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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California Takes on Uber & Lyft over Misclassification of Drivers

Rideshare companies Uber and Lyft currently face a double hit – one from the COVID-19 pandemic and one from the Attorney General of California. With stay-at-home orders and business closures keeping people off the road, rideshare use has sharply declined, leaving these…

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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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The Coronavirus Pandemic – What Your Landlord Can and Cannot Do

Many Californians are facing economic uncertainty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With hours cut, jobs eliminated, and some businesses shuttered completely, people are spending just about all of their time at home – and if you happen to rent that…

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In California, Traffic Is Down but Reckless Speeding Is Up

In the weeks and months since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the shutdown of schools and businesses, traffic on LA highways has dropped dramatically. The frustrating bumper-to-bumper traffic for which our area is known is significantly reduced, which in theory is great news….

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When Vehicle Defects Cause Your Accident and Injuries

Whether it is from a car, truck, motorcycle, or other type of vehicle, defective parts are an annoyance – having to bring your vehicle in to the dealer for repairs or replacement. However, at their worst, defective parts and component parts are…

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Los Angeles Firefighters and Discrimination: Know Your Rights

Firefighters perform their jobs, day in and day out, knowing that at any moment they could get a call to risk their lives in order to save someone else’s. The hectic and high-pressure environment of a fire station can lead to tension…

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Burn Injuries and the Road to Recovery

A burn injury can be one of the most painful injuries a person can experience, both physically and emotionally. Serious burns are also difficult to treat, and survivors typically face a long road to maximum recovery. And, although medical options continually advance,…

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The California Fair Employment and Housing Act – What You Need To Know

The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) is a state law that protects employees from harassment, discrimination, and retaliation in the workplace. It also prohibits housing discrimination, and applies to almost all public and private employers, labor organizations, and employment agencies. As…

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