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Black phlebotomists were targets of racism at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Racist threats were left in the women’s lockers; hospital leaders responded by retaliation against the women, lawsuit states. If this is how employees are being treated for nearly a decade,…

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Three New Laws That Should Help California Employees

Several new state laws related to employment go into effect this year. These three provide additional protections for workers or time off under certain circumstances. Although management can still do…

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Family Seeks Justice for Man Shot in the Back and Killed by Culver City Police

The victim’s family is filing a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Culver City Police Department, the officers responsible, and their superiors (more…)

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Civil rights attorney, James DeSimone, on the Kevin Spacey “not guilty”

Civil rights attorney, James DeSimone, says even though Kevin Spacey was found not guilty of liable, "one case does not define a movement." See all coverage here:

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When Gossip Creates A Hostile Work Environment

Psst. Did you hear? Workplace gossip is no joke, and rumors can easily rise to the level of harassment according to the law. While every office has gossip and rumors,…

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LA Daily Journal Names V. James DeSimone as a Top Lawyer of the Year

The legal trade publication, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, honors V. James DeSimone. LOS ANGELES, CALIF., June 29, 2022 – V. James DeSimone has once again been recognized as one…

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$1.5M Awarded in Damages Against OC Coroner’s Office

Frank J. Kerrigan, 86, left, of Wildomar, his daughter Carole Meikle, 62, center, of Silverado, and their attorney V. James DeSimone, right, are shown outside the Orange County Superior Court…

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State To Pay $3.5 Million in Inmate’s Killing at Women’s Prison

  LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2022 – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement to compensate the mother and teenage son of a…

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