Crushing Injuries Related to Vehicle Collisions

The range of injuries that can be expected when you become involved in a car accident is vast. A typical crash includes many of the following injuries including, broken bones, bruises, cuts, whiplash, and a sore back. What few people consider are…

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What Are Wage and Hour Violations?

Every state has laws designed to ensure a fair day’s wage for a fair day’s pay. Not surprising, every state also has employers who will break the rules, causing employees to suffer economic hardship in the quest for the almighty dollar. Taking…

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When Is a Broker or Shipper Liable for a Truck Accident?

When you become the victim of a trucking accident, you will have a long road ahead of you when it comes to recovering. The size and power of large commercial vehicles is enough to instantly kill with little effort, so the injuries…

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UPDATE: California Court Says Uber & Lyft Drivers Are Employees, Not Contractors

On August 10, 2020, the San Francisco Superior Court sided with California drivers, saying Uber and Lyft must classify those drivers as employees. Per Market Watch, “Judge Ethan Schulman of the California Superior Court in San Francisco struck at the heart of…

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Wrongful Termination May Not Be What You Think It Is

Losing your job is never easy. If you are laid off or let go due to downsizing or the company’s financial woes, chances are that you will be met with a level of compassion by your employer. Even getting fired doesn’t necessarily…

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There Is No Such Thing as a Safe Autonomous Vehicle

Autonomous vehicles began as concept cars, highlighting the type of futuristic technology that car companies like showing off. The difference is that while many concept vehicles never make it onto the road, self-driving cars have. They’ve done so under the guise of…

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Should the 40 Hour Work Week Be a Thing of the Past?

Anyone who has worked the standard 9-to-5 grind every day has probably daydreamed about a four-day work week. While there are certainly advantages to implementing that plan, such as improving health and overall happiness of employees, many companies still prefer the traditional…

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A New Study Shows Hope for Improvement for Spinal Cord Injury Victims

It can be a very long, challenging road for many who suffer from spinal cord injuries. New treatment protocols come out periodically but at the end of the day, their effectiveness will depend upon the benefits they bestow. When it comes to…

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Patrick McNicholas Named Among Daily Journal’s Top Plaintiff Lawyers

Daily Journal named Partner Patrick McNicholas to its 2020 Top Plaintiff Lawyers list. McNicholas was recognized for being among the small group of attorneys who obtained a $13.5 billion settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. on behalf of wildfire victims seeking…

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Car Insurance “Coronavirus Rebates” – Who Is Really Profiting?

The California stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic began March 19, 2020. As the order slowly modifies and lifts in phases, there is no doubt that some things have changed. You likely haven’t been out driving – other than essential short…

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