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.
Here are the latest updates from the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB). Starting September 14, 2020, the WCAB will resume holding Lien Trials, which have been postponed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Lien Trials will be limited to just one per judge per day.
CLM’s Claims College enlists the industry’s top professionals to create and teach courses within their areas of expertise. Jeff Adelson is teaching at the college this week for the 7th year in a row. Congratulations, Jeff!
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.
Employment is being talked about in entirely new ways across the United States, particularly in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are three articles that particularly resonated with our team.