July 19, 2019

Understanding California's Peace Officers Bill of Rights [Infographic]

What rights do public safety officers have when facing internal investigations? The California Peace Officers Bill of Rights defines clear protections for police officers’ personnel records, privacy issues, interrogation tactics, searches and more. Scroll down to learn more.

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June 26, 2019

What California AB-218 Means for Childhood Sexual Assault Victims [infographic]

Many victims of childhood sexual assault are not ready to come forward until it’s too late to pursue justice through the courts. AB-218, a proposed bill in California, aims to give victims more time to report assault and further protect the community…

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June 19, 2019

Peace Officers Bill of Rights

Download PDF Table of Contents 3300. Name of Act 3301. Definition; legislative findings and declarations 3302. Political activity; membership on school board 3303. Investigations and interrogations; conduct; conditions; admissibility of statements; representation; reassignment 3304. Punitive action barred for lawful exercise of rights;…

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June 14, 2019

How Proposed California AB-218 Would Protect Childhood Sexual Assault Victims

Most people have heard of a statute of limitations, where after a certain period of time, legal action can no longer be taken. This is because as time goes on, evidence becomes stale, a witness’s memory fades, and sometimes documents get lost….

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June 5, 2019

Understanding Disability Discrimination Law in California

If you suffer from a disability, both state and federal laws protect your ability to work so long as you can perform the essential duties of your job with reasonable accommodation. If you find yourself struggling at work, you should consider whether…

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May 31, 2019

Corruption and Discrimination in Law Enforcement: How Officers Can Speak Up

In addition to working on stressful cases, police officers frequently deal with internal conflicts on the job, and the hazards of this hostile work environment are often hidden. Reporting misconduct or corruption in a workplace is difficult enough, and law enforcement officers…

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May 13, 2019

You’re Not Alone: Speaking Up for Harassed Firefighters

The culture within fire stations often subjects employees to harassment and discrimination, and gives harassed employees no comfort in coming forward to report their abuse. If you have suffered harassment on the job as a firefighter, you are not alone. Resources are…

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March 26, 2019

Common Accidents that Occur on Construction Sites

Construction is a dangerous industry. Workers often handle heavy materials, sharp objects, and powerful tools and work under tight deadlines. This combination creates an extremely dangerous environment. How OSHA Regulates Construction Sites The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the regulatory body…

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March 12, 2019

Understanding California’s Strict Product Liability Laws

As a customer purchasing a product, you place your trust in the manufacturer. You believe the product will satisfy your needs and not cause you harm. California’s strict consumer protection laws seek to ensure that manufacturers, retailers, and designers are held accountable…

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February 13, 2019

Rebuilding Your Home After the California Wildfires [Infographic]

If you or a loved one lost your home in a recent California wildfire, you may find that the payout from your homeowner’s insurance is not enough to rebuild your home. It’s crucial that you understand your options for recovery.

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