Hollister drug rehab center caught in wrongful death lawsuit

HOLLISTER, Calif. — A drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Hollister is caught in a wrongful death lawsuit, two years after directing a patient to isolate in a hotel room for testing positive for COVID-19.

In 2021, Andrew McConnell, 49, checked into Bright Future Recovery for a drug and alcohol detox program after being turned away by a rehab center in Fresno, according to the lawsuit filed in a California Superior Court on Aug. 11.

Tech companies block wage increase for New York City delivery workers

Camron Dowlatshahi explained to the Guardian how New York’s efforts may have a ripple effect on California to address how app-based workers are treated, especially as California’s high court will weigh a case over Prop 22—California’s law on gig work that permits companies to treat app-based workers as independent contractors rather than employees.

The largest U.S. newspaper chain sues Google over its advertising dominance

When USA Today sued Google for its ad dominance over the local news industry, the Washington Post asked MSD LLP to help break down the case from an antitrust perspective. Camron Dowlatshahi said the actions suggest that companies are frustrated with their failure to thrive in the digital era. “These companies rely on [Google] for their survival,” he said. “And maybe they’re evaluating at this point that they’re not able to survive.”

MSD Attorney Quoted in El Pais

The last time there was a strike in Hollywood, in 2007, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End topped the box office, American Idol was the most-watched television program in the United States and David Fincher had just released the critically acclaimed Zodiac.

MSD Attorney Quoted in Daily Beast

An international businessman accused of being a “serial sexual predator” akin to one of the world’s most hated villains is going after a couple of big-name targets in an effort to halt what he claims is a “carefully-coordinated and anonymous campaign to defame” him.

MSD Featured in SF Gate

The SF Gate featured MSD’s recent jury trial victory in a case involving a dispute between a commercial cannabis cultivator and its landlord.

MSD Featured in Rolling Stone

The Rolling Stone featured MSD’s work on a case involving the treatment of a OnlyFans management company of its celebrity female content creators.