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Physicians Beware! Part 2: Unforeseen Consequences of Meeting with Medical Board Investigators

Back in 2012, Simas & Associates published a blog entitled Physicians Beware! Unforeseen Consequences of Meeting with Medical Board Investigators. Since that time, our legal team continues to attend numerous interviews with investigators from the Department of Consumer Affairs ("Department") on behalf of the Medical Board of California ("Board"). It is time Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago
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Must-Know Information About California Professional Corporations

A California Professional Corporation may be a C-Corporation or an S-Corporation, and is organized to provide services in professions that require a state license in order to practice. Services that constitute professional services are defined in the California Corporations Code section 13401, which includes most healthcare professionals, including doctors and Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago
Business Law

What You Should Know About Mediation

Mediation is a flexible, non-binding, confidential process in which a Neutral (mediator) facilitates settlement negotiations. The informal session typically begins with a presentation of each side's view of the dispute, either through counsel or the clients. The mediator, who may meet with the parties in joint and/or separate sessions, works Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago
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Slaying Goliath

Recently, we have found ourselves assisting more and more clients in civil litigation matters. Litigation is fun, exciting and, at times, frustrating, but it is also expensive for clients, which is why clients generally treat it as a last resort. It becomes even more expensive when the opposing side is Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago
Government Law

Public Works Labor Compliance

Contractors and subcontractors working on public works projects, have special requirements for prevailing wages, apprenticeship compliance, and certified payroll records. The following are some useful Labor Compliance Checklists to use to ensure compliance with the various regulations. Prevailing Wage Requirements (PDF) Apprentice Compliance (PDF) Public Works Payroll Requirements (PDF)   Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago