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Uber Accidents: Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

  July 17, 2017     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
Ridesharing is a growing trend. The popularity of ridesharing networks like Uber has skyrocketed in recent years. In fact, Uber’s services are...

What to Look for in a Business Start Up Law Firm

  July 5, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
Along with your investors and startup management team, you will want to have the services of an experienced and knowledgeable California...

What Happens in a Legal Mediation Proceeding?

  June 28, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
There are several ways that a California business dispute can be resolved, but litigation is usually not the preferred method for doing so.

Federal Law and Consumer Credit Scores

  June 27, 2017     By Sierra Litigation
With the exception of your Social Security number, no other number has more of an impact on your life than the impact made by your credit score....

What Is Civil Litigation?

  June 7, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
Disputes and disagreements are commonplace in the business world, and civil litigation is one method whereby these disputes and disagreements...

Considering Purchasing a Franchise in California?

  June 7, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
Get Your Franchise Lawyer Involved Early.

How Small Businesses Can Afford Legal Counsel

  June 5, 2017     By Kohler Legal - A Business & IP Law Firm
With limited capital at the start of a business, hiring a lawyer can be a daunting prospect, and is commonly perceived as being too expensive,...

Commercial Lease "Letter of Intent" - LOIs

  June 5, 2017     By Matt Dickstein, Business Attorney
The letter of intent (“LOI,” a.k.a. term sheet or MOU) [is]used for negotiating a commercial lease. The LOI comes early in the process, and it’s...

San Diego Class Action Defense Strategies for Products Labelled “Organic” and “Made in the USA”

  June 1, 2017     By Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Many companies that grow agricultural products or manufacture goods and provide services in San Diego and Southern California label their...

Class Action Defense in San Diego: Diffusing a Complex Legal Challenge

  June 1, 2017     By Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Class action defense is unfortunately a more common reality for California and San Diego agricultural, technology and manufacturing producers....

How To Properly Describe An Invention For Your Patent Application

  May 30, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
Patent applications require up to five well-written descriptions which not only complement each other, but do not conflict.

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

  May 25, 2017     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
Life happens to all of us. Most people experience some type of injury at some point in time. And of course, most of us would rather simply heal...

Ways to Stop Foreclosure Fast

There are many ways to stop a foreclosure sale. The best way to stop foreclosure fast is to file bankruptcy. It can stop a foreclosure...

What Can Bicycle Accident Victims Do When the Motorist Has No Insurance?

  May 22, 2017     By Power Legal Group, PC
If you are struck by a motorist who has no insurance, what can you do? Go after the defendant, who likely has no assets? Good luck collecting...

Were You Riding a Motorcycle Without a License?

  May 22, 2017     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
Motorcycle accidents happen whether people deserve it or not. Most people can agree that nobody actually deserves to be in a motorcycle accident...

Don’t Let Irresponsible Dog Owners Get Away with It

  May 22, 2017     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
There are no bad dog breeds–only bad dog owners.

False or Deceptive Competitor Advertising Hurting Your Bottom Line?

  May 12, 2017     By Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
There are resources and options available for business owners when competitors undercut pricing by selling inferior goods or services.

California Enforcement of Child Support Orders from Other States

  May 9, 2017     By Kaspar & Lugay, LLP
California draws many of its residents from other states. Many people who move into the state are divorced and are receiving or are paying child...

Software Patents and Alice in the Looking Glass

The public tends to believe the purpose of the Patent Office is to issue patents. The facts paint a different conclusion.

When Large Medical Groups Acquire Small Physician Practices – Legal and Economic Structure

A trend in the medical marketplace is for big group multi-specialty medical practices to buy up small practices, and integrate them into the big...

How to Legally Protect Your Inventions and Ideas

An idea can be worth a million dollars – to you or to your competitor – which is why it is important to take steps to protect your inventions...

Expressing Your Wishes and Mitigating Tensions Through Letters of Intention

The estate planning process can be an overwhelming experience for clients. After all, we are discussing a pretty unpleasant topic (your ultimate...

Look Before You Leap! Don’t Sue for an Uncollectable Judgment

When a client walks in the door and says “I really don’t care about the money, it’s just the ‘principle’ of the matter,” the wise lawyer may...

