Common Accidents that Occur on Construction Sites

Construction is a dangerous industry. Workers often handle heavy materials, sharp objects, and powerful tools and work under tight deadlines. This combination creates an extremely dangerous environment. How OSHA Regulates Construction Sites The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the regulatory body responsible for ensuring safe workplace standards, reports that 20% of workplace accidents or [Read More]

Common Accidents that Occur on Construction Sites

Construction is a dangerous industry. Workers often handle heavy materials, sharp objects, and powerful tools and work under tight deadlines. This combination creates an extremely dangerous environment. How OSHA Regulates Construction Sites The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the regulatory body responsible for ensuring safe workplace standards, reports that 20% of workplace accidents or [Read More]

Understanding California’s Strict Product Liability Laws

As a customer purchasing a product, you place your trust in the manufacturer. You believe the product will satisfy your needs and not cause you harm. California’s strict consumer protection laws seek to ensure that manufacturers, retailers, and designers are held accountable for any injury their products might cause to the public. However, these laws [Read More]

The Recorder, Yahoo Finance, San Francisco Chronicle and More Report on McNicholas & McNicholas’ Win against Tillys for Illegal On-Call Scheduling Practices

In a 2-1 decision against retail clothing store Tillys, the Second District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles ruled that “on-call” employees are entitled to “reporting time pay” as soon as they are required to report for work. The Recorder, Yahoo Finance, Law360, San Francisco Chronicle and SF Gate turned to Partner Patrick McNicholas and [Read More]

BuzzFeed, The Wall Street Journal, The National Law Journal, Forbes, Associated Press and More Report on McNicholas & McNicholas’ Lawsuits Against PG&E

In the BuzzFeed article “The Nation’s Biggest Utility Has Filed For Bankruptcy After Devastating California Wildfires,” Partner Patrick McNicholas discussed the impact PG&E’s bankruptcy filing will have on pending litigation brought by victims of the 2018 Paradise fire. “Given the scope of the recent fires, bankruptcy wasn’t unexpected,” said McNicholas. However, he noted that victims [Read More]

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