November 8

The Dynamex Case and Labor Code Section 2750.3: “Employee” versus “Independent Contractor”: Developments

The <em>Dynamex</em> Case and Labor Code Section 2750.3: “Employee” versus “Independent Contractor”: Developments

In January 2020, California Labor Code §2750.3 will take effect, establishing – and further defining – the guidelines for determining who is an employee and who is an independent contractor in California. These guidelines, and their necessary implications, will affect the rights, benefits and protections that inure to those working and those for whom they work.

August 26

Supplemental or Rebuttal Disclosure of Expert Witnesses: Statutory Language and Policy

Supplemental or Rebuttal Disclosure of Expert Witnesses: Statutory Language and Policy

A recent appellate decision has clarified the requirements of expert designation in civil cases and has reiterated a party’s statutory right to disclose supplemental or rebuttal experts. In a broader sense, however, the court’s decision reminds practitioners that litigation should not be a game of surprise or gamesmanship and that the Discovery Act is meant to bolster this policy in California.

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