Slip and Fall Injuries: Could You File a Lawsuit?

Slip and Fall Injuries and Lawsuits in Glendale and Los Angeles

Slip and fall injuries can be incredibly serious – and in some cases, they’re due to someone else’s negligence or carelessness. If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Slip and fall accidents can cause several types of injuries, including: Broken bones Sprained joints Knee damage Shoulder dislocations Muscle strains Spine and … Read More

How Many Hours Can an Employee Work Without a Break in California?

How Many Hours Can an Employee Work Without a Break - California Labor Law

How many hours can an employee work without a break in California? Five. California law requires nonexempt employees to get a 30-minute meal break after working five hours in one day. Employees who work more than ten hours in a day are entitled to take another 30-minute meal break. But while five hours is the longest stretch of time a … Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury Settlements in California

Traumatic Brain Injury Settlements in California - Los Angeles and Glendale Personal Injury Law

Traumatic brain injury settlements in California can vary widely. In some cases, insurance companies are willing to pay what a victim deserves – but in others, a formal lawsuit becomes necessary. Here’s what you need to know about TBI settlements in our state. Traumatic Brain Injury Settlements in California If you settle a brain injury case with the at-fault party’s … Read More

Could You File a Catastrophic Injury Lawsuit?

Could You File a Catastrophic Injury Lawsuit - Los Angeles Personal Injury Law

Catastrophic injuries – in a legal sense, those that prevent a person from performing gainful work – are completely life-changing. These types of injuries often result from physical harm to the brain or spinal cord, but they also include things like serious burns, amputations, organ damage and other types of damage. If you’ve suffered a catastrophic injury due to someone … Read More

California Employment Discrimination Law and Its Enforcement

California Discrimination and Employment Law and Its Enforcement

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing, or DFEH, handles California employment discrimination law and its enforcement. Discrimination occurs when someone receives less favorable treatment because they have a specific characteristic – one that’s protected by law – and if it’s happened to you, you could have legal recourse. California Employment Discrimination Law and Its Enforcement California’s Fair Employment and … Read More

What is Discrimination?

What is Discrimination - Los Angeles and Glendale Employment Lawyer

Discrimination is a huge problem in American workplaces, and there’s a good chance that you’ve seen it or experienced it yourself. However, some people aren’t totally clear on the definition of discrimination – or when it’s illegal. So what is discrimination, when is it against the law, and what can you do about it? Here’s what you need to know. … Read More

Should I Get an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Should You Get an Attorney After a Car Accident - Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorneys

“Should I get an attorney after a car accident?” That’s a common question – but there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Here’s what you need to know about hiring a lawyer after you’ve been in an accident. Should I Get an Attorney After a Car Accident? You may want to get an attorney after a car accident if one or more of … Read More

Medical Marijuana Retailers and Class Action Lawsuits

Medical Marijuana Retailers and California Employment Laws - Class Action Lawsuits

Medical marijuana companies – dispensaries, growers and large-scale operations that coordinate the entire supply chain – have recently started getting a lot of attention for failing to stick to California’s wage and hour laws. In fact, they’ve been the subject of a number of class action lawsuits recently. Here’s what you need to know. Related: What is a class action … Read More

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

What is a Class Action Lawsuit - Los Angeles and Glendale Employment Class Action

If you’re like most people, you’ve heard of class action lawsuits – maybe you’ve even seen television commercials and ads on your Facebook news feed about signing up to participate in one. But what is this type of lawsuit, and how does it work? How many people have to participate in one, and what happens when you win? This guide … Read More

How Obstacle Races Exploit Volunteers

Obstacle Races Tough Mudder and Spartan Race Taking Advantage of Workers

Nobody wants big corporations to take advantage of “the little guy.” If a company moved into Los Angeles and paid workers pennies for hours of manual labor, people would be incredibly angry – but something similar is happening. And instead of pennies, it’s discount coupons, T-shirts and free parking. But obstacle races like Tough Mudder and Spartan Races are taking … Read More