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What to Expect from the Passing of Governor Newsom’s Wildfire Utility Bill Law

Sep
18, 2019

In the wake of the ongoing lawsuit against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) as a result of the 2018 Paradise/Camp fire, California Governor Gavin Newsom has enacted a utility bill law that could benefit victims of wildfires and alleviate financial burdens for utility companies. The objective of the bill, which passed on July 12, is [Read More]

In the wake of the ongoing lawsuit against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) as a result of the 2018 Paradise/Camp… [Read More]

New Anti-Harassment Training Requirements in California

Aug
21, 2019

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, California passed a sweeping amendment to its workplace safety and anti-harassment standards. These new standards are codified under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) with the enactment of SB 1343. Key changes to California’s workplace sexual harassment policies In previous iterations of FEHA, mandatory anti-sexual harassment training [Read More]

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, California passed a sweeping amendment to its workplace safety and anti-harassment standards. These… [Read More]

Four McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Attorneys Recognized Among The Best Lawyers in America 2020

Aug
15, 2019

Partners John McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Courtney McNicholas were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 for their plaintiffs’ work in personal injury litigation. This marks Courtney’s second year, John and Pat’s fifth consecutive year, and Matt’s eighth consecutive year being ranked on Best Lawyers. For more than [Read More]

Partners John McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Courtney McNicholas were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers… [Read More]

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

Jul
19, 2019

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.

What rights do public safety officers have when facing internal investigations? The California Peace Officers Bill of Rights defines clear… [Read More]

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

Jun
26, 2019

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 from these abusers. Scroll down to learn more.

Many victims of childhood sexual assault are not ready to come forward until it’s too late to pursue justice through… [Read More]

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

Jun
14, 2019

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. While the law provides exceptions for some crimes, sadly, in California, a strict [Read More]

Most people have heard of a statute of limitations, where after a certain period of time, legal action can no… [Read More]

Understanding Disability Discrimination Law in California

Jun
5, 2019

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 your challenges are resulting from not being accommodated properly. Disability Protections Are Much [Read More]

If you suffer from a disability, both state and federal laws protect your ability to work so long as you… [Read More]

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

May
31, 2019

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 and staff encounter an additional set of barriers that make it even more [Read More]

In addition to working on stressful cases, police officers frequently deal with internal conflicts on the job, and the hazards… [Read More]

You’re Not Alone: Speaking Up for Harassed Firefighters

May
13, 2019

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 available to help you. Checking Every High-Risk Box The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity [Read More]

The culture within fire stations often subjects employees to harassment and discrimination, and gives harassed employees no comfort in coming… [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]

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In the wake of the ongoing lawsuit against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) as a result of the 2018 Paradise/Camp…
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, California passed a sweeping amendment to its workplace safety and anti-harassment standards. These…
Partners John McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Courtney McNicholas were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers…
What rights do public safety officers have when facing internal investigations? The California Peace Officers Bill of Rights defines clear…
Many victims of childhood sexual assault are not ready to come forward until it’s too late to pursue justice through…
Most people have heard of a statute of limitations, where after a certain period of time, legal action can no…
If you suffer from a disability, both state and federal laws protect your ability to work so long as you…
In addition to working on stressful cases, police officers frequently deal with internal conflicts on the job, and the hazards…
The culture within fire stations often subjects employees to harassment and discrimination, and gives harassed employees no comfort in coming…
Construction is a dangerous industry. Workers often handle heavy materials, sharp objects, and powerful tools and work under tight deadlines.…
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