Category: California Law

 

New California Laws for 2024: Speed Cameras, Lowriders, Electric Bicycles

Jan 2, 2024

With the start of 2024, new California laws are in place which may affect motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. In the sections below, we will provide details on recent California legislation which went into effect as of January 1. New California...

 

California Assembly Bill 1594 Allows for Civil Lawsuits Against Gun Makers

Jul 13, 2022

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new law Tuesday which effectively clears a path for state residents affected by gun violence to sue firearm manufacturers and sellers for damages in civil court. Governor Newsom Signs Bill Allowing Gun Violence Victims...

 

California Crime Statistics for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2022

Apr 11, 2022

Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) has challenged the nation to confront and remove barriers to achieving justice for all victims of crime, according to a U.S. Government website. The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) announced that...

 

What is Considered Aggressive Driving?

Nov 8, 2021

When we think of aggressive driving, examples of road rage or driver-on-driver violence might typically come to mind. But aggressive driving can actually involve a number of unsafe behaviors on the part of motorists. What is Considered Aggressive Driving? Common...

 

Worst Traffic in America Ranking No Longer Held by Los Angeles, According to New Study

Jun 30, 2021

For nearly 40 years, Los Angeles has held the dubious distinction of having the worst traffic in the country. A variety of studies throughout the past four decades have consistently confirmed that Los Angeles’ traffic congestion is unlike anything else...

 

Californians Provided Additional COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Protections

Sep 20, 2020

A new bill signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom relaxes the burden of proof required to receive workers’ compensation benefits for select essential employees who contract COVID-19 on the job. Senate Bill 1159 (SB 1159) allows for police, firefighters, and...

 

How DLG is Helping Boy Scout Abuse Survivors Secure Justice

Sep 15, 2020

At DLG, we have been dedicated to helping survivors of childhood sexual abuse secure the justice they deserve for over 20 years. In that time we’ve successfully taken on some of the nation’s largest institutions that have engaged in horrific...

 

How Does Workers’ Compensation Pay For Lost Wages in California?

Sep 10, 2020

Many workers have suffered dual effects from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in the form of physical ailments related to the virus and subsequent financial hardship from loss of work. As the number of COVID-19 cases has grown in California, Dordulian...

 

California’s Good Samaritan Law

Aug 24, 2020

Imagine you come upon a car accident. One of the cars is burning, and the driver is sitting unconscious in his seat. Fearing for his life, you rush over to the vehicle, open the door, undo the seatbelt, and drag...

 

Why California Senate Bill 145 is Misguided and Unnecessary

Jun 5, 2020

by Samuel Dordulian, Esq. Under existing law, the Sex Offender Registration Act requires a person convicted of certain sex crimes to register as a sex offender with law enforcement officials while residing, working, or attending school in California. California senate...


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