City of San Diego Implements COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Active Construction Sites

On April 24, 2020, the City of San Diego Development Services Department issued new COVID-19 guidelines requiring all active construction sites to develop a “comprehensive COVID-19 exposure control plan,” which includes control measures such as social distancing, symptom checking, hygiene, decontamination procedures, and training.  The County of Los Angeles Department of Building Safety recently a Read More…

What To Do If An Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

On March 19, 2020, California Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-33-20, which places certain restrictions on Californians in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Pursuant to the Executive Order, Californians are ordered to stay home, except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of specified essential services, including, hospitals and medical providers, gas stations, pharmacies, grocery stores, take-out Read More…

Pandemic Preparation In The Workplace And The Americans With Disabilities Act

In 2009, during the H1N1 pandemic, the EEOC issued guidelines on how employers can navigate the workplace during a pandemic. The guidelines are applicable to the coronavirus and employers should take measures to comply. Per the ADA, which is applicable to employers with 15 or more employees, an employer is generally prohibited from asking disability-related Read More…

Legal Implications Of COVID-19 Outbreak

The current coronavirus pandemic has thrust all of us into a situation unlike anything our society has experienced in recent history.  In the midst of COVID-19, the federal, state, and local governments are implementing new policies and regulations, which will have a large impact on businesses and individuals alike.  As we navigate these uncharted waters Read More…

The Americans With Disabilities Act Goes Online

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which was enacted in 1990, was intended to “provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities.” The Department of Justice requires that places of public accommodation are to “furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services where necessary to ensure effective communication with individuals with Read More…

Minor’s Compromise – Do You Really Need One In Nevada Or Can I Skip It?

Nevada Revised Statute 41.200 addresses minor’s compromises.  This statute applies to unemancipated minors who have a disputed claim for money against a third person.  NRS 41.200 (2) provides the general requirements that must be included in the Petition for a Minor’s Compromise.  If the claim involves personal injuries, then NRS 41.200 (3) includes additional items Read More…