McNicholas & McNicholas’ Case Named to The Recorder’s Top Verdicts & Settlements in California for 2018

Jun
28, 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 #13 in the employment category on The Recorder’s list of Top Verdicts and Settlements in California for 2018. In Meiche v. City of Los Angeles, the plaintiff, who is a member [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]

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]

Jury Awards $824K To Pasadena City Employee Who Suffered Retaliation For Defending Colleague

Jun
12, 2019

– Jury verdict vindicates Richard Thompson who was retaliated against for testifying on behalf of a colleague who was suing the City of Pasadena for gender discrimination – PASADENA, Calif. (June 12, 2019) – Los Angeles-based trial firm McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP, obtained a jury verdict in the amount of $824,000 on behalf of Richard Thompson, [Read More]

– Jury verdict vindicates Richard Thompson who was retaliated against for testifying on behalf of a colleague who was suing… [Read More]

ABC7, FOX11, NBC, CBS LA, LA Times and Others Report on Retaliation Lawsuit Against LA County Sherriff’s Department; Lieutenant Tried to Warn Public About Malibu State Park Killer

Jun
10, 2019

As reported by ABC7, FOX11, NBC, CBS LA and LA Times, Partner Matthew McNicholas filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department (LACSP) on behalf of James Royal, a Detective Lieutenant at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station who was retaliated against because he wanted the Department to warn the public about multiple shootings [Read More]

As reported by ABC7, FOX11, NBC, CBS LA and LA Times, Partner Matthew McNicholas filed a lawsuit against the Los… [Read More]

Firm Included Again in National Law Journal’s 2019 Elite Trial Lawyers List For Exemplary Plaintiffs Work

Jun
10, 2019

McNicholas & McNicholas was selected to National Law Journal’s 2019 Elite Trial Lawyers list for their repeated successes in consumer protection, discrimination, employment rights and product liability cases. Each year, the National Law Journal recognizes U.S.-based law firms that have performed exemplary and cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs and possess a solid track record [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas was selected to National Law Journal’s 2019 Elite Trial Lawyers list for their repeated successes in consumer… [Read More]

Lieutenant Who Tried To Warn Public About Malibu Creek State Park Killer Files Retaliation Lawsuit Against LA Sheriff’s Department

Jun
7, 2019

– Complaint alleges Detective Lieutenant James Royal was retaliated against for attempting to warn the public about seven shootings in the park prior to the murder of Tristan Beaudette – LOS ANGELES (June 7, 2019) – Los Angeles-based trial firm McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP, filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on behalf [Read More]

– Complaint alleges Detective Lieutenant James Royal was retaliated against for attempting to warn the public about seven shootings in… [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]

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