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RTGR’s “Winning Strategies” Presentation is available now

  • September 29th, 2017
  • Tom Richard
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We are offering a PowerPoint program featuring the best tips for beating the strategies and tactics devised by Applicant’s Attorneys at their recent state conventions. Please call or e-mail us to schedule a presentation. To view or download the materials,…

Recover your WC costs through Subrogation

Recover your WC costs through Subrogation

Workers’ Compensation injuries may be the fault of a third-party, not the employer. In California, the employer can recover those costs through a subrogation action filed in Superior Court. Upon receipt of a worker’s compensation claim, the adjuster or attorney…

WC Insurance and the “Exclusive Remedy Rule”

WC Insurance and the “Exclusive Remedy Rule”

All employers must secure payment of compensation for workers’ compensation liability under California Labor Code § 3700. An employer cannot opt out of workers’ compensation liability insurance in California; rather it is required by Labor Code § 3700 et seq….

Fraud Fighting Tips from Prosecutors

Fraud Fighting Tips from Prosecutors

Workers’ Compensation fraud is an ever increasing problem in California, but enforcement agencies, employers, adjusters, investigators, and attorneys are developing new and innovative ways to combat the increased economic burden that fraud places on the Workers’ Compensation system.  California Department…

Pending legislation update…

Pending legislation update…

The California State Legislature returned from its summer recess on August 1st and is due to finish all legislation by August 31st. There are several bills that would affect public agency employers, some of which have become law or are…

Two-Years of 4850 Pay?!

Two-Years of 4850 Pay?!

This week the California Senate unanimously passed SB 897, a bill that would add section 4850.1 to the Labor Code, providing a second year of Labor Code section 4850 pay for each injury claimed by police officers and firefighters. Current…

50% Apportionment Upheld by WCAB

50% Apportionment Upheld by WCAB

By Karen Course, Esq. RTGR Law recently had a case come to Trial where the central issue was apportionment. The applicant had an injury in 2000 to the same body parts for which she had received a significant award and for…

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