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California Motorcycle Laws

We want to tell you more about California motorcycle laws and what you can do if you are involved in a motorcycle collision. If you are considering purchasing a new motorcycle, it is extremely important to understand your responsibilities under California law. Motorcyclists in the state must adhere to specific motorcycle license requirements, as well […]

Uninsured Driver California

Don't speak with the insurance company alone. Call us (310-997-4273) to speak to us about your claim with an uninsured driver. We will work to maximize your settlement. While drivers in the state of California are required to carry car insurance and are liable for damages that they cause to others in a motor vehicle […]

steps to reporting dog bite california

A dog bite is a serious and scary event. If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, you may be fearful and in shock. However, there are important steps you should take after a dog bite injury. The purpose of these steps is to ensure the victim’s safety and to preserve […]

california minimum wage laws

Do you know the minimum wage laws in California? If not, it’s good to inform yourself. You can prevent an employer from taking advantage of you with some knowledge. Or you can hold an employer accountable for wage theft. The rate for minimum wage in California is significantly higher than the federal rate. If you […]

family medical leave act cailfornia

We spend a lot of time at work. But what happens when your personal life demands more of your time than work allows you to give? You can apply for leave and job protection with the Family and Medical Leave Act in California. Requests for personal leave can be fraught with technicalities, but the experienced […]

The Affordable Care Act reduced the full-time threshold from 40 hours to 30 hours regarding when certain employers must offer healthcare. Outside of the ACA, however, it is still up to the states to decide minimum hours for full-time work. Are you wondering, What is considered full-time in California? It is still 40 hours weekly. […]

how to report maritime work injury california

The California economy reaps enormous benefits from maritime work, such as shipping, fishing, and cruising. The American Maritime Partnership’s statistics on economic benefits include: California ranks #4 in the U.S. in Jones Act jobs, The maritime industry contributes $12.2 billion annually to California’s economy, The maritime industry provides California with more than 50,000 jobs, and California is a […]

file wage theft claim ca

Have you discovered that your employer isn’t paying you fairly? Federal law requires employers to pay employees all earned wages and give employees legal options to recover compensation. However, sometimes employers intentionally or unintentionally cheat employees out of earned wages. If your employer has failed to pay you what you’re owed, you may be able […]

the California WARN act

Because of worker mistreatment, the government enacts labor laws to protect employees. One of these laws, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, protects workers when companies plan mass layoffs. California’s WARN Act expands on the federal WARN Act, providing additional protection for workers. Here, we’ll highlight key things to know about the California […]

missed work due to accident. should i file wage loss claim

A car accident can wreck more than just your vehicle–it can affect your ability to work. Missing work due to a car accident can potentially destroy your finances.  Unfortunately, California drivers experienced accidents that seriously injured over 16,000 people in 2019. This means thousands of people temporarily or permanently lose the ability to work. However, […]