Employment practices liability insurance - use with care

Mississippi is an employment-at-will state, which means that the courts, with limited exceptions, continue to accept the doctrine that the employment relationship is mutually consensual. That is, it may be ended by either party at any time for any reason - or no reason at all - so long as it isn't for a prohibited reason. But the catch is that the trial lawyers who represent individuals are skillful in interpreting any employment action as one motivated by a hidden agenda that's legally prohibited. In other words, there's potential for liability whenever you engage in any employment practice that may have an adverse impact on an employee. Read More...