Courtney McNicholas Named Among Daily Journal’s 2019 Top Women Lawyers

May
20, 2019

Daily Journal named Senior Lawyer Courtney McNicholas to its 2019 list of Top Women Lawyers in California, for her work on behalf of law enforcement and firefighters in harassment, discrimination and retaliation cases. As mentioned in her Daily Journal profile, Courtney recently helped secure a $2.5 million settlement on behalf of four officers from the [Read More]

Daily Journal named Senior Lawyer Courtney McNicholas to its 2019 list of Top Women Lawyers in California, for her work… [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]

Matthew and Patrick McNicholas Named to The National Law Journal’s 2019 Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers List

May
3, 2019

Partners Matthew McNicholas and Patrick McNicholas were selected to The National Law Journal’s 2019 Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Trailblazers list for their successes in some of the most significant and challenging labor and employment cases. The partners’ notable successes include their $1 million settlement for an African American officer who was injured on the job and intimidated [Read More]

Partners Matthew McNicholas and Patrick McNicholas were selected to The National Law Journal’s 2019 Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Trailblazers list for their… [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas’ Case Listed on TopVerdict.com’s Top 100 Verdicts in California for 2018

Apr
23, 2019

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Doug Winter’s $2.75 million, unanimous verdict on behalf of a Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) employee was ranked among TopVerdict.com’s Top 100 Verdicts in California for 2018. In Meiche v. City of Los Angeles, the plaintiff, who is a member of the LAFD Dive Safety Board, witnessed the destruction [Read More]

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Doug Winter’s $2.75 million, unanimous verdict on behalf of a Los Angeles Fire Department… [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]

McNicholas & McNicholas Obtains $1M Policy Limit for Driver Injured in Semi-Truck Accident

Mar
6, 2019

Senior Lawyer Juan Victoria obtained a $1M policy limit on behalf of a driver who was rear-ended by an 18-wheel semi-trailer truck while sitting in traffic. The force of the collision caused the plaintiff’s seat to collapse, which launched her into the back seat of her car, causing a severe lumbar back injury and a [Read More]

Senior Lawyer Juan Victoria obtained a $1M policy limit on behalf of a driver who was rear-ended by an 18-wheel… [Read More]

$1.5 Million Settlement Obtained for a Driver and Passenger Rear-Ended in a Four-Car Pile Up

Mar
5, 2019

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Juan Victoria obtained a $1.5 million settlement on behalf of a driver and passenger who were rear-ended by a Newflyer GETD bus during a four-car collision. Both plaintiffs sustained injuries to the head, upper and lower back, and neck.

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Juan Victoria obtained a $1.5 million settlement on behalf of a driver and passenger… [Read More]

Associate Justin Eballar Featured on Pepperdine Law School’s TV Show for His Pro Bono Work on Behalf of Woolsey Fire Victims

Feb
22, 2019

Pepperdine Law School launched a temporary disaster relief clinic to assist the hundreds of Woolsey Fire victims who lost their homes and belongings in the devastating 2018 wildfire. In a segment on Pepperdine Law School’s TV show, Pepperdine News Waves, alumnus and Associate Justin Eballar discussed his pro bono work to aid victims in coping [Read More]

Pepperdine Law School launched a temporary disaster relief clinic to assist the hundreds of Woolsey Fire victims who lost their… [Read More]

The Recorder, Yahoo Finance, San Francisco Chronicle and More Report on McNicholas & McNicholas’ Win against Tillys for Illegal On-Call Scheduling Practices

Feb
15, 2019

In a 2-1 decision against retail clothing store Tillys, the Second District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles ruled that “on-call” employees are entitled to “reporting time pay” as soon as they are required to report for work. The Recorder, Yahoo Finance, Law360, San Francisco Chronicle and SF Gate turned to Partner Patrick McNicholas and [Read More]

In a 2-1 decision against retail clothing store Tillys, the Second District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles ruled that… [Read More]

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