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California

Civil rights laws in the United States exist to enforce fairness because, unfortunately, people don’t always play fair without strong encouragement. These laws hold that certain social opportunities and considerations should be the same for everyone regardless of what they look like or where they come from.  The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the…

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When injured on the job, most people know to file a claim with their employer to receive workers’ compensation benefits. Whether the employer is at fault or not, workers’ compensation is available to employees who are injured while working in California. But when someone other than the employer is also responsible for injuries to an…

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California is already recognized as having some of the most employee-friendly laws in the US. New laws that will take effect in 2022 continue to encourage improved conditions for employees in the workplace. In October, Governor Newsom signed into law some new legislation aimed at improving workplace safety and establishing equality of pay practices. One…

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Watching our loved one’s age can be difficult. When our loved ones become older and require care, we want them in the best hands possible. However, those that are supposed to be caring for the elderly sometimes take advantage of them, which can turn into elder abuse. When there is an intentional act or failure…

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Gaming’s “Bro Culture” recently took a big hit in California. State Regulators have targeted enforcement actions at two of the biggest players in the video game industry: Activision Blizzard and Riot Games. The investigations into the two companies are a strong show of state force to eliminate workplace bias and discrimination. The Civil Rights Act…

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Medical malpractice involves a slew of acts. These include failing to properly treat a medical patient, surgical mistakes and errors, and assigning incorrect amounts of medication. The unfortunate reality is that enough such acts have happened in recent years to the point that medical malpractice has become the third leading cause of death in the…

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Almost any type of product can end up being defective or unsafe for use as a result of a faulty design, manufacturing defect, improper instructions, or lack of warning about their use. Where do most consumers get products these days? Amazon. So, it makes sense that Amazon can be held liable for defective products sold…

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The video game company Riot Games has jumped out of the legal frying pan and into the fire as they backed out of the settlement in the gender discrimination class-action lawsuit against them. They prefer the possibility of hundreds of individual arbitration hearings and an additional class-action lawsuit. If you or somebody you love has…

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The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits harassment or inappropriate behavior that is severe enough to create an abusive work environment. Harassment may be sexual or based on race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, or age. A hostile work environment arises when firm action is not taken to prevent bullying and harassment.  Types of Harassment…

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Long-term care facilities have seen a disproportionate number of fatalities amid the coronavirus pandemic, even with their patients’ susceptibility in mind. More than a third of deaths related to Covid-19 can be linked to a long-term care facility. Nation-wide, lawsuits are piling up against nursing homes that failed to provide their residents with adequate care…

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