October 2019

Cannabis Business Updates at Both Federal Level and State Level

The Cannabis Industry got a big bump recently on the federal level with the passage of a bill in the House of Representatives that would allow banks to do business with cannabis related businesses. The Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act, known as the SAFE Banking Act, passed the House of Representatives on September 25, 2019 by a vote of 321 to 103. The bill would allow a “safe harbor” for financial institutions, as well as other ancillary businesses, that might conduct business with cannabis related companies.


Has the Plaintiff Been "Made Whole?"

What happens when a person is seriously injured, but their medical expenses far exceed what can be recovered from the defendant’s insurance coverage?  Can the injured person’s health insurance carrier get all the money back they paid for their medical care, even if that leaves the person not fully compensated (not “made whole”)?  The language of the insurance contract itself affects what recovery rights the health insurer has in this situation, but the Make Whole Rule is generally used when an injured party seeks a waiver of the contractual obligation to reimburse medical insurance and automob


Janssen Malloy LLP's Geographic Reach in Personal Injury Cases

We as a firm are proud of our roots in and connection to the Humboldt County community. It is no coincidence that our office looks out at the County Courthouse, a fact that becomes especially helpful when we are in trial across the street. However, while we are without a doubt a Humboldt County law firm, our practice and present-day technology enable us to effectively represent clients across the state, in neighboring Oregon, and even across the country.