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New Proposition 65 Decision

What is acrylamide? Acrylamide is an organic compound that forms from the sugars and amino acids naturally present in food. It is usually formed by roasting, grilling, or baking starchy foods, and is commonly found in the following items: Potato

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Covid-19 Guidance Documents from CDPH

The California Department for Public Health has issued Covid-19 guidance documents for our County’s bars, restaurants and wineries. Here is a summary of the changes: Separated the Restaurants, Wineries, and Bars guidance into three separate guidance documents, Added Tiers languagea.

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California “Right to be Forgotten Law”

After learning of the misuse of tens of millions of people’s personal information by Cambridge Analytica in March 2018, Congress was made aware that personal information may be vulnerable to misuse when shared on the Internet, leading to a desire

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Websites and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Since its initial enactment in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) has been a source of much litigation. Historically, ADA litigation focused on access to brick-and-mortar businesses and the alleged lack of adequate facilities for individuals with disabilities. Recently,

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Privacy Policies: Are You in Compliance?

My previous post was regarding cybersecurity and some of the dangers lurking behind our widely-used “secure” technologies and authentication systems. A related issue is what you, as a business owner, chief technology officer or other data collector, must do to

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Proposition 65 Claims may be Covered by Insurance

Proposition 65 requires warning labels to be placed on all products containing lead.  Although there is a clear need for the protections and warnings that the statute was intended to provide, unfortunately, in San Luis Obispo and throughout California, attorneys

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The Life Cycle of a Civil Lawsuit – Part Two

What is Our Judge Doing? Although the assigned judge is not attending depositions or participating directly in the discovery proceedings, she is still very interested in the case.  The court will typically hold a case management conference (CMC) about 90

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New Proposition 65 Decision

What is acrylamide? Acrylamide is an organic compound that forms from the sugars and amino acids naturally present in food. It is usually formed by roasting, grilling, or baking starchy foods, and is commonly found in the following items: Potato

Read More »
Show the Covid-19 guidance documents

Covid-19 Guidance Documents from CDPH

The California Department for Public Health has issued Covid-19 guidance documents for our County’s bars, restaurants and wineries. Here is a summary of the changes: Separated the Restaurants, Wineries, and Bars guidance into three separate guidance documents, Added Tiers languagea.

Read More »

California “Right to be Forgotten Law”

After learning of the misuse of tens of millions of people’s personal information by Cambridge Analytica in March 2018, Congress was made aware that personal information may be vulnerable to misuse when shared on the Internet, leading to a desire

Read More »

Websites and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Since its initial enactment in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) has been a source of much litigation. Historically, ADA litigation focused on access to brick-and-mortar businesses and the alleged lack of adequate facilities for individuals with disabilities. Recently,

Read More »

Privacy Policies: Are You in Compliance?

My previous post was regarding cybersecurity and some of the dangers lurking behind our widely-used “secure” technologies and authentication systems. A related issue is what you, as a business owner, chief technology officer or other data collector, must do to

Read More »

Proposition 65 Claims may be Covered by Insurance

Proposition 65 requires warning labels to be placed on all products containing lead.  Although there is a clear need for the protections and warnings that the statute was intended to provide, unfortunately, in San Luis Obispo and throughout California, attorneys

Read More »

The Life Cycle of a Civil Lawsuit – Part Two

What is Our Judge Doing? Although the assigned judge is not attending depositions or participating directly in the discovery proceedings, she is still very interested in the case.  The court will typically hold a case management conference (CMC) about 90

Read More »