The deadliest night of the year for pedestrians – Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and for many people, that means pumpkin-flavored everything, parties, costumes, and candy. But while Halloween may be a time of fun and celebration for many, it can also be a time of danger. A recent study found that Halloween is one of the most dangerous days of the year for pedestrians. A 2019 research ... Read More

Apple’s Latest Watch and iPhone Take Accident Detection Seriously

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Apple’s new Accident Detection detects severe car crashes and automatically calls 911. Seeking your own medical attention after less severe crashes, however, remains critical. As usual, Apple’s latest debuts – the iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Series 8 – are poised to do it all, and this time doing it all includes detecting serious car accidents and calling 911 in ... Read More

Wage Theft in California: Your Rights

Wage theft is all too common in California, and it is also against the law – but a dedicated California wage theft attorney can help. If your California employer fails to pay you in accordance with the law, it is considered wage theft, and there are legal protections in place that can help. The intentional theft of wages by employers ... Read More

Your Rights Regarding Continued Employment in California

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As an at-will employee in California, you have important rights that are well worth protecting, and an experienced California worker rights attorney can help. In California, most employment is what is called at will. Understanding what this term means for you as an employee is critical to your ability to protect your job termination rights in California, but the concept ... Read More

Discuss Your Concerns With a California Severance Negotiation Attorney

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If you’ve been fired, laid off, or let go by your employer, you have important severance rights to protect, and an experienced California severance agreement lawyer can help. There are only a handful of situations in which severance pay is required in California, but many employers choose to offer severance packages when they let employees go. However, there are no ... Read More

California Whistleblower Attorney

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As an employee, you have important rights that protect you against your employer’s retaliation – in response to you blowing the whistle on fraudulent or otherwise illegal practices. If you discover or witness your employer engaging in activity that does not comport with the laws that bind employers, building up the courage to report the matter to the authorities can ... Read More

Judge rules that Uber and Lyft must treat drivers as employees

New ruling highlights the importance of correct worker classificationUpdate: March 22, 2021Proposition 22 was overwhelmingly approved by voters in the state's November 3, 2020 general election. With its approval, gig economy companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash will be able to continue classifying their drivers as independent contractors.In August 2020, a California judge ruled that rideshare companies like Uber and ... Read More

How the U.S. can make new cars safer

Pedestrians and cyclists are at risk of serious injury from collisions with motor vehicles. While any vehicle can cause life-changing injuries, the decades-long trend of vehicles getting heavier and larger only increases the risk for pedestrians, cyclists, and other drivers on the road. In addition, many of these large vehicles have blind spots, serious rollover risks, and are more likely ... Read More