Mendocino County is located on the California’s north coast, north of the San Francisco Bay area. The county consists of almost 4,000 square miles, of which a small portion is water. The county is fairly rural, with a population of less than 100,000 in 2010. The county seat of Mendocino County is Ukiah. Some other cities in the county are Willits, Fort Bragg, and Redwood Valley. The main draws of Mendocino County include the Pacific coast, wine and microbrews, and Redwood forests.
Employers and employees in Mendocino County often need help dealing with legal issues. Some legal issues that employers may need guidance with include drafting employment contracts, developing employee handbooks, performing workplace investigations, and legal guidance on employment issues.
Employees also have legal problems that can arise in the workplace. Employees may be denied medical leave or pregnancy leave to which they are entitled under the Family Medical Leave Act and the California Family Rights Act . They may have been harassed or discriminated against at work because of an illegal reason, such as age, sex, religion, disability, national origin, race, and more. Some employees deal with such miserable working conditions that they are forced to quit, which is called a constructive discharge. Other employees have to deal with abusive bosses, or workplace retaliation.
However, help is available. Micha Star Liberty of Liberty Law helps employers and employees with employment law issues. This may include making a claim against an employer or filing a complaint with the appropriate agency. Liberty Law has a significant amount of experience in helping employers and employees work through their legal issues.
In addition to employment law, Liberty Law also helps accident victims in Mendocino County put their lives together. Liberty Law works with victims of car accidents, truck accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, SUV rollovers, and airplane accidents. These individuals, and the families of those who are killed, need legal guidance on how to obtain compensation for their claim. Accident victims are entitled to compensation for their injuries, which includes money for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, rehabilitation expenses, and wrongful death.
Liberty Law helps other accident victims as well. Manufacturers or retailers of dangerous products, defective medical devices, or defective drugs can be legally held responsible for damages that come about as a result of the dangerous product. Victims of head injuries, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and burn injuries may also need legal help, and can seek help from Liberty Law. Medical malpractice or professional malpractice can also cause serious damage to an individual.
In some cases, individuals will intentionally inflict damage on other people. Some examples of that include police misconduct, elder abuse, and sexual abuse. Victims of intentional acts can seek not only damages related to the abuse, but also punitive damages against the individual or his or her employer in some cases.
Micha Star Liberty of Liberty Law enjoys helping accident victims, as well as those with employment law issues, with their cases. Call Liberty Law today at 510-645-1000 or 415-896-1000 to speak to an attorney about your case. We look forward to helping you with your legal issues.