Category: Christopher B. Dolan

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 weeks 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 weeks ago

Workers injured in production facilities a tale as old as time

This week’s question comes from Tracey F. in Hayward, who writes: Q: “My boyfriend works at Tesla’s manufacturing plant on…

4 weeks ago

Making the most of the initiative process

This week’s question comes from PZ, who asks: Q: “I discovered that San Francisco has deliberately put public health at…

1 month ago

What happens when someone dies without a will?

This week’s question comes from Nathan P. in San Carlos, who asks: Q: “My wife died suddenly. We were separated…

1 month ago

Tesla’s ‘autopilot’ crash is further proof of technology flaws

This week’s question comes from Marianne K. in Pacific Heights, who asks: Q: “I read your column last week about…

2 months ago

Who is liable for a defective product?

This week’s question comes from Robert W. in Pinole, who writes: Q: “I bought a bike recently and, when I…

2 months ago

Robo-car death a classic example of profit vs. safety

On Sunday night in Tempe, Ariz., a woman pushing her bike across the road at an intersection was struck and…

2 months ago