Janssen Malloy LLP welcomes back Willie Stein

Janssen Malloy LLP is proud and excited to announce the return of attorney William “Willie” H. Stein to the firm. Willie worked for us as an associate right after he graduated from University of California at Davis Law school, but we knew when we hired him we would only have him for a year, due to his previous commitment to … Read More

Janssen Malloy LLP Obtains $100,000 Policy Limit for Injured Bicyclist

Janssen Malloy LLP this week resolved an injured bicyclist’s case for the defendant’s $100,000 policy limits coverage.  Our client was waiting for traffic to clear before crossing a street in Eureka when struck from behind by an inattentive motorist, suffering a complex shoulder fracture injury when thrown to the pavement.  Our client’s injury involved three fractures to the humeral head … Read More

Real Estate During COVID-19

An understandable upshot of the COVID-19 pandemic is that many aspects of the real estate market are in flux. In some ways, business remains surprisingly close to normal, with local real estate brokers reporting a steady interest in selling and buying Humboldt County property. Of course, navigating the regulations and best practices applicable to brokers could merit a separate blog … Read More

Covid-19 Emergency Order for Inactive or Retired Doctors and Midwives

Earlier this year, Governor Newsome issued Executive Order N-39-20, which gave the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs permission to waive professional licensing requirements for physicians, surgeons, and midwives during the Covid-19 emergency. As a result, the Director issued a waiver permitting reinstatement of inactive or retired licenses without having to pay fees or complete continuing education requirements for … Read More

Physician Relief Fund Available

Health care providers may get some relief from the $175 billion CARES Act Provider Relief Fund.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced a $20 billion round of funding for health care providers, to be dispersed based on a percentage of each provider’s 2018 net patient revenue. The funds are grants and will not need to … Read More

Litigating Remotely in the Age of Shelter in Place

The current shelter in place orders from the governor have affected businesses throughout California, and the legal profession is no exception. The Humboldt County Superior Court is closed, only handling criminal matters through remote “Zoom” appearances by counsel and defendants. Civil matters have been put on hold, jury trials continued, law and motion hearings rescheduled. The business of the civil … Read More

Janssen Malloy LLP Open (Remotely) for Business, to Help you and Your Business

Janssen Malloy’s Commitment to Humboldt County. Dear Friends, We want you to know that Janssen Malloy LLP is honoring the shelter in place order while remaining fully operational to serve the needs of our clients. The anxiety caused by rapidly changing circumstances has resulted in an unprecedented number of requests for healthcare and estate legal documents. Our entire Estates and … Read More

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 … Read More

Not Enough to Go Around: Now What?

When there are more claimants under a defendant’s auto liability policy coverage than the amount of the defendant’s coverage limits, the “not enough to go around” problem arises.  Let’s take a typical scenario in an auto collision personal injury matter in which there are three claimants (injured people), but the responsible defendant has an auto liability insurance coverage of $25,000/person, … Read More