December 2018

Physician Probation Disclosure

SB 1448 (authored by Senator Hill) was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on September 19, 2018.  The new law, effective July 2019, requires physicians who are on probation with a licensing agency, such as the Medical and Osteopathic Boards of California, to provide patients with a disclosure prior to a patient’s first visit.  The disclosure must be in writing and include the physician’s probation status, the length and end date of probation, all practice restrictions place on the physician, a phone number for the probationary agency, and an explanation of how a patient can find further i

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Janssen Malloy LLP Obtains $250,000 Recovery for Client Injured on Moped

Janssen Malloy LLP partner Michael Crowley last week obtained a $250,000 recovery for a client seriously injured when a truck turned left from the middle lane of a three lane, crosstown Eureka street into the moped he was operating.  Michael Ripley was in the far left lane of I Street in Eureka, CA, when the defendant truck driver suddenly turned left from her middle lane, literally running over Mr.

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New Mental Health Diversion in CA Criminal Cases

AB 1810, passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Brown this past summer and codified as Penal Code section 1001.36, is among California’s raft of recent criminal justice reforms. The law provides for pretrial diversion of individuals with specific DSM-V diagnoses if the defendant agrees to engage in a mental health treatment program targeting his or her specific treatment needs, and if the Court is satisfied that other conditions are met.

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Janssen Malloy LLP’s Continued Dedication to Legal Services of Northern California

We are pleased to announce that our partner Amelia Burroughs has been reappointed to the Board of Directors of the Legal Services of Northern California.  The term of Ms. Burroughs’ appointment began November 16, 2018 and runs to August 31, 2021.  Janssen Malloy LLP has been a long-time supporter of the organization and its mission, and we continue to be proud to be able to contribute with Ms. Burroughs’ participation.
 

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