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Revised Sexual Harassment Training Bill (And So Much More)

Aug
21, 2018

On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now move on to the State Assembly. While the bill has not yet been fully passed, it is important to know what this bill means for employers and employees if it is voted into action. How [Read More]

On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now… [Read More]

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Arbitration Agreements

Aug
16, 2018

When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and employee benefits enrollment process, it is easy to lose track of what you are signing. Chances are, one of those pieces of paper was an arbitration agreement. While they vary from employer to employer, signing [Read More]

When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and… [Read More]

Age Discrimination: Seventh Circuit Court Says Applicant Can Bring ADEA Disparate Impact Claim

Jun
26, 2018

In April 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court ruled in favor of a plaintiff in the case, Kleber v. CareFusion Corp., where a 58-year-old attorney claimed he was denied a chance to interview for an in-house legal position because of his age. The issue at hand was that the application specified three to seven years of [Read More]

In April 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court ruled in favor of a plaintiff in the case, Kleber v. CareFusion Corp.,… [Read More]

Sexual Harassment on the Job [Infographic]

Jun
18, 2018

Sexual harassment can take on different forms, such as verbal or physical, and can happen to anyone. It is a violation of the California Fair Employment & Housing Act (FEHA), and individuals who feel their rights have been violated can file a complaint with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (a required step before [Read More]

Sexual harassment can take on different forms, such as verbal or physical, and can happen to anyone. It is a… [Read More]

Pro-Plaintiff SCOTUS Decision Stops Clock for State Claims Pending in Federal Court

May
31, 2018

On January 22, 2018, in a pro-plaintiff decision reversing the D.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statutes of limitations for state claims are suspended while those claims are pending in federal court. In Artis v. District of Columbia, the Court ruled in favor of petitioner Stephanie Artis, a D.C. health inspector who [Read More]

On January 22, 2018, in a pro-plaintiff decision reversing the D.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statutes… [Read More]

#TimesUp Should Not Time Out: Taking a Stand to End Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation

Mar
28, 2018

Recent movements, such as #TimesUp and #MeToo, have called for an end to sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace spawning from a bevy of allegations against Hollywood moguls and others.  The claimants have helped put into the public eye the magnitude and pervasiveness of these issues within the entertainment industry. They have also [Read More]

Recent movements, such as #TimesUp and #MeToo, have called for an end to sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the… [Read More]

Important Issues to Be Aware of When Riding with Uber and Lyft

Mar
22, 2018

Both Uber and Lyft currently provide $1 million in primary liability coverage for any damage a driver may cause to others (e.g., a pedestrian struck in a crosswalk), as well as $1 million in underinsured motorist coverage for passengers in the Uber itself. Unfortunately, if there are significant injuries resulting from an accident involving an [Read More]

Both Uber and Lyft currently provide $1 million in primary liability coverage for any damage a driver may cause to… [Read More]

Will Automated Cars Change the Personal Injury Practice?

Mar
9, 2018

A growing number of car companies are providing automated driving and safety features in their new vehicles to help avoid/prevent accidents, including collision avoidance features such as electronic blind-spot monitoring, automated braking, and lane-keeping systems. It appears that automated driving and safety technologies (which are currently filtering their way into the car market) are going [Read More]

A growing number of car companies are providing automated driving and safety features in their new vehicles to help avoid/prevent… [Read More]

What Wildfire Victims Need to Know About Recovering Losses

Mar
7, 2018

Have you been affected by the recent Northern or Southern California wildfires? If so, you may be able to recover monetary compensation for: Personal injury Personal property damage Damage or loss of residential structures Cost of evacuation Loss of earnings Even if you have homeowners insurance, it might not be sufficient to cover your losses. [Read More]

Have you been affected by the recent Northern or Southern California wildfires? If so, you may be able to recover… [Read More]

Rise of the On-Demand Economy & Its Impact on Workers and Consumers

Feb
9, 2018

The on-demand economy has infiltrated our everyday lives, spanning across industries and changing the way we do nearly everything, from hailing transportation and ordering food, to in-home beauty services. The business model for these on-demand companies, like Uber and Lyft, has prompted a change in the way they “employ” and deploy their workforce. This has [Read More]

The on-demand economy has infiltrated our everyday lives, spanning across industries and changing the way we do nearly everything, from… [Read More]

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On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now…
When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and…
In April 2018, the Seventh Circuit Court ruled in favor of a plaintiff in the case, Kleber v. CareFusion Corp.,…
Sexual harassment can take on different forms, such as verbal or physical, and can happen to anyone. It is a…
On January 22, 2018, in a pro-plaintiff decision reversing the D.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statutes…
Recent movements, such as #TimesUp and #MeToo, have called for an end to sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the…
Both Uber and Lyft currently provide $1 million in primary liability coverage for any damage a driver may cause to…
A growing number of car companies are providing automated driving and safety features in their new vehicles to help avoid/prevent…
Have you been affected by the recent Northern or Southern California wildfires? If so, you may be able to recover…
The on-demand economy has infiltrated our everyday lives, spanning across industries and changing the way we do nearly everything, from…
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