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
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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
Have you sustained a serious burn injury in an accident? If so, you may be entitled to significant compensation for medical expenses, reconstructive surgeries, adaptive technologies, lost wages, and personal pain and suffering. However, without the help of an experienced burn injury lawyer, you may never see even a fraction of what you are owed.
In the short video below, Torrance personal injury attorney, Heather Baker Dobbs, discusses the type of lawyer you need after being burned in an accident. If you have questions or would like to schedule a free...Read More
Some injuries can be treated with little medical intervention. They may require a few days of rest or place temporary physical limitations on the victim, but minor injuries don’t generally necessitate legal assistance.
Catastrophic injuries are something else entirely. These will require extended hospital stays, rehabilitation services, long periods of not being able to work, and serious pain and suffering. They may also require home modifications, adaptive technologies, and result in additional economic and noneconomic damages that will likely not be...Read More
Fiat Chrysler has announced a recall for 494,417 model year 2013-2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks due to the risk of fire posed by a faulty water pump. Approximately 433,000 of these potentially dangerous vehicles, all with 6.7-liter diesel engines, have been sold in the United States.
In this short video, Redondo Beach financial institution fraud attorney Behram Parekh discusses suing credit card companies and banks for fraud. If you have been misled or your financial institution has failed to disclose pertinent information, you may have cause to file suit, but these cases are infamously difficult to win. This is just one of the many reasons you should discuss your financial institution fraud concerns with one of the experienced and dedicated attorneys at Kirtland & Packard, LLP.