Keeping you informed. A few noteworthy news items about the law and the people it impacts.

Porter Scott’s Best of the Bar Honorees

On August 23rd, Sacramento Business Journal honored 175 of the Sacramento region's best attorneys with their 2018 Best of the Bar list. Three of our incredible Porter Scott attorneys were selected to be on this …

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Announcing Healthcare Litigation Team Lead

For over 30 years, Porter Scott has provided high quality representation to Northern California's healthcare industry in complex cases involving all areas of medicine. In 2018, Jonathan Corr, will celebrate his 20th anniversary of building this …

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The only constant in the law is change. Here’s our take on the latest changes and why they matter to you.

New FEHA Statutes Mean More Cases Will Go To Trial

SB 820 & SB 1300 On September 30th, Governor Brown approved several bills related to workplace harassment, gender discrimination, and retaliation claims inspired by the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. These bills impact California employers in pre-litigation …

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Update for California Employers

New Labor Code § 432.3 Effective January 1, 2018, a new California law prohibits all employers—both private and public—from relying on a job applicant’s salary history in determining whether to offer employment and what salary to …

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Important Update on Qualified Immunity

US Supreme Court grants Qualified Immunity The doctrine of qualified immunity, when properly applied, shields law enforcement from burdensome litigation and armchair quarterbacking in federal court. In its first decision of 2017, White v. Pauly, …

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