California employment laws require that all employers allow their employees to take breaks throughout their shifts. Every employee is entitled to a 10-minute break after every four hours of work. An employee who is scheduled to work more than five hours is entitled to a meal break of at least 30 minutes. This is a […]read more
Every year, thousands of Californians are injured in accidents caused by the negligence of someone else. Many of these people end up pursuing a personal injury or negligence claim. There exist four different elements that must be demonstrated to prove negligence in a personal injury case, according to the Cornell University School of Law. These […]read more
If you have experienced an injury as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be facing costly medical bills, lost wages, and prescription costs. If you have hired an attorney to pursue your personal injury claim, you may be wondering how long it will take for the case to settle. The answer depends on […]read more
Wrongful death occurs when someone’s negligent or intentional acts result in the death of another person. When a situation occurs where someone dies due to the negligent, reckless or intentional malicious act of another, the surviving family members of the deceased have a right to pursue legal action to receive compensation for that terrible loss. […]read more
Elder abuse can be defined as any inappropriate practice, action, or behavior that results in harm to an individual over the age of sixty-five. Anyone can be a perpetrator of elder abuse and malicious intent is not required for one to be at fault. Kind-hearted, though heedless, caregivers can easily commit elder abuse through negligence. […]read more
When you are involved in a car accident, one of the most important things to do is to determine who is at fault. If you have sustained injuries and damage to your vehicle, you must know exactly who was to blame so that you can properly make a claim to your auto insurance company or […]read more
Being properly compensated for injuries and property damage following an automobile accident in California can be a challenging legal task, and a novice injured claimant can rarely accomplish the feat without legal assistance. Studies actually show that injured parties who retain a personal injury and auto accident attorney generally receive about three times what a […]read more
If you are having second thoughts about that lawyer you hired for your personal injury case, you have options. Under California law, you have the right to the attorney of your choice. If there was a retainer agreement signed and the attorney chose to take your case upon a contingency agreement, you should not have […]read more
Employment law covers a diverse set of employee rights. In America, employers are prohibited from mistreating employees. Examples of mistreatment include denial of pay or benefits and employment discrimination. When employers subject employees to these types of mistreatment, employees have the right to seek legal counsel, protest the unlawful actions, and, when necessary, file a […]read more
All manufacturers are responsible for ensuring any product they distribute to the marketplace is safe and free from unsuspected hazards of use. All products will have a statement of intended use and particular practices to avoid when using the product. Many times the reason for disclaimers actually stems from someone trying to use the product […]read more
As an employee in the state of California, you are entitled to the salary you work for on a regular basis. Unfortunately, some employers do not feel the need to fairly compensate their employees, and in failing to pay the wages they owe, they are in violation of both state and federal laws. If you […]read more
It’s never easy to deal with the loss of a loved one, but the process becomes even more difficult when the death was caused by someone else’s negligence. Grief is compounded by anger and confusion. Additionally, an untimely death can have far-reaching consequences for your family’s well-being. The deceased may have been the main breadwinner […]read more
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