California enjoys some of the nation’s most impressive worker protections, but illegal termination, employment discrimination, and many other forms of mistreatment in the workplace still occur regularly. When you are fired for suspicious reasons, harassed, passed up for promotion, or faced with any other form of mistreatment, you need an experienced employment attorney on your side right away. The Redondo Beach workers’ rights attorneys at Kirtland & Packard have decades of...Read More
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When you lose a limb, medical expenses, lost wages, and permanent changes to ability will all need to be considered as you seek fair compensation. Unfortunately, most insurance companies won’t even begin to cover a portion of what you are due. In fact, many insurance companies have a set amount at which they value a limb. Anything beyond that is not likely to even be considered – and you can’t rely on the negligent party to cover the difference. This is just one reason you need an experienced amputation attorney on your side as soon as possible after...Read More
At-Will Employment is written into California’s labor code to allow either an employer or an employee to terminate employment at any time and for any reason. While this may seem to grant enormous powers to employers, giving them the right to fire without consequence, wrongful termination is still possible under Employment At-Will and,...Read More
If you have sustained a spinal cord injury in an accident caused by someone else, you may be entitled to significant compensation. In the short video below, Redondo Beach personal injury lawyer Michael Louis Kelly discusses why you need an attorney following catastrophic injury and how Kirtland & Packard can help you get the justice you deserve.Read More
Workplace discrimination occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee based on one or more factors unrelated to job ability. In the state of California, workplace discrimination may come in the form of being passed up for opportunity, promotion, or pay increases. It may also come in the form of harassment, bullying, and illegal termination. If you have been the victim of workplace discrimination, the Los Angeles County employment lawyers at Kirtland & Packard can...Read More
What is a class action lawsuit? In this short video, South Bay personal injury lawyer Behram Parekh answers this question and explains how a class action is different than a traditional lawsuit.
The attorneys at Kirtland & Packard have experience handling class action lawsuits and have been successful in securing multi-million-dollar settlements for victims of negligent corporations. If you have been...Read More
If you have sustained a traumatic brain injury in an accident, you need an attorney on your side who knows how to build cases to secure maximum compensation. In the short video below, Redondo Beach personal injury lawyer, Michael Louis Kelly, discusses hiring an attorney following catastrophic injury. If you are in need of an attorney or if you have questions regarding your rights, please call Kirtland & Packard, LLP at 310-536-1000 to schedule a free consultation and learn more.
Kirtland & Packard, LLP has recently been featured in the blog, “Affected by Dangerous Drugs? Turn To These 24 Legal Websites,” at DrugWatcher.Org, a website designed to assist people injured by defective and dangerous medications and medical devices. From the website: “…The world of medical lawsuits is non-transparent and we’re trying to...Read More
Have you been unjustifiably terminated from your job? Do you suspect the reasons for your firing are illegal or unethical? If you live in Redondo Beach, South Bay, or anywhere in California and you have been wrongfully terminated, the employment attorneys at Kirtland & Packard can help.
The short video below discusses filing a claim against your employer for wrongful termination. If you have questions or are in need of an aggressive and experienced workers’ rights lawyer in California, call us at 310-536-1000...Read More
In 2015, 16-year-old Naomi Larson was crossing Vista del Mar when she was struck by a vehicle. One week later, Ms. Larsen tragically died as a result of her injuries, making hers the fifth fatal accident in 12 years on Vista del Mar. During that same period of time, 210 traffic collisions on this road, many involving pedestrians, resulted in injury. Both of these facts played into the creation of projects intended to improve safety in Playa del Rey, Redondo Beach, Mar Vista, and Westwood.
Following the death of Naomi Larsen, her family sued the City of Los Angeles...Read More