California heat stroke law requires companies to ensure that employees working outside have access to adequate shade and water when temperatures exceed 80°F (with additional measures and protections for temperatures of 95°F and above) through CIV § 3395, the Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Standard. Unfortunately, not all companies follow these essential rules.
If you’ve been in an automotive collision and you believe it may have been caused by faulty repairs or negligent work on your car, you may be wondering what legal options are available to you. You may also be wondering “Can you sue a mechanic for not fixing your car?” The short answer is “Yes, you can.”
Injuries can be frustrating, painful, and traumatic experiences. If you’ve suffered a personal injury, you might have concerns about speaking to an attorney, and wonder what questions a lawyer would ask a client in situations like yours.
With more than 60% of the adult population in the United States considered fully vaccinated from COVID-19, many companies are now calling for their employees to return to the office from remote working. However, many people across the country are still hesitant to get the vaccine. This leaves employees in a tough place when working for companies with a COVID vaccine mandate. It begs the question: Can your employer require a COVID vaccine?
In 2019, there were more than 31 million cars worldwide with at least some level of autonomous capabilities – a number that is forecasted to surpass 54 million in 2024. As the number of cars on the road with even partial automated functionality continues to grow, so too do the legal issues with autonomous vehicles, including the debate over who is responsible for self-driving car accidents in the United States.
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Since the World Health Organization first declared COVID-19 a global pandemic in March 2020, the phrase "unprecedented times" has been used frequently. However, in the legal world, these truly are unprecedented times. COVID-19 lawsuits have been filed across the United States and beyond, but in most cases it’s still unclear where the courts will land.
In the event of an accident or injury, any involved party should promptly seek the answer to one important question: How long after an accident can you file a lawsuit? As with most legal questions, the answer is more complicated than one might expect, and will depend on the particulars of the incident.
If you’ve found yourself with injuries from an unexpected personal injury, it’s important to speak with a lawyer as soon as possible. Finding the right personal injury firm for your case, however, can be a daunting challenge, especially if it’s the first time you’ve been injured. In your search, you may have found mention of...
The main and most important difference between a worker’s comp claim and a personal injury lawsuit is this: A personal injury claim is based on someone else’s fault or negligence, while a worker’s comp case is not. The two types of cases also differ in the types of compensation available for each claimant.
With online shopping growing in popularity each year, we’re becoming accustomed to seeing fleets of delivery trucks hauling packages from all over the world to people’s homes. One of the largest companies behind these trucks is UPS. With more than 100,000 trucks in their global fleet, there are few organizations responsible for more vehicles on the road than UPS. If you’ve been involved in a car accident with a UPS truck, it is highly recommended that you contact an experienced attorney at Avrek Law to resolve your case.