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June 24, 2016

Many things make business dispute law in California difficult to understand. Every legal category has definitions that have been refined and altered by a battery of previous legal decisions, some of them from decades in the past. Business interference is no exception. In the following video, Kirtland & Packard, LLP attorney Behram Parekh explains the some requirements for a  business interference lawsuit.

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June 21, 2016

If you've been injured and have suffered a brain injury, it is possible that it was caused by another's negligence. If this is the case, our attorneys at Kirtland & Packard, LLC, Courtroom Warrior, can help you seek compensation for lifelong benefits. Please take this quiz to see if we can offer you assistance:

 

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June 17, 2016

What sets the attorneys of Kirtland & Packard, LLP apart from other personal injury law firms? We believe that our approach to litigation explains the difference: we take cases we believe in, and know how to deal with large corporations and insurance companies that try to bury legitimate lawsuits in endless motions and paperwork. In the following video, our lawyer Michael Louis Kelly explains our philosophy.

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June 16, 2016

Signs You Might Have a Spinal Cord Injury | Los Angeles, CAWhether the result of whiplash in an auto wreck or an accident on the job, spinal cord injuries frequently have an outsized negative effect on your long-term health. They often lead to chronic pain, nerve damage, or even paralysis. But not all spinal injuries are immediately noticeable. It’s possible to suffer damage to your...

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June 13, 2016

With so many options for choosing a personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles County, it can be difficult to decide who to go with. If you are contemplating a lawsuit against the government, however, a law firm like Kirtland & Packard, LLP, which has previous experience in suing government entities, should be your first choice. In the video below, our lawyer Behram Parekh explains why suing the government is more difficult than suing a private entity or individual.

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June 09, 2016

Is Your Employer Violating Overtime Laws? | South Bay, CAAnyone who’s worked as an employment lawyer knows that overtime violations are far more common than you might expect. California’s laws on what constitutes overtime, and how much employees need to be paid for overtime, are very clear, but still employers attempt to underpay their employees after making them work...

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May 31, 2016

Determining Whether an Employment Contract is Breached | South BayThe grounds for filing a wrongful termination lawsuit in South Bay depend greatly on the nature of your contract with your employer. You may think of an employment contract as a piece of paper that you have to sign, but that’s not the only kind: contracts also come in the form of a spoken agreement, or implied from...

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May 30, 2016

Proton Pump Inhibitors such as Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, Protonix, Acipex, Dexilient, and Kapidex may increase the risk of chronic kidney failure. If you or a loved one suffered kidney failure or have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease after daily use of the prescription strength Prilosec or Nexium, or over the counter Prilosec or Nexium (Brand name only) you may be eligible for compensation. 

Proton Pump Inhibitors work by blocking acid release into the stomach. They are used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) which may occur in up to 60 percent of the adult population each year. They are also used to treat...

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May 25, 2016

Brilinta keeps blood platelets from clotting (coagulating) to prevent unwanted blood clots that can occur with certain heart or blood vessel conditions. The medication is used to lower the risk of stroke or serious heart problems after a patient has had a heart attack or severe chest pain (angina). Brilinta is made by AstraZeneca and was approved by the FDA in July 2011.

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May 24, 2016

Huge Frozen Food Recall by CRF | Long Beach, CAIn what could be the beginning of a series of class action product liability cases, frozen foods manufacturer CRF has announced a recall of nearly 400 products across 42 brands, one of the biggest product recalls of all time. The recall was announced after the company’s products were connected to a multi-state listeria outbreak that have...

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