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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’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…

WC Insurance and the “Exclusive Remedy Rule”

WC Insurance and the “Exclusive Remedy Rule”

All employers must secure payment of compensation for workers’ compensation liability under California Labor Code § 3700. An employer cannot opt out of workers’ compensation liability insurance in California; rather it is required by Labor Code § 3700 et seq….

Dahl overturned by the Court

The Court of Appeal has overturned the WCAB’s decision and concluded: In sum, we find WCAB’s approach in this case flies in the face of Ogilvie and the 2004 amendments to the workers’ compensation scheme. Under the 2004 amendments, a…

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