Author Archives: Palmieri Tyler
Kelly Moody of KESQ and CBS 2 Local News in Palm Springs interviewed Michael Leifer, a partner in the Eminent Domain Practice Group, about College of the Desert’s plans to expand its campus in the Palm Springs Mall. Mr. Leifer told Kelly that “The College hasn’t approached us with any kind of proposal to lease… Read More »
Palmieri Tyler welcomes associate attorney, Nazani N. Temourian to its Eminent Domain Practice Group. Ms. Temourian graduated from UCLA School of Law, J.D. (2015). Ms. Temourian focuses her practice in the area of eminent domain litigation.
Monsanto Overcomes $20M PCB Cancer Claims A Los Angeles jury found Monsanto not liable in a $20 million trial brought by two men alleging they developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma after being exposed to the company’s polychlorinated biphenyls, saying the company was negligent in designing and distributing the chemical but did not cause the men’s cancer. Jurors… Read More »
Norm Rodich, a Partner in the litigation group, tells Amy Yarbrough of the California Bar Journal about the 1996 birth of the State Bar’s “Law Suits” program which began with a simple request. See full article here – https://calbarjournal.com/May2016/TopHeadlines/TH4.aspx. The State Bar’s clothing drive runs from July 1 – July 31.
Rick Salus “recruiting” the next generation of walkers at the Orange County March for Babies held at Fashion Island on April 24, 2016. Rick thanked team Palmieri Tyler for raising over $5,000 this year, which far surpassed 2015 totals. As the donations continue to mount, Mr. Salus has so far collected over $28,000. He… Read More »
Berkeley Law School Dean Steps Down After Sexual Harassment Claims The Dean of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law stepped down after his former executive assistant sued him in California state court on sexual harassment claims. In her lawsuit, plaintiff claimed that the Dean gave her unwelcome bear hugs, kisses on the cheek… Read More »
O’Bannon Takes Student-Athlete Pay Case To High Court Former student-athletes asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up their antitrust suit against the NCAA over compensation for the use of their images and likenesses, challenging a circuit ruling that found the student-athletes did not have to be paid beyond the cost of attending college. CA… Read More »
NEW EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYER HARASSMENT, DISCRIMINATION AND RETALIATION PREVENTION POLICIES Effective April 1, 2016, employers must comply with a new California law relating to employer harassment, discrimination and retaliation prevention policies. The new regulation mandates specific procedures for compliance with an employer’s statutory duty to take reasonable steps to prevent and promptly correct… Read More »
Erica Sorosky, a Partner in the Business Litigation Group, outlines just some of the more relevant new and amended legislation for 2016: SB 358: Equal Pay Act Employers are prohibited from paying employees at wage rates less than those paid to employees of the opposite sex for “substantially similar work,” which is now to be… Read More »