Ainbinder & Pratt's latest updates and commentary on workers compensation, personal injury and car accident legal issues.

Can I Sue If My Neighbor Has Bees, Livestock?

Urban farming has given way to urban livestock ownership, and now every hippie and hipster in your neighborhood has chickens, bees, and maybe a goat or two. Which is all well and good for the decrease in their food bill every month, but what about the increase in...

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The California Applicants Attorneys Association winter convention is always one of the largest gatherings in the California workers’ comp industry. The convention brings together a large number of the prominent applicant attorney firms as well as key stakeholders and...

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Will Trump Sue Over Latest Tell-All Book?

Another former staffer has dirt to spill on President Donald Trump. And the president again promises legal action, claiming the staffer violated a confidentiality agreement. While Trump is notorious for threatening lawsuits that never materialize, and his...

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Sacramento Family Sues Police for Stephon Clark Killing

Shot 20 times by police officers right in front of his grandparents, the family of Stephon Clark has filed a $20 million federal lawsuit against the city of Sacramento for wrongful death, excessive force, and false arrest. They are seeking punitive damages. Clark, an...

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Fertility Clinic Sued for Cryo Tank Malfunctions

Over 70 lawsuits have now been filed against University Hospitals Fertility Center in Beachwood, Ohio, as well as CAS DataLoggers. These two parties are at the center of a series of unfortunate events that led to the destruction of approximately 4,000 eggs and embryos...

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Disability Rights Activities Sue Bird, Lime Scooters

Electric scooter rental companies have been hit with numerous suits over the last few years, but few will be as hard for the companies to handle as the new crop of disability suits. Recently, a class action was filed against the City of San Diego, Lime, Bird, and...

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California Sued for $90M by Widow of Murdered Malibu Camper

Tristan Beaudette took his two young daughters camping in order to give his wife some much needed quiet time to study for an upcoming exam. That fateful good deed had a tragic ending. Beaudette, a pharmaceutical executive, was fatally shot in front of his children...

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What does 2019 hold for California workers’ comp? 2018 is kaput, but you can check out my recap of important 2018 developments here: Early each year I do a quiz on the...

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