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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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How the Americans with Disabilities Act affects disabled workers

How the Americans with Disabilities Act affects disabled workers

Disabled workers in the United States are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that became law in 1990. Its passage was designed to try to level the playing field for workers with disabilities. Under the terms of the ADA, companies are required to make “reasonable accommodations” that allow workers with disabilities to obtain…

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Commercial drivers suffer injuries from repetitive work

Commercial drivers suffer injuries from repetitive work

If you ask the average person what kind of injuries a truck driver risks as part of their profession, most people would rattle off common injuries associated with collisions. Statistically, truck drivers are less likely than the people in the smaller vehicle involved in a crash to get hurt in a collision. The biggest risks…

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