July 02, 2021
Age and How it May Affect an Injury Claim
Last week the California legislature amended proposed Senate Bill 788 to eliminate language that would have prohibited apportioning permanent disability to non-industrial causes based on a worker’s age or genetic characteristics.
May 20, 2021
The State’s Broken MPN System Has Been Put On Hold For The Foreseeable Future
Now more than ever it is critical to have a certified specialist in the field of Workers’ Compensation to help an injured worker navigate through the minefield of medical treatment delays and denials of care which are inevitable.
March 05, 2021
New California Legislature For Workers’ Compensation
Among the bills recently introduced in the California legislature, two stand out. The first, SB788, would signal an intent by the legislature to root out biased and discriminatory practices in the Workers’ Compensation system.
January 28, 2021
Are You an Employee or an Independent Contractor?
If you are injured at work, are you entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits? The answer to that question may not be as clear as you might think.
January 20, 2021
Assembly Bill 62 and Covid-19 Regulations
Help may be on the way for employers with respect to recently passed Covid-19 regulations through Assembly Bill 62 that allow a tax credit for specified businesses equal to the amount paid or incurred to comply with Covid-19 emergency regulations that Cal/OSHA adopted in November.
January 04, 2021
Cal/OSHA Emergency Covid-19 Prevention Regulations
Cal/OSHA has approved emergency Covid-19 prevention regulations which will likely go into effect by November 30, 2020. These new and updated regulations enhance an employer’s obligations with regard to the current Covid-19 crisis. Specifically, the new regulations pertain to nine separate and distinct areas. Employers can learn more in the article about the steps they should follow in relation to the current Covid-19 crisis.