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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,…

Pending legislation update…

Pending legislation update…

The California State Legislature returned from its summer recess on August 1st and is due to finish all legislation by August 31st. There are several bills that would affect public agency employers, some of which have become law or are…

50% Apportionment Upheld by WCAB

50% Apportionment Upheld by WCAB

By Karen Course, Esq. RTGR Law recently had a case come to Trial where the central issue was apportionment. The applicant had an injury in 2000 to the same body parts for which she had received a significant award and for…

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…

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…

“Reverse” Almaraz/Guzman applied

“Reverse” Almaraz/Guzman applied

In a decision after reconsideration a WCAB panel has rejected a 15% PD award to the right knee based on the AME’s standard rating under the AME Guides as outlined in his report.  Instead, the WCAB focused on the AME’s…