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The End of Law & Order in California?

The End of Law & Order in California?

The California Senate passed SB 542 on Monday by a vote of 33-3, a bill which would create an effectively irrefutable presumption of psyche injury for every Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff and Firefighter in California, with retroactive effect back to…

AB 1749 Brainstorming: The Results!

AB 1749 Brainstorming: The Results!

  • May 15th, 2019
  • Tom Richard
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We had an excellent, collaborative brainstorming session at RTGR’s Oakland office on May, 15, 2019 with several representatives from Cities,  Counties and others regarding the implementation of AB 1749. The results of our discussion is outlined below, and the companion…

We’ve Merged with Armstrong Law Firm!

We’ve Merged with Armstrong Law Firm!

  • April 7th, 2019
  • Tom Richard
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We are very excited to join forces with Bill Armstrong and his team at Armstrong Law Firm (ALF). Both our firms have always worked hard to bring value to our clients in the most complex and sensitive matters, especially with the evolution of multi-forum litigation involving FEHA and ADA issues generated around workplace injuries. We now have an incredible opportunity and are thrilled to announce that effective May 1, 2019, ALF is merging with RTGR Law.

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…

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