What Lessons Can We Learn From The USC Scandal?

The sexual abuse scandal at the University of Southern California has reignited the debate on women’s safety and sexual assault by men in high positions. Harvey Weinstein is not the only terrible person in SoCal. The never-ending stories of sexual misconduct...

USC President to Resign Over Student Abuse Scandal

C.L. Max Nikias, the president of the University of Southern California (USC), will step down following a scandal involving sexual abuse of students at the university’s health center by a gynecologist, Dr. George Tyndall. The decision of the resignation...

Dealing With The Problem of Late and Unpaid Wages at Workplace

Employers in California have a legal obligation to pay their employees on time. Employees in the state are protected by law against late and unpaid wages – irrespective of the nature of their work and the industry they belong to. Whether the payment...

How an Attorney Can Help You: A Close Look at Equal Pay Day

At Makarem & Associates, we have experience in wage and hour class action litigation matters and want to help if you have not been paid fairly in the workplace. There are many violations that can take place by employers who are treating their employees...

Nursing Home Admissions – Legalities You Should Know

There are certain legal aspects that you should know about while trying to gain an admission to a nursing home. Be wary of being forced to sign a contract An admission agreement of a nursing home is essentially a contract. Usually, a “responsible party”...