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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…

Safety Officer Benefits & Presumptions PowerPoint

Safety Officer Benefits & Presumptions PowerPoint

We are offering a PowerPoint program featuring the best strategies for managing Labor Code section 4850 pay issues and police officer/firefighter injury presumptions.  Please call or e-mail us to schedule a presentation. To view or download the materials, click the “Continue Reading” tab below, then click…

“Pot Luck” at Workplace Causes Injury

“Pot Luck” at Workplace Causes Injury

A recent case dealing with injuries that occur during compensated breaks, especially when they occur on company property, found injury to have occurred in the course of employment or “COE.” In the case of Bank of America v. WCAB (Christine…

Independent Contractor Rule Expanded

Independent Contractor Rule Expanded

The Court of Appeal upheld a WCAB decision expanding the definition of “independent contractor.” The Court found a gardener, who was injured in a fall, was not an employee and therefore his injury was not covered by workers’ compensation.  Lara v….