2019 March

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Articles in this issue:
Employee or independent contractor?

Employee or independent contractor?

The California Supreme Court’s ABC test in Dynamex nears the one-year mark and there is confusion as to when that standard applies

William C. Jhaveri-Weeks

2019 March



Using social media to build — and protect — your case

Using social media to build — and protect — your case

You must thoroughly research social media on every case and thoroughly brief your clients on how their postings may be used against them

Steven A. Kronenberg

2019 March


“Consent” in civil cases involving sexual misconduct

“Consent” in civil cases involving sexual misconduct

The “consent” defense, both in childhood and adult cases, is weakened by both recent California law and court rulings

Dave Ring

2019 March


California family-leave laws offer numerous protections

Employees in companies of 50 or more workers are entitled to many types of statutory leave, and even those in smaller firms (5 or more) are entitled to pregnancy leave

Christina M. Coleman

2019 March


An apology

Can it help or hinder a settlement?

Nancy Neal Yeend

2019 March


ADP screwed up your pay check?

Look to your employer, not the payroll processor

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2019 March


Handling the wild-fire insurance claim prior to litigation

Handling the wild-fire insurance claim prior to litigation

A guide to the process and pitfalls in handling a major fire-damage claim, and using the Insurance Code to your client’s advantage

Charles Miller

2019 March


Lien on me

Lien on me

Identifying and managing Medicare and Medi-Cal liens using a simple checklist approach

Marsha Barr-Fernandez

2019 March


Profile: Bryan Schwartz

Employment law specialist has a keen ability to put himself in his clients’ shoes

Stephen Ellison

2019 March


That’s deep …

Balancing your “thinking work” with lawyering’s responsive requirements

Miles B. Cooper

2019 March

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