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Posted on: Aug 3, 2020

It seems COVID-19 workers’ compensation presumptions might not be as catastrophic to the system as insurers have previously warned...

Posted on: Jul 27, 2020

With the rebuttable presumption enacted by Governor Newsom having expired on July 5, millions of essential workers are counting on the state legislature to act quickly to pass new protections as COVID-19 cases spike across California...

Posted on: Jul 20, 2020

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) released its “2020 State of the System” report on July 14 showing unprecedented stability leading into challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic which will position profitable insurance companies to weather any potential storm quite well...

Posted on: Jul 13, 2020

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and city attorneys for three major California cities recently stepped up in a big way to help protect a group of essential workers: app-based delivery drivers...

Posted on: Jul 6, 2020

The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) released their 2019 California Workers' Compensation Losses and Expenses report last week showing continued profits for insurers as combined losses and expenses declined by roughly $100 million...

Posted on: Jun 29, 2020

Coming on the heels of the recent national rulings protecting young immigrant and LGBTQ+ workers, California saw actions last week indicating steps toward progress in advancing racial and gender equity while also creating first-in-the-nation protections for agricultural workers...

Posted on: Jun 22, 2020

The United States Supreme Court issued two historic rulings last week guaranteeing protections for workers in California and across the country...

Posted on: Jun 15, 2020

As California moves to reopen many parts of the economy, with some counties moving faster than others, more protections are needed for workers as they face new spikes in reported cases of COVID-19...

Posted on: Jun 8, 2020

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) released a report last week detailing the historic impacts of recent economic downturns on California’s workers’ compensation system and it seems they’re using this pandemic as an opportunity to attack cumulative trauma (CT) claims...

Posted on: Jun 1, 2020

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) recently released a report estimating the cost of the rebuttable presumption for COVID-19 enacted by Governor Newsom and it seems they’ve come back down to reality...


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