Effective changes as of April 1, 2021 An increase in fees for reviewing, writing, and testifying in a workers’ compensation claim has begun for the state of California. Jeff Adelson at Adelson McLean APC was recently interviewed for Business Insurance to talk about these changes. Defense attorneys, whose insurance or...
Governor Newsom Signs Two Bills dealing with COVID-19: SB1159 and AB685
Following the Executive Order of May 6, 2020 allowing any COVID-19 related illness of an employee to be presumed industrially compensable, on September 17, 2020, Governor Newsom approved two bills that specifically address the COVID-19 crisis. This post provides details of each law and our thoughts.
A Brief Survey of the Current Status of Bad Faith Claims in California Workers Compensation
General Counsel, Jeffrey Adelson, provides a brief survey of the current status of bad faith claims, highlighting recent cases that have challenged long-term legal precedents.