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The Impact of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on California Employers

March 25, 2020 | Comments Off on The Impact of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on California Employers

In response to the economic impact of COVID-19, President Donald J. Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) (“FFCRA”) into law on March 18, 2020. The new law has several important implications for California employers including amending the Family and Medical Leave Act and providing additional paid sick leave for employees. Both…

Carlson & Jayakumar LLP Opens New Office in Downtown Los Angeles

January 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Carlson & Jayakumar LLP Opens New Office in Downtown Los Angeles

Carlson & Jayakumar LLP, a Southern California-based employment litigation and healthcare law firm, announced today that the firm has opened a new office to better serve clients in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas. “Opening a second office was an important goal for 2019,” said Founding Partner, Jehan N. Jayakumar. “We are hopeful that expanding…

New California Law Prohibits Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

December 27, 2019 | Comments Off on New California Law Prohibits Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

Last October, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 51 into law, adding Labor Code section 432.6 into the Labor Code. This new section prohibits employers from requiring, as a condition of employment, that an applicant or employee agree to arbitrate claims brought specifically under California’s Labor Code or Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”).…

Mitigating the Risk of a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against a Medical Practice

October 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Mitigating the Risk of a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against a Medical Practice

San Diego Physician magazine, a publication of the San Diego County Medical Society, recently published an article authored by Founding Partner Jehan N. Jayakumar on steps medical practices can take to mitigate the risk of a sexual harassment lawsuit. The article discusses Business and Professions Code Section 726 and Business and Professions Code Section 729,…

Former USC Associate General Counsel Joins Carlson & Jayakumar LLP as Partner

June 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Former USC Associate General Counsel Joins Carlson & Jayakumar LLP as Partner

Carlson & Jayakumar, LLP, a Southern California-based employment litigation and healthcare law firm, announced today that Lil G. Delcampo has joined the firm as Partner. “Lil’s extensive experience working with large healthcare organizations will be invaluable to our clients and our healthcare practice,” said Founding Partner, Keith W. Carlson. “We have worked closely with Lil…

Medscape publishes article co-authored by Founding Partner Keith W. Carlson and Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols

March 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Medscape publishes article co-authored by Founding Partner Keith W. Carlson and Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols

Physicians and medical groups who mishandle a request for medical records or demands for overpayment run the risk of serious penalties. Medscape.com recently published an article co-authored by Founding Partner Keith W. Carlson and Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols that provides 12 important tips for avoiding some of the common mistakes physicians and medical…

Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols Elected to Chair of Healthcare Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association

February 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols Elected to Chair of Healthcare Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association

Carlson & Jayakumar LLP, a Southern California-based law firm focused on employment litigation and healthcare law, announced today that Senior Healthcare Attorney, Kathy W. Nichols was elected Chair of the Healthcare Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA). “I am honored to be elected to chair the Healthcare Section of the OCBA,” said Nichols.…

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