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How Long Should You Be Sore After a Car Accident?

The Irvine car accident lawyers at Callahan & Blaine know that getting into any car accident can be scary, particularly if you are injured. Car accidents can also be physically and financially devastating for victims. There are a range of injuries that can occur in a traffic collision, and every injury results in some kind of pain or soreness. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to predict how long a car accident victim will be sore...
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California Auto Insurance Claims Laws

Every state in the country requires that drivers carry insurance before they can operate their motor vehicle on the roadway. Insurance can provide coverage for a driver’s injuries and losses, as well as coverage for others injured in a collision in which a driver causes. It is important to understand the California vehicle insurance requirements as well as other laws pertaining to reporting an accident. California Auto Insurance Minimums Every state is responsible for setting...
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What Is a Trade Secret?

Trade secrets are defined by federal law under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA). They are forms of intellectual property and may consist of any pattern, physical device, idea, process, or formula (or a combination of those) that gives a company an advantage over its competitors. It is important to understand what kind of things can be considered trade secrets, how businesses protect trade secrets, and what the penalties are for stealing trade secrets. What...
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Do Employers Have to Pay for Jury Duty in California?

Jury duty may be something that most people dread, but it is an obligation many adults must participate in. Refusing to participate in jury duty without having an acceptable reason not to is illegal. Understandably, participating in jury duty can create a financial hardship for many working people. It is important to understand whether or not an employer has to pay for the time an employee takes to participate in jury duty. Can an Employer...
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Are Non-Competes Enforceable in California?

Many people have heard of a non-compete agreement, but may not completely understand what it means. In fact, some people sign non-complete agreements as terms of their employment without even realizing it. A non-compete is a type of legal agreement that forbids an employee from going to work with a competitor of their current employer. These agreements exist to protect company secrets. However, it is important for employees to know whether or not a non-compete...
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