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Car Accidents involving Pets

Posted by Caleb A. Miller | Jan 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

Property damages are recoverable in a motor vehicle accident and the law treats your pets as property. This means that some vet bills will be covered as property damage and may be paid out by the insurance of the negligent party.

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Why We Started Our Law Firm; Part 2

Posted by Caleb A. Miller | Jan 05, 2023 | 0 Comments

Early in this firm's history I published an article titled Why We Started Our Law Firm; Part 1. I did this to introduce ourselves to the greater public, but more importantly to cement the motivations we had for taking this on at all. With several successes under our belt, a proven concept, and no indication that we will be disappearing from the world - I felt it may be appropriate to provide a brief update on Miller Wilmers APC, a Southern California Plaintiff's Personal Injury and Employment Law Firm. 

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Am I Entitled to My Year-End Bonus?

Posted by Caleb A. Miller | Dec 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

Under California Law, Bonuses are considered "wages" within the meaning of Labor Code section 200. An employee's eligibility for bonuses is determined by the contract terms of your agreement with the employer, and the Company policies on bonuses. 

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Sexual Harassment - Federal Focus

Posted by Caleb A. Miller | Nov 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

Statistically, workplace sexual harassment incidents are most prevalent during the holiday season and most often occur at a Company holiday party. Of course, these are issues that persist in the workplace all year, but it is particularly important to gain an understanding now of what to do if you or a co-worker are experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Disability Discrimination and Recession

Posted by Caleb A. Miller | Oct 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

As we fall deeper into recession, we have found Companies often take this opportunity to remove employees for discriminatory reasons under the guise of necessary labor cuts. As we have previously written about the effect this has on employees over the age of 40, it is important to note that workers considered disabled, or who require accommodations are facing the same mistreatment.

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Age Discrimination - Continued

Posted by Caleb A. Miller | Oct 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

Age Discrimination continues to be a hot topic in Employment law, and we expect it will continue to be as the economy worsens and employers seek ways to reduce costly overhead by removing employees they believe to be over experienced and overpaid.

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Hit and Run Accidents - What can you do?

Posted by Justin R. Wilmers | Sep 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately, "Hit and Run" accidents are far too common in California. While there may be a way to track down the negligent driver, that is not always the case. Thankfully, your insurance may cover the damages without the information of the other driver.

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The Benefits of Early Mediation - Employment Law Edition

Posted by Caleb A. Miller | Sep 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Early mediation can be a solid foundation from which to gauge the strength of your case. While most attorneys are not looking to show their cards, in the employment context, it can provide great insight as to how the employer is valuing the case and what evidence they have, if any, to refute your claims.

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Burden of Proof in Personal Injury Cases

Posted by Justin R. Wilmers | Aug 09, 2022 | 0 Comments

When bringing your case to Court, you have what is called the burden of proof, that is, to prove what it is you are claiming occurred and the effect it had on you. In a personal injury matter, this is the burden to prove that the injury was caused by the Defendant, and your damages are as calculated. This article is intended to briefly describe the burden of proof in personal injury matters.

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Pregnancy In Employment - Your Protections Beyond Discrimination

Posted by Caleb A. Miller | Aug 08, 2022 | 0 Comments

At a base level, most employees understand that an employer in California cannot discriminate against an employee due to their pregnancy. However, under California's Pregnancy Disability Act, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, and other California State laws, your rights go beyond the protection from pregnancy discrimination into more specific fringe benefits and individual employee rights.

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