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  • Desperate Housewives' Employment Lawsuit May Last As Long As Series
    The California Court of Appeals recently held that an employee is not required to exhaust her administrative remedies by filing a complaint with the Labor Commissioner before commencing a civil action under California Labor Code § 6310, which protects ...
    Posted By Santa Clarita Attorney
  • Ringing in 2016 with New Employment Laws
    As we say goodbye to 2015 and ring in 2016, business owners around California are preparing to comply with a bevy of new laws passed by the state legislature. With 877 new laws signed by Governor Brown this year alone – many of which are applicable to ...
    Posted By Santa Clarita Attorney
  • Processed Meats May Become a Focal Point for Future Proposition 65 Litigation
    In October 2015, the World Health Organization ("WHO") released a study finding that processed meats such as salami and bacon can increase the likelihood of colorectal cancer in humans. As a result of these findings, the State of California is reportedly ...
    Posted By Los Angeles Attorney
  • Court of Appeal Affirmatively Establishes the Components of the Component Parts Doctrine
    A recent unanimous decision by a California appellate court reversed summary judgment in favor of a defendant in a benzene exposure case after finding that the defendant failed to satisfy the first element of the component parts doctrine. In Brady v. ...
    Posted By Los Angeles Attorney
  • Asbestos Lawyers Take on Benzene
    In Hood v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., et al. , a Texas jury awarded a noticeably high verdict of $1.5 million in punitive damages and over $6.7 million in compensatory damages to Virgil Hood, a career mechanic diagnosed with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. ...
    Posted By Los Angeles Attorney
  • Another Victory in the Court of Appeals against the Metzger Law Group
    For easily the 75 th time in the last 10 years, Poole Shaffery prevailed against the Metzger Law Group without paying a dime, this time after turning a trial court's denial of a motion for summary judgement into a victory in the Court of Appeals. In a ...
    Posted By Los Angeles Attorney