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Subrogation in the News

Subrogation in the News

Workers’ Compensation subrogation was in the news recently when RTGR Law’s head of Subrogation and Employment Law, Tom Richard, was quoted by KTVU news regarding a subrogation claim for $142,000 filed in federal court. About Subrogation: Under California law, an…

Police Workers’ Comp Entitlements Reviewed

Police Workers’ Comp Entitlements Reviewed

Significant public attention is focused on the rights afforded only to police officers under state laws across the country. For example, some laws prohibit the media or the public from inspecting or reviewing police officer disciplinary records. Others, such as…

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…