Category: human rights

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Your Rights and Legal Options

As we enter the month of October, we also step into Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a crucial time to shed light on a pervasive issue that affects countless lives across California and the nation. As a dedicated California domestic violence attorney, I believe it's imperative to use this opportunity to raise awareness about domestic violence and inform individuals of their rights and legal options. Understanding Domestic Violence Domestic violence is a grave concern that transcends gender, age, socioeconomic status, and ethnicity. It encompasses various forms of abuse, such as physical, emotional, sexual, financial, and psychological abuse, all of which can...Read More

Suicide of an Uber Engineer

A 33-year-old African-American computer engineer who turned down a job at Apple in order to work for Uber, five months later, killed himself from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The tragic outcome has led to a lawsuit. His widow contends Uber's intense work culture was at fault. Richard Richardson is representing the family. The case stands for the principle that even in high tech employees are entitled to basic human rights and that employers respect all labor laws. The case is ongoing, as are dozens of the other employment rights and victims rights cases brought by Siegal and Richardson on behalf...Read More