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How a Personal Injury Settlement Can Limit a Wrongful Death Settlement

A wrongful death settlement is often reached when an individual or a company is responsible for the loss of a life. However, limits are placed on the recovery if the action was previously the subject of a personal injury action. … Continue reading

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Huff v. Securitas: Ct. of App. Confirms PAGA’s Purpose in Refusing to Limit Penalties to Only Those L.C. Violations that Affected Plaintiff Personally

For years, employers and employees have disagreed on the scope of California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”). One hotly-disputed issue is whether the named representative plaintiff needs to have experienced the exact Labor Code violation for which she … Continue reading

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How Your Cruise Ship Ticket can Limit Your Right to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Are you planning to take a cruise in the near future? If so, make sure to carefully read the back of your ticket and any other documentation the cruise operator sends you. Much of this “fine print” can substantially affect … Continue reading

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68 Law Professors Urge Withdrawal of EPA Proposal to Limit Use of Best Science in Agency Rulemakings

Today, on behalf of 68 environmental and administrative law professors affiliated with 47 universities around the country, Sean Hecht and I filed a comment letter urging EPA’s Acting Administrator Wheeler to withdraw the misleadingly-named “Strengthening Transparency in Science” proposed rule.  … Continue reading

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State Bar of California report: Ethic rules limit access to legal services

A report (pdf) commissioned by the State Bar of California found what most of us recognize already. Bar associatons are impeding access to legal services. As a sizable portion of the public struggles to afford a lawyer and a sizable portion … Continue reading

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