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Category: Workers’ Compensation

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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Employees’ Rights

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Employees’ Rights

Employees have the right to file a petition for compensation under workers’ compensation laws, but many do not, for fear of retaliation. Some figure that if they keep quiet, they’ll keep their jobs. Still, when something significant happens that causes a layoff, such as a coronavirus outbreak, these employees may have a hard time getting…

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Can You Use Paid Sick Leave If You Have Covid-19?

Can You Use Paid Sick Leave If You Have Covid-19?

My name is Michael Burgis. I’m a trial attorney and I’m a certified legal specialist in California Workers’ Compensation. I’m also very well versed in Employment Law. Should I Use Paid Sick Leave If I Can’t Work Due To Coronavirus? Ultimately, one of the questions I’m getting a lot is regarding Paid Sick Leave, especially…

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