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…

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February 28, 2020

The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, CBS News, New York Post and More Report on McNicholas & McNicholas LLP’s Lawsuit Against Delta Air Lines

As reported by the Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, CBS News, New York Post, KTLA, FOX 11, KABC, KNX and more, McNicholas & McNicholas LLP and Redefine Law Firm filed a negligence lawsuit on behalf of three minor students attending Pioneer High…

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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…

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February 22, 2020

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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February 21, 2020

Whittier Daily News Reports on $3 Million Settlement in Illegal Ticket Quota Retaliation Case

As reported by Whittier Daily News Report, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP secured a $3 million settlement on behalf of six Whittier police officers who were allegedly retaliated against for refusing to participate in an illegal quota. Through the City of Whittier’s official…

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February 21, 2020

The Daily Breeze and Beach Reporter Report on McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP’s El Segundo Police Department Retaliation Lawsuit

As reported by The Daily Breeze and The Beach Reporter, McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of Scott O’Connor, a tenured El Segundo police officer who claims he was retaliated against after he spoke-out against important police related budget…

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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…

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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…

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