Report to Congress Shows Popular Baby Foods Contain Toxic Metals

A report showing dangerously high levels of toxic metals in baby foods recently released to Congress takes aim at some of the largest baby food companies in the country. The report, published on February 4, claims these baby foods and snacks contain…

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Sun-Maid Growers of California Facing Wage and Hour Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against the Sun-Maid fruit processing company on February 15 claims that the company failed to provide proper wages, overtime, meal and rest breaks to employees at its California plant. The class action complaint, filed by plaintiff and former employee…

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What Are the New Employee Leave Rules?

When you work for someone else, you typically expect to receive some sort of benefits whether it be paid parking, health insurance, or even some type of arrangement for taking time off when you need it. There are certain benefits that are…

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What Are the Chances of Winning a Personal Injury Case?

This is a common question and there is no standard or one-size-fits-all answer. Every case is unique and the outcome depends on a variety of factors. However, we do take a number of things into consideration when analyzing how we might approach…

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Employment Law Changes in 2021

As we settle into the new year, several new labor laws in California are now in effect. The majority of new legislation has to do with employee wellness and equity in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as a statewide…

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Chest Injuries from Car Accidents

Injuries to the chest can be more common than we think. Chest injuries can happen even in low-speed accidents. Injuries to the chest area from a motor vehicle accident can include: Bruised or fractured ribs. Injuries to the ribs, especially broken ribs,…

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What If There Were No Witnesses to My Car Accident?

No matter how or why it happened, getting into a car accident is a terrible experience. When the accident is not your fault and you experience injuries, you can seek compensation by filing an injury claim against the at-fault driver. One of…

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Do Guardrails Really Help Stop Truck Accidents?

Guardrails are in place to prevent drivers of both cars and trucks from rolling over or leaving the road in the event of an accident or unsafe driving conditions (like sharp curves or elevations). They’re also engineered to take on the impact…

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Waymo’s Driverless Cars Are Hitting the Road – But Are They Safe?

With COVID-19 still very much a part of our everyday lives, driverless rides may be a very attractive option for those who are safety conscious – but are they risking their safety in other ways? Autonomous vehicles have been creeping onto roadways…

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The Connection Between Algorithmic Bias and Employment Discrimination

Algorithms are mathematical equations and techniques based on logic. Computers use algorithms to make logical and math-based decisions, without the risk of human error or bias. However, computers also make predictions based on the data and algorithms they are provided – so…

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