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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…

COVID-19 & Workers’ Comp FAQs

COVID-19 & Workers’ Comp FAQs

Summary: Except for some hospital workers, medical transit workers, EMTs and other employees in jobs classified as high risk or very high risk of contracting COVID-19, California law provides that almost all COVID-19 Workers’ Comp claims can be denied. Even…

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