Christopher B. Dolan

Reporting a dangerous condition on public property

This week’s question comes from a reader in Larkspur, who writes: Q:“The…

Tackling sexual assault in schools

This week’s question comes from Susan L. in Oakland, who writes: Q:…

Protections against gender identity harassment

This week’s question comes from Lindsay in San Francisco, who writes: Q:…

Liability in Lombard Muni crash

This week’s question comes from Phyllis, who asks: Q: “Yesterday, a Muni…

Decoding injury liability

This week’s question comes from Jane in Portola Valley, who writes: Q:”We…

Jury duty is a civic responsibility

This week, I would like to republish an article first published in…

Building a case for sexual harassment

Today’s question comes from Marsha G. in San Francisco who writes: Q:…

The gray area of workplace discrimination

This week’s question comes from Kate in San Mateo. Q: Working in…

Out of tragedy comes change

This week’s article will focus on the trial and conviction of former…

Limits for police vehicles may skirt traffic laws, but not disregard safety

This week’s question comes from Nate in Oakland, who writes: Q: I…

Supreme Court ruling bolsters harmful arbitration clauses

This week’s question comes from Tom from Mill Valley: Q: I heard…

Jahi McMath and the ongoing legal battle around brain death

Usually, I use this column to answer questions. Today, I will discuss…

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…

What CalFire reports mean to those impacted by North Bay fires

This week’s question comes from Alexis in Napa county, who writes: Q:…

State strengthens safety regulations for home swimming pools

Summer is upon us and each year it’s important to revisit safety…

Legislation reduces risk of e-scooters

Today’s column continues where last week’s left off regarding legal responsibility for…

Hoverboard laws may apply to renegade e-scooters

This week’s question comes from Tricia P. in South of Market, who…

The difference between employees and independent contractors

This week’s question comes from C.J., who writes: Q: “I am a…

Employee protections against wrongful termination

This week’s question comes from Kate, who asks: Q: “I have a…

Workers injured in production facilities a tale as old as time

This week’s question comes from Tracey F. in Hayward, who writes: Q:…