2020 April

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Articles in this issue:
Preparing for plaintiff’s deposition in a sexual harassment/assault case

Preparing for plaintiff’s deposition in a sexual harassment/assault case

Once you finish the pre-deposition with your client, they should feel protected, empowered, and ready to fight for themselves

Maryann P. Gallagher

2020 April


Appellate Reports

Supreme Court holds that plaintiffs do not lose standing to pursue PAGA claims against their employer by settling their individual claims

Jeffrey I. Ehrlich

2020 April


Remembering Kobe Bryant and recognizing Mamba mentality in great trial lawyers

“Mamba mentality is understanding that every day you can work on something, every day you get better….”

Jeffrey A. Rudman

2020 April


OCTLA’s charitable giving campaign

Association to raise money for “A Walk on Water,” providing surf therapy to children with disabilities, both congenital and traumatic

Jonathan Dwork

2020 April


CAALA and judges

Members and the President have different opinions about Judges

Stuart Zanville

2020 April


CAOC 2020 Legislative Package

A look at the issues CAOC will address in Sacramento this year

Nancy Peverini

2020 April


Handling Medical Care Recovery Act claims for reimbursement

Handling Medical Care Recovery Act claims for reimbursement

A look at the government’s MICRA liens for medical care it paid, most commonly on behalf of military members, Tri-Care/Champus or V.A.

Donald de Camara

2020 April


Avoiding problems with structured settlements

Avoiding problems with structured settlements

How to preserve a structured settlement as an option for your client

M. Lawrence Lallande
Karina Lallande
Traci Kaas

2020 April


Using video to establish visual perspective for sexual-assault and harassment cases

Using video to establish visual perspective for sexual-assault and harassment cases

To maximize damages, use demonstrative graphics to make your audience feel the emotional trauma of the players involved in your story

Vahe Garabedian

2020 April


Jury selection for sexual harassment and sexual-assault cases

Be prepared for a mentally and emotionally draining jury selection

Claire Plotkin

2020 April


Sexual abuse in skilled-nursing facilities

Sexual abuse in skilled-nursing facilities

The laws governing elder abuse and neglect cases provide sexual-abuse victims with many avenues for recovery

Louanne Masry

2020 April


Protecting your plaintiff in sexual-misconduct cases

A plaintiff in a sexual-misconduct case can go through their case with dignity and emerge feeling empowered

Natalie Weatherford
Sonya Ostovar

2020 April


Fresh insights

The mediation of sexual-harassment and abuse cases; which cases should be mediated and how that mediation should proceed

Jan Frankel Schau

2020 April


Finding the evidence for heightened remedies under The Elder Abuse Act

In the digital age, there is no substitute for inspections. Here are the basics for nursing homes

Thomas G. C. McLaughlin

2020 April


Discovery in nursing-home abuse cases

The Elder Abuse Act provides enhanced remedies, but the complexity of discovery requires a vigilant and thorough approach

Dan Kramer
Jeff Aidikoff
Katrina Runyan

2020 April


Articulating general damages for your elderly client

When our clients are elderly, forgetful, diagnosed with dementia, or have passed, we must be very wary of the defense hiring experts to minimize their loss

Robert T. Simon
Sean O’Neill

2020 April


Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act – Litigation 101

Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act – Litigation 101

Understanding the basics and avoiding the pitfalls in litigating claims of neglect and abuse for elderly and dependent adults

Denisse O. Gastélum

2020 April


MICRA and custodial neglect vs. professional negligence

How to avoid MICRA when bringing an elder or dependent-adult abuse case against a healthcare provider

Arya Rhodes

2020 April

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