a thing to happen. If you have a small business, understand that class actions do not only happen to large corporations. They can happen to you as well, and here's how you can protect yourself against them.
Understand what a Class Action Lawsuit Can do to Your Business
A class action lawsuit comes about because a group of people feels your business wronged, injured, or otherwise did them damage in some way.
You can be going about your usual day at work one minute and the next be injured and having to file a workers compensation claim with your employer. You may fully expect your employer to step up and make sure you are taken care of through the ordeal, but in a lot cases, this is not what happens at all. Between an employer trying to dodge responsibility and their worker's compensation insurance company trying to back them up while they do, you can feel like you are going to be left to deal with your injuries alone.
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act has made it illegal since 1978 for employers with 15 or more employees to discriminate against women who are pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or have recently been pregnant.
But what rights, exactly, are you afforded as a result of the PDA?
The PDA protects women against discrimination for potential or actual motherhood.
You can't be fired because you're pregnant, nursing, or intend to become pregnant. A potential employer also can't ask you if you have children or plan on having children in the near future.