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McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP's attorneys are frequently called upon by the media and industry organizations to share their legal expertise. We invite you to read about recent issues in personal injury, employment and civil rights, sexual abuse, and other areas of law, as well as what’s new at the firm.

What Is the Difference between a TBI and a Concussion?

An injury sustained in the brain can result in long-term, serious health complications. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are usually initiated by physical trauma that also causes unconsciousness. A slightly less severe form of brain injury is a concussion. The symptoms of a…

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How Can I Prove I’m Being Discriminated Against Because of My Age?

Employers sometimes have stereotypes and preconceived notions about individuals based on their age alone. These ideas lead to generalizations about a person’s capabilities, health, and potential productivity, particularly for individuals over the age of 40. In California, it is illegal to discriminate…

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My Car Was Hit By a Car, But the Other Person Got Hurt; What Happens Now?

In the immediate aftermath of a car crash, what to do next can be uncertain. The general feeling after a car accident for everyone involved is shock, even if there are no apparent injuries among the parties. However, in the instance where…

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McNicholas & McNicholas LLP’s Case Named Among Daily Journal’s Top 5 Appellate Reversals of 2019

Partner Patrick McNicholas’ landmark appellate reversal in Ward v. Tilly’s et al. has been recognized in Daily Journal’s Top Verdicts supplement among the Top 5 Appellate Reversals in California for 2019. Tilly’s, like many other retail companies using “on call” scheduling, requires…

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California Leads the Way in Protecting Hairstyles in the Workplace

California recently added new protections against discrimination beyond those afforded by Title VII. The state’s new law, referred to as the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act, went into effect on January 1st with the support of…

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Cannabis Smoke and Delta 9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Added to Prop 65 List for Reproductive Toxicity

The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 – often referred to as Prop 65 – contains a list of approximately 900 different substances that can lead to cancer, reproductive harm, or birth defects. California recently added cannabis (marijuana) smoke…

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Delta Air Lines Hit with Negligence Lawsuit After Dumping Toxic Jet Fuel on High School Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Melanie Lilly-Buster Berbay Marketing & PR (310) 405-7331   Delta Air Lines Hit with Negligence Lawsuit After Dumping Toxic Jet Fuel on High School Students –Lawsuit alleges incident was avoidable but pilot broke protocol by failing to…

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KTNQ 1020AM Interviews Senior Lawyer Juan C. Victoria on Lead Poisoning and Exposure in Los Angeles

Senior Lawyer Juan C. Victoria appeared on KTNQ 1020AM to speak about the legal, financial and community impact of lead exposure in Los Angeles. In an interview with Tu Voz en Los Angeles (Your Voice in Los Angeles) hosts, Juan shared his…

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Los Angeles Daily News Reports on McNicholas & McNicholas LLP’s Discrimination Lawsuit Against Riverside Fire Department

Partner Matthew McNicholas and Senior Lawyer Doug Winter  filed a lawsuit on behalf of a former Riverside Fire Department (RFD) firefighter who was allegedly fired in retaliation for requesting reasonable accommodations for an on-duty injury he suffered in 2017. The lawsuit alleges…

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Five McNicholas & McNicholas, LLP Attorneys Selected as 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers

Partners John McNicholas, Matthew McNicholas, Patrick McNicholas, Senior Lawyer Juan Victoria and Associate Jeffrey Lamb were selected as 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers for their work in employment and labor, personal injury and business litigation. This marks Patrick’s 16th, Matt and John’s…

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