Category: Christopher B. Dolan

Jahi McMath and the ongoing legal battle around brain death

Usually, I use this column to answer questions. Today, I will discuss the death of Jahi McMath and the new…

2 weeks ago

PG&E customers may see fee hike in light of North Bay fires

This week’s column expands on last week’s discussion of the implications of CalFire’s recent reports faulting Pacific Gas & Electric…

3 weeks ago

What CalFire reports mean to those impacted by North Bay fires

This week’s question comes from Alexis in Napa county, who writes: Q: My property was damaged in the Atlas Fire…

4 weeks ago

State strengthens safety regulations for home swimming pools

Summer is upon us and each year it’s important to revisit safety laws and best practices in regard to residential…

1 month ago

Legislation reduces risk of e-scooters

Today’s column continues where last week’s left off regarding legal responsibility for injuries caused by hazardously placed Bird, LimeBike and…

2 months ago

Hoverboard laws may apply to renegade e-scooters

This week’s question comes from Tricia P. in South of Market, who asks: Q: “I came out of my apartment’s…

2 months ago

The difference between employees and independent contractors

This week’s question comes from C.J., who writes: Q: “I am a delivery driver for a company that offers door-to-door…

2 months ago

Employee protections against wrongful termination

This week’s question comes from Kate, who asks: Q: “I have a friend recently who was terminated by a multibillion-dollar…

3 months ago