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June 2018 Archives

Looking at the role of the Environmental Protection Agency

Most of us know what the Environmental Protection Agency is and what it does. There are some out there who aren't too sure what the EPA is responsible for in Louisiana and around the country. That's why we will take a good look at the role of the EPA in today's post.

Tips for picking the right executor for your will

Picking the person who will be the executor of your will is never easy. Not only do you have to think about end-of-life issues, you also have to discuss this with the person you choose. These are very difficult conversations for many people to have but they are incredibly important. Here are some tips for you to follow when you pick the executor of your will in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Social media can help you defend against a workers' comp claim

As an employer in Louisiana, you generally need to purchase and maintain a workers' compensation policy to protect you against liability related to injuries or illnesses your workers suffer due to their employment. These policies ensure that your employees can access medical care and pay their bills while recovering. They also protect you against lawsuits unless there's evidence of negligence contributing to the situation.

Legal issues that can prevent a commercial transaction

Commercial real estate is a growing market across Louisiana and the rest of the country. Commercial development can take place just about anywhere, so long as the property is zoned for commercial use by the jurisdiction where you want to purchase the land. Here are some common legal issues that can prevent a commercial real estate transaction from moving forward in Covington.

Louisiana has highest costs per workers' compensation claim

The Workers' Compensation Research Institute conducted a study recently of 18 states that found the highest total costs per claim of workers' compensation. The study found that the state of Louisiana has the highest total costs per claim of the 18 states studied. The study was called the CompScope Benchmark for Louisiana, 18th Edition.

How to ask someone to be your child's guardian

Putting your plans on paper for what will happen when you die is never an easy task. Many people cannot even begin to imagine this happening to them. That is why so many people die without a will, leaving probate and other issues to be handled by the courts. You need to get your affairs in order when you are healthy and able to make decisions on your own. This includes asking someone to be the guardian of your children.

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