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Your Employment Rights When You Are Pregnant

Posted on: June 23, 2017

Pregnancy discrimination is against the law. If you are employed in California, you are protected by both state and federal laws from discrimination on the basis of pregnancy — whether you are pregnant currently or trying to become pregnant. Yet despite this protection, many employers continue to discriminate against employees who are or become pregnant. […] read more →


Product Liability Alert: Lawnmowers Could Catch on Fire

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Greenworks and Kobalt electric lawn mowers recalled. For many consumers, electric lawn mowers are the wave of the future. After all, they’re quieter, do not require gas, often easier to start and operate, and are more environmentally friendly than traditional lawn mowers with gas engines. Yet a recent recall of two popular brands of electric […] read more →


How a Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help You

Posted on: June 16, 2017

A skilled attorney can help you get approved for benefits more quickly. If you are considering applying for Social Security disability benefits, you may have already talked to other people or read online about how difficult and lengthy a process applying for benefits can be. Many applicants go through several levels before finally being approved, […] read more →


How Should Your Work-Related Car Accident Be Filed?

Posted on: June 12, 2017

There are two basic options: a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. As a general rule, if you are injured on the job, you will be able to receive medical treatment and other benefits for that injury through the workers’ compensation system. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance system for workers who are […] read more →


What Is Pretext in an Employment Law Case?

Posted on: June 8, 2017

A pretext is a false reason that is covering up for an employer’s true motives. If you have had something bad happen to you at work — such as getting demoted, or even getting put on an unfavorable shift — chances are good that you understand what pretext is, even if you didn’t actually use […] read more →


What Are Your Options If Your Employer Is Not Paying You Proper Overtime?

Posted on: June 5, 2017

If you aren’t being paid overtime, a lawsuit may be an option. It is a far-too-familiar feeling for many employees: you get your paycheck, expecting to see quite a large number with all of the hours that you have been working. But when you open it, you see a disappointing number. What happened to all […] read more →


Pool Time Is Here: Learn How You Can Stay Safe

Posted on: May 22, 2017

Summer is just around the corner, which makes it all the more important to brush up on pool safety tips — especially if you have your own pool. Spring is officially here, and with warmer temperatures upon us, many friends, relatives and neighbors are opening up their pools. You might even be opening up your […] read more →


Suing For Teacher Misconduct

Posted on: May 19, 2017

You may be able to sue for negligent or intentional acts. As parents, when we send our children to school, we want to know that they are safe from harm. Generally speaking, our kids are well-protected in schools — but that isn’t always the case. There are any number of things that can go wrong […] read more →


How the Law Protects You from Age Discrimination

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Age discrimination protection only applies to employees over the age of 40. It’s a common complaint among employees of all ages: they feel like they have been discriminated against because of their age. Perhaps a recent college grad thinks that nobody takes him seriously because he is too young, or an older employee believes that […] read more →


Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for a Repetitive Motion Injury?

Posted on: May 10, 2017

An injury that develops over time from doing the same work repeatedly may qualify for workers’ compensation. When most people think about workers’ compensation, they likely consider catastrophic accidents, like a forklift backing over a warehouse worker’s foot, a construction worker falling from scaffolding or a machinist losing a limb. While these type of injuries […] read more →


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