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Employers’ AB 685 Compliance Guide

Employers’ AB 685 Compliance Guide

With the passage of California Senate Bill 1159 and Assembly Bill 685, employers will now play a central role in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. They are saddled with new responsibilities which have in the past, been borne…

COVID-19 Presumption Law In Effect Immediately

COVID-19 Presumption Law In Effect Immediately

SB 1159, the COVID-19 workers’ compensation presumption bill, was signed into law by the Governor on September 17, 2020, and is effective immediately.  Employers and claims departments must now comply with the reporting requirements established under Labor Code § 3212.88,…

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…

P.T.S.D. Presumption Webinar

P.T.S.D. Presumption Webinar

SB 542 took effect on January 1, 2020, creating a strong presumption of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) injury for every Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff and Firefighter in California. RTGR Law will be presenting a live Webinar covering the new law…

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…

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