Ford & Wallach: Geared Up For Election Day 2018 Since 1953, Ford & Wallach, has committed itself to educating and empowering voters and electing pro-labor union candidates. In addition, to representing our clients with the highest levels of advocacy at the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Court (“WCAB”) and in other proceedings for California [Read more]
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Download / print as pdf Download hi-res image FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ford & Wallach Welcomes Director of Labor Union Relations LOS ANGELES, CA November 5, 2018 — The law office of Ford & Wallach is proud to announce and welcome Jason Swanson as the Firm’s Director of Labor Union Relations. Jason will be responsible for [Read more]
One of the most important benefits for an injured worker with an admitted injury is the wage replacement benefit known in the California workers’ compensation (“WC”) system as Temporary Total Disability (“TTD”). TTD is meant to compensate an injured worker for their loss of wages while the injured worker is off work recovering from their [Read more]
Download Worker's Compensation Labor Studies Flyer Here or click below image to enlarge. Scott Ford and Cheryl Wallach of Ford & Wallach are the instructors for Labor Studies 127 (1 unit of college credit) at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College on May 5 and 12, 2018. Enroll by mail, at the Labor Center Office, MA-05 or [Read more]
You have the right to go to trial to seek a Findings and Award ("F&A") when it is not possible to reach a settlement agreement in your workers' compensation case. This can happen when you are unable to reach a settlement agreement for a Stipulations With Request For Award ("Stips") or for a Compromise and Release ("C&R"). In this, [Read more]
In our last post, we offered advantages and disadvantages to a type of workers' compensation settlement known as Stipulations With Request for Award (if you missed that post, you can find it here). In this, our second post about the types of California workers' comp settlements, we will give you a basic primer about [Read more]
Last month, we discussed some pros and cons about settling your workers' compensation case versus going to trial. Now we will offer some basic knowledge about types of settlements you may need to consider. Types of settlements include: 1. Stipulations With Request For Award; 2. Compromise And Release; and 3. Findings And Award. This week, [Read more]
https://youtu.be/-Z3t2fFHJB4 What is a workers' compensation claim? Do you have a claim? Watch to learn about eligibility, benefits and the history of workers comp, from attorney Cheryl Wallach of Ford & Wallach in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Wallach has over 20 years of experience in workers compensation law and is a certified specialist by the [Read more]
Download the below document for important changes that you need to know regarding SB 899 and the new SB 863 workers' compensation reform. The workers' compensation law is full of pitfalls and traps for the unknowledgeable worker. Miss a deadline and your claim may be over. Before you are injured, know your rights!!! Downloadable [Read more]
Should I settle, or go to Trial? This is one of the most frequent questions in a workers’ compensation case. The truth is, there is no one-fits-all answer. It depends both on the specific circumstances, and goals in the case. Your attorneys do not know the final value of the workers’ comp case until they have final medical reports from [Read more]