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Press Release: Sexual Assault Case Against Schwan’s Co. Trial Moved to September

May 20th, 2019|Press Release|

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than three years ago a woman was sexually assaulted in a Schwan’s truck in Northern California, yet nothing indicates the Sonoma County case (#SVC262079), will be resolved soon, says Attorney Alison Gokal, of the Gokal Law Group.

On March 7, 2016, a 19-year-old motorist accepted help from a Schwan’s driver who forcibly carried her to the company’s truck bearing the swan logo and sexually attacked her. Police reports* confirm the woman was sexually penetrated. The civil suit claims infliction of […]

Sexual Battery Victim Sues Schwan’s Co. Alleging Assault from Uniformed Truck Driver, Negligent Hiring; Gokal Law Group and Ghassemian Law Group Seek Justice and Better Hiring Practices

February 13th, 2019|Press Release|

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

Ghassemian Law Group and Gokal Law Group Filed A Lawsuit Against Schwan’s Co.

Orange County-based Ghassemian Law Group and Gokal Law Group today announced a lawsuit filed against Schwan’s Company, a Marshall, MN-based multibillion-dollar private food company whose brands include Red Baron, Mrs. Smith’s, Tony’s, and many others. The civil complaint alleges assault, sexual battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, false imprisonment, vicarious liability, and negligent hiring, training, and supervision.

The lawsuit, filed in California Superior Court, Sonoma County (case #SVC262079), stems from a March 7, 2016 incident in […]

California Public Contracts in Construction Part 4: Contractor Registration

January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Are you hoping to register yourself as a Contractor? Are you not sure if you need to be registered? Don’t know where to start?

Fear not.

As a law firm that’s been practicing construction law in Southern California for years, we know there are a lot of moving parts when it comes to public works projects. Luckily, our team of attorneys have created this California Public Law Contract series to help our fellow contractors cut through all the noise and help you figure out what you need to be on your […]

California Public Contracts in Construction Part 3: Prevailing Wages

November 8th, 2017|Construction Law|

As a construction law firm with years of experience working representing contractors, we know just how how complicated public works projects can get. Which is why our construction litigation attorneys have created this California Public Works Contract series—to help public contracts workers and contractors, within the state of California, to familiarize themselves with this intricate system.

Last week, in part two of our four-part California Public Works Contract series, we discussed how public contracts are formed and what bonds are needed. Today, we’ll extend this conversation to cover the basics […]