October 2011

Humboldt Harley Riders - Recall Information

Janssen Malloy has been working for years to increase awareness of motorcycle safety in our community and recently partnered with Redwood Harley Davidson to sponsor an event to raise money for services for our local veterans.

This past week it came to our attention that Harley Davidson issued a recall for 250,757 touring motorcycles from years 2008-2011 due to a issues with the brakes. Harley officials said the rear brake-light switch could be damaged by heat from the bikes' exhaust systems. There has been one reported accident attributed to the brake defects.


Arcata Traumatic Brain Injury Film Today

Janssen Malloy LLP recommends that individuals interested in the difficulties facing persons in our community with traumatic brain injuries attend tonight's film at Humboldt State University ("HSU").

HSU's Disability Awareness events continue with “When Billy Broke His Head,” on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011, at 6:30 p.m., HSU Gist Hall 218.  This is a first-person road movie about disability, civil rights and the pursuit of an intelligent life after traumatic brain injury, and includes a post-film interactive workshop, free admission, and refreshments.



DFEH Procedural and Practice Regulations

On October 7, 2011, the procedural and practice regulations for the Department of Fair Employment and Housing became effective in the California Code of Regulations.   The regulations can be found beginning at California Code of Regulations, Title 2, section 10000 through section 10066.  The regulations govern the Department's practices and procedures with respect to the filing, investigation and conclusion of complaints alleging violations of any law the Department enforces (employment discrimination, Unruh Civil Rights Act, Ralph Civil Rights Act, Disabled Persons Act and housing discrimi


Business Succession Planning in Humboldt County

Do you own a family business in Humboldt County?   Be it in Eureka, Arcata or Southern Humboldt, succession planning for a family business raises a number of issues.

You should plan for the succession to your business over a long period.   Primary concerns include determining your children’s interest in the business and their ability to run a business.

You may want to transfer an interest in the business during your lifetime.  This strategy may be particularly useful if you believe your business is substantially undervalued at the time of your transfer.