McNicholas & McNicholas Cases Named Among TopVerdict.com’s Top 100 Settlements in California in 2017

Jul
13, 2018

Two of Partner Matthew McNicholas’ settlements were recognized in TopVerdict.com’s Top 100 Settlements in California in 2017. In one case, Matt secured a $950,000 settlement on behalf of an LAPD sergeant who was harassed and retaliated against for reporting the misuse of federal grant money. After several years of investigations, he was demoted and moved [Read More]

Two of Partner Matthew McNicholas’ settlements were recognized in TopVerdict.com’s Top 100 Settlements in California in 2017. In one case,… [Read More]

Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Three Former Students Against USC & Dr. George Tyndall for Sexual Misconduct

Jul
10, 2018

– Complaint alleges University covered up gynecologist’s serial sexual abuse and harassment of female students during 28-year tenure – Trial law firms McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP and Becker Law Group filed a lawsuit against University of Southern California (USC), Engemann Student Health Center, Keck Medicine of USC, George Tyndall, M.D. and related parties on behalf of [Read More]

– Complaint alleges University covered up gynecologist’s serial sexual abuse and harassment of female students during 28-year tenure – Trial… [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]

Matthew McNicholas Speaks at the American Board of Trial Advocates’ Masters in Trial Program

Jun
19, 2018

Partner Matthew McNicholas presents at the American Board of Trial Advocates’ (ABOTA) Masters in Trial program on June 22 at Southwestern Law School. Matt will participate on the plaintiff team, presenting on trial demonstration from opening statement through closing arguments. This year’s demonstration involves a claim of workplace sexual harassment and constructive termination. Masters in [Read More]

Partner Matthew McNicholas presents at the American Board of Trial Advocates’ (ABOTA) Masters in Trial program on June 22 at… [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas Associate David Angeloff Secures $552K for a Worker Who Fell off a Ladder and Shattered His Arm

Jun
19, 2018

After a four-day bench trial, McNicholas & McNicholas associate David Angeloff secured a $552,000 verdict in a negligence and premises liability lawsuit on behalf of a worker who fell off a ladder and shattered his right elbow and arm. On August 9, 2015, Isaac Soto was performing some maintenance on a car lot which had [Read More]

After a four-day bench trial, McNicholas & McNicholas associate David Angeloff secured a $552,000 verdict in a negligence and premises… [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]

PG&E May Try to Shift Liability for North Bay Wildfires to Governments: Patrick McNicholas Featured in The Press Democrat Article

Jun
13, 2018

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) is facing the possibility that its power lines will be named by investigators as the cause of the North Bay wildfires. As a result, the company filed claims with Sonoma County, the City of Santa Rosa and other agencies, alleging that if they are found liable for the fires, [Read More]

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) is facing the possibility that its power lines will be named by investigators as… [Read More]

Attorneys Justin Eballar and Michael Kent Named 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Jun
7, 2018

Attorneys Justin Eballar and Michael Kent were named 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars for their plaintiffs’ work in the areas of employment litigation, personal injury, class actions and mass torts. This marks the first year Justin has been selected for inclusion, and the second year for Michael. Super Lawyers is a rating service [Read More]

Attorneys Justin Eballar and Michael Kent were named 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars for their plaintiffs’ work in… [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]

McNicholas & McNicholas Obtains $1.35M Settlement in Brain Bleed Case

May
25, 2018

McNicholas & McNicholas obtained a $1.35 million settlement in a negligence lawsuit filed on behalf of a young man who fell and suffered a brain bleed, leading to cognitive injuries. On January 25, 2015, the man slipped and hit his head on the curb. He suffered a brain bleed. He was taken to UCLA Medical [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas obtained a $1.35 million settlement in a negligence lawsuit filed on behalf of a young man who… [Read More]

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