January 13, 2021

The Connection Between Algorithmic Bias and Employment Discrimination

Algorithms are mathematical equations and techniques based on logic. Computers use algorithms to make logical and math-based decisions, without the risk of human error or bias. However, computers also make predictions based on the data and algorithms they are provided – so…

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January 6, 2021

FDA Issuing Warning Letters to Companies Selling Fraudulent COVID-19 Treatments

Nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) continues working to protect consumers from companies making false statements about their products – those claiming certain supplements and drugs can mitigate, treat or prevent the novel coronavirus….

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December 30, 2020

Family of Pilot Killed Fighting Wildfires Sues Aircraft Company

This has been a particularly bad year for wildfires here in California, with thousands of residents suffering injuries, loss and property damage. In August, a helicopter pilot lost his life when his aircraft crashed as he was dropping water on a wildfire….

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December 16, 2020

Have You Seen “Chippie” Hanging Out in Traffic?

The California Highway Patrol recently posted a video of a holiday hitchhiker hanging off the back of a highway patrol officer’s motorcycle antenna. Chippie, the Castro Valley police department’s “elf on a shelf,” has been making appearances on the department’s Facebook page,…

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November 5, 2020

Pursuing Catastrophic Injury Damages for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can be physically, mentally, and emotionally debilitating. Doing the most mundane things like driving a car can cause severe discomfort depending on where you are injured. Most injury victims know that it will just take some time to heal and…

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October 28, 2020

Teenagers Who Vape Are at Higher Risk for COVID-19

It seems like vaping news has taken a backseat since the entire country has been drowning daily in Coronavirus updates. It was not that long ago that we were seeing regular headlines about the teen vaping epidemic and increased deaths and now…

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October 21, 2020

Smoke and Ash Inhalation Often Comes with Catastrophic Burn Injuries

California is synonymous with certain natural disaster events such as earthquakes and wildfires. Over the last several years, however, wildfire season seems to be turning into a continuous devastating event lasting the majority of the year. This is tough on a large…

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October 13, 2020

What You Need to Know about Big-Rig Blind Spots

How many times have you driven down the highway getting ready to change lanes when you suddenly realize another vehicle is next to you seemingly out of nowhere? You instantly dart back over into your lane panicked about a near miss but…

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October 6, 2020

Why Is It So Hard to Sue Amazon for Defective Products?

The internet has come a long way in a relatively short period of time. The ability to get to know a stranger from the other side of the world morphed into the ability to have products made all over the world regularly…

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September 30, 2020

FAQs about the Paid Family Leave Benefit Extension in California

Having a child is a joyous time but it can also raise a lot of logistical questions that can cause some anxiety. Your simple life is suddenly going to revolve around doctors’ appointments, baby-proofing your home, and sleeping, eating, and showering around…

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