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Post On May 22, 2020

You know that the COVID-19 / coronavirus pandemic has caused many small and medium sized business throughout the State of California to lose money. However, what you may not know is that some insurance policies cover these losses. HAS YOUR CALIFORNIA BUSINESS LOST MONEY AS A RESULT OF THE PANDEMIC? ...

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May a Contract Be Forgiven if it Becomes Impossible or Impracticable to Perform During COVID 19?
Post On Apr. 24, 2020

This guide will discuss the defense of impossibility to breach of contract, in the context of the current pandemic. Introduction In the current climate, when businesses are shutting down and economy has come to a staggering halt, many business owners are left wondering whether they are obligated to ...

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Business Interruption and Loss of Business Income Insurance Claims
Post On Apr. 23, 2020

If your business has been closed, you may immediately consider a business interruption/loss of income claim under your commercial insurance policy. I suggest that you review your commercial insurance policy to check for potential insurance coverage The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has decimat...

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Cause of Non Performance In Force Majeure Contract Disputes
Post On Apr. 13, 2020

A force majeure clause in a contract may excuse a party’s performance if there is an unpreventable occurrence that disrupts contract performance. The COVID-19 pandemic may be such an occurrence as well as many of COVID-19’s affects. For any of these events to trigger force majeure, however, they mus...

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Protecting Trade Secrets Under Coronavirus COVID-19 Work From Home Policies
Post On Apr. 10, 2020

COVID-19 is having a huge impact on businesses. The government has issued stay-at-home orders. Businesses have also implemented work-from-home policies for employees. These policies, however, may create new challenges for businesses in protecting their confidential information and trade secrets. Int...

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Force Majeure - What It Means For Your Business
Post On Apr. 06, 2020

A force majeure clause discharges certain contractual obligations upon the occurrence of a force majeure event. What obligations are discharged and under what circumstances depend on the language of the specific force majeure clause. What is Force Majeure? A force majeure event is an occurrence that...

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Post On Apr. 04, 2020

Can performance of a contract be excused due to inability to perform the terms of the contract as a result of the shelter-in-place orders in the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic? Introduction During these times of uncertainty in the business sector, issues pertaining to contractual obligations are aris...

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Employment Law in a Time of Coronavirus: Fight Employer Abuses Even While Stuck at Home
Post On Mar. 29, 2020

This is a guide to some possible legal employment claims you can pursue during the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Crisis, even though they may be based on events that occurred while you were still going to work. It's a Good Time to Evaluate Your Potential Employment Case You may be presently enjoying not havi...

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My motorcycle was stolen (I'm in a coronavirus lockdown abroad) & towed, am I liable?
Asked in San Francisco,  CA Mar. 23, 2020 ,  3 Answers

1. I left the motorcycle under my housemate's care. 2. Saw a tow company letterhead (USPS informed service) addressed to me, and called to find out that my motorcycle is with them. 3. It got towed from a completely different neighborhood (stolen), but my housemate didn't inform me when it was missin...

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In LA Superior, do the court orders about covid-19 give 3 days, or 33 days, more time to answer a complaint?
Asked in Los Angeles,  CA Mar. 19, 2020 ,  3 Answers

In LA Superior, do the court orders about covid-19 give 3 days, or 33 days, or zero days more time to answer a complaint in unlimited civil?...

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Can I amend a Motion for Continuance in Superior Court if the other side has not yet responded to the rule nisi and complaint?
Asked in Marietta,  GA Mar. 17, 2020 ,  2 Answers

Case appealed from Magistrate.. Rule NISI scheduled. Did a Request for continuace previously but now wish to amend and reasons being of coronavirus. Can I amend motion, file stamp it and send copy to judges chambers for a ruling if the other side has yet to respond?...

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Does coronavirus extend my deadline to respond to Request for Evidence?
Asked in Portland,  OR Mar. 17, 2020 ,  1 Answers

i called Capriotti and they told me they cannot give me legal advice....

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How to Navigate the Administrative Remedies Process
Post On Jan. 24, 2019

We all deal with administrative agencies on a regular basis, whether it be through renewal of our cars’ yearly registrations, paying taxes, or through receiving and maintaining licensures to engage in certain professions such as medicine or teaching. Conflicts can arise between persons and agencies ...

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Do I have to file with the EEOC or State Agency for discrimination or can I go straight to court?
Asked in San Francisco,  CA Jan. 11, 2019 ,  2 Answers

I was discriminated against at my job and terminated after I complained. I'm trying to find out if I HAVE to file with an agency or if I can go straight to suing them....

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Do I have a case if a foreman has discriminated because of my age, weight in front of coworkers and over a radio
Asked in Fontana,  CA Jan. 11, 2019 ,  4 Answers

Foreman calls me old Mark because there are 2 Marks...tells coworkers that my belly has gotten bigger since I’ve worked there and bullies me on a radio which everyone can here throughout the hospital. Once I told the safety guy what was going on, they’re moving me to a different crew...

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I am being harassed by the department of human services and at hearings they redact pertinent evidence. ?
Asked in Apollo,  PA Dec. 22, 2018 ,  2 Answers

I have more than a quarter of a million in investments in bonds and receive interest income semi annually. I do not work as I am disabled and I receive a low amount of SSDI. I purchase bonds and trade as necessary and recently my accrued interest payments have reduced my total yearly interest so tha...

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I am have filed a unpaid wage claim on my former employer and I have a conference to go to at the labor board.
Asked in Sacramento,  CA Dec. 15, 2018 ,  2 Answers

I want to know if there's a certain proper way I need to do this conference with the labor board commissioner office I have proof he did not paying me my overtime he did not giving me meal or rest breaks. How do I do this the right way or is there a right and wrong way to do it?. What usually happen...

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ADA question
Asked in Los Angeles,  CA Dec. 04, 2018 ,  2 Answers

I’m an employee who suffers from ADHD. I began having problems at my job when my workload increased. I told my boss that I was having difficulties with my medication but was still put on a one month performance plan. Immediately after being put on this plan, they double my workload for more than two...

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Civil rights lawyer or Administrative Law?
Asked in Van Nuys,  CA Oct. 11, 2018 ,  1 Answers

I'm looking for a lawyer who would be able to help me figure out if I have a case and possibly to sue the principal assistant at my son's school. He made my 12 y.o son add some untrue details to my son' s statement to make it sounds very harsh. After that principal assistant read my son's statement,...

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When should I file I 102, can I send I 102 and I 130 together at same time? And do I leave the I95 number blank on the I 130?
Asked in New York,  NY Feb. 21, 2017 ,  3 Answers

Would the FOIA response provide I94 number? Then, I might wait for the response and file I 130 without blank spaces....

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