What is the Administrative Exemption to California’s Labor Laws?

What is the administrative exemption to California’s labor laws? This guide explains the rule that applies to administrative employees regarding overtime, as well as meal and rest breaks. What is the Administrative Exemption to California’s Labor Laws? Administrative employees are exempt from California’s overtime laws, and they’re not entitled to meal and rest breaks – but how do you know … Read More

Birth Defects Caused by Medications: What You Need to Know

Birth Defects Caused by Medications What You Need to Know

Some drugs are not safe for pregnant mothers to take – but in some cases, mothers still take them because they’re prescribed by a physician. Unfortunately, those same medications can cause birth defects. If you were given a medication that’s unsafe for pregnant mothers that caused your child to suffer an adverse reaction or a birth defect, you may have … Read More

Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose Cancer: Dangerous Medical Malpractice

Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose cancer is a fairly frequent basis for medical malpractice lawsuits – and if either has happened to you, you may have legal recourse. Here’s what you need to know. Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose Cancer: Dangerous Medical Malpractice We literally trust medical professionals with our lives, so when a doctor fails to diagnose a life-altering … Read More

PFAS in Drinking Water: What You Need to Know

PFAS in Drinking Water - What You Need to Know

PFAS in drinking water is a serious problem – so serious that many people have successfully sued over its harmful effects. Here’s what you need to know about PFAS in drinking water, what kinds of symptoms you might experience if you’ve been exposed, and when you can sue. PFAS in Drinking Water: What You Need to Know PFAS is short … Read More

The Complete Guide to Pain and Suffering Damages in a Lawsuit

The Complete guide to Pain and Suffering Damages in a Lawsuit

If you’re like many people, you’ve heard that pain and suffering can be part of a personal injury lawsuit – but how would a jury in California even measure pain and suffering, and how much could you win in damages? This guide explains. The Complete guide to Pain and Suffering Damages in a Lawsuit The state of California doesn’t have … Read More

Laid Off vs. Fired: What Are the Differences?

Laid Off vs. Fired and Wrongful Termination

If you’re like many people, you know that wrongful termination is too common in California – and you may also know that it’s possible to be wrongfully terminated whether you’re fired or laid off. But what are the differences between being fired and laid off, and how can your situation affect a wrongful termination claim? Here’s what you need to … Read More

California’s Final Paycheck Law

California's Final Paycheck Law - Can You Sue for Your Final Paycheck

California’s final paycheck law gives workers the benefit of knowing when they should receive their last paycheck from an employer, whether they quit or the employer terminates them. But what is California’s final paycheck law, what happens if an employer misses a deadline, and what recourse do you have if your employer has failed to pay you? Find out now. … Read More

Guide to Mesothelioma Claims: Everything You Need to Know

Guide to Mesothelioma Claims in California

You’ve seen television commercials and heard radio ads; maybe you’ve even seen print ads about mesothelioma claims. But what is a mesothelioma claim, and could you be eligible to file one? Here’s what you need to know. Guide to Mesothelioma Claims: Everything You Need to Know Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that occurs in the thin layers of tissue … Read More

Common Types of Burn Injuries

Common Types of Burn Injuries

Burns are some of the most common injuries in the United States – and sometimes, they’re caused by another person’s negligence or carelessness. So what are the types of burn injuries, and what can you do if another person caused yours? Here’s what you need to know. Types of Burn Injuries Burns can happen anywhere, any time. Sometimes they’re the … Read More

Dog Bite Lawsuit FAQ

Dog Bite Lawsuit FAQ

Dogs are man’s best friend – but sometimes, that relationship isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. What happens if you’re bitten by a dog, whether it’s a friend’s dog or a loose pup on the street? Can you file a lawsuit to help pay your medical bills? What if your own dog is injured trying to protect you? Check … Read More