1. Steps To Take Prior To Litigation

    When you are facing potential litigation, we recently covered what not to do. However, there are some important steps you can take prior to landing in court. Whether you are facing a legal dispute over labor laws or a class action settlement, taking the right steps up front can save you from a large…Read More

  2. 5 Things To Never Do When Facing A Legal Dispute

    It is a situation every business owner hopes to avoid but one that invariably will come your way — a legal battle. Business litigation is a frustrating and costly experience. No matter how well you dot your i’s and cross your t’s there is no way to 100 percent guarantee that you are safe from …Read More

  3. What to Look for in a Lawyer

    Business litigation gets complex in a hurry. Whenever you are sued or find yourself in a situation where you need to sue someone else, it’s easy to panic. That’s why it’s so important to have reliable legal counsel by your side. One mistake even the most intelligent people make is assuming tha…Read More

  4. Progressive Discipline Policies Can Undermine At-Will Employment

    Barnes and Noble was recently handed a defeat by the California Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. The employer terminated a manager working at one of its stores relying on the presumption of at-will employment in California. The employee sued Barnes and Noble for wrongful termination alleging …Read More

  5. Website Accessibility and the ADA

    In a relatively new approach to ADA compliance lawsuits, plaintiffs have begun to challenge accessibility features of commercial websites.  Allegations of this new type of lawsuit often center on the lack of adequate accessibility for vision impaired disabled users of websites. A prime example of t…Read More

  6. Employers May be Smart to Quit Rounding Time Punches

    It’s my experience that time punch rounding is a common practice for California employers. The rounding practice I see most often rounds time punches to the nearest tenth of an hour (the nearest six minutes). Although California expressly allows employers to round time punches, there are serious r…Read More