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Auto dealer attorney Christian Scali comments on Paul Walker Porsche law suit

Judge dismisses suit against Porsche in crash that killed actor Paul Walker

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The argument that a vehicle malfunction, and not excessive speed, led to the 2013 crash that claimed the life of “The Fast and the Furious” star Paul Walker was dealt a blow when a judge dismissed one of three wrongful-death suits filed against Porsche, court records show. This article, by James Queally, originally published in the Los Angeles Times, includes commentary by The Scali Law Firm founding member, Christian Scali.

Action required by April 1, 2016

Amendments to FEHA regulations impose new requirements

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New regulations for the Fair Employment and Housing Act are set to take effect April 1, 2016. Many of the provisions merely restate changes that are already in effect. But these regulations also provide some additional specificity to certain FEHA provisions and include some new obligations. We look at some of the more significant amendments and the requirements they impose on employer policies and their distribution.

Pending employment legislation

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Now that we are just getting adjusted to the new employment laws that took effect at the beginning of the year, it is time to look at the bills that are currently developing in the California legislature to see what possibly lies ahead and what it would mean for you and your employees.

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CNCDA Dealer Day

The Scali Law Firm is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the CNCDA's annual Dealer Day legislative conference.

Robert Mizar joins The Scali Law Firm

Mizar to bolster the firm’s litigation practice

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The Scali Law Firm today announced that Robert C. Mizar has joined the Firm as a partner in its Los Angeles office. Bob is a long-time dealer advocate, and he will add his litigation and trial experience and auto dealer F&I compliance advice and counsel expertise to those firm practice areas.

Driverless cars hit big legal roadblock

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Despite all the ways driverless cars will make our roads safer, less congested and more accessible, at the moment the biggest roadblock, ironically, seems to be a government agency tasked with keeping our roads safe.

The Scali Law Firm urges DMV to allow driverless cars

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As scores of Los Angeles-area residents, many of them blind or disabled, lined up Tuesday to urge the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) to allow completely self-driving cars, The Scali Law Firm’s autonomous vehicle expert, John Swenson, urged officials not to stand in the way of progress.

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