AB5 Was Supposed to Bring Changes – Just Not the Ones It Has

When Assembly Bill 5 (“AB5”) was signed by Governor Newsom in September 2019, labor and workers’ rights activists cheered. The new law would ensure protections for workers who passed the “ABC” test by forcing employers to classify those workers as employees rather…

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KTNQ 1020AM Interviews Senior Lawyer Juan C. Victoria on Lead Poisoning and Exposure in Los Angeles

Senior Lawyer Juan C. Victoria appeared on KTNQ 1020AM to speak about the legal, financial and community impact of lead exposure in Los Angeles. In an interview with Tu Voz en Los Angeles (Your Voice in Los Angeles) hosts, Juan shared his…

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Los Angeles Daily News Reports on McNicholas & McNicholas LLP’s Discrimination Lawsuit Against Riverside Fire Department

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Doug Winter  filed a lawsuit on behalf of a former Riverside Fire Department (RFD) firefighter who was allegedly fired in retaliation for requesting reasonable accommodations for an on-duty injury he suffered in 2017. The lawsuit alleges…

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What To Do When the Car Accident Wasn’t Your Fault

When you’re involved in a car accident, your mind immediately jumps to who was at fault. When the at-fault driver isn’t you, how do you proceed? Under California Vehicle Code Section 16029, every driver must be able to show proof of financial…

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Five McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Attorneys Selected as 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers

Partners John McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas, Senior Lawyer Juan Victoria and Associate Jeffrey Lamb were selected as 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers for their work in employment and labor, personal injury and business litigation. This marks Patrick’s 16th, Matt and John’s…

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Philip Morris Won’t Die, But Its Customers Will

For years, the tobacco industry marketed their products under loose regulations. As a result of a 1999 lawsuit under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), cigarette and tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris landed itself in trouble with the United States Department…

Phillip Morris Won't Die but Customers Will
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I Think My Employer Is Discriminating Against Me. What Do I Do?

If an employer or co-worker makes your life miserable because he or she views you as “different” and acts on this attitude in a negative manner, and this behavior is consistent and systemic, you can file a lawsuit for employment discrimination. An…

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Help Is Here for Renters Threatened by Rent Increases

A new law, AB-1482, was passed on October 8, 2019, limiting the amount that landlords can increase rent under each renewal term.  No one should be forced to endure living in a filthy or dangerous home without basic services, much less pay…

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The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, KTLA, Telemundo and More Report on $13.5 Billion Settlement with PG&E to Compensate Wildfire Victims

As reported by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, KTLA, Telemundo, and more, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP, along with Frantz Law Group and Bridgford Gleason Artinian, helped secure a $13.5 billion settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E)…

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The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, KTLA, Telemundo and More Report on $13.5 Billion Settlement with PG&E to Compensate Wildfire Victims

As reported by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, KTLA, Telemundo, and more, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP, along with Frantz Law Group and Bridgford Gleason Artinian, helped secure a $13.5 billion settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E)…

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