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COVID-19 & Workers’ Comp FAQs

COVID-19 & Workers’ Comp FAQs

Summary: Except for some hospital workers, medical transit workers, EMTs and other employees in jobs classified as high risk or very high risk of contracting COVID-19, California law provides that almost all COVID-19 Workers’ Comp claims can be denied. Even…

Residential Employee Status Expanded

Residential Employee Status Expanded

In the recent Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) panel decision of Arambul v. Alejandra Ortiz, the WCAB commissioners highlighted the significant changes made to Labor Code Section 3352(a)(8) and found that since the residential worker was contracted to work for…

P.T.S.D. Presumption Webinar

P.T.S.D. Presumption Webinar

SB 542 took effect on January 1, 2020, creating a strong presumption of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) injury for every Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff and Firefighter in California. RTGR Law will be presenting a live Webinar covering the new law…

Does AB 749 Prohibit C&R’s with Resignations?

Does AB 749 Prohibit C&R’s with Resignations?

Update: In a recent unpublished 4th District Court of Appeal case, Kennedy v. MUFG Union Bank, it was held that a voluntary resignation as part of a workers’ compensation settlement warranted summary judgement in favor of the employer, in a civil case alleging wrongful termination…

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