Victim of a Crime? Submit a Claim to the Victim Compensation Board

After experiencing the pain and indignity of a crime, a crime victim may be left attempting to navigate the court process and communicate with law enforcement and the district attorney’s office, which can be frustrating in its own right. Several of Janssen Malloy LLP’s attorneys have experience both in criminal and plaintiffs’ personal injury law that informs their ability to … Read More

Janssen Malloy LLP Obtains $3.2 Million Judgment for LA Client

Janssen Malloy LLP recently obtained a $3.2 Million judgment for a client attacked and mauled by a Black Russian Terrier dog in Los Angeles.  Our client, who was walking her dog with her husband in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, was attacked by a large dog that had escaped from the owners’ property.  The dog bit and mauled her … Read More

Interim State License Blues May Be Delayed to the End of 2019

Under current law, temporary California commercial cannabis licenses expire 120 days from the date they were issued, unless the applicant applied for an annual state license, in which case the temporary license may be extended for two additional 90 day periods. But with CalCannabis backlogged on issuing state annual licenses and provisional state licenses, many interim permits are set to … Read More

Effective Advocacy for Cyclists Includes a Healthy Dose of Education

Humboldt County is a hidden gem for California cyclists. Everything from excellent road cycling to downhill mountain biking is available here, as well as a climate that is (mostly) conducive to bicycle commuting. The County has shown its willingness to invest in bicycle infrastructure, with major projects like the Humboldt Bay Trail and the Annie and Mary Rail Trail in … Read More

Criminal Court Restitution: An Additional Remedy for Civil Cases

Janssen Malloy LLP routinely handles personal injury cases that arise out of a criminal context, e.g., damages or wrongful death caused by a drunk driver (a violation of Penal Code section 23153).  Parallel to and alongside the civil personal injury action for damages, if the responsible defendant is convicted of (or pleads guilty to) felony charges, the defendant may be … Read More

Janssen Malloy LLP Obtains $200,000 Settlement for Injured Coast Guard Serviceman

Although some personal injury claims tend to adhere to a pattern, or involve variations on a theme, certain cases present unique challenges that require plaintiffs’ counsel to identify and retain experts in niche areas of the law and then present a compelling claim to the appropriate audience, whether that is insurance defense counsel and a claims representative, an arbitrator, or … Read More

David Nims – Newest Janssen Malloy LLP Partner

Janssen Malloy LLP proudly announces that David Nims is our newest law partner. David’s main practice areas include civil litigation, real property litigation, personal injury, and criminal defense, including juvenile cases.   Prior to joining Janssen Malloy LLP as an associate, David practiced at the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office and the El Dorado Public Defender’s Office, gaining valuable trial experience.  David earned … Read More

Obtaining Provisional Licenses from the California Department of Food and Agriculture

On September 27, 2018 California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1459 which allows the California Department of Food and Agriculture (“CDFA”) to issue “provisional” cannabis cultivation licenses as a bridge between temporary and annual cultivation licenses. Provisional licenses act in the same manner as annual licenses, except those licenses are not renewable. Unlike annual and temporary licenses through CDFA, … Read More

California’s Legal Cannabis Market is Growing Up Fast

This year marks a new phase in the evolution of California’s regulated market for cannabis. As of January 1, 2019, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (“CDFA”) no longer has the authority to grant provisional licenses for cannabis cultivation. Already-issued temporary licenses will be subject to an automatic extension of time for those who submitted applications for annual licenses … Read More