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FW Attorney Analisa Swan, Honored by the LACDP as a Democrat of the Year, Assembly District 43 Click an image to view the gallery… We are pleased to announce that Ford & Wallach attorney, Analisa Swan, was honored on November 6th, 2021 by [Read more]

2021-11-18T10:11:12-08:00

Meet the New 2021-22 CAAA Board

This month, new leadership is at the helm of CAAA’s 2021-2022 Executive Committee and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Sandy Rocca will be CAAA’s new incoming president, while Scott Ford, Steve Scardino, and Megan Ruble will also form part of the new committee. Ford Wallach is proud to tell you a little for [Read more]

Meet the New 2021-22 CAAA Board2021-11-18T09:20:27-08:00

COVID-19 Update

The Impact of COVID-19 in the Workplace One year has passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone has been impacted by the pandemic, but the most severe effects of COVID-19 are disproportionately felt by the most vulnerable communities. Among the hardest hit by the pandemic are communities of color, indigenous people, and [Read more]

COVID-19 Update2021-03-28T23:45:18-07:00

CA Senate Bill 1159

The California State Legislature Passes Senate Bill 1159 Establishing A Rebuttable Presumption That Helps Workers Injured by COVID-19 Obtain Workers’ Compensation Benefits On 8/31/20, the last day of California’s 2020 legislative session, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill 1159 (SB 1159). This bill, which was passed as an urgent statute to address the COVID-19 [Read more]

CA Senate Bill 11592020-11-13T02:42:10-08:00

Expanded CA Workers’ Comp Benefits / COVID-19

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Emergency Exec. Order Expanding Workers’ Compensation Benefits For COVID-19 On 5/6/20, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, signed emergency Executive Order N-62-20 expanding the protections for essential workers that contract COVID-19 during the stay at home order.[1] Ford & Wallach applauds Governor Newsom for protecting workers and expediting California Workers’ Compensation benefits [Read more]

Expanded CA Workers’ Comp Benefits / COVID-192020-11-13T00:58:08-08:00

Workers’ Memorial Day

Honoring The Fallen And Fighting For The Living Workers’ Memorial Day 4/28/20 April 28, 2020 marks the annual international Workers’ Memorial Day where we honor all workers that suffered loss of life, injury, disability, or illness due to their job. We join in the solemnity of this day of remembrance to commemorate our fallen workers. The significance [Read more]

Workers’ Memorial Day2020-11-13T02:05:47-08:00

COVID-19 and California Workers’ Compensation

Contract COVID-19 On The Job, And You May Be Entitled To California Workers’ Compensation Benefits The coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic is a challenging crisis. Our thoughts are with all of the frontline workers, laid off or furloughed workers, and their families. Throughout these difficult circumstances, we remain committed to helping ALL workers obtain the best [Read more]

COVID-19 and California Workers’ Compensation2020-11-13T02:14:40-08:00

Disability: Types of Benefits

Know your rights about disability in the California workers’ compensation system. Know your rights and fight for your entitlement to workers’ compensation benefits. Educate yourself about the types of disability available in the State of California. The biggest concern for most injured workers, usually secondary only to making a good recovery, is maintaining income [Read more]

Disability: Types of Benefits2020-11-13T02:15:20-08:00

Death Due to Work Injury

What happens if I pass away due to a work-related injury? Two of the most difficult questions facing a worker and their loved ones are: "What happens if I pass away on the job, or because of declining health from an already existing workers’ compensation (“WC”) injury?" and "Are there any remedies for those [Read more]

Death Due to Work Injury2020-11-13T02:39:17-08:00

Job Retraining Vouchers: Am I eligible?

Can I obtain a job retraining voucher through the California workers’ compensation system if I am so disabled that I cannot return to my preinjury job? The answer is yes! If you are medically unable to return to your preinjury employer and/or preinjury job, you may be entitled to a Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit Voucher [Read more]

Job Retraining Vouchers: Am I eligible?2020-11-13T02:38:15-08:00
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