Estate Planning: Properly Planning for Your Retirement Assets
According to recent data, approximately 34% of household financial assets are held in retirement accounts (approximately $28.0 trillion nationwide). The reason for this is largely tax driven as retirement accounts are (1) often funded on pre-tax dollars , ...
Corporate Law: "FTB/SOS SUSPENDED" - What Does That Mean?
Mr. I. N. Corporate and Ms. Elle L. Cee decide to form a business entity in the State of California and their operations are going smoothly. Suddenly, they hit a snag when they receive a notice that their business entity (e.g., corporation or limited ...
Posted By Andrew M. Sevanian
TOXIC TORT: Cell Phone Industry Handed Second Shot at Precluding Mandatory Cancer Warning On Cell Phones
On June 28, 2018, The U.S. Supreme Court instructed the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (“9th Circuit”) to reconsider CTIA-The Wireless Ass’n v. City of Berkeley (2017) 854 F.3d 1105 ( CTIA ), which upheld a City of Berkeley’s ordinance requiring ...
Posted By Mario A. Gonzalez
PERSONAL INJURY DAMAGES: ASCDC Files Petition for Review in Pebley v. Santa Clara Organics, LLC
Last month, we discussed the potential negative impacts of the Dave Pebley v. Santa Clara Organics, LLC (May 8, 2018, B277893) ( Pebley ) decision in personal injury actions involving insured plaintiffs who choose to treat on a lien basis. A petition for ...
Posted By Jason A. Benkner