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]

Sexual Harassment at Work – Matthew McNicholas Quoted in Diversity Woman Magazine Article

Nov
15, 2018

Sexual harassment allegations are becoming increasingly common in the workplace, and employees must be prepared to deal with these unwelcome situations. In the Diversity Woman Magazine article “Sexual Harassment at Work,” Partner Matthew McNicholas discussed how victims of sexual harassment should respond to unwanted sexual advances. “Calmly inform a supervisor what happened and that you [Read More]

Sexual harassment allegations are becoming increasingly common in the workplace, and employees must be prepared to deal with these unwelcome… [Read More]

MGM Resorts and Las Vegas Shooting Survivors Move Toward Mediation – Patrick McNicholas Comments in Forbes Article

Nov
8, 2018

MGM Resorts International (MGM) announced it has been meeting with opposing attorneys to take the first steps toward creating a settlement process in the series of lawsuits filed against the casino giant for the deaths, injuries and damages caused by the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting. In the Forbes article “MGM Resorts and [Read More]

MGM Resorts International (MGM) announced it has been meeting with opposing attorneys to take the first steps toward creating a… [Read More]

Lawsuit Filed Against Los Angeles Department of Water & Power For Victims of Creek Fires

Nov
6, 2018

– Lawsuit alleges LADWP failed to maintain and inspect power lines, as well as heed severe weather warnings of potential dangers associated with drought and high winds – LOS ANGELES – Trial law firms McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP, Frantz Law Group, APLC,  Bridgford, Gleason & Artinian and Becker Law Group have filed a lawsuit against the [Read More]

– Lawsuit alleges LADWP failed to maintain and inspect power lines, as well as heed severe weather warnings of potential… [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas Ranked on 2019 “Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

Nov
1, 2018

U.S. News – Best Lawyers ranked McNicholas & McNicholas LLP  among its 2019 “Best Law Firms” list in the Metropolitan Tier 1 in Los Angeles for its plaintiff’s work in personal injury litigation. U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process involving client and lawyer evaluations, peer [Read More]

U.S. News – Best Lawyers ranked McNicholas & McNicholas LLP  among its 2019 “Best Law Firms” list in the Metropolitan… [Read More]

$1.5 Million Settlement for Two Firefighter Recruits in Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Case

Oct
15, 2018

McNicholas & McNicholas secured a $1.5 million settlement on behalf of two firefighter recruits employed with the Compton Fire Department who were discriminated, harassed and retaliated against in violation of California’s Fair Employment Housing Act. Both firefighters were repeatedly called “old” and deemed likely to fail the Academy’s training program due to their age. The [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas secured a $1.5 million settlement on behalf of two firefighter recruits employed with the Compton Fire Department… [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]

Three McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Attorneys Selected to Benchmark California Litigation Stars 2019

Oct
11, 2018

Partners John McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas and Matthew McNicholas were selected for inclusion in Benchmark Litigation California Stars 2019 as leaders in the litigation and disputes market. For eleven years, Benchmark Litigation has served as the definitive guide to ranking America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Benchmark Litigation provides comprehensive coverage of the litigation market through [Read More]

Partners John McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas and Matthew McNicholas were selected for inclusion in Benchmark Litigation California Stars 2019 as leaders… [Read More]

McNicholas & McNicholas Secures $950,000 for an LAPD Officer Whose Request for Medical Leave Led to a Graveyard Shift

Sep
14, 2018

Attorney Matt McNicholas of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP secured a $950,000 verdict in a discrimination and harassment lawsuit involving a Los Angeles police officer who was transferred to a graveyard shift in response to a request for medical leave. The LAPD officer requested an extended leave of absence after recovering from a difficult pregnancy. In [Read More]

Attorney Matt McNicholas of McNicholas & McNicholas LLP secured a $950,000 verdict in a discrimination and harassment lawsuit involving a… [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]

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