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 […]

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 […]

severance pay california

Have you been terminated from your job and are wondering whether your employer is giving you everything you’re entitled to? Have you heard about severance pay and wondered what it is? How is severance pay calculated? Read on to learn more about severance pay laws in California. What Is Severance Pay? Upon termination of your […]

civil code 1714

In this article, we will discuss "duty of care" and its relationship with Civil Code 1714 in California and share a few examples of California's Civil Code 1714. Reach out to us to discuss this further. Civil Code 1714 in California Overview What is a “duty of care,” and when do people in California need […]

California wage and hour statute of limitations

What are the California wage and hour statute of limitations? Many non-exempt California employees are unhappy because their employers are not paying them all the wages they deserve. You qualify as a nonexempt employee if you may receive minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  If this situation sounds familiar […]

exempt vs non-exempt CA

When employers fail to properly distinguish between their non-exempt and exempt employees under federal and California labor laws, non-exempt employees frequently go underpaid. In addition, the employer profits from avoiding minimum wage and overtime laws. In such cases, the employees may have a claim against their employer for back wages and statutory penalties. Navigating employment […]

how to prove disability discrimination

Are you a qualified employee or job applicant who happens to have a disability? If so, you should have the same access to job opportunities and work benefits as everyone else. You should also be treated with respect.  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act protect individuals with […]