Stone | Dean is pleased to announce that David Breitburg has joined Stone|Dean in its Woodland Hills, California office. David brings his 35 years experience as a civil litigator to our firm. During his career, he has handled a wide range of cases including major exposure cases, catastrophic injuries and complex personal injury defense and …

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  • November 13, 2020
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In light of the passing of Proposition 22 in California, both Uber and Lyft have petitioned the California Court of Appeals for the First Appellate District to reconsider its decision upholding an injunction requiring the ride-hailing companies to classify their drivers as employees. Specifically, the ride share companies have asserted that the California voter approval …

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  • November 10, 2020
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By now, you should be well aware of the battles between Uber/Lyft and the State of California regarding the classification of the drivers working for these ride-hailing companies. The battle centers on the State’s desire to have those working for Uber/Lyft to be considered employees, and Uber/Lyft’s desire to have them classified as independent contractors. …

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  • October 23, 2020
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Welcome Aboard! Stone | Dean is pleased to announce the hiring of an extremely capable attorney to handle a diverse caseload in its Warner Center offices. Alan Khlevnoy has been practicing since July 2018.  He received his BA from University of Oregon with a BA in Political Science and his Juris Doctorate at University of …

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  • October 19, 2020
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Attempts to circumvent insurance policy virus exclusions are being repeatedly rejected by the Courts. Recently, a Fresno based European Wax Center was forced to lay off 30 employees as a result of the state-mandated closures. The salon made business interruption claims against its insurer, Sentinel Insurance Company, which were denied since the salon could not …

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  • September 25, 2020
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