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Bick Law LLP Collects “Suits for a Cause”

Fri Apr 6th, On Firm News, by

The Bick Law LLP team worked together last month to donate gently used business clothing as part of the 8th annual “Suits or a Cause” clothing drive.  WHW, an Irvine-based nonprofit organization, hosts this yearly clothing drive as part of their mission to provide resources and skills to unemployed and underemployed job seekers. The “Suits for a Cause” drive is focused on providing business and casual clothing to help jobseekers tackle […]

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Coffee Sold in California Must Carry a Proposition 65 Warning

Thu Apr 5th, On Environmental Law, by

The coffee industry sustained a significant loss in its ongoing battle over the provision of cancer warnings for coffee sold in California last week when the trial court in Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT) v. Starbucks Corporation (Starbucks), No. BC435759 (L.A. Super. Ct.,), issued its proposed Statement of Decision on Phase II of the case, finding that the coffee defendants had failed to establish their affirmative defense […]

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EPA Removes a Section of the Pacific Coast Pipeline from Superfund National Priorities List

Mon Apr 2nd, On Environmental Law, by

Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency deleted a 55-acre portion of the Pacific Coast Pipeline from the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The EPA specifically removed the surface soil portion of the site; the groundwater portion, however, will remain on the National Priorities List to ensure that drinking water and agricultural wells are protected from harmful chemicals such as benzene and toluene. The Pacific Coast Pipeline site sits east of […]

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California Climate Change Case Against Oil Producers Remains in Federal Court

Mon Mar 19th, On Environmental Law, by

Many cities across California are turning to the judiciary to address the effects of climate change. In the past year, eight California cities and municipalities have filed lawsuits against major oil producers seeking damages for the companies’ contribution to climate change via their production of fossil fuels. In September of 2017, the cities of San Francisco and Oakland filed suit against BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, and Exxon Mobil, claiming damages and […]

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