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2018 Workers’ Comp Legislation Recap

2018 Workers’ Comp Legislation Recap

  • February 13th, 2019
  • Tom Richard
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Notable 2018 bills signed into law include: AB 1749, clarifies that certain peace officers injured outside of California while performing law enforcement duties are eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits at the discretion of the employing entity. AB 2046, requires…

RTGR Promotes Chantal M. Thomas to Partner

RTGR Promotes Chantal M. Thomas to Partner

  • January 31st, 2019
  • Tom Richard
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RTGR Law LLP is pleased to announce that Chantal Thomas is now a Partner with the firm. With several years experience as a Workers’ Compensation defense attorney, Chantal’s practice has encompassed a variety of complex and challenging cases in both…

RTGR Law promotes Karen Course to Partner

RTGR Law promotes Karen Course to Partner

  • January 2nd, 2019
  • Tom Richard
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RTGR Law LLP is pleased to announce that Karen Course is now a Partner with the firm. With over 20 years experience as a Workers’ Compensation defense attorney, Karen’s practice has encompassed a wide variety of complex and challenging cases….

Dahl overturned by the Court

The Court of Appeal has overturned the WCAB’s decision and concluded: In sum, we find WCAB’s approach in this case flies in the face of Ogilvie and the 2004 amendments to the workers’ compensation scheme. Under the 2004 amendments, a…

Third District Weighs in on Almaraz/Guzman

Third District Weighs in on Almaraz/Guzman

The California Court of Appeal, Third District, recently weighed in on rating by analogy pursuant to the Almaraz/Guzman decision. In City of Sacramento v. WCAB (Cannon), the applicant was suffering from plantar fasciitis, a painful foot condition which does not…

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