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Whistleblower Retaliation under U.S. Federal and California Law

Employees filed 2,787 whistleblower retaliation claims during 2012, according to a report issued by the U. S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Employee protection from whistleblower retaliation Read More

Silence is Golden: Confidentiality of the Mediation Process

Legal disputes are often resolved effectively through the process of mediation.  One of the key advantages of mediation over litigation is the confidentiality it provides to the parties involved. Mediation Confidentiality Read More

Considerations When Signing an Employee Arbitration Agreement

Employees are often asked to give up their right to sue in court over job-related issues. This is generally accomplished by having the employee sign an agreement that contains some Read More

Choosing an Effective Mediator for Legal Disputes

Mediation is the most popular form of alternative dispute resolution. It involves bringing in a trained, neutral third party to help the parties reach an agreement. Mediation is cost- and time- Read More

Based on California Law, What Are Construction Defects?

Construction defects can lead to disputes between homeowners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects and other parties as far as determining who is responsible and liable for damages. Construction defect attorneys Read More

What Steps Does the Arbitration Process Involve?

In Stockton, arbitration laws are subject to the California Arbitration Act, which the California legislature has modified at various points since its enactment in 1961. To give you an idea of Read More

A Brief Look at Recent Employment Dispute Trends

Over the past few decades, social movements and changing civil rights laws have opened the door to increased employment disputes. For example, sexual harassment and wrongful termination claims are commonplace Read More

How Is the Lawyer’s Role in Litigation Changing?

Current statistics show that the trend for attorneys to resolve issues through trial is on the wane. Clients, attorneys and courts often favor alternative dispute resolution over litigation. Stockton mediation Read More

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