If an employee was working modified duty under a workers’ compensation claim, and they are laid off, there is a substantial question of whether they are entitled to TTD under the workers’ compensation claim.
In this unsettled time, we want to reach out to you personally. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this time and always. At SRTK our priority is our workers’ compensation community throughout the nation, including all of our employees and those of our clients.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court denied the petition for review and multiple depublication requests in the the case of Meadowbrook Insurance Co. v. WCAB (DFS Interpreting). The Court of Appeals’ November 2019 ruling will stand and be published and citable as a rule of law.
California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) announced today that the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) and Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) have released updated procedures through April 10th to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) announced today that the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is taking further steps to ensure public safety, evaluating the viability of telemedicine for Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) evaluations.
The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) issued an en banc order today in response to the continuing threat of the novel Coronavirus COVID-19. The order suspends “specific WCAB Rules of Practice and Procedure contained in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.”