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California Workers’ Compensation FAQ

Injuries or illnesses sustained during work should be covered by workers compensation benefits. These benefits are usually paid by the employer. Deciding whether or not the injury should be covered by workers’ compensation often becomes difficult to decide. The two main factors which determine workers’ compensation benefits should be received or not are the following:  […]
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Equal Employment Opportunity Under Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990 to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the employment sector, hiring, pay, promotion, firing…etc. For instance, employers cannot discriminate against qualified workers with disabilities, but they are required to provide accommodations for the disabled worker if it does not cause undue hardship. Pursuant to the […]
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Nine Laws You Should Know If You Live in California

Thinking about moving to California? Check out the following laws you should know if you have decided to live in the Golden State. 1. DUI threshold Like other states in the U.S., California has adopted 0.08 blood alcohol concentration limit for drivers, but drunk driving fines and penalties are uniquely Californian. They may vary depending […]
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California Spousal Support Lawyer

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LA Parking Enforcement Admits to Handing Out Bogus Parking Tickets

  If you have received a $73 street sweeping ticket anytime after December 1, 2013, you may be eligible for a refund from the City of Los Angeles.   A recent CBS2 investigation uncovered Los Angeles parking officers giving out parking tickets on street sweeping days when the street sweeper never actually showed up. This […]
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GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 27

The number of deaths tied to a defective ignition switch in GM vehicles continues to rise. Now it stands at 27, up from 24 last week. The number of approved injury compensation claims remains unchanged at 16, according to General Motors Co. `s compensation fund.   General Motors has set up a fund to compensate […]
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California Lemon Law FAQs

What is a Lemon? A Lemon is the vehicle that has been in the dealership or a repair facility for repairs for four or more times due to the same problem or defect. If that defect substantially impairs the use, value and the safety of the vehicle, then the vehicle can be called a Lemon. […]
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Top 10 Reasons to Make a Will

Life is full of surprises and we can never predict what may happen to us. This is the reason why it’s important to plan for the future and make wills before it’s too late. Statistically, people make wills in their 50s; and in some cases people will put it off until 65 and up. Whatever […]
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Creditor’s Rights in a California Bankruptcy Case

A creditor in bankruptcy is a person who has the right to payment or other remedy from the debtor who is filing bankruptcy. Creditor’s rights in bankruptcy have unique problems and issues during the whole procedure. Oftentimes, creditors receive a bankruptcy notice that leave no alternatives with respect to the claim against the debtor. Generally, […]
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Negligent and Reckless Driving in California Traffic Accidents

  Negligent and reckless driving can often result in collisions which harm children, pedestrians, and the elderly. This is why there are mandatory safety laws for both pedestrians and drivers to use caution while walking and driving. However, people too often disregard these rules which result in serious personal injuries. The most common of these injuries […]
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Things you need to start a Home Business

If you want to start a home business, then you are one of the millions of people who do so. There are certain things you will need (besides customers) when starting a home business. Read the following checklist to see whether you have got all the pre-requisites for starting a successful home business.
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What is I-601A Provisional Waiver?

I-601A Provisional Waiver     According to the announcement of the United States Department of Homeland Security, illegal immigrants who are immediate relatives of United States citizens, can submit a Form I-601A application for a “Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver” while they are still in the United States. The Old Rule Until 2001 those living in […]
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Employment Green Card

Qualification for a Green Card through Employment The Margarian Law Firm lawyers are ready to assist those who are trying to obtain a green card in California through employment. We work on the following visas: – H-1B – H-2A – H-2B – H-3 – TN Under US immigration law, foreigners are also able to receive […]
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5 Reasons to Contact an Attorney Before Starting a Business

These days more and more people choose the option of starting a business of their own. The type of business entity usually depends on the specifics of the given business. There may be one individual to whom it all belongs or there may be a number of people who have gathered together over one idea.
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21 Deaths Now Linked to GM Faulty Ignition Switch Defect

The number of deaths tied to a defective ignition switch in GM vehicles continues to rise. A week after Kenneth Feinberg, the attorney and independent administrator overseeing a GM compensation fund for victims, has disclosed the death toll had swollen to 19 from the initial 13, comes news of another 2 fatalities linked to the […]