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Where to File Your Airline Injury Lawsuit

By now, the story and accompanying video of a United Airlines passenger who refused to disembark from an oversold flight and who was instead dragged off the flight by security officers has gone viral. During the scuffle the passenger was injured (whether accidentally or through deliberate action by law enforcement) and was seen being forcibly […]

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When Employers Retaliate for Worker Injury Claims

California’s worker’s compensation laws are designed to protect the worker. That is to say, the worker and his or her wellbeing is the focus of the worker’s compensation statutes applicable to California employers. More specifically, an injured worker’s ability to receive financial compensation to cover his or her medical costs and the ability to return […]

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Notifying Your Employer of a Workplace Accident

Employers in California are “on the hook” when their employees are injured or become ill while on the job performing their work-related duties. However, before a worker is able to begin receiving worker’s compensation benefits, the employer must generally be notified that the worker has suffered an employment-related injury or illness. This requirement may seem […]

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NHTSA Examining Claims of Fuel Leaks by Ford Explorer Vehicles

After receiving approximately 150 complaints, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched an investigation last July into Ford Explorers manufactured between 2011 and 2015. The complaints largely contained reports of exhaust odors (which have been described as smelling of rotten eggs or sulfur) entering the passenger compartment of the vehicle. In recent months, however, […]

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Powers of Attorney

Powers of attorney (POA) are important estate planning documents that are often created at the same time as a will and/or trust. Unlike a will, however, which goes into effect only upon the death of the testator, powers of attorney are created so that a person (the “agent”) can handle the personal, financial, and/or healthcare […]

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