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 […]

legal rights of independent contractors

The gig economy is expanding. Many people are working freelance, platform-based, and task-focused jobs. Others have started their own businesses and are self-employed. Many of these work as independent contractors (also known as 1099 employees based on the related tax form number).  Independent contractor jobs allow for greater flexibility and entrepreneurial creativity. However, independent contractors […]

can I sue my employer for false promises

Did you move across the country to start a new job only to realize the new employer did not give you the benefits, salary, title, or location they said they would? Your employer may have intentionally misled you to get you to take the job. As an employee, you might ask, Can I sue my […]

mistake that can ruin your car accident lawsuit

Most drivers know that there are some important things they should do after a car accident: for example, call 911, get injured people to safety, and exchange insurance information.  But what’s often less obvious to drivers? What not to do after a crash. In the confusion after an accident, it’s easy to fall prey to common mistakes […]

signs of workplace discrimination

A lot of people assume that job discrimination is mostly a thing of the past. Thanks to state and federal anti-discrimination laws, it’s no longer so easy for employers to let racial, gender, or religious bias dictate whom they hire and fire. But just because job discrimination is illegal doesn’t mean it’s not happening. Today, […]

Best Los Angeles Dog Bite Attorneys Los Angeles

My name is Aidan Ghavimi – I am a Los Angeles dog bite lawyer. I wrote this post to be a resource for folks who need to hire an attorney but don’t know anyone personally who can make a referral. Toward that end, below you will find a list of 6 dog bite lawyers (yours truly excluded) who […]

Best Car Accident Attorneys in Los Angeles

My name is Aidan Ghavimi – I am a Los Angeles car accident lawyer. I wrote this post to be a resource for folks who need to hire an accident attorney but don’t know anyone personally who can make a referral. Toward that end, below you will find a list of 6 auto accident lawyers (yours truly excluded) […]

performance improvement plan lawsuit

Understanding employer-employee workplace dynamics is crucial, particularly when it involves issues related to an employee Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) and its potential for litigation. If you’re an employee seeking clarity on a Performance Improvement Plan lawsuit and how to file one, you’re in the right place. This article will delve into what you should know […]

Los Angeles county Court contact information

Navigating Los Angeles County Courts can be overwhelming, especially if you’re considering filing a lawsuit. Moreover, with the recent advancements in technology, many have questions about their filing and courtroom options. Can you file forms online? Do you need to appear in court physically? Or can you manage everything virtually? This blog post will provide […]