Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) is practically a necessity for a business of any size in California.  Employment practices liability insurance can reduce the risks associated with employee lawsuits in California.  It is important to understand your employment practices liability…

What’s a Demurrer?

What’s a Demurrer?

Law, like many professions, has its own language.  The term “demurrer” is one such special word. So, what’s a Demurrer and why should you care? What is it?  A “demurrer” challenges the pleading (typically the Plaintiff’s Complaint) on its face…

General Contractor Fraud

General Contractor Fraud

We see general contractor fraud and general contractor breach of contracts over and over.  General contractor fraud can occur in many context, including lying to obtain a contract, lying about their experience, and lying about their insurance. We are often…

Mediator’s Proposal

Mediator’s Proposal

Over the last few years, we are finding that more and more litigated cases are resolving at mediation through a “Mediator’s Proposal.”  This trend can be seen as a failure of mediation as a dispute resolution process because the parties are not…

Insurance Broker Fraud

Insurance Broker Fraud

Insurance broker fraud unfortunately happens.  Insurance broker fraud can occur when a broker sells you a product different that what you were promised.  Insurance broker fraud also occurs when the individual or brokerage is not licensed to sell the particular…

Unequal Bargaining Power

Unequal Bargaining Power

This article focuses on the concept of unequal bargaining power.  Unequal bargaining power occurs throughout business and life.  Being aware of when you are facing unequal bargaining power will help you strategize for your best possible outcome and lessen your…

California Leave Laws

California Leave Laws

California leave laws are complex. California leave laws are inter-related.   California leaves laws are always changing.  We receive calls all the time from our clients and potential clients asking what is the correct way to handle an employee who has…

Risk Management and Insurance

Risk Management and Insurance

If you are an entrepreneur, you need to understand risk management and Insurance.  Risk management and insurance knowledge is essential for any business owner, asset owner or executive charged with running the enterprise. Are you a small business? These days…

FEHA Mediation and EEOC Mediation

FEHA Mediation and EEOC Mediation

FEHA Mediation and EEOC Mediation are options to consider when an ex-employee has filed a complaint directly with the agency.  You CAN have an attorney represent you at the FEHA Mediation (or EEOC Mediation), and we believe you should, as…