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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….

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…

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