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What New California Labor Laws Do You Need to Know About?

California recently experienced a few changes made to its labor laws. These laws, which will take effect in 2020, spell good news for California workers. We have compiled the following list of new labor laws in California for your convenience. If you seek legal help, we encourage you to speak with an experienced attorney today….. Read More

What Should You Do After a Motorcycle Accident in California?

Being a personal injury attorney who rides, and seeing the life-changing injuries my clients have sustained, handling our clients’ motorcycle accidents are very personal for me. Even low-speed motorcycle accidents can cause serious and catastrophic injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are 28x more likely to suffer serious injuries in an…. Read More

Hit and Run Accidents

When a car crash happens, every second counts if there have been serious injuries. If a driver flees the scene of crash, they are not only attempting to escape from liability, they may also be denying medical assistance to those in desperate need of it. The unfortunate statistics seem to show that the number of…. Read More

Is Your Home Fire-Safe?

When was the last time you thought about fire safety and prevention in your home? From 2012-2016, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of around 355,400 home fires per year, which caused a total annual average of 2,560 civilian deaths and 11,670 injuries. Fire safety awareness is an essential first step to avoiding such…. Read More

Ad Hoc Committee for babies born opioid-dependent now represented in Purdue bankruptcy proceedings

Source : Attorneys representing an Ad Hoc Committee for Neo-Natal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) babies and children filed a statement before U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert Drain in White Plains, NY notifying the Purdue debtors that the needs of the most innocent victims in America’s prescription opioid epidemic cannot be forgotten as a¬†$12 billion¬†settlement is…. Read More

Workplace Discrimination: Are You A Victim?

There are numerous Federal and state laws that protect California workers from discrimination in the workplace. These laws are designed to provide for equal opportunity employment for workers of all races, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, and more. The laws generally protect those seeking employment, those that are employed, and those subject to termination by an…. Read More