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Gabriel Sepulveda-Sanchez discusses civil rights violations in the prison systems and rapper JAY-Z's legal arguments. Under state and federal law, a plaintiff can sue a government official or entity for violations of their constitutional rights. Rapper JAY-Z has teamed out with his lawyers and has sued a Mississippi prison for violating its prisoners right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment. The evidence shows that prisoners were denied basic medical care and also forced to live in deplorable conditions at the prison.
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Our firm, along with consumers across the country have noticed the craze and popularity of e-cigarettes among American youth. Unfortunately, this increase in demand and popularity has resulted in a dramatic increase of injuries as a result of defects in the electronic cigarette. Batteries contained in the e-cigarette have been known to explode while the user is using the e-cigarette, and also while the e-cigarette is in the users’ personal belongings or pockets.
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The outcome of a personal injury case can hinge on the quality of the evidence, the degree to which it is preserved, and how it is presented. Insufficient evidence can drastically reduce a settlement amount or jury award, or even lose a case altogether.
During the course of his career,…Read Full Post
Gabriel Sepulveda-Sanchez is a trial lawyer who takes aggressive action on behalf of individuals who are injured or lose a loved one due to someone else's carelessness. Our attorney and his team take serious injury personally. We have the compassion to act in you and your family's best interest and the experience to pursue maximum compensation in a variety of personal injury cases.…Read Full Post
In May of 2015, Sepulveda Law Group represented two Southern California natives in a case involving charges including but not limited to: manufacturing concentrated cannabis, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, and maintaining a place for the purpose of sales or use of a controlled substance. Butte County Judge Robert Glusman informed the court that this was the largest honey oil lab seen in Butte County. Each Defendant was facing a seven-year felony which included an immediate state prison sentence. On September 24, 2015, after litigating the case and successfully negotiating with prosecutors, Sepulveda Law Group was able to obtain formal probation, no jail time…Read Full Post
Proposition 215: California’s Compassionate Use Act,
What crimes am I exempt from and how much marijuana can I lawfully possess?
Proposition 215, was codified at the California Compassionate Use Act. This law makes it legal for patients and their designated primary caregivers to possess and cultivate marijuana for their “personal” medical use given the recommendation or approval of a California-licensed physician.
In 2004, the State of California’s SB420 statute went into effect, which broadened the California Compassionate Use Act to exempt patients from criminal charges ranging from transportation, possession for sale, furnishing, and providing or leasing a…Read Full Post