What Financial Compensation Can I Get in a Personal Injury Claim In The State of California?

Settlement of a personal injury claim in the State of California usually includes both economic damages, such as lost income, and non-economic damages, including suffering from trauma, distress, grief, fright or depression. Some plaintiffs are also awarded compensation for mental anguish. Some states, including California, cap or limit compensation relating to non-economic damages. California’s Medical…

I Was Injured By Taking a Prescription Drug In California, What Should I Do?

An injury or death caused by a pharmaceutical drug might be compensable under the law of product liability. Like other product liability cases, those involving pharmaceutical drugs have their unique issues though. Product liability claims in California involving these drugs usually fall into one of three categories that resemble other product liability claims. Those three…

What to Expect at a Labor Commission Hearing

Just about every employer in California, big or small, will encounter the state’s dreaded Labor Commission. Also known as the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), it was established to adjudicate wage claims, investigate discrimination and public works complaints, and enforce Labor Code statutes and Industrial Welfare Commission orders. Therefore any current or past employee…