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Common Accidents that Occur on Construction Sites

Mar
26, 2019

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 responsible for ensuring safe workplace standards, reports that 20% of workplace accidents or [Read More]

Construction is a dangerous industry. Workers often handle heavy materials, sharp objects, and powerful tools and work under tight deadlines.… [Read More]

Common Accidents that Occur on Construction Sites

Mar
26, 2019

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 responsible for ensuring safe workplace standards, reports that 20% of workplace accidents or [Read More]

Construction is a dangerous industry. Workers often handle heavy materials, sharp objects, and powerful tools and work under tight deadlines.… [Read More]

Understanding California’s Strict Product Liability Laws

Mar
12, 2019

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 for any injury their products might cause to the public. However, these laws [Read More]

As a customer purchasing a product, you place your trust in the manufacturer. You believe the product will satisfy your… [Read More]

Rebuilding Your Home After the California Wildfires [Infographic]

Feb
13, 2019

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.

If you or a loved one lost your home in a recent California wildfire, you may find that the payout… [Read More]

Federal Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Uber in Lawsuit to Keep Drivers as Independent Contractors

Dec
27, 2018

On September 25, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal handed over a major victory to the ride-sharing giant Uber Technologies Inc. in a battle between Uber and a class of thousands of Uber drivers alleging they were misclassified as independent contractors. In the lawsuit, the Uber drivers claimed Uber had been successfully skirting labor [Read More]

On September 25, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal handed over a major victory to the ride-sharing giant Uber… [Read More]

Are Consumers at Risk? The Hidden Dangers of Using E-cigarettes

Dec
20, 2018

Consumers have turned to e-cigarettes as an alternative way to get a nicotine fix without the harmful effects of smoking a traditional cigarette. However, defective e-cigarettes pose an entirely new set of risks that have become increasingly dangerous. In 2017, more than 120 lawsuits were filed in the United States by plaintiffs who were either [Read More]

Consumers have turned to e-cigarettes as an alternative way to get a nicotine fix without the harmful effects of smoking… [Read More]

Exploding Popularity of E-Cigarettes Turns Dangerous: Reported Explosions on the Rise [Infographic]

Nov
15, 2018

Burn injuries are on the rise as the popularity of e-cigarettes increases. Incidents of unpredictable combustion and/or the explosion of e-cigarettes have been linked to their lithium-ion battery, yet the safety of these devices remain largely unregulated. Read below for the latest e-cigarette statistics.

Burn injuries are on the rise as the popularity of e-cigarettes increases. Incidents of unpredictable combustion and/or the explosion of… [Read More]

Proposed Changes to U.S. Department of Education’s Regulations on Campus Sexual Misconduct Bolster the Rights of the Accused

Oct
12, 2018

On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released new proposed policies around campus sexual misconduct. Under the new proposed regulations, the rights of students accused of sexual assault or harassment would be strengthened and would also lessen the liability for universities. The major change would be subsequent litigation, meaning accused students can look [Read More]

On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released new proposed policies around campus sexual misconduct. Under the new… [Read More]

California Supreme Court Changes Rules for Classifying Workers as Independent Contractors: Adoption of ABC Test

Aug
30, 2018

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the ABC test in place of the Borello test in claims involving regulating wages, hours and working conditions. This Change May Affect You, If: You are an independent contractor in the State of California. You currently [Read More]

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the… [Read More]

New National Origin Discrimination Regulations Set Limitations To “English-Only” Rules

Aug
28, 2018

New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a ban on language requirements. Employers and employees alike need to know what these new laws mean for their workplace. Who does it protect?  Under these new regulations, the definition of a national origin individual has [Read More]

New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a… [Read More]

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Construction is a dangerous industry. Workers often handle heavy materials, sharp objects, and powerful tools and work under tight deadlines.…
Construction is a dangerous industry. Workers often handle heavy materials, sharp objects, and powerful tools and work under tight deadlines.…
As a customer purchasing a product, you place your trust in the manufacturer. You believe the product will satisfy your…
If you or a loved one lost your home in a recent California wildfire, you may find that the payout…
On September 25, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal handed over a major victory to the ride-sharing giant Uber…
Consumers have turned to e-cigarettes as an alternative way to get a nicotine fix without the harmful effects of smoking…
Burn injuries are on the rise as the popularity of e-cigarettes increases. Incidents of unpredictable combustion and/or the explosion of…
On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released new proposed policies around campus sexual misconduct. Under the new…
On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the…
New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a…
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