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Snow Sports

Assumption of Risk of Snow Sports

By Darren G. Mayers, Esq. California is often heralded for being one of the few states where one can go swimming at the beach, go skiing on a mountain, go camping under the stars in the desert, and eat at a 5-star restaurant all within hours on the same day.…
Paid Sick Leave

California Expands Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

By Jaimee K. Wellerstein, Esq. and Michael J. Bruskin, Esq. On October 4, 2023, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 616 authorizing the expansion of California’s Paid Sick Leave law, the Healthy Workers Healthy Families Act of 2014. The new bill includes notable expansions to the amount of protected, paid…
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Trick-or-Treat? – How to Avoid a Halloween Lawsuit

By Mellania E. Safarian, Esq. Odd and strange lawsuits are filed all the time. It is estimated that over 40 million lawsuits are filed every year in the United States. Of these, approximately 4.4 million cases are filed in the superior courts of California. The United States recognizes eleven annual…

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