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How to Survive a Worker's Comp Claim
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How to Survive a Worker's Comp Claim

If you're getting ready to deal with a worker's compensation claim, read these tips on how you can survive -- whether you're an employee or employer.
Sarah Landrum
5 Reasons Your Startup Should Add a 'Shark' to the Dream Team
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5 Reasons Your Startup Should Add a 'Shark' to the Dream Team

Your startup has its your hustler, its hipster, its hacker. But, wait, isn't somebody missing here?
Brian Christie
3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About
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3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About

There are several key legal issues you need to be aware of before you start contacting customers or potential customers
Low-Cost Patent Search Options for Inventors on a Budget
Patents

Low-Cost Patent Search Options for Inventors on a Budget

Inventors routinely believe they were the first to think of their great idea. They are not routinely correct.
Kedma Ough
The Lesser Known Strategy to Avoiding Costly Legal Disputes in the Courtroom
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The Lesser Known Strategy to Avoiding Costly Legal Disputes in the Courtroom

With a 'when in doubt – sue' society, this tactic can help avoid expensive legal bills.
Adam Knight
Starting Your Own Brewery? Here's Your Legal Primer.
Starting a Business

Starting Your Own Brewery? Here's Your Legal Primer.

Find out what legal hoops you'll need to jump through before starting a craft brewing business.
The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery
Starting a Business

The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery

Find out what legal hoops you'll need to jump through in your state before starting a craft alcoholic beverage business.
A Business Name vs. a Trademark: Do You Know the Difference?
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A Business Name vs. a Trademark: Do You Know the Difference?

One gives you protection in your state only; the other gives protection in all 50.
Nellie Akalp
6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit
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6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit

Don't let the memories and money you've invested in your home get taken away. Find out how to protect your home from business creditors.
Mark J. Kohler
Tax Trouble? Avoid These 9 Common -- and Costly -- Mistakes.
Taxes

Tax Trouble? Avoid These 9 Common -- and Costly -- Mistakes.

Sound tax and accounting procedures are essential to growing a financially secure company. But multiple hiccups threaten the accuracy of these processes, elevating the risk of compliance penalties and reputational harm.
Anand Daga
What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea
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What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea

Trademarks, patents and copyrights are esoteric legal matters of huge importance to entrepreneurs.
Charley Moore
How to Protect Your Company From Your Business Partner's Divorce
Partnerships

How to Protect Your Company From Your Business Partner's Divorce

Make sure problems in one partner's personal life don't wreak professional havoc.
Steph Wagner
The Legal Advice Mark Cuban Didn't Take
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The Legal Advice Mark Cuban Didn't Take

But that doesn't mean you -- and your business -- should follow suit.
Steve Cook
Protect Your Brand, Oprah Style: 5 Legal Strategies She Uses (And You Should, Too)
Branding

Protect Your Brand, Oprah Style: 5 Legal Strategies She Uses (And You Should, Too)

Besides investing in trademarking strategies, a chief component and underlying thread to Oprah's mega-success is keeping her brand strong by preventing dilution.
Jo-Ná A. Williams