Liability for Letting Someone Drive Your Car

2021-10-06T11:18:50-07:00August 20, 2021|

If you let someone drive your car, would you potentially be liable should they get into an accident and cause injuries? The answer is: yes. AUTO V. PEDESTRIAN Blake McKenna was a pedestrian lawfully crossing the street in the San Diego area when he was ...

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Itemize Employee Wage Statements Properly Or Pay Penalties

2021-09-27T20:26:29-07:00August 5, 2021|

Let’s jump right into the law. Labor Code section 226 requires an employer to furnish to its employee “an accurate itemized statement in writing” showing, among other things, “all applicable hourly rates in effect during the pay period and the corresponding number of hours worked ...

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Trader Joe’s Sued Over Sale of New Zealand Manuka Honey

2021-09-22T17:05:44-07:00July 31, 2021|

Here is the lead paragraph in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case, which I appreciate for succinctness and humor: “The parties find themselves in a sticky situation. Trader Joe’s Company (Trader Joe’s) markets its store brand Manuka Honey as “100% New Zealand Manuka Honey” ...

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Teen Killed At Railroad Crossing Sues Union Pacific

2021-09-27T20:27:32-07:00July 17, 2021|

 This is a sad case. It involves a sixteen-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a freight train on an at-grade railroad crossing in Santa Clarita. SOLEDAD CANYON RAILROAD CROSSING Kimberly Jimenez-Soto routinely walked along an unpaved path (wearing earphones which we learned from ...

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