Construction

Homebuilder Alert: Your Home Sales Contract May Not Protect You

If a homebuilders alternative contractual pre-litigation provisions are found…


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But a Deal is a Deal, Right?

This is the question that was likely asked by volunteer board members of a…


Scales of Justice

Duran v. U.S. Bank - Can Class Action Plaintiffs Use Statistical Sampling to Prove Liability?

All California employers will want to closely monitor a matter currently…


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The Business of California Medical Marijuana Cooperatives and Collectives

The news media seem to have at least one “medical marijuana” story every day,…


tax-finance

Allowable Tax Deductions for Business Expenses

As a tax attorney in California with tax season right around the corner,…


Construction

Bonded Stop Notice Claimants Must Serve Proper Office of Bank or Construction Lender

Update from Reid & Hellyer (Feb. 3, 2011): This blog post was mentioned in…


Terminated Employee

Terminating Employee Shortly After Complaint to HR Exposes Employer to Liability

Courts Add to Regulatory Burdens for Business, Again. Yet another example of…


Arbitration Agreement

Right to Arbitrate May be Waived by Proceeding With a Lawsuit

The California Court of Appeal recently found that a plaintiff’s election to…


Anonymous Internet Surfer

9th Circuit Unmasks Anonymous Online Speakers

While Internet users may presume that their anonymous posts on message boards…


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You Can Pay Me Now or You Can Pay Me Later

A brief legal consultation before signing a contract can save money and…