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  • December 6, 2023

    What if My Employer Denies Me of A Meal Break? 1 Illegal Move Your Job Might Make

    A meal break is legally required for many employers in the state of California. Employees will often use a meal break not only for lunch, but other reasons, such as: Socializing with colleagues Making personal phone calls Sending personal emails Running quick errands Meditation/prayer In California, a meal break is legally mandated by the state.  There are actually specific rules for a meal break, which are defined as:...

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  • December 5, 2023

    What if I Suffer a Personal Injury at a Movie Theater? 10 Major Injuries You May Suffer

    When the COVID-19 Pandemic shut down the world, one of the top businesses affected was the movie theater industry.  Going to a movie theater was once a staple of American culture, but the pandemic shut down or delayed more than 155 films in the US. Box offices are slowly on the mend. According to various reports, the US box office grossed about 7.5 billion dollars in 2022. This is a 65 percent increase from 2021. With the movie theater bu...

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  • December 4, 2023

    3 Types of Workplace Eye Injuries and Their Painful Effects

    Workplace eye injuries can be catastrophic to victims. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reports that about 2,000 employees suffer workplace eye injuries requiring medical treatment everyday. This results in 730,000 workplace eye injuries each year, an alarming stat for workers. The human eye is the second most complex part of the body after the brain. It’s made up of many unique parts, including the cornea, iris,...

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  • December 1, 2023

    4 Common Mistakes Following a Dog Attack in Southern California

    An assault by a dog can be terrifying, but it’s important to avoid common mistakes following a dog attack. Certain mistakes following a dog attack could lead to further complications, or even jeopardize a personal injury case. According to the World Animal Organization, dogs are the third-deadliest animal in the world, trailing only mosquitoes and snakes.  While we often think of our four-legged friends as being cuddly companions, th...

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  • November 29, 2023

    Can I Recover Lost Wages if I’m Self-Employed? 5 Documents You Can Use to Verify

    Studies from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics estimate that over 10 million Americans are self-employed. That number continues to exponentially increase following the COVID-19 Pandemic.  There are many reasons why workers enjoy being self-employed.  Self-employed workers can ditch a traditional 9-5. Self-employed workers are their own boss. They do not have to answer to another person. A self-employed worker is usuall...

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  • November 27, 2023

    Do Seasonal Employees Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Benefits? 5 Hazardous Injuries

    Seasonal employees often see a growth during the summer and holiday seasons. According to PEW Research Center, teen seasonal employees for the summer were up around 36 percent in 2021.  Seasonal employees provide managers and business owners to increase hourly output during bustling seasons, potentially taking some of the burden from their regular employees.  For example, a clothing store at a mall will hire more employees from late O...

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  • November 21, 2023

    California Truck Driver Training Standards – 5 Tips for Trucker Safety

    A California truck driver must run through a different set of rules and regulations for driving a truck. For starters, a California truck driver must obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) in order to operate a truck.  According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, a California truck driver must own a CDL to operate: Any single vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more.  Any single ...

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  • November 21, 2023

    What is CTE? 3 Potentially Deadly Workplace Injuries

    CTE is an extremely serious and dangerous brain injury. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is defined as a progressive and fatal brain disease associated with repeated traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). They are caused by frequent concussions or other damaging blows to the head. There are many signs of CTE, including: Memory issues Confusion Changes in personality Violent or erratic behavior Symptoms of CTE may not be im...

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  • November 20, 2023

    Can Statute of Limitations be Extended in California? 3 Possible Reasons for Tolling

    A statute of limitations sets the deadline for filing a lawsuit. The statute of limitations varies based on the type of claim. For example, the statute of limitations for a personal injury in California is two years. For government employees, it’s only six months. A statute of limitations helps prevent long-delayed claims, which could be affected by loss of evidence. Furthermore, people involved in the case may not have as good of a ...

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  • November 14, 2023

    What is a medical lien? 1 Way You Can Receive Big Help Without Insurance

    Some doctors work on a medical lien, which can help ease financial stressors following a personal injury.  A doctor or other healthcare provider can work on a medical lien, where any medical expenses from your treatment are covered with money from your settlement. Imagine a situation where Julian is leaving a grocery store like Ralph’s or Whole Foods when he’s hit by a driver in the parking lot.  Julian suffers a broken leg and a ser...

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      “If you are having to fight for your rights, this is where you want to go. My experience of going through my worker’s comp case was extremely stressful, but Michael Chakrain and his team were there for every phone call, every step of the way. I never worried for long. As for the results, the outcome far exceeded my expectations and I couldn’t be happier. From the receptionis...

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      “One word to sum up how I feel about C&B Law Group? AMAZING! They truly care about their clients and it shows. A phenomenal group of individuals; Leti, Veronica, and Sergio, just to name a few! Rest assured, if you have C&B on your side, you’re in good hands. They’re the best at what they do.”

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      “I am honestly extremely satisfied and would definitely recommend. Mike and the entire team really cared about me and maintained great communication skills throughout. Appreciative of all the updates along the way, each and everyone of the team always taking the liberty of explaining the process and giving us a great understanding of our options. We are very happy clients”

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      “I give C&B Law group 5 stars + 5 mores stars. They are a great law firm to be represented for my injury case. They worked hard to fight for me to get top $$$ in winning my injury case. I will highly recommend C&B law group to my family an friends who may need an awesome law group to represent them. Thank you!!! “

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      “So glad I came across this firm. Very punctual, professional, and trustworthy. The main focus throughout my case was my wellbeing. Truly a 5 star firm! Thank you!”

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      “Wow! I called up a number of law offices to see who can help me with my accident, a drunk driver hit me on the freeway very dangerously. Soon as I called, a very nice receptionist answered my call and warmly transferred me over to someone who got right to the point and was very thorough in explaining all details and aspects of what the next 6 months – 3 years might entail. They b...

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      “The entire staff over at C&B made me feel like family. Every time I called, they were courteous, friendly, and very thorough with their updates on my case. They showed they cared about both my mental and physical wellbeing by constantly checking up on me and my progress. Although my recovery was a lengthy one, it took over 1 year, they got me the best possible outcome. Thanks C&...

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      “Mike was a great lawyer he help my mom with a worker comp case we were up against a big company but Mike told us not to worry he would make sure everything will be fine. Mike was very responsive and professional the case closed and we are very happy with the pay out. Thank you very much.”

      Aram V.

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      “One of the best law firms in LA! They are highly professional, caring as well as receptive. I am so grateful to have had Jack and his team represent me. I can honestly say the outcome positively surpassed my expectations. Thank you, Jack, for delivering on a promise to always strive for the best outcomes!”

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