May 26, 2020

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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May 19, 2020

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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May 12, 2020

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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May 5, 2020

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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March 17, 2020

What Is the Difference between a TBI and a Concussion?

An injury sustained in the brain can result in long-term, serious health complications. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are usually initiated by physical trauma that also causes unconsciousness. A slightly less severe form of brain injury is a concussion. The symptoms of a…

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March 11, 2020

How Can I Prove I’m Being Discriminated Against Because of My Age?

Employers sometimes have stereotypes and preconceived notions about individuals based on their age alone. These ideas lead to generalizations about a person’s capabilities, health, and potential productivity, particularly for individuals over the age of 40. In California, it is illegal to discriminate…

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March 3, 2020

My Car Was Hit By a Car, But the Other Person Got Hurt; What Happens Now?

In the immediate aftermath of a car crash, what to do next can be uncertain. The general feeling after a car accident for everyone involved is shock, even if there are no apparent injuries among the parties. However, in the instance where…

My Car Was Hit By a Car, But the Other Person Got Hurt; What Happens Now?
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February 25, 2020

California Leads the Way in Protecting Hairstyles in the Workplace

California recently added new protections against discrimination beyond those afforded by Title VII. The state’s new law, referred to as the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act, went into effect on January 1st with the support of…

California Leads the Way in Protecting Hairstyles in the Workplace
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February 18, 2020

Cannabis Smoke and Delta 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Added to Prop 65 List for Reproductive Toxicity

The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 – often referred to as Prop 65 – contains a list of approximately 900 different substances that can lead to cancer, reproductive harm, or birth defects. California recently added cannabis (marijuana) smoke…

Cannabis Smoke and Delta 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Added to Prop 65 List for Reproductive Toxicity
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February 11, 2020

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…

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