Tag Archives: Liability

Marijuana Product Liability Lawsuits May Pick Up in 2019

It’s not only pot smokers who line outside California’s cannabis dispensaries. Personal injury attorneys may be lurking nearby as well, watching for the opportunity to pounce on a possible product liability claim if an marijuana product makes someone sick or … Continue reading

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PG&E Chief Is Out as Utility Faces California Fire Liability

The utility faces an estimated $30 billion exposure to liability for damages from the 2017 and 2018 wildfires that killed scores in Northern California. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Personal Liability for Corporate California Wage and Hour Violations?

Back in 2015, the California Legislature enacted Labor Law Section 558.1, making an “other person” acting for an employer (defined as any natural person who is owner, director, officer, or managing agent of the employer) who causes the employer to … Continue reading

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12 Actions Cities Can Take to Mitigate Tort Liability

Cities get sued. A lot. One of the most common kinds of lawsuits against a city arises from injuries caused by an allegedly dangerous condition of city property (like a sidewalk, road, or trail in a city park). Although it … Continue reading

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Organizing your corporation or limited liability company – Event

Attorney Eric D. Morton will answer questions regarding organizing corporations and limited liability companies on January 16, 2018 in Oakland.  Business owners face many issues when organizing a business entity. Should they have a corporation or LLC? What should they … Continue reading

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