Legal Considerations When Buying a Business: Summary of the M&A Process

Thinking of buying a business? For any arms’ length transaction, it is critical that buyers take certain steps during the purchase process (also...

Importance of Annual Meetings for California Corporations

Did you know that failing to address your company’s corporate and legal compliance issues can lead to costly and avoidable consequences?

Considerations in Choosing a Trademark

The process of developing a successful brand for your business can be difficult and overwhelming. One must consider a variety of factors,...

Why Is Antitrust Compliance Counseling and Training so Important for Companies?

If, like me, you have ever spoken to someone that faces criminal indictment by a federal grand jury following a Justice Department antitrust...

When Should an Accident Victim Contact a Lawyer?

If you or your loved one has been in an accident, you’re understandably shaken up, hurt, confused and overwhelmed. You may be feeling...

Why Shouldn't an Accident Victim Settle for the First Offer?

There’s a common misconception out there that insurance company payouts cover all losses of an accident victim. This is simply not true.

How to Speed Up a Claim for Los Angeles Bicycle Accidents

If you’ve been in a bicycle accident in Los Angeles, you know how painful the process, both physically and mentally, can be when trying to get...

What To Do Before You Disclose an Idea for an Invention

A question high on the list of first asked questions to a Patent Attorney, is “what do I need to protect my idea before I talk to an investor,...

Business Disputes That Require a Business Attorney

Even though Americans pride themselves on their rugged individualism and independence, there are some things that simply should not be attempted...

What Is Crowdfunding? (And How Can It Help Your Startup?)

Crowdfunding is an innovative way to raise money for a project by pooling small contributions from a large number of people.

Legal Structure for a Business with 50/50 Shareholders

The key to the [legal structure of a business with 50/50 shareholders] is this: The two partners can either work together, or they can break up.

Questions You Need to Ask When Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

When you are faced with a serious criminal charge, your situation may seem bleak. The first thing you need to do is search for a criminal...

Exclusive Dealing Under the U.S. Antitrust Laws

Are you unable to compete for certain customers because those customers are bound by exclusive-dealing agreements with your competitors? Or are...

What Is 506(C) Offering and What Does It Mean for Financing Your Company?

A New Day For Startups Seeking Capital

To Uber or Not To Uber? That Is the Question

You’ve probably heard of Uber—the smartphone app that allows you to call a cab to your doorstep in a matter of minutes. It’s a widely adopted...

What Are the Elements for a Monopolization Claim under the Federal Antitrust Laws?

Do you or your competitor have a monopoly in a particular market? If so, your conduct or their conduct might enter the territory of the Sherman...

What Happens When a Bicyclist Gets Hit by a Car Turning Right?

Bicycle accidents often can result in some extremely serious injuries. At times, they can even be fatal. There are a number of injuries that...

Is That a Patent, Trademark or Copyright?

If you wouldn’t know a patent if one bit you [1], you are not alone. Most of the public doesn’t know the difference, and there are lawyers who...

Overview of License Defense for a Physician

[P]rofessional discipline for a physician [involves] the process by which your medical license comes under attack and your defense of it.

What Does the Prosecution Have to Prove When You’ve Been Charged with Armed Robbery?

Armed robbery is a type of violent crime that can have serious repercussions. If you are charged with armed robbery or another type of violent...

Nondisclosure Agreements For Technology Companies

While intellectual property laws present a significant amount of protection to individuals and companies, some “creations” are not capable of...

What To Do When Business Partners Do Not Agree

Partnerships are one type of business entity available to California entrepreneurs. A partnership can be formed at any time when two or more...

Types of Defective Product Liability Claims

Defective products are the cause of thousands of injuries every year in the U.S. These claims typically fall into three main categories.

How to Register and Protect Your Trademarks

Registration is essential to protecting your good name and reputation.

Business Partnership Agreements Best Practices

Running a business with friends or others who share your vision and values can be extremely rewarding.

What to Do When Falsely Accused of a Crime

Facing a serious criminal charge can be a terrifying experience, especially if you are falsely accused of a crime. The best thing to do when you...

What to Do When Charged with a Violent Crime

If you are suspected of assault, assault with a deadly weapon, armed robbery, domestic violence, or other violent crimes, talk to a violent...

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