The Impact Of Minimum Wage In California - Going Up 50¢ In 2018!
The minimum wage in California is supposed to increase to 50¢ by January 1st, 2018. The ultimate goal is reaching $15 an hour by 2023.
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The Impact Of Minimum Wage In California – Going Up 50¢ In 2018!
Dec 22, 2017

The minimum wage in California is supposed to increase to 50¢ by January 1st, 2018. The ultimate goal is reaching $15 an hour by 2023. While this is good news, it can also decrease job availability. Some small businesses are already planning to charge customers more and layoff many employees. These are some hard decisions

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California Anesthesiologist Charged With Murder Of Patient
Dec 16, 2017

A Los Angeles anesthesiologist was recently charged with the death of a patient from overdose and arrested by the Beverly Hills police. Apparently, a 71-year-old patient was administered sedation medication before surgery and he was also injected a lethal dose of Demerol in the recovery room, which caused his death after going into cardiac arrest.

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What Makes A Product Dangerous?
Dec 15, 2017

Many products out there are marketed as safe and easy to use yet thousands of people are injured every year by an unsafe product. Products are supposed to solve problems and not to create them. However, when a product is dangerous its use can cause severe injuries and expose users to much harm. In this

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Know Your Rights As A Whistleblower
Dec 08, 2017

If you want to file a claim against your employer, it is important you learn your rights. There are legal ways to protect yourself from retaliation. A Sherman Oaks whistleblower attorney can tell you in more details the areas of protection you are entitled to as whistleblower in Sherman Oaks. Protection against retaliation Sometimes claims

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California Attorneys File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Pg&E For Causing Wildfires
Dec 07, 2017

Many attorneys throughout California have already began investigating the causes of the historic wildfires. A suit has been filed against Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) on behalf of 50 fire victims who suffered significant damages. The suit includes wrongful death, property damages, loss of possessions, medical costs, among other things. Although no amount of

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Holiday Shopping Liability
Dec 02, 2017

With the holidays upon us, many people become anxious about the dangers of holiday shopping. From defective products, identity theft, assaults, and crowded conditions, holiday shopping can be brutal! On top of that, carrying several bags in unsafe conditions such as dim walkways and holiday spills can lead to dangerous slip and fall accidents. But

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How Important Is Expert Testimony In Medical Malpractice Cases?
Dec 01, 2017

Medical malpractice cases may not always involve medical error. Sometimes other professionals such as medical technicians can hurt a patient. In such cases, the testimony of experts is crucial to determine whether the doctor or medical technician provided the necessary medical care. Medical professionals who fail to follow an appropriate standard of care should be

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11 Signs Of Sexual Harassment To Watch Out For This Holiday Season (Christmas & New Year Parties)
Nov 25, 2017

In light of recent news stories about sexual harassment that keep mounting across industries in America, it’s time to talk about holidays and their close relation to sexual harassment and misconduct. It may or may not be a surprise to many, but there are even higher chances of sexual harassment during the holiday season, particularly

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FasciaBlaster Under Fire for Causing Injuries When Trying to Get Rid of Cellulite
Nov 24, 2017

The supposed “magic tool” that eliminates cellulite – FasciaBlaster – has come under fire for causing severe injuries in users, and now people across the country are suing the founder – a prominent figure in the beauty industry – Ashley Black for product liability. The popularity of FasciaBlaster peaked a few weeks ago when the

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Common Medical Malpractice Scenarios
Nov 18, 2017

While medical errors are common these days, not every situation may constitute a malpractice case. Medical malpractice generally happens when a healthcare professional harms a patient. These cases can have devastating consequences but they can be prevented with the help of an experienced Sherman Oaks medical malpractice attorney. A personal injury attorney can determine who

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