Blog posts in Month: February 2018

  • 26-February-2018

    How Do I Know If I Have Been Wrongfully Terminated in California?

    In California, you may not realize that you work “at will.” This means you can essentially be fired without good cause, or without any cause at all. However, an employer cannot fire an employee for a bad reason such as discrimination or retaliation for making a complaint. While there are sincere reasons an employer can […]

  • 22-February-2018

    Attorney James DeSimone Featured on Gurvey’s Law Talk Show

    James DeSimone was recently featured on Gurvey’s Law, a talk show on KABC AM790 in the Los Angeles market. In this interview, attorneys Alan Gurvey and James DeSimone discuss love in the workplace, what’s appropriate and inappropriate, and what types of behavior cross the line into sexual harassment. As an expert employment litigation attorney who’s […]

  • 21-February-2018

    Attorney James DeSimone Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine

    Attorney James DeSimone was featured in the February 2018 edition of “Attorney At Law” magazine which can be viewed here. The article is a great piece on the history of the law firm, how Mr. DeSimone became interested in employment & civil rights law, and how he approaches his practice. Excerpt from article: “I think […]

  • 19-February-2018

    James DeSimone Interviewed on Dominate Law Podcast

    Attorney James DeSimone was recently featured on Dominate Law’s podcast, and explores his history and background. In this interview, DeSimone discusses the recent movie “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”, the case of Steven Avery on “Making a Murderer”, the US bail system and seeking justice in the United States. You can listen to the entire interview […]

  • 19-February-2018

    Sexual Harassment in The Workplace

    Sexual harassment in the workplace has been an issue for many years, and V. James DeSimone has been involved with some landmark cases. With recent accounts of Hollywood icons and political representatives engaging in blatant sexual harassment, individuals are finally being forced to be held accountable for their actions. Although it’s a positive move towards […]

  • 14-February-2018

    Orange County Coroner’s 2017 Body Mix-Up Even Worse Than Reported

    Feb. 14, 2018 SANTA ANA, Calif. — One afternoon last spring Frank Kerrigan was told that his homeless, mentally ill son was found dead behind a store in Fountain Valley, Calif. A funeral home received the body, a funeral was held and the family grieved the loss of Frankie Jr.   For 17 days they […]

  • 12-February-2018

    California Paycheck & Compensation Laws

    As the cost of living in California rises every year, the need for a higher salary or hourly wage is almost mandatory. While most people are structuring their year on how they will accomplish big goals, others are dealing with employers who are struggling to pay them on time or holding their paychecks hostage. In […]

  • 5-February-2018

    4 Things You Need to Know About California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act AB-450

    Effective January 1, 2018, California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act has raised serious questions to both employees and employers about government intrusion into the workplace. Many undocumented immigrant workers are scared the government will conduct sweeps unexpectedly at their job site and begin deportation action. However, the immigrant worker protection act (AB-450) protects immigrant workers from […]