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Understanding Best Practices of Reporting Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious offense that is punishable by law and must be reported (it is actually immoral and also illegal anywhere!). Workplace harassment can be of two types, either “quid pro quo” or indecent conduct with an...

Why Financial Abuse in Nursing Homes is Dangerous

When most people think about nursing home abuse, they think about bruises, verbal abuse, and other common problems. However, it’s worth remembering that financial abuse is a common issue too. Financial abuse, also referred to as material exploitation,...

Fighting Back Against Nursing Home Abuse

When we turn to nursing homes in California as a solution for helping us to look after our loved ones when they need more care and attention, we expect certain things. For instance, you might expect a nursing home to give your loved one their medication...

Thinking of Filing a Legal Malpractice Case Against Your Lawyer?

So, you have lost what you thought was a winnable case. You think the blame squarely lies with your attorney, who you think was negligent in handling your case. Now, all you need to do is file a legal malpractice suit against your lawyer, sue him for...

California Employment Law and Paid Sick Leave

As of the first of July, 2015, the Healthy Families Act that was introduced in 2015 will begin to impose new requirements for paid sick leave on the employers within California. Employers in California continue to be squeezed – some people believe this...