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Partial Victory for Major League Baseball as California Court Dismisses Class Action Claims Against Teams Outside California

Insight Jill Haley Penwarden Jill Haley Penwarden · April 27, 2016
In the wake of highly-publicized fan injuries at Major League ballparks, Oakland A’s season ticket holder Gail Payne (who has not been injured but claims to “duck and weave” to avoid flying balls and bats) filed a class action suit in July 2015 against Major League Baseball, its Commissioner, and all 30 Major League Baseball

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Employment Laws Simplified. Quick review of Federal and California state employment and labor laws that employers need to comply with as they grow

Insight Scott Raber Scott Raber · Thomas M. White Thomas M. White · Jill Haley Penwarden Jill Haley Penwarden · February 06, 2016
Business owners should be aware of employment laws they need to comply with as they grow. To help achieve this goal, we have created two charts containing the most commonly litigated employment and labor laws, listed by the threshold number of employees a business must have to trigger compliance obligations. These non-exhaustive charts briefly

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The Danger Zone: What legal responsibility does Major League Baseball have to protect fans from foul balls and broken bats?

Insight Jill Haley Penwarden Jill Haley Penwarden · January 11, 2016
Over the past few years, there have been numerous injuries to baseball fans hit by foul balls and thrown or broken bats.  For example, at Fenway Park on June 6, 2015, a broken bat from Oakland A’s infielder Brett Lawrie flew into the stands and struck Tonya Carpenter in the head as she was seated along the third base line.  Her

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Rimon’s Law360 article: If a non-English speaking customer signs your release, does it count?

Insight Jill Haley Penwarden Jill Haley Penwarden · November 12, 2015

As a recreation provider, you have a strong liability release and ensure all of your customers sign it before participating. Since the courts have ruled that a liability release is a binding and enforceable contract, you’re covered, right? In most cases, yes … but what if your client doesn’t speak English and claims they didn’t understand what they were signing?

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California and Federal Employment Law Primer for Small Businesses: CLE Video

Insight Jill Haley Penwarden Jill Haley Penwarden · November 10, 2015

This presentation covers the most recent developments in California and Federal employment laws that impact small businesses. Topics include the hiring process, including background checks; proper classification of employees, independent contractors, and exempt versus non-exempt employees; issues that arise upon termination of employees; and the potential penalties for failing to comply with these laws.

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CLE Webinar - California and Federal Employment Law Primer for Small Businesses

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Presentation provided by Rimon's Jill Halley Penwarden and Natasha Dorsey. This presentation will cover the most recent developments in California and Federal employment laws that impact small businesses. Topics include the hiring process, including background checks; proper classification of employees, independent contractors, and exempt

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Rimon Law Presents its 2015 Complimentary CLE/CPE Webinar Series

Event Jill Haley Penwarden Jill Haley Penwarden · Yaacov P. Silberman Yaacov P. Silberman
Oct 28, 2015 9:00AM — Nov 6, 2015 10:00AM PDT

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Rimon Law is proud to present its 2015 CLE Webinar Series. These are open to all lawyers willing to learn about relevant topics in today's legal climate and acquire CLE credits. Each description below provides with a link to its registration form. You can also sign up for the entire series on the registration button below. All presentations are

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Arrival of Jill Haley Penwarden to Rimon covered by The American Lawyer, Law360, and Bloomberg publications.

News Jill Haley Penwarden Jill Haley Penwarden · September 16, 2015

Jill Haley Penwarden joined Rimon Law in its Entertainment / Sports and Recreation Practice Group at the beggining of August. 

Ms. Penwarden, a top litigator for the sports and recreation industry, will be a Partner in the firm’s newly-opened Lake Tahoe office.

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Top Sports and Recreation Litigator Jill Penwarden joins Rimon Law’s new Lake Tahoe Office as Partner

News Jill Haley Penwarden Jill Haley Penwarden · August 05, 2015

Ms. Penwarden is a leading industry expert in primary assumption of risk doctrine, which argues that a sports participant assumes the risk of his or her activity.

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