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California bad faith insurance laws

When you purchased an insurance policy for whatever kind of coverage you needed, we imagine you signed a lot of paperwork. And in your insurance paperwork, your insurance carrier made multiple promises to you, right? Well, the promises your carrier made to you in your insurance policy are contractual promises. And if your carrier did […]

Vicarious Liability in California Personal Injury Law

Anyone who causes you harm is legally responsible for their actions, but are they the only ones responsible for paying for your damages? Under the laws of vicarious liability in California, multiple individuals can be liable to compensate you for injuries caused by one bad actor. This vicarious liability law can increase the likelihood that […]

Is It Illegal to Work 7 Days a Week in California? 

Your employer can set your work schedule, but are there limits to its authority? Can you work 7 days in a row in California? If you are working 7 days in a row in California, your employer could be subject to civil or criminal penalties, depending on your circumstances.  How Many Days in a Row […]

average-settlement-hit-by-drunk-driver-california

You should reach out to an attorney if you were recently injured by a drunk driver in California and get more clarity about what an average settlement can be. Our lawyers looked back at our drunk driving lawsuit settlements to determine the average settlement for a drunk driving accident. Typically, average settlements for being hit […]

types of sexual harassment at work

A staggering number of employers are not doing enough to protect their employees from sexual harassment. From 2018 to 2021, workers submitted 27,291 sexual harassment complaints to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). If you are one of the many victims of sexual harassment in the workplace, you deserve protection, compensation, and a good […]

contractor missclassified

It can be difficult under California independent contract law to determine if you’re being misclassified as an independent contractor by your employer. Many employers dodge their responsibilities to their employees by calling them “independent contractors.” If you make a living as an independent contractor, read this article to check whether you should be receiving employee […]

Double time vs Overtime

An employer that refuses to comply with California double time laws and overtime laws commits wage theft and owes you money. California’s double-time laws are generous compared to federal law and the laws in several other states. Not only do double-time laws in California demand that employers pay non-exempt employees an overtime premium in more […]

California lunch break laws

Between getting to work on time and completing your daily tasks, remember that your rest time is an essential part of your workday. California meal and rest break laws require that employees receive time to rest and eat after working a certain amount of time. If your employer refuses to give you adequate breaks, you […]

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 […]

hostile work environment california

The workplace can be many things, but it should never be hostile. Under California and federal laws, your employer can be held liable for your pain, suffering, and financial losses if they condone or participate in harassment that creates a hostile environment.  We can help you win justice if you are the victim of workplace […]