Blog posts in Month: May 2018

  • 29-May-2018

    Todd Williamson vs Villa Marina Marketplace

    Todd Williamson Sues Mall A broken elevator limits mall access for longtime AMC Theatre employee with cerebral palsy and others with disabilities. LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2018 – For an employee with cerebral palsy, a broken elevator is much more than a simple inconvenience. For Todd Williamson, it means never being able to leave his […]

  • 29-May-2018

    Police Harassment and a Citizen’s Constitutional Rights

    As American citizens, we expect police to treat us fairly and keep us safe. It is their foremost responsibility to protect the public, an often difficult task, and that includes protecting our Constitutional and civil rights. Though they encounter challenging situations as a matter of duty, they are trained to respect and comply with Constitutional, […]

  • 23-May-2018

    Pursuing a False Imprisonment or False Arrest Lawsuit in Los Angeles

    Once you’ve been falsely arrested and/or falsely imprisoned, not only could you be traumatized and embarrassed, but when a case is publicly recorded, your social and professional reputation may also be tarnished. Because of the false arrest, (even if you were later found not-guilty of the suspected offense), others may still view you as a […]

  • 14-May-2018

    Data on the Use of Deadly Force by California Police

    With the recent killing by Sacramento, California police of 22-two-year old, Stephon Clark, who was unarmed in his grandparents’ backyard, the issue of deadly force has blasted into the nation’s headlines once again. Alarmingly, the number of citizens killed by police yearly in the United States is increasing. In 2016, the Sacramento Bee reported that […]

  • 9-May-2018

    Brendon Glenn Memorial Rally in Venice Beach

    Federal prosecutors should pursue charges against LAPD officer, family’s attorney says. Venice, Calif. —  It’s been three years since Brendon Glenn was shot to death by Los Angeles Police officer Clifford Proctor outside a bar on the Venice boardwalk. A memorial rally was held Saturday, May 5, 2018.  to honor Glenn’s life. Community activist groups […]

  • 7-May-2018

    Defining a Hostile Work Environment and Your Rights

    You’re there to do your job, and you’re doing what you feel is your best. But if while you are focused on work tasks you’re distracted by hostility and bullying, your job performance and overall well-being are affected. Simply being annoyed or irritated by people or occurrences on-the-job is not the legal definition of a […]