Posts From May, 2015

William Benz Offers Six Steps for Avoiding Liability When Using Video Surveillance in the Workplace in Inside Counsel

Providing effective legal counsel to employers utilizing video surveillance in the workplace is critical in avoiding and protecting against potential invasion of privacy claims. In the article, “6 steps to avoiding liability from video surveillance in the workplace” published by Inside Counsel, William Benz offers a set of practical guidelines that legal counsel should ensure companies incorporate into their video surveillance practices.

Some of Mr. Benz’s tips include avoiding the placement of any video or…

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Stuart Johnson Earns Highest Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Partner Stuart Johnson earned an AV Distinguished® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The Peer Review ratings are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada.

Martindale describes the rating as a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the…

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Carico Johnson Toomey LLP Joins ISSA

Carico Johnson Toomey joined ISSA, the leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide. The firm will be among more than 7,000 distributors, manufacturers, building service contractors, in-house service providers and associated service members all working toward ISSA’s mission of demonstrating the true value of clean to their varied constituents.

ISSA, previously known as the International Sanitary Supply Association, was founded in 1923 to act as a resource for information, education, networking and commercial…

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William Benz Earns Highly Regarded Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

William Benz earned a BV Distinguished® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The Peer Review ratings are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada.

Martindale describes the rating as a widely respected mark of achievement differentiating a lawyer from his or her competition.

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Law360 Publishes William Benz on the Do’s and Don’ts of Video Surveillance in California Workplaces

In the article, “Do’s and Don’ts of Video Surveillance In California Workplaces” published by Law360, William Benz defines how an employer can avoid lawsuits when using video surveillance in the workplace. An employee’s reasonable expectation of privacy is protected by Article I, Section 1 of the California Constitution and by the common law tort of invasion of privacy. “The two principles are very similar, but generally contain two forces in a balancing act:…

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