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Los Angeles Workers Threatened With Deportation By Employers: What Can They DO?
Los Angeles Workers Threatened With Deportation By Employers: What Can They DO?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Discrimination on Monday, January 22, 2018.
As the nationwide crackdown on illegal immigration toughens across the U.S., Los Angeles workers suffer from a surge of discrimination in the workplace. An increasing number of employers in Los Angeles are discriminating against and using threats to deport their immigrant employees, even those who are legally in the U.S. Under the presidency …
Kristensen Weisberg, LLP recently files suit against Polaris
Kristensen Weisberg, LLP recently files suit against Polaris
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, January 18, 2018.
In May 2017, our client, Jaclyn Olvera, was driving a 2016 Polaris Ranger Crew XP (an off-road UTV) at a moderate speed when it suddenly rolled over, causing severe injuries to her left arm (resulting in amputation) and acute disfigurement to her left leg. On a road that is mainly straight with a few long, sweeping turns, the Polaris …
Even with Higher Security, Low Crowds Turned out on the Las Vegas Strip for New Years
Even with Higher Security, Low Crowds Turned out on the Las Vegas Strip for New Years
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Personal Injuries on Thursday, January 18, 2018.
Understandably, tensions are still running a little high after the mass shooting in October, to the point where even significantly enhanced security wasn’t enough to tempt party-goers to see in the New Year on the Strip. The celebration marking the start of 2018 saw the highest level of security for quite some time, …
Drugs and Alcohol Can Leave Your Car Flying, Literally
Drugs and Alcohol Can Leave Your Car Flying, Literally
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Car Accident on Friday, January 12, 2018.
We’ve all heard of using drugs and alcohol to get high, but we’re fairly sure that nobody actually expected it to happen quite so literally as it did in Santa Ana, California recently. If you’ve been online over the past few days, you’ll more than likely have seen the shocking photos of a …
After All the Class Action Lawsuits Apple Finally Responds
After All the Class Action Lawsuits Apple Finally Responds
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Class Action Attorney on Friday, January 12, 2018.
There’s always been a suspicion around the battery life on Apple iPhones, with conspiracy theories galore centering on the built-in obsolescence of the device. Bloggers, tech magazines, and regular iPhone users have speculated for years about their device getting slower and less reliable as it gets older and, after ten years of iPhone …
What To Do If You’re Being Accused Of Sexual Assault on Campus: The Truth About Trump-Era Title IX Violations
What To Do If You’re Being Accused Of Sexual Assault on Campus: The Truth About Trump-Era Title IX Violations
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Title IX and Sexual Assault/Harassment on Friday, January 5, 2018.
In recent months, sexual assault and harassment accusations at college campuses and universities have been booming in the face of the #MeToo movement. But are colleges and universities taking care of sexual assault claims properly? Are campus rape policies following Title IX regulations? Even before the biggest sexual misconduct scandal in U.S. history …
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Outcome Is Changing Product Liability for Aircraft Parts
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Outcome Is Changing Product Liability for Aircraft Parts
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Thursday, January 4, 2018.
Before the Bristol-Myers Squibb Vs Superior Court case in 2017, it was generally accepted that courts could exercise personal jurisdiction in the form of general jurisdiction where a defendant was, in effect, at home in a particular jurisdiction, or specific jurisdiction where a lawsuit arose from or related to the defendant’s contacts with …
‘Help! I Was Wrongfully Terminated Because of the Holidays I Celebrate…’
‘Help! I Was Wrongfully Terminated Because of the Holidays I Celebrate…’
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, December 29, 2017.
The holiday season in the U.S. is a wonderful time of year. But for minority groups, it can become a nightmare. In fact, what if you get fired for celebrating other holidays and not sharing your American coworker’s holiday spirit? That would not only constitute religious discrimination in the workplace, but may also …
What if Your Holiday Gift is a Defective Product? A Not-So-Embarrassing Way to Return It
What if Your Holiday Gift is a Defective Product? A Not-So-Embarrassing Way to Return It
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Thursday, December 28, 2017.
Have you finished your holiday shopping or are you in the middle of your Christmas checklist? Christmas preparations can get rather hectic, but make sure they don’t turn into a disaster for you and loved ones on your holiday gift-giving list. Before you begin giving out holiday gifts, be warned that some of …
Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Slower Functioning Older iPhones
Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Slower Functioning Older iPhones
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Class Action Attorney on Friday, December 22, 2017.
Technology is advancing at rapid speed. Although it is designed to make our lives easier and better, many i-Phone owners would argue it is doing the opposite. Apple recently admitted it has intentionally slowed down the operating system of its older i-Phones. Although the company, claims it was not done to force customers …