SRTK is pleased to announce that Paul G. Wolfe has become a Shareholder of the firm, effective immediately. As SRTK’s newest Shareholder, Paul will remain in the firm’s Greater San Francisco (Novato) office, where he has been the Senior Managing Attorney alongside the office’s Managing Shareholder, Stewart Reubens.
SRTK Shareholders Joanne Thomas and Tim Kinsey will be joined by Dr. Raj Das for an encore presentation of “COVID-19 Claims… How do you respond?” This special program presented by MacroPro & Friends explores the complexities of coronavirus-related workers’ compensation claims, and offers unique perspectives including medical guidance and best practices in defending such claims.
Have applicant’s deposition take place in the most advantageous location to effectuate early resolution. Why? If applicant’s attorney sends contract attorneys to depositions outside of his or her office, it may be more difficult to have someone present with authority to negotiate on behalf of the applicant.
The California Department of Insurance (DOI) has announced the self-surrender to the Fresno County Jail of a man accused of perjury and workers’ compensation insurance fraud. Jose Zepeda, 45, of Fresno, faces multiple charges stemming from a claim filed after a 2017 injury.
In a significant panel decision (PDF) issued Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) ruled that continuing a trial indefinitely to get in-person testimony was inappropriate.
The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced on Thursday that beginning Monday, January 11th, walk-through appointments would be made available at District Offices, using the LifeSize video platform.