Recent California Supreme Court Decision on Insurance Bad Faith a Victory for Insured

Insurance companies are obligated to review and attempt to settle claims in good faith.  Different standards of “good faith” apply depending on whether you paid the premium (such as when you are the defendant in a suit, or when you are making a claim under your automobile policy’s uninsured or underinsured coverage), or another person paid the premium.  When an … Read More

Elder Abuse in Humboldt County

In California, Elder Abuse is both a crime and a civil offense.  Unfortunately, it goes unreported for a variety of reasons–embarrassment of the victim, inability of others to identify the issue, or a victim’s desire not to pursue the matter against a family member or loved one. Generally, elder abuse is the physical or financial abuse or neglect or other … Read More

August 23rd Deadline for Commercial Cannabis Activity Registration

The deadline for submitting a Commercial Cannabis Activity Registration has changed and has been the subject of some debate. Janssen Malloy LLP recently met with the Humboldt County Planning Department on behalf of multiple clients and confirmed that the current deadline is August 23rd for those with existing cultivation sites who wish to obtain a permit, which is a prerequisite to … Read More

Countdown to a CURES 2.0

If you are a Physician and Surgeon or a Pharmacist in California, you have 17 days in which to apply for registration in CURES 2.0.  As you likely know, CURES is the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System.  It is the prescription drug database of Schedule II, III, and IV controlled substance prescriptions dispensed in California.  California’s Health and Safety … Read More