Carmichael Woman Dies After Fiery U-Haul Crash

A late April crash in Fresno County claimed the life of a Carmichael woman and seriously injured another, according to the Fresno County Sheriff Coroner’s Office. Summer Eitel, 39, was a passenger in a U-Haul truck that struck a tree and caught…

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UPDATE: Dixie Fire’s Growth Leads to New Evacuation Orders

UPDATE: Dixie Fire Containment Now in Reach The Dixie Fire – the second largest in the history of California – is finally within the realm of containment. Evacuation orders have been lifted or reduced in multiple counties, including Shasta, Lassen, and Plumas…

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Over 2,000 COVID-19 Employment Lawsuits Filed in the United States

According to data published by a litigation watch tracker, the number of COVID-19-related employment lawsuits in the United States recently passed the 2,000 mark. From the start of the pandemic back in early 2020, experts believed employment-related litigation regarding COVID-19 might be…

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Peloton Recalls 125,000 Tread and Tread+ Treadmills

In May, Peloton issued a recall of its Tread and Tread+ products, which were linked to reports of injuries, as well as the death of a child. This recall came after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning regarding the…

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Wildfire Season Is Here and It Is Intense

With residents of California still recovering from a devastating 2020 wildfire season, this year’s is shaping up to look even worse, due to the abnormally dry winter and spring months. The current drought in the Southwest has set the stage for what…

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California State Employees Must Show Proof of Vaccination

Officials for the State of California, hoping to head off new coronavirus cases, have issued a mandate that all State employees and healthcare officials must show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination. California joins New York City and the Department of Federal Affairs…

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PG&E’s Plan to Bury Power Lines Shows the True Benefits of Lawsuits

In 2019, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP was part of the legal team that helped secure a $13.5 billion settlement from Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) on behalf of wildfire victims. We are incredibly proud of our work and the work of…

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Associate Michael Kent Selected as a 2021 Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Associate Michael Kent was selected as a 2021 Southern California Rising Star for his distinguished work practicing in all areas of civil litigation, including employment law, personal and catastrophic injury, professional liability and civil rights discrimination. This is the fourth year Michael has been…

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LAPD Officers Vindicated with Judgments by the City of Los Angeles Over “Blue Flu” Accusations

As profiled by The Los Angeles Times, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP obtained judgments from the City of Los Angeles on behalf of four LAPD officers who were wrongly accused of being part of a so-called “blue flu” sickout during the July 4,…

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McNicholas & McNicholas Selected as Finalist for National Law Journal’s 2021 Elite Trial Lawyers

Each year, National Law Journal selects firms with repeated successes in cutting-edge trial work, and McNicholas & McNicholas was selected as a finalist for their victories with catastrophic injury matters. The firm is one of six firms selected in the catastrophic personal…

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