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Chevy Bolt Recall- Everything You Need To Know
Chevy Bolt Recall- Everything You Need To Know
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in Defective Products on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.
GM decided on August 23, 2021 to expand its 2020 recall of 2017 to 2019 Chevrolet Bolts for fires caused by the batteries in the electric vehicles. The timing and expansion of the recall to all Chevrolet Bolts raise many questions. Originally, GM recalled just the 2017 to 2019 Bolts with a software …
Kristensen LLP Obtains $8.9 Million Verdict
Kristensen LLP Obtains $8.9 Million Verdict
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in News on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP, on behalf of their client, Jeremy Findel, announced that they obtained an $8.9M dollar verdict, including $6.8M in punitive damages, on behalf of Mr. Findel against former BLAZE PIZZA owners Maurice Driz and Alberto Daniel Driz, their failson Shawn Tommy Driz and scion of a Beverly Hills property …
Airbnb’s $50 Million-a-Year Secret: Behind The “Trust-and-Safety Department”
Airbnb’s $50 Million-a-Year Secret: Behind The “Trust-and-Safety Department”
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in News on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.
About two weeks ago, on June 15, 2021, Bloomberg Businessweek published an article by Olivia Carville titled, “Airbnb is Spending Millions of Dollars to Make Nightmares Go Away.” Even though the article shook up the public’s perception of Airbnb, it should come as no surprise.   In short, Carville discusses how in 2015, …
What Constitutes Medical Malpractice
What Constitutes Medical Malpractice
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in Other on Friday, June 25, 2021.
Doctors make mistakes, this is a fact. Doctors can and are, at times, also negligent in their care, and sometimes just plain wrong. When they provide healthcare that’s negligent and incorrect, they expose themselves to medical malpractice lawsuits.   The number of medical malpractice cases each year has been trending upward for some …
Personal Injury Claim: What Mistakes You Need To Avoid To Avoid Limiting Your Claim
Personal Injury Claim: What Mistakes You Need To Avoid To Avoid Limiting Your Claim
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in Personal Injuries on Friday, June 25, 2021.
Personal injury claims are very common, and even though they often end with seemingly favorable results for a plaintiff, what many people fail to realize is that the results – damages and compensations awarded to the plaintiff – ended less favorably than they could have. This is because of the nature of a …
Wealthy California Boarding School Bottled By Law Passed In 2020
Wealthy California Boarding School Bottled By Law Passed In 2020
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in News on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.
On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, the Los Angeles Times reported that the Thacher School, a private boarding school located in Ojai, California, released a statement acknowledging a civil suit that was filed against former faculty and staff of the school alleging the sexual assault and misconduct of students dating back to the 1980’s.  …
California’s “Gig Economy” Law: What AB-5 Means for Employees
California’s “Gig Economy” Law: What AB-5 Means for Employees
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in Dancer Rights on Friday, May 28, 2021.
Last year, in what can be seen as a revolutionary victory for gig economy workers in California, the California AB-5, or Assembly Bill 5, was passed. The AB-5 is a state statute that expands on a landmark case from 2018 in the Supreme Court of California (Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court), …
U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Uber’s Bid to End “Contractor Lawsuit”
U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Uber’s Bid to End “Contractor Lawsuit”
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in Labor Laws on Friday, May 28, 2021.
  On Monday, May 17, 2021, the United States Supreme Court rejected Uber’s bid to avoid a lawsuit over whether drivers for UberBLACK – the rideshare company’s limousine platform – are employees and not independent contractors. According to Reuters, and reported on every major online media platform soon after, the Supreme Court’s reason …
Biden’s Labor Department: U-Turn on Trump’s Anti-FLSA Rule
Biden’s Labor Department: U-Turn on Trump’s Anti-FLSA Rule
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in News on Monday, May 17, 2021.
In his final days in office, former President Donald Trump’s administration had implemented an independent contractor rule that would make it easier for businesses to classify employees as independent contractors instead of employees under the FLSA, or Fair Labor Standards Act.   As expected, President Joe Biden’s administration rescinded the Trump administration’s last-minute …
Polaris Recalls More Than 5 Models For Crash Hazard
Polaris Recalls More Than 5 Models For Crash Hazard
By John Kristensen of Kristensen LLP posted in Civil Action Lawsuit on Monday, May 17, 2021.
On March 12, 2021, Polaris issued a voluntary recall of more than five models of their vehicles in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Follow the link here to read about the recall on Polaris’ website. Polaris had formerly issued a “Stop Sale, Stop Ride” on the vehicles in question …