Microsoft ends forced arbitration requirements

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mandatory arbitration has been a major obstacle for pursuing sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination and other civil litigation concerning employment. Microsoft took a step to remove this difficulty by removing forced arbitration clauses from its employment contracts last month. Forced obligation provisions require employees to…

Grumpy Cat” is party to lawsuit

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. California civil litigation may involve the latest trends and sensations. “Grumpy Cat,” the internet feline, who represented many of life’s difficulties in social media memes in 2012, is the star of a federal lawsuit in southern California. Grumpy Cat Limited filed a lawsuit against Grenade…

Gaining pet custody during a divorce

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in divorce on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. This year, some states have enacted laws governing custody of a beloved family member: the couple’s pet. Determining pet custody after divorce in California is still somewhat complicated. Traditionally, pets were treated as property. Their well-being and interests were not…

Marijuana use in the workplace

On behalf of Mohajer Law Firm, APC posted in civil litigation on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. California’s 40 million residents can legally engage in the recreational use of marijuana after January 1. While one legal obstacle to its use was removed, there may be civil litigation stemming from the workplace use of marijuana. Every state permits employers to terminate a worker…