A concerned mother called me for her son. He has been offered a job at a company in Illinois and was asked to sign a pre-employment contract. That is itself isn’t unusual, but what was in it was ... Read More
By: Lawrence Hamby (Associate Attorney -Orange Office)A few years ago, there was a popular book entitled “The 48 Laws of Power” which offered guidance on how to handle difficult situations. One of those laws ... Read More
Unfortunately, this newsletter does not contain good news for Georgia’s employers and Insurers. The Supreme Court has dealt a final blow to the scheduled rest break defense, leaving it essentially ... Read More
Employers, third party administrators and insurance carriers have for months been expending a great deal of time collecting information needed to make compensability decisions in respect to COVID-19 claims. ... Read More
If you really want to know what COVID is doing to workers’ comp, you have to hear from those on the front lines.
35 workers’ comp insurers, TPAs, state funds, self-administered employers, ... Read More
An employee was on a construction site when a co-worker dropped a nail gun. A nail was discharged from the nail gun, which struck the employee in the eye.
Nail guns and other power tools ... Read More
It is worth noting that regardless of the volume of education, obtention of degrees, or other credentialing, there is room for people to disagree. We have a great many experts and organizations striving ... Read More
By: William Davis (Associate Attorney -Santa Rosa)Everyone has been focused on Governor Newsom’s May 6, 2020 Executive Order creating a temporary rebuttable presumption for AOE/COE and temporary disability ... Read More
The Superior Court of New Jersey recently rendered McGory v. SLS Landscaping, DOCKET NO. A-4837-18T2. It is a decision about due process and the impartiality of adjudicators. It is many miles from ... Read More
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