Termination Papers

Do I have to sign termination papers? NO, YOU DO NOT!  In fact, one should never sign anything without closely reviewing the language contained in any document. By signing termination papers (exit interview documents), you are likely waiving and giving up any potential wrongful termination claim. When you sign termination papers, you are agreeing with the reason given for your termination. For example, if you sign termination papers stating you are being dismissed for showing …

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The Importance of Choosing an Experienced, Local, Medical Malpractice Attorney

If you, or a member of your family, has been seriously injured, because of an avoidable medical mistake, it is critical that you hire the right medical malpractice attorney to represent you. Doctors, nurses and other health care professionals have a duty of care to their patients. When health care professionals fail in this duty and commit medical malpractice, lives can be forever altered. An experienced, local medical malpractice attorney can be your most valuable …

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Unpaid Overtime

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California Overtime Pay Laws | How To Recognize Unpaid Overtime Does your employer owe you for unpaid overtime? California labor laws address unpaid overtime, by requiring all employers to pay overtime, whether authorized or not. In California, the general overtime provisions are that a “nonexempt” employee 18 years of age or older, or any minor employee 16 or 17 years of age who is not required by law to attend school and is not otherwise …

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What Is Distracted Driving?

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What Is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety. These types of distractions include: Texting Using a cell phone or smartphone Eating and drinking Talking to passengers Grooming Reading, including maps Using a navigation system Watching a video Adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player But, because text messaging requires visual, manual, and …

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What to do if you are being harassed by your employer, or you work in a hostile environment.

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San Bernardino Constructive Termination Lawyers, Assisting Southern California Employees Who Have Been Wrongfully Forced to Quit Their Jobs   If your work environment is hostile; if your employer or co-workers are harassing you; or, if you have already quit your job due to unbearable working conditions, you may be the victim of “Constructive Termination”. You may have the grounds for a Wrongful Termination claim. You should seek the immediate expert advice of the knowledgable and …

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Information to Help You with a Wrongful Termination Claim

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Wrongful Termination cases are very complex and often extremely involved. Being unemployed is a very stressful and confusing time. There are many factors to consider when making a claim for a Wrongful Termination. These types of difficult situations are best handled by the experts. No two claims are the same, and there are often exceptions to every rule. You will need the expertise of a knowledgeable, and trusted Wrongful Termination Lawyer, to guide you through this …

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Can You Spot Age Discrimination in the Workplace?

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Losing a job can be difficult for anyone, but it often provides special challenges for older workers. Individuals over 55 are likely to face long job hunt times in a tough economy. The ranks of older workers among the long-term unemployed have swelled of late. Many of them have lost their jobs in this economy, while others are finding it difficult to find new ones, and the harsh reality is their age is part of the …

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Website Accessibility For Disabled Persons

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    W3C Celebrates 20th Anniversary: This month, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) turns 20. On October 29th, global strategists, business leaders and developers will join the consortium to discuss “The Future of the Web” at an anniversary symposium in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, the W3C has been pursuing their vision of “one Web available to all”. It is this commitment that has united the World Wide Web developing community, and produced the …

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Social Media Access Policy

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Does an employer have the right to ask for access to an employee’s personal social media accounts? If an employer fires an employee for refusing to provide the employer access to the employee’s personal social media, the termination could be deemed a Wrongful Termination. If a prospective employer refuses to hire a job applicant for refusing to provide the employer access to their personal social media, the job applicant may be a victim of Employment …

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Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Accidents

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It is a common misconception that a motorcycle accident usually involves another vehicle, and not just the motorcycle. This is not always the case. Frequently, a motorcycle accident is the result of the motorcycle driver attempting to get out of the way of another vehicle, or swerving to avoid debris in a roadway.  This type of accident is referred to as a “Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Accident”. Recently in the news, there was tragic Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Accident, …

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Teen Auto Accidents | Fatal | Wrongful Death

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The death of a loved one is tragic… the Wrongful Death of a loved one also brings many legal challenges to deal with. Grieving families struggle to understand: What happened? How did it happen? Why did it happen? Who is responsible for us so tragically losing our loved one? All too often, investigations that are performed by either law enforcement, or some other public agency, fall short of providing these answers. With any sudden, unexplained, …

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What To Do After A Truck Accident Has Occurred

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The Importance of Obtaining an Independent Investigation After a Big-Rig Trucking Accident:  Have you recently been involved in a California truck accident?  If so, call 909.884.6451. It is imperative that you have a thorough and complete investigation conducted right away. No matter the cause of the accident, you will need to have an independent investigation done, in order to identify and hold accountable all liable parties. In order to be certain that you recover any and all medical expenses …

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