Practice Areas

Civil Litigation

Polek Law represents clients in a wide variety of civil litigation.  Among the areas in which we represent clients are the following: Breach of Contract Consumer Disputes Unfair Trade Practices Fraud Cases Corporate and Partnership Disputes Class Actions Investment Disputes and Securities Litigation Real Property Disputes

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Class Actions

A class action lawsuit is often used where many individual people have claims against a business, but the claims are so small that bringing a single lawsuit is not worth the cost or effort. A class action lawsuit allows one person to file a lawsuit as a “class representative,” bringing a claim on behalf of [..]

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Non-Profit Corporations

Polek Law also represents non-profit corporations in corporate and litigation matters. Non-profit corporations have unique needs and legal issues arising out of their non-profit status. Non-profits are often charitable corporations or contract with governmental entities to provide services to needy and vulnerable people in society. Polek Law provides cost-effective representations for non-profit corporations that benefit society.

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Employment

The law governing employers and employees in California is as vast as California itself. It consists of hundreds if not thousands of state and federal statutes and regulations that cover all aspects involving the rights and duties of both an employer and an employee. These rights and duties can include wage and hour laws, workplace [..]

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Sexual Harassment

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act prohibits harassment involving sex or gender. Any employer in California has a legal duty to prevent sexual harassment, and pursuant to Government Code section 12940(k), an employer “must take all reasonable steps to prevent harassment from occurring.” Penalties for sexual harassment violations are severe. Whether there has been [..]

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Wage and Hour Law Violations

California’s minimum wage is $10.00 per hour while federal law only requires $7.25 per hour. Some California cities like here in San Diego even require a minimum wage rate that’s higher than the state minimum. Employers might violate California wage and hour laws by: Not paying the state minimum wage Paying a salary that translates [..]

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Much of my practice involves the law of personal injury and recovering money damages for those who have been injured or the families of those who have died as a result of the carelessness and negligence of somebody else. I represent injured victims and the families of deceased victims of auto accidents. Auto accidents consist [..]

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Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists are on two wheels rather than four, so they’re certainly not as stable as other vehicles, and they present a different and smaller profile in traffic. Motorcyclists do not have a steel body and frame around them to help absorb an impact. There are no specially designed crumple zones, restraint systems or air bags [..]

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Premises Liability

These types of cases involve injuries suffered in grocery or big box stores, amusement parks, swimming pools, hotels, restaurants or homes. The types of accidents include but aren’t limited to: Slip and falls and trip and falls Falling merchandise Wet floors or spills on floors Poor lighting or no lighting in hallways and walkways or [..]

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Arbitration

Polek Law represents clients in arbitrations. An arbitration is a kind of mini, slightly less formal trial. It is typically held before a retired judge or an attorney selected by the parties. Usually, the parties have agreed to arbitrate any disputes as part of a contract, agreed to before the dispute arose. Other times, the [..]

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