how to file a wrongful termination claim in california

Losing a job can feel incredibly disempowering for employees. Because California is an at-will employment state, employers have great flexibility in deciding who to fire and why. In most situations, your boss can dismiss you without warning or cause—and there’s little you can do about it.  However, there are some lines that employers can’t cross. Employees fired […]

most dangerous intersections in Los Angeles

Almost anyone who’s ever sat behind the wheel in Los Angeles knows it: drivers in the City of Angels face some of the worst intersections in California. Between massive roadways with multiple lanes, heavy traffic, obstructive foliage, and crowds of pedestrians, a simple trip to the supermarket can quickly turn nerve-racking—or life-ending. In this blog […]

sexual harassment case

Thanks to legal reforms and the MeToo movement, many employees today understand that they don’t have to suffer workplace sexual harassment in silence. However, despite increased awareness of the importance of holding perpetrators accountable, the legal process involved remains murky for many employees.  This blog post will explain what happens in a workplace sexual harassment […]

workplace bullying in california

You don’t have to be best friends with your coworkers to have a healthy and productive workplace. Clashes of personality and management styles can be unpleasant but normal parts of navigating the working world. However, sometimes, conflicts on the job can rise to a level beyond ordinary disagreement. When you’re facing offensive or aggressive behavior […]

California truck accident statistics

Due to a commercial truck's sheer size and weight, any accident with these vehicles leaves few unaffected by the event. A collision with a commercial truck often results in devastating injuries that leave victims financially strapped and on a long road to physical recovery. What can make these accidents even more difficult to process is […]

bereavement leave california

Did you know that only five states offer bereavement leave, leaving millions of U.S. workers without access to this valuable protection? Fortunately, California has specific bereavement leave laws that provide eligible workers with time off to grieve, attend funerals, and handle other post-death matters. The loss of a loved one is a profoundly personal and emotional […]

workplace bullying california

Have you ever dreaded going to work because of a colleague or manager’s behavior? Does someone constantly demean you, sabotage your work, or create a hostile work environment? If so, you might be experiencing workplace bullying or harassment. No one deserves to feel unsafe or belittled at work. Yet bullying and harassment in the workplace […]

California leave of absence laws

Do you worry about taking time off work for a family emergency? California’s generous leave of absence laws can help. Whether you need to care for a sick family member, welcome a newborn, or recover from an illness, you may be entitled to protected leave without jeopardizing your job. Below, we detail California leave of […]

can my employer force me to be on call

Some employees see on-call shifts as a positive opportunity for extra hours and more pay. Others would prefer to skip it altogether. Dropping everything to go to work when your employer calls can be a major disruption to your life. As employment lawyers, we often hear employees express frustrations about the unpredictability of on-call shifts. […]

where do most car accidents happen

The number of police-reported traffic crashes decreased from 6.1 million in 2021 to 5.93 million in 2022. Despite the decrease, 2.38 million people still suffered injuries in motor vehicle collisions. Therefore, many people end up suffering injuries in a car accident at some point in their lives. But where do most car accidents happen? Generally, urban areas see more […]