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Jet Blue Right Engine Blows up During Flight out of Long Beach in Airbus 320
Jet Blue Right Engine Blows up During Flight out of Long Beach in Airbus 320
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, September 19, 2014.
On Thursday, September 18, 2014 Jet Blue flight 1416 left from Long Beach airport for Austin Texas.  The flight was in the air less than 15 minutes after taking off at 9:17 a.m. when the right engine of the Airbus 320 exploded.   Social media captured the smoked filled cabin and panic below: …
Governor signs “Yelp” bill. California law now precludes non disparagement clauses in consumer contracts
Governor signs “Yelp” bill. California law now precludes non disparagement clauses in consumer contracts
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
Governor Brown signed a bill known colloquially as the “Yelp! bill” into law.  The final law, and hot legislative pontificating, can be read here and below and is codified as Cal. Civ. Code § 1670.8.  The bill was a reaction to a Utah lawsuit by a couple who sued Kleargear.com after the company demanded $3,500 for …
New California Law, Three Feet for Safety Act, Protects Bicyclists from Cars
New California Law, Three Feet for Safety Act, Protects Bicyclists from Cars
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.
On September 16, 2014, the Three Feet for Safety Act became the law in California.  Under California Veh. Code § 21760, car drivers must provide bicyclists with three feet of space when passing.  Violators will be fined $35 if they drive too close to a bicyclist; a $220 fine will be imposed if a cyclist is …
TCPA lawsuit against Precision Auto Protection
TCPA lawsuit against Precision Auto Protection
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Thursday, September 11, 2014.
On September 9, 2014, Kristensen Weisberg, LLP and the Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman, P.C. filed a Class Action Complaint against Precision Auto Protection in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.  The Class Action Complaint alleges that  Precision Auto Protection (which is a dba for Advanced Marketing & …
Boston Scientific hit with $73 Million Dollar Verdict over Mesh Implant
Boston Scientific hit with $73 Million Dollar Verdict over Mesh Implant
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
Another jury has slammed a transvaginal mesh manufacturer.  And then another jury dropped the hammer. On September 5, 2014, a jury in the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia issued a $3.27 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. (“Ethicon”) in a bellwether jury trial.  The …
What happens in lawsuits against drunk drivers or hit and run drivers?
What happens in lawsuits against drunk drivers or hit and run drivers?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
Were you struck by a drunk driver? Did someone slam into your vehicle and flee the scene?  What happens in lawsuits with drunk drivers and cases against hit and run drivers.  At Kristensen Weisberg, LLP we’ve been handling these cases for a years.  It’s not the slam dunk people think these cases are …
Lawsuit filed against New York Mets for Wrongful Termination following Pregnancy
Lawsuit filed against New York Mets for Wrongful Termination following Pregnancy
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
The Ivy League-educated former head of New York Mets ticket sales is allegedly suing the club Wednesday, saying she was fired last month after insults and humiliation were hurled at her by the club owner’s son, a top team executive who she claimed was upset that she had a child without being married. Leigh Castergine’s …
No on Prop 46 Robocalls Likely Violate the TCPA.
No on Prop 46 Robocalls Likely Violate the TCPA.
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, September 5, 2014.
Have you received robocalls against Prop 46 in California?  Did a pre-recorded message blather away on your cell phone?   Such calls are illegal if the caller did not have “express written consent.”  It’s punishable for $500 for each call and $1,500 if done knowingly or willfully under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, …
Kristensen Weisberg, LLP Defeat Motion to Stay Class Action for Illegal Robo Calls to Cell Phones
Kristensen Weisberg, LLP Defeat Motion to Stay Class Action for Illegal Robo Calls to Cell Phones
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Thursday, September 4, 2014.
On September 4, 2014, United States District Court Judge John E. Mendez denied defendant Caribbean Cruise Lines, Inc.’s Motion to Stay a Class Action for Illegal Robo Calls to Cell Phones.  Kristensen Weisberg, LLP filed the Complaint in Lively v.  Caribbean Cruise Lines, Inc. on April 17, 2014 in the United States District …
Albino Cobra on the loose in the 818 (the Valley-Part of LA)
Albino Cobra on the loose in the 818 (the Valley-Part of LA)
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
An Albino Cobra is on the loose in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles!  For the record, we are unaware of loose Albino Cobras on the Westside. Local media are reporting that an Albino Cobra bit a dog and slithered away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.  We despise anything that harms …
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