Punitive Damages vs. Compensatory Damages

Punitive Damages vs. Compensatory Damages in California

Whether you’ve been in a car accident, suffered a slip and fall, or you were injured by a faulty product or bad drug, you could be entitled to financial compensation. If you can’t reach a settlement with the at-fault party’s insurance company, your personal injury attorney may suggest that you file a formal lawsuit in court. If you win, the … Read More

Rear-Ended By a Semi Truck: Settlements and Awards

Rear Ended by a Semi Truck Settlement

If you were rear-ended by a semi truck, a settlement might be the last thing on your mind – but you could be entitled to financial compensation. Here’s what you need to know. Rear-Ended By a Semi Truck: Settlements and Awards California law provides protections for people who are injured due to someone else’s negligence. Your injuries may be minor, … Read More

How to Find a Personal Injury Attorney in California

How to Find a Personal Injury Attorney in California

If you’re like many people who have been hurt as a result of someone else’s negligence, you need to know how to find a personal injury attorney who’s a good fit for your case. These five tips will get you started. How to Find a Personal Injury Attorney in California All attorneys have to be certified and licensed to practice … Read More

Gig Economy Workers and California Labor Laws

Gig Economy Workers

Gig economy workers – people whose income consists of income-earning activities that exist outside an employer-employee relationship – aren’t entitled to the same California labor law protections as many employees are. So what protections do gig economy workers have in California? Here’s what you need to know. Gig Economy Workers and California Labor Laws California labor laws are designed to … Read More

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