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  • California appellate court assesses penalty for denied meal breaks Friday, February 18, 2011

    San Francisco Chronicle: The Second District Court of Appeal said the applicable state law “should be read in light of its purpose of protecting employees.”

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  • Jury finds Lucasfilm job offer was withdrawn because of pregnancy Thursday, July 1, 2010

    San Francisco Chronicle: A Marin County jury awarded $113,800 to a woman after determining George Lucas’ Lucasfilm withdrew a job offer after finding out she was pregnant.

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  • Updated: Round 2: Plaintiff wins in collateral source case Tuesday, December 22, 2009

    A California appellate court today sided with accident victims and against insurance companies for the second time in a month on a key issue related to damages, the collateral source rule.

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  • Appellate courts give new twist on health care payments Monday, November 30, 2009

    The Chronicle’s Bob Egelko reports about a California appellate decision that gives a new twist in the health care issue. Accident victims and insurers for those who caused the accidents are squaring off over the amount due for the victims’ medical bills – a total that could run into the hundreds of millions of dollars.

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