New Developments Concerning Employee & Employer Arbitration in the Iskanian v. CLS Transp. Los Angeles, LLC Case

Courts have been increasingly applying elements of the Federal Arbitration Act to more and more employer/employee arbitration disputes. Currently, 49 states have encoded into state statutes, the Uniform Arbitration Act (1956). These two combined situations are giving arbitration decisions and subsequent agreements the enforcement of state and federal law. Continue reading

Why Mediation Saves You Time and Money

One of the biggest problems associated with filing a lawsuit is that it can take a huge amount of time and money. In addition, a person still often worries about losing, which is a good chance all that time and money may go to waste. That is, unless the person or company chooses attorneys with experience in mediation. Continue reading

How a Coachella Valley Personal Injury Lawyer Protects You from Financial Loss & Impact on Your Life

Personal injury accidents have more than just a physical impact on your life. Possible financial loss, impact on your daily life, and stress that comes from dealing with insurance companies and lawyers all add to what you’ll have to navigate. To lessen all of the disruptions, while ensuring you receive the help you deserve, you need an advocate for your side. Continue reading

How Our Palm Springs Government Law Firm Helps Local Government Navigate Complex Issues

Palm Springs government concerns involve those that are complex in organization and are appropriate for a large community of citizens, who reside within the Palm Springs jurisdiction. Legal counsel is used for sensitive security issues, for public events and for important local services, which are necessary for its citizens. Palm Springs government legal counsel represents local governments, with the same detailed attention, that a larger entity requires and needs. Continue reading

The Cost of Personal Injury to You and Your Family

Personal injury is not just an infliction of physical harm, but includes emotional distress. It consists of cases that cause physical, mental and emotional pain to victims due to another party’s intentional act or negligence. The most common personal injury incidents in the United States are due to auto accidents that vary from mild to severe injuries, even devastating consequences, including death. Continue reading

4 Damages Corporations May Face that Cause Necessary Actions

With most litigation cases that involve partnership, the root cause usually stems from one of these issues:

• Breach of Contract – partner goes against the contract terms
• Fiduciary Duty Breach – one business partner betrays the other partner
• Misrepresentation or Fraud – business partner conceals or misrepresents facts that are material
• Account Issues– where co-owner steals and what amount of damage has been caused to the company Continue reading

How Mergers & Acquisitions Can Result from Strategic Alliances

Whenever an opportunity is open for acquisitions, there is a perfect chance for becoming an ally with others. This is also the case when you are considering a merger. While working closely with these alliances, there is also a possibility of forming a joint venture. With planning strategy, compounded by the numbers involved, there is a greater chance for synergy. Our Coachella Valley mergers and acquisitions firm shares why. Continue reading

What Happens in Municipal Real Estate Operating Covenant Disputes

The tenant to operate its store in municipal real estate for a series of years, and an assigned number of hours, as well as days every week refers to an operating covenant as a contract. It is worth noting that, such covenants are found in leases as they contain a percentage rent provision. This is the provision that is normally postulated to guarantee that the tenant’s sales are increased, a clear emancipation of what Palm Springs government legal counsel offers. Continue reading

Why is An Eminent Domain Attorney Necessary?

It is common in eminent domain cases that people attempt to represent themselves. This is the single biggest mistake in the entire transaction. A home or business is the largest asset for most people. Allowing the process to go forward without sufficient legal representation directly depreciates the value of that asset by thousands of dollars, and in some cases, hundreds of thousands of dollars. Fair market value is a subjective term that savvy home and business owners can request the help of their attorney to decide. Continue reading

Are Your At-Will Employment Documents Worded Correctly?

More and more private business owners are noticing the “at will” employment approach for their business. This type of employment means that an employer does not have to give any employee an advanced notice of termination of their job, nor does the employer have to justify to the employee why they are being relieved of their duties. This law upholds the fact that employers do not have to give a good reason for termination of the employee. Continue reading

Why Government Agencies Need Experienced Government Legal Counsel

Individuals, corporations, and government agencies regularly require special legal counsel that has experience with government regulatory issues and policies.

Experience Counts to Help Government Agencies

Our experienced Coachella Valley government legal counsel helps clients with government regulations, whether the client is a government agency or entity, or the client has extensive interaction with government agencies at the state or federal level. Continue reading

The 3 Gaming Classes Under Regulation of the IGRA

In 1988, Congress enacted legislation titled the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) to provide the framework for a gambling operation run by California tribes. This enactment was a direct response to the ruling that stopped California from interfering with existing tribal gaming operations. The IRGA set forth to provide tribes with opportunity for economic growth, self-sufficiency and stable government. Continue reading

Opening A Bank Account Just For Your Business

Opening a bank account for your business is one of the best ways to keep your personal and business funds separate. There are many things that can go wrong when you co-mingle funds from your business and personal finances. Each one of those problems is listed below. If you cover all your bases, you can keep both sets of assets protected. Continue reading