Christopher B. Dolan

If PG&E knew of unsafe conditions, utility company may be liable in North Bay fires

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Violent crash in Marin highlights severity of road-rage penalties

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Legal steps to combat wage discrimination

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Scoot vehicles cruise through legal loophole

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Lane-splitting, minimum wage among California’s top new laws

At about this time every year, the legislative session in California is…

Landowners have an obligation to address ‘blighted’ conditions

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Insurance premiums well worth the protection

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Free speech is test of faith in US Constitution

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Can I collect from a car wash collision?

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Coverage confusion for injured delivery driver

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Can Trump legally ban transgender people from military service?

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Employer retaliation is unlawful when requesting paid sick leave

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Follow these steps if your child is a possible victim of sexual abuse

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No exceptions to law that prohibits leaving children in cars

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Speak up about potholes and cracked sidewalks

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Am I required to sign my arbitration agreement?

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Dolan: What’s next in the case of the ‘Ghost Ship’ fire?

This week’s column will provide a brief update on the civil lawsuits…

Pedestrians Bill of Rights

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California has a variety of family leave laws

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Texting isn’t the only illegal phone activity while driving

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