March 2020

Janssen Malloy LLP Open (Remotely) For Business, to Help You and Your Business

Humboldt County, like much of the country, is under a public health order that is very likely to save lives and prevent our health care system from being overwhelmed. At the same time, the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic are a substantial shock to our community’s local economy. We at Janssen Malloy LLP are here to help.


Paging Dr. Borello

In 2020, California suffered a legislative quake—one that shook the legal foundation of whether workers are classified as employees or independent contractors.  Effective January 1, 2020, Assembly Bill 5 imposed a strict new test which results in most work relationships being those of employer-employee and not independent contractor.  The law applies to all workers in California, with the exception of certain statutorily exempted categories—including physicians.  For physicians who hold valid professional licenses in California, their employment/contractor status is determined under a multi-fa