• Blog Icon Published August 7, 2017

    2017 Second Quarter Newsletter

    Our 2017 Second Quarter Newsletter is here!

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  • Blog Icon Published July 27, 2017

    How to Choose a Workers’ Comp Defense Attorney

    There are certain things you should know when you choose your workers’ comp defense attorney and other attorneys associated therewith. The purpose of this article is to help you choose a workers’ comp defense attorney who proactively, as opposed to reactively, can help resolve your claims in a manner beneficial to the interests of the … Continued

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  • Blog Icon Published June 26, 2017

    The Cumulative Trauma Claim

    Cumulative trauma injuries are quickly becoming one of the more difficult areas of law for clients to deal with in California workers’ compensation claims.

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  • Blog Icon Published June 22, 2017

    Tim Kinsey Quoted in Work Comp Central

    SRTK’s Tim Kinsey was recently quoted in Sherri Okamoto’s Work Comp Central article “’Going and Coming’ Rule Doesn’t Apply to Worker Commuting Between Job Sites.” The article summarizes a California appellate court’s decision that denied benefits to a government-employed in-home caretaker who was injured while traveling between the homes of two clients. Although a judge … Continued

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  • Blog Icon Published June 21, 2017

    Criminal Medical Providers and Their Liens

    In 2012, the Legislature enacted SB 863 in order to thwart the longstanding lien crisis and achieve the Constitutional goals of the workers’ compensation system. Although the quest to eradicate ancient liens by establishing time limits and the requirements for payment of activation and filing fees, the beneficial results were short-lived.

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  • Blog Icon Published June 19, 2017

    Nadia Imtanes of Orange County Obtains a Take Nothing

    Congratulations to Nadia Imtanes who recently obtained a Take Nothing on behalf of our client.

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  • Blog Icon Published June 15, 2017

    Bethe Barkley of Greater Los Angeles Receives a Take Nothing

    Bethe Barkley obtained the take nothing after a 3 day AOE/COE trial with 6 witnesses.

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  • Blog Icon Published June 5, 2017

    Congratulations to Nedda Safi of Our Inland Empire Office

    Congratulations to Nedda Safi in our Inland Empire Office, who secured a Dismissal of Claim for failure to prosecute, saving our client lots of money on potential benefits and treatment.

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  • Blog Icon Published June 1, 2017

    Congratulations to Vahe Tchoukadarian of Our Inland Empire Office

    Congratulations to Vahe Tchoukadarian in our Inland Empire Office for securing dismissals of two claimed injuries, saving our client from exposure to a large amount of benefits and expenses.

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  • Blog Icon Published May 5, 2017

    Kathleen Roberts of San Jose Receives a Take Nothing Further

    In the case of Angela Lua v. Mainstay in Santa Cruz County, Kathleen Roberts (San Jose office) secured an award at the Salinas WCAB that Ms. Lua take nothing further on her claim.

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  • Blog Icon Published May 5, 2017

    Congratulations to Cathy Chang of Our Inland Empire Office

    Congratulations to Cathy Chang of our Inland Empire office, who prevailed after an Expedited Hearing by convincing the judge that, had the worker not been terminated for good cause, modified duty would have been available, saving our client up to 104 weeks of benefits.

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  • Blog Icon Published May 2, 2017

    Apportionment and Genetic Factors of Disability

    The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, in City of Jackson v. WCAB (Rice) (4/26/17), has issued a decision that will provide substantial assistance in achieving the Legislature’s directive in Labor Code Section 4663 with respect to apportionment.

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