The Main Reason to File a Car Accident Lawsuit in California

The Main Reason to File a Car Accident Lawsuit in California

If you’ve been injured in a car accident in California, you may be entitled to financial compensation – but should you file a car accident lawsuit? For some people, filing a lawsuit is the best option. Here’s what to know if you’ve been hurt during a car crash. The Main Reason to File a Car Accident Lawsuit in California Generally, … Read More

Medical Malpractice FAQ

Medical Malpractice FAQ

Medical malpractice can be a confusing term – and if you’ve been injured by a doctor, nurse or anesthesiologist’s negligence (or by any other healthcare provider, for that matter), the last thing you want is to get mixed up on what you can and can’t do. Check out this medical malpractice FAQ to learn more about your options and what … Read More

California’s Anti-Discrimination Laws vs. Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws

Anti-Discrimination Laws in California vs. Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws

Discrimination in the workplace – whether it’s related to hiring, working or terminating employees – is unlawful at the national level. However, anti-discrimination laws in California take things a step farther than federal laws do. California’s Anti-Discrimination Laws vs. Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws The table below illustrates California’s anti-discrimination laws versus federal anti-discrimination laws. Protected Class Illegal at the Federal Level … Read More

How to Prove Medical Malpractice in California

How to Prove Medical Malpractice in California

Medical malpractice can result in extremely serious consequences – including death. Caused by a healthcare provider’s negligence, carelessness or malice, medical malpractice occurs when someone fails to do everything in his or her power to care for a patient. What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider, such as a doctor, nurse or anesthesiologist, causes a patient … Read More

The Most Common Medical Malpractice Claims in California

Common Medical Malpractice Claims in California

Medical malpractice is more common than you may think – particularly in California, where our population is higher than it is in any other state. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or another healthcare professional is negligent or fails to act and someone is injured as a result. But what are the most common medical malpractice claims in California? Here’s … Read More

Medical Malpractice in California: The Essential Guide

Guide to Medical Malpractice in California

In California, medical malpractice is a real problem. But what is medical malpractice, and what kind of compensation could you be eligible for? Here’s what you need to know. Medical Malpractice in California Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or another healthcare professional doesn’t do the right thing, resulting in an injury to his or her patient. Under California law, … Read More

Can You Sue Your Employer for a Repetitive Strain Injury?

Can You Sue Your Employer for a Repetitive Strain Injury You Got at Work

If you’re like many people, your job requires you to perform the same or similar tasks every day. You probably also know that your employer is legally required to protect you from being injured while you’re on the clock – but can you sue for a repetitive strain injury, or RSI, that you suffered at work? Here’s what you need … Read More

List of California Localities That Increased Minimum Wage July 1, 2020

List of California Localities That Increased Minimum Wage July 1, 2020

If you’re like many people, you know that California has been working hard to increase the state minimum wage for several years, and that every January, increases take place across the state. Several municipalities are taking a more aggressive approach than the state is, which means employees who make minimum wage can expect an increase in your pay starting July … Read More

How Does a Car Accident Lawsuit Work?

How Does a Car Accident Lawsuit Work

The majority of car accident cases are resolved in a settlement rather than with a decision by a judge or jury, which gives both parties involved control over the outcome of the case. In California, California Rules of the Court Rule 3.1380 requires that you and the opposing party participate in one or more settlement conferences before your case can … Read More

Can I Sue For…

Can I Sue For - A Guide to Winnable and Unwinnable Lawsuits

There’s a lot of misinformation about lawsuits, so it’s really common for people to call our office and ask, “Can I sue for…” In many cases, the answer is no; there are very specific rules about who’s responsible for another person’s injuries, and it’s always necessary to prove the other party’s responsibility. So what can you sue another person for? … Read More