Three Elements Needed to Establish a Product Liability Claim

According to a July 2017 report in California Healthline, DNA linked deadly germs to tainted devices used during heart surgeries to a German Factory. Contamination at a German factory was likely the source of a global outbreak of deadly infections in heart patients. Scientists discovered the source by using whole-genome sequencing to match the DNA fingerprint samples taken from patients in several countries. A 55-year-old Pennsylvania man was among patients infected with the germ in …

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Elements Needed to Prove a Wrongful Death Claim

According to KTLA June 2017 report, a woman was killed in a chain-reaction car crash. The accident was allegedly caused by a drunk driver. The woman’s vehicle slammed into a San Bernardino County sheriff’s van. At the time, the sheriff’s deputy was transporting several prisoners to a facility and traveling eastbound on Fifth Street. He stopped at the H Street intersection for a red light. The victim was stopped behind the police van. As they …

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Only Specific Family Members can Sue in a San Bernardino Wrongful Death Claim

The families of San Bernardino attack victims have sued social media companies for wrongful death, according to a Los Angeles Times May 2017 article. The families filed a wrongful death claim in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California against Google and social media sites Facebook and Twitter. They allege the companies allowed the Islamic State to build an online presence and disseminate its extremist beliefs. The presence allowed it to recruit and …

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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?

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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