Personal Injury Lawyer │ Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

Personal Injury Lawyer │ Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means it is time again to join loved ones for a delicious home-cooked meal.  While entertaining family and friends during the holidays can be fun, it is important that we not forget about basic kitchen safety during the festivities. According to the National Fire [...]

2018 Employment Law Update | Part Three

  HARASSMENT M.F. v. Pacific Pearl Hotel Mgmt. LLC, 2017 WL 4831603 (Cal. Ct. App. 2017) M.F., a housekeeping employee who worked for a hotel, alleged she had been raped while working on the employer's premises by a drunk, nonemployee trespasser whom the employer knew or should have known was on the premises, and who [...]

2018 Employment Law Update | Part Two

CASE LAW UPDATE WAGE AND HOUR Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc. 865 F.3d 1261 (9th Cir. 2017) In response to three questions asked of it by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the California Supreme Court opined as follows: 1. A day of rest is guaranteed for each workweek. Periods of more [...]

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