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Employee or Independent Contractor? What Makes the Difference?

Posted on 6/10/2014 by in Liability Business Contractor Employee Test Tax

Most businesses understanding that independent contractor’s receive 1099’s and employee’s receive W-2s, but there are many misunderstanding about who actually qualifies as an independent contractor. The wrong classification can have serious legal ramifications, and could leave the employer vulnerable to liability for: failure to withhold and pay payroll taxes; failure to pay employee benefits; hourly wage violations; discrimination suits and more. The classification is also associated with your rights to intellectual property, involving elevated risks where in certain situations you are licensing the use of your trademark without conditions.

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Insurance Subrogation Statutes of Limitation: Extremely Long-Term Liability.

Posted on 4/1/2014 by in Litigation Liability Insurance Vehicle Subrogation

If you have not been sued by an insurance company, you likely are unaware of insurance companies’ right of subrogation. The right of subrogation, granted to insurance companies by the Florida Legislature, creates the possibility of exceedingly long term liability for companies with uninsured or underinsured vehicles that our businesses rely on.

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