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CJAC CEO: Proposed Prop 65 amendments expose small businesses to 'increased risk of shakedown lawsuits'
SACRAMENTO – Pundits throughout the state and country are growing concerned for the future of business in California due to the current litigation climate and backlash from Proposition 65 and its potential modifications.
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SACRAMENTO – The U.S. Chamber's Institute for Legal Reform released a study last month that found laws that include private rights of action, which allow private attorneys to act on behalf of the state, are not effective.
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SACRAMENTO – Running a business in the Golden State has become even more difficult than usual over the past year, according to CNBC’s annual state-to-state business poll. The annual poll ranks each state in a number of major categories, including workforce, economy and structure.
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SACRAMENTO – While the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is centered on consumers’ right to know what information businesses collect and share online, compliance to the 2018 bill, according to Civil Justice Association of California, is likely to remain a costly detriment to businesses.
California lawsuit reform advocates are welcoming a recent decision by the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment that warning labels are not needed for coffee after it determined there was no significant risk that trace amounts of a chemical in the beverage causes cancer.
SACRAMENTO – With Internet privacy becoming a major concern across the country, many eyes are looking west in the direction of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The first of its kind bill, which was hastily pushed through legislation last year, is set to take effect at the turn of the year; but many around the Golden State are left with more questions than answers.
SACRAMENTO – A newly proposed bill regarding Internet privacy is advancing in California' legislature, responding to last year’s groundbreaking California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and in the wake of a failed proposal that would have required consumers to affirmatively consent to their personal information being shared.
SACRAMENTO - Bills barring mandatory arbitration in employment disputes are likely to be filed ahead of next week's deadline for introduction of proposed legislation in the California legislature, according to a group that campaigns against what it believes is excessive litigation.
The National Federation of Independent Business’ Small Business Legal Center has filed an amicus brief urging a federal judge to affirm a district court’s limited liabilities ruling in a suit brought to establish the standard for determining if a Grubhub food delivery driver classifies as an independent contractor or an employee of the company.
Civil Justice Association of California says don't blame electric scooter companies for the negligence of the users
Since the introduction of dockless, electric scooters in the Los Angeles area, there have been numerous complaints about the danger of the scooters as well as lawsuits accusing scooter rental firms of negligence and contributing to civil unrest, but the Civil Justice Association of California believes that the lawsuits are targeting the wrong parties.