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June 2020 Blogs

MB&A: 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Stars Firm

MB&A: 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Stars Firm

“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do.” — Anonymous The MB&A family is excited to announce and celebrate MB&A’s Workers’ Compensation Department’s recognition for 7 years running in the Super Lawyers Rising Stars designation. Specifically, Carina Izakelian, Esq. and Timothy Chan, Esq. both continue to give…

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Some uncommon workplace injuries are compensable

Some uncommon workplace injuries are compensable

Although the manufacturing and construction industries in California are regarded as the most hazardous work environments, other sectors also pose risks. While struck-by accidents, slips and trips that lead to falls, overexertion, and falls from heights are frequently reported workplace injuries, other not-so-common hazards exist. Lost work time usually means lost wages, which could threaten…

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COVID-19 Rebuttable Presumption of Compensability Per Governor’s Emergency Order – Know Your Rights

COVID-19 Rebuttable Presumption of Compensability Per Governor’s Emergency Order – Know Your Rights

My name is Michael Burgis. I’m the managing attorney of Michal Burgis & Associates. I’m a certified legal specialist in California Workers’ Compensation, and I am a trial attorney. I want to take a few minutes to go over the recent executive order passed by Governor Gavin Newsom and how it impacts workers’ compensation in…

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Restructuring Can Be An Excuse To Retaliate Or Discriminate

Restructuring Can Be An Excuse To Retaliate Or Discriminate

The biggest lie in business is that “Nothing will change after the merger or reorganization.” Any experienced employee knows that things restructuring inevitably means that some jobs or even whole departments will no longer exist at the company. Restructuring is a strategic decision that businesses undergo in the hope of minimizing operational costs and maximizing…

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