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Callahan and Blaine Company Profile

Callahan & Blaine is California’s Premier Litigation Firm and one of the leading complex business litigation firms in the state of California. In the last five years, Callahan & Blaine lawyers have obtained over $1.2 billion in verdicts and settlements. Based in Orange County, California, Callahan & Blaine handles commercial litigation cases nationwide. For more information, visit www.callahan-law.com.

News from Callahan and Blaine:

Court Finds Sacramento Bee Misclassified Employees as Independent Contractors

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The Superior Court for the County of Sacramento held that the Sacramento Bee owned by the McClatchy Company misclassified its newspaper carriers as independent contractors when in fact they were employees.  This decision arose in a class acti…

Balboa Bay Club Lifetime Member's Lawsuit Discloses Culture of Debauchery and Discrimination

SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – On Thursday, August 28, 2014, Steve George, a successful local businessman and former lifetime member of the Balboa Bay Club (BBC), filed a lawsuit against the BBC and its current owners and managers.  The lawsuit alleges that the BBC terminated…

California Supreme Court Holds That Newspaper Carriers Are Entitled To Class Treatment As Employees Rather Than Being Required To Pursue Individual Claims

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The California Supreme Court on June 30, 2014, in Ayala v. Antelope Valley Newspapers, Case No. S206874 (Ct. App. 2/4B235484) held that in California, the key determining factor on whether or not a worker is an employee or an independent contrac…

Daniel J. Callahan of Callahan & Blaine to Address 2014 SMBA Trial Seminar on May 22

SANTA ANA, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Daniel J. Callahan, founder of California's premier litigation firm Callahan & Blaine, will address the 2014 Santa Monica Bar Association Trial Seminar on May 22, 2014, at the Le Meridien Delafina Santa Monica.
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California Bicyclist Collects $15.5 Million Following Fall Rendering Him Paraplegic

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – On March 6, 2014, a three-judge panel in Santa Ana, CA, awarded Vince Colarossi more than $15,512,000 for the injuries he suffered in a bicycle accident on August 23, 2009 that rendered him paraplegic.
Vince Colarossi, 58, of San Juan Capistrano, C…

San Diego Court Enters Judgment of $10 Million Against the San Diego Union Tribune

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The Honorable John S. Meyer, San Diego County Superior Court judge, ruled in favor of a class action brought by newspaper carriers against The San Diego Union Tribune ("Union Tribune") holding them to be employees entitled to reimbursement of…