LEADERS IN EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION, HEALTHCARE LAW, AND BUSINESS LITIGATION

LEADERS IN EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION, HEALTHCARE LAW, AND BUSINESS LITIGATION

PRACTICE AREAS

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Employment
Litigation
and Counseling

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Healthcare
Law

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Business
Transactions
and Litigation

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

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Operating a business today means constant legal considerations. From contract negotiations to litigation defense, we rely on the attorneys at Carlson & Jayakumar to navigate all of our legal matters efficiently and effectively.

– Neel Reddy, OFI International, Inc.

Carlson & Jayakumar’s attorneys have been my healthcare counsel for over 10 years. I have been more than satisfied with their excellent work. I would highly recommend them to any doctor.

– Edward Terino, M.D.

I use Carlson & Jayakumar for all my healthcare law questions. They’ve helped us form an MD/DC and countless contracts over the last five years. They are very knowledgeable and thorough. I highly recommend them.

– Edward Komberg, D.C.

Carlson & Jayakumar was extremely helpful in providing legal assistance when I was looking to start private practice.

– Ramnik Singh, M.D.

C&J brought my employment litigation to an extremely successful conclusion. Their attention to detail and their ability to find and point out logical inconsistencies led to a summary judgment in our favor.

– Wesley Turnbow, EME, Inc.

Carlson & Jayakumar has provided counseling on employment issues and has helped us avoid costly litigation.

– James Knight, Pacifica Christian High School

Testimonials or endorsements do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.

WHY CHOOSE US

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| EMPLOYMENT DEFENSE

With their broad knowledge and distinctive experience in representing employers, our attorneys work to minimize costs and maximize efficiency in all employment and business matters. From the outset of corporate formation to potential lawsuits filed against employers, Carlson & Jayakumar’s attorneys work with employers step-by-step, through any issue that arises.

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| HEALTHCARE LAW

Carlson & Jayakumar’s attorneys have extensive experience in representing and advising hospitals and healthcare providers in all aspects of law. Our attorneys have aided in the formation of numerous, successful professional corporations and have represented many hospitals, doctors and other healthcare providers in litigation matters.

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CASE RESULTS

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Obtained a dismissal of all claims brought by former employee before the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement during the Initial Conference.

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Obtained numerous successful settlements before trial with the California Attorney General’s office in cases involving violations alleged by professional boards.

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Assisted in successful settlements before trial on behalf of Talbert Medical Group, TMP Worldwide, and American Express in cases with allegations of misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition.

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Obtained defense verdicts in trials in Orange County Superior Court on behalf of American Express and 3D Systems, Inc. in cases involving allegations of failure to pay commissions.

NEWS & INSIGHTS

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Medscape Publishes Article Co-Authored by Founding Partner Jehan N. Jayakumar and Associate Attorney Matthew M. Stokke

January 1, 2019

California medical groups face increased risks when classifying physicians as independent contractors. The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court decision  created a new legal test for determining whether licensed providers should be paid as independent contractors or employees. Many medical groups fail to consult with their legal counsel to ensure that they…

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Is This the Beginning of the End For Non-Solicitation Agreements in California?

November 27, 2018

California employers often require employees to execute non-solicitation agreements with the goal of preventing former employees from poaching their employees.  In a recent decision, the Fourth District Court of Appeals of California called into question the validity of such non-solicitation agreements.  At the heart of the case is Business and Professions Code section 16600, which…

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24-Hour Residential Care Facility Not Required to Permit Employees to Decline On-Duty Meal Periods

March 1, 2016

Plaintiff Yvonne Palacio (“Palacio”) sued her former employer, Jan & Gail’s Care Homes, Inc., alleging that Care Homes violated wage and hour laws by not informing its employees that they had a right to revoke their on-duty meal period agreements.  Palacio sought class certification to include 102 current and former employees in the lawsuit.  The…

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Medical Board Issues Updated Public Disciplinary Information Law

August 19, 2015

On July 1, a new California law changed the Medical Board of California’s guidelines for posting physicians and surgeons’ disciplinary information to the public. Last August, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1886, which requires the Board to post the most serious disciplinary information, including enforcement actions, disciplinary actions, civil judgments, arbitration awards, and certain…

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Department of Labor: Most Workers Qualify as Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

August 10, 2015

On July 15, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance aimed at curbing the misclassification of employees as independent contractors, saying that most workers qualify as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and stressing the statute’s expansive definition of employment. In the DOL’s first “administrator’s interpretation” of 2015, Wage and Hour…

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