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Employment Law: Medical Leave

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How Long Can I Be on Medical Leave in California? The short answer is, it depends! If your Medical Leave fall unders one of the sections below, you may be limited to those dates. However, this does not mean you must be terminated if you exceed those days. There are different sets of state… Read More »

Employment Law: Disabled Employees

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Commonly Misunderstood Rules for Disabled Employees in California The California Fair Employment and Housing, or FEHA, offers more protection to our state’s employees than the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, provides, as the verbiage extends well beyond the latter’s coverage. Since California laws differ from the federal version, misunderstood rules for disabled… Read More »

Personal Injury: Distracted Driving

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A New Leader in Motor Vehicle Accident Causes: Distracted Driving Distracted driving has been admonished by federal and state administrations who are describing the behavior as the new drunk driving. The comparisons between distracted driving and impaired driving are palpable, with a remarkable link being that they are both completely preventable! Distracted Driving Statistics… Read More »

Personal Injury Motorcycle Helmets

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Motorcycle Helmets in California: More Than the Law; Potential Lifesavers The State of California requires all motorcycle drivers and passengers to wear helmets that meet or exceed federal safety standards while riding on a motorcycle. The California Vehicle Code Section 27803 also applies to motor-driven cycles and motorized bicycles. The exposed nature of motorcyclists… Read More »

Personal Injury and Your Livelihood: What’s at Stake When You Get Hurt in an Accident?

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Personal injury can be life-changing in more ways than one. Getting hurt in an accident is more than a disruption of your physical health, but an assault on your personal and professional life, including your financial standing. One unplanned medical bill and one unpaid absence from work can harm your existing budget and begin… Read More »

Pursuing Wrongful Death Cases in California is Supported by Law

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The California Legislature has outlined civil action laws that allow family members to pursue wrongful death claims against the person, party, or company that negligently or wrongfully caused the death of their loved one. This includes deaths resulting from a negligent person or company’s involvement in: Auto Accidents Bicycle Accidents Motorcycle Accidents Pedestrian Accidents… Read More »

Car Accidents v. Truck Accidents in Long Beach, California

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For most people, driving next to a large semi-truck with a 50’ trailer attached is cause for anxiety. We completely understand. Witnessing a truck accident in person or seeing the media coverage of the aftermath only enforces the reality that these trucks cause unimaginable damage during a collision. These trucks are unlike any other… Read More »

When Reporting to the Company Fails, Where Do Sexual Harassment Victims Turn?

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The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing requires supervisors in any company with 50 or more employees to undergo two hours of sexual harassment prevention training every two years. And while this training may go a long way in educating employees on the dos and don’ts of sexual harassment, it simply is not… Read More »

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