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Work-Related COVID-19 Termination Questions

Work-Related COVID-19 Termination Questions

During this unprecedented time of economic hardship with the coronavirus, we’re seeing many employers who are simply not doing the right thing. Employees often don’t know what their rights are and have questions about whether they were fairly terminated. Some workers are entitled to monetary settlement due to work-related injuries, and they have not yet…

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Communication vs. Information to neutral doctors in Wachiuri v. Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Communication vs. Information to neutral doctors in Wachiuri v. Torrance Memorial Medical Center

The case of Wachiuri versus Torrance Memorial Center deals with a specific issue in case law. The issue centers on the communication to a qualified medical examiner (QME) or a panel of QMEs. Essentially, in an injury case, this governs the communication to a neutral doctor. These are called advocacy letters. They’re written to the…

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What Happens If I Move During My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

What Happens If I Move During My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

One common question that comes up frequently regarding California workers’ compensation claims is, “What happens if I move while I have an open claim?” Whether you are moving to a different city, state or country, the answer can become somewhat complicated. While the simple answer is yes, an injured worker can absolutely move to a…

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Employee Protection – Federal and California WARN Act

Employee Protection – Federal and California WARN Act

Under California law, employers are required to provide some warning before initiating a mass layoff. This is known as the WARN Act, or Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. It has been designed to provide protection to employees so that they aren’t caught off guard and their lives disrupted if they’re shown the door immediately…

